The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible.
Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Purpose:The Day Camp Counselor is responsible for planning, leading, and implementing programs and experiences for children in small and large group settings. The Day Camp Counselor will also be responsible for the general safety, development, growth, and skill achievement of the participants in his/her group.
The Day Camp Counselor will provide high quality indoor and outdoor educational and recreational experiences for participants. Day Camp counselor will participate with campers in daily chapel services.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Must have the physical ability to lead and participate in camp activities which include, but are not limited to hiking, swimming, team building initiatives, physical games, and activities. Must have the ability to restrain and physically support children when needed for safety in general camp activities (child weighing 50 - 200 pounds). Many activities will be physical in nature requiring a lot of walking and standing.
From time to time duties and responsibilities that are not outlined in this job description may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of the Corps Officer, Day Camp Director or Assistant Day Camp Director.
Salvation Army USA