Summer Camp Program Director - Camp Hoblitzelle

Midlothian, TX 8060 Singleton Road 76065, 8060 Singleton Road, Midlothian, Texas, United States of America Req #23855
Thursday, December 22, 2022

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


Job Summary

Supervises, plans, schedules and monitors the planning and delivery of program activities and events.  Assists in the management of the overall camp operation at the direction of the Camp Director.  Supervises all programs conducted at the camp through subordinate specialists for various programs such as aquatic/lakefront activities, nature, arts & crafts, horseback riding, bicycling, archery, outdoor skills/camping, challenge course and audio/visual.   Designs and delivers program activities that are safe, fun and appropriate to the camper’s age and abilities.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of youth and children’s activities program development and administration. Knowledge of the principles and practices of child and youth behavior and development. Ability to build and maintain effective mentor and professional relationships with children and youth. Ability to perform life saving techniques, C.P.R. and first aid procedures in emergency situations. Ability to communicate effectively with campers and camp staff. Knowledge of the principles and practices of facility management. Ability to motivate, lead, supervise, and evaluate subordinate personnel. Ability to develop, implement, and enforce program policies and procedures. Ability to develop program plans and goals based on camp needs. Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work in order to accomplish work in compliance with quality standards and deadlines. 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

Two years progressively responsible experience administering and developing youth programs 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 Program Director position could be endurance including climbing, standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate 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 22, 2022, to June 3, 2023

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

Summer Camp Orientation begins June 4 and attendance is required

Must be 18 or older to apply

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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We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

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