Camp Challenge Course Assistant - Camp Hoblitzelle
The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Challenge Course Assistant for Camp Hoblitzelle, located in Midlothian, Texas.
Assists in the operation of challenge course activities for the Salvation Army camps. Ensures challenge course activities are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities. Assists and participates with camp programs and activities as directed by the Camp Challenge Course Specialist.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of fundamentals, rules and regulations, ropes and challenge courses. Knowledge of the principles and practices of good sportsmanship. Ability to perform live saving techniques, C.P.R. and first aid procedures in emergency situations. Ability to plan, develop, facilitate, lead and supervise challenge course activities. Ability to build and maintain effective mentor relationships with children. Ability to communicate effectively with campers and camp staff. Ability to ensure the safety of recreation participants. Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff. Ability to observe camper and staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques. Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity. Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid; Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers. Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
Education and Experience
One year of experience leading sports, recreation or challenge course activities preferred, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Certifications: Certification or documented training from a recognized organization or certifying body for the types of activities offered. CPR and First Aid Certification
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Some physical requirements of the Camp Challenge Course Assistant position could be endurance including climbing, standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate challenge course equipment and activities are required. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Have a willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours delivering a program in the facility available. Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying environmental conditions.
All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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Posting period is: December 6, 2022, to May 30, 2023
Camp Staff orientation will begin on May 31, 2023 and attendance is required
The 2023 Summer Camp Program will be held June 4, 2023, to July 23, 2023
Compensation is $45.83 a day or $275.00 for an entire worked week
Must be 18 or older to apply
Camp Hoblitzelle is a Residential Camp
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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- Job Family TX-TEMPNE
- Job Function Recreation
- Pay Type Hourly
- Midlothian, TX 8060 Singleton Road 76065, 8060 Singleton Road, Midlothian, Texas, United States of America