Summer Camp Recreation Specialist - Camp Hoblitzelle

Midlothian, TX 8060 Singleton Road 76065, 8060 Singleton Road, Midlothian, Texas, United States of America Req #23687
Tuesday, December 6, 2022

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Recreation Specialist for Camp Hoblitzelle's Summer Camp Program, located in Midlothian, Texas.


Job Summary

Plans, coordinates, and leads all recreational sports (softball, baseball, soccer, field hockey, lacrosse, etc.) at camp.  Trains other camp staff to lead, chaperone and monitor recreation activities.  Ensure safety of campers and staff while participating in field, or other sporting activities and ensures a positive experience for campers. 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of fundamentals, rules and regulations of field sports. Knowledge of the principles and practices of good sportsmanship.  Ability to ensure the safety of recreation participants. Ability to plan, develop, facilitate, lead and supervise sporting events and activities. Ability to build and maintain effective mentor relationships with children. Ability to communicate effectively with campers and camp staff. 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. Ability to observe children and youth and ensure their safety. Ability to work with children outdoors in various conditions.


Education and Experience

Two years’ experience leading sports or recreation activities preferred, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Certifications: CPR and First Aid Certification


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Some physical requirements of the Camp Recreation Specialist position could be endurance including climbing, standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate recreational 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.


Additional Comments:
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 June 3, 2023

The 2023 Summer Camp Program will be held June 4, 2023, to a July 23, 2023

Summer Camp Orientation begins June 4, 2023, and participation is required 

Compensation is $45.83 a day or $275.00 for an entire worked week

Must be age 18 to apply

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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Other details

  • Job Family TX-TEMPNE
  • Job Function Recreation
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Midlothian, TX 8060 Singleton Road 76065, 8060 Singleton Road, Midlothian, Texas, United States of America