Jobs & Internships

Center Activities is nondiscrminitory in employment and is an equal opportunity service provider. Applicants MUST complete Employment Application.
FACILITIES ASSISTANT - Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center (Eureka)
Wage: $9.00 - $11.50 / Hour. Flexible (Mon – Sun, shifts between 7am-11pm)
Position Summary: The Facilities Assistant helps with the daily operations of facility rentals, waterfront aquatic rentals, and programming taking place at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center (HBAC) under the supervision of the HBAC administrative staff. More information.   

OFFICE RECEPTION STAFF - Center Activities (HSU Campus, Arcata)
Wage: $9.00-$10.50. Flexible (Mon – Fri, 9:30am-7pm)
Position Summary: The Office Reception Staff helps with the daily operations of Center Activities office.  Reception staff assists with program registrations, equipment rentals, and other program support at the Center Activities Office under the supervision of the Center Activities Office Coordinator and administrative staff. More information.

AQUATIC/OUTDOOR INSTRUCTOR - Center Activities & Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center
Position Summary: Center Activities and the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center are now hiring experienced Outdoor and Aquatic Guides! We are in need of experienced Rock Climbing, Surfing, Stand Up Paddling and Whitewater Kayaking Instructors. Applicants must be proficient in all aspects of the activity they are applying to instruct. Some professional experience is required. Once hired you have the opportunity to be trained in other activities we offer. Everyone is welcome to apply. If you do not feel like you have enough guiding experience we encourage you to apply for the Assistant Instructor Position through the Recreation Administration Department(all majors welcome). Contact Genevieve Marchand at for more information and to find out when to apply. More information

GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTORS - Student Recreation Center (HSU Campus, Arcata)
Position open until filled.
$15/hour starting. Flexible work schedule. May include nights and weekends.         
Position Summary: Group Fitness Instructors are responsible for motivating, instructing and leading individuals in routine or specialized exercise programs, while monitoring and educating patrons on fitness and safety, and maintaining a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for class participants. More information.          

Center Activities is always looking for Leisure Instructors! Are you an expert at something? Do you offer training in a new skill? Are you looking to expand your business to offer classes in your field? Please review the Leisure Program's Proposal Information and Application Packet for more information. Contact Bre Clark at 826-6013 or                                   



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Drop-In / Weekly Events

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