Summer Camp Office Assistant - Camp Hoblitzelle
The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for an Office Assistant for Camp Hoblitzelle's Summer Camp Progam located in Midlothian, Texas.
Performs a variety of clerical and secretarial work necessary for the smooth operation of the camp office; Processes a variety of routine paperwork necessary for office operations; files and records information; answers the telephone and provides general information regarding the office operations and/or services; processing incoming/outgoing mail; collects and processes fees for camp bookings.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of general office practices and procedures. Knowledge of effective and efficient record-keeping and bookkeeping practices and procedures. Knowledge of the English language including proper grammar and punctuation. Knowledge of basic mathematics. Ability to learn and become proficient in specific computer software. Ability to maintain an efficient and organized filing system to ensure that items can be retrieved in a timely manner. Ability to answer the telephone in a courteous and tactful manner. Ability to maintain the confidential nature of the work. Ability to follow instructions, plan and organize work, and work under limited supervision. 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 perform routine mathematical computations. Ability to transcribe dictation and type. Ability to keypunch information into a computer. Ability to sort and file documents alphabetically and numerically. Ability to operate various general office equipment including a telephone, typewriter, computer, and adding machine. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail with constant breaks in concentration associated with answering phones or speaking in person to clients requiring assistance.
Education and Experience
Two years’ experience performing clerical work in a social services environment 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 Office Manager position could be endurance including climbing, standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate office 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 7, 2022, to May 30, 2023
Camp Staff Orientation will start on May 31, 2023, and participation is required
The 2023 Summer Camp Program will be held June 4, 2023, to July 23, 2023
Compensation is $54.16 a day or $325.00 for an entire worked week
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 Admin Support
- Pay Type Hourly
- Midlothian, TX 8060 Singleton Road 76065, 8060 Singleton Road, Midlothian, Texas, United States of America