Los Angeles Community College District

Youth Camp Assistant (Intermittent Employment Only) (#5385)

$15.00-$15.00 hourly / $2,610.00-$2,610.00 monthly / $31,320.00-$31,320.00 annual

Special Note

All job openings in this job classification are temporary only.


Assists in a variety of recreational activities for school-age children in a youth camp program.

Typical Duties

Assists in implementation and supervision of activities in a youth camp program.

Assists in providing experiences to promote physical, intellectual, emotional, and social development of children.

Leads children in creative activities including songs, indoor and outdoor games, arts and crafts, hikes, and field trips.

Organizes, sets up, and puts away equipment and materials as needed.

Monitors and enforces safety rules and appropriate standards of behavior.

Observes children’s health and reports any signs of illness or other distress to an appropriate supervisor.

Provides routine information to parents about the youth program.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Distinguishing Characteristics

A Youth Camp Assistant assists in a variety of recreational activities for school-age children in a youth camp program. Youth camp programs typically run during the summer months.

An Event Assistant performs basic support duties for a college athletics, physical education, or community services program.


Immediate supervision is received from a classified or academic supervisor. No supervision is exercised.

Class Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Practices and methods of supervision of school-age children

Recreational activities related to a youth camp program

Proper storage and care of equipment and materials

Safety practices and procedures related to a youth camp program

Ability to:

Supervise recreational activities of school-age children

Secure and store camp equipment

Give clear and concise instructions

Follow written and oral instructions

Work effectively and cooperatively with children, parents, and staff

Entrance Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Graduation from high school or its equivalent. Experience working in a youth day camp setting is desirable.

Reasonable Accommodations

Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about his or her ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, he or she should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time.

CLASS: 5385; EST: 10/24/2018; REV: ;