Summer Camp Male Counselor In Training
The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Summer Camp Counselor in Training (Male) for Camp Grandview, located in, Jasper, Georgia.
Assists in any area as assigned by the Camp Head Counselor. Serves as back-up to camp staff.
Participates in regular camp worship meetings and times of prayer. Leads devotional activities with campers in cabin. Prays with campers as needed and accompanies campers who come to the alter during the closing worship meeting at the end of the camp session. Will not act or speak contradictorily to The Salvation Army’s doctrine’s, mission, or principles. Assists Camp Counselor with a group of four to twelve campers and help each camper adjust and get to know other campers and camp life. Interprets and maintains safety and health regulations of the camp. Assists Camp Counselor with individual camper in participation in group units and all other camp activities. Be prepared with rainy day activities. Makes sure all cleaning solutions are locked up except during use and used only with your supervision. Assures that all beds in cabin have at least 30 inches between sides of beds; there should be adequate space to provide freedom of movement and allow for exit in emergency. Participates enthusiastically as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights and other all-camp activities and camp functions. Sits with camper tables during meals and serve as a table monitor when needed. Keeps personal living quarters neat, clean and ready for inspection. Be available to participate and assist with camp programs and activities as directed by the Camp Director.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
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 communicate effectively with campers and camp staff. Ability to motivate, lead, supervise, and evaluate subordinate personnel. 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 and assess its appropriateness, enforces appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and applies 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
Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications
CPR and First Aid Certification
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Some physical requirements of the Camp Counselor in Training/Floater 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.
Camp Staff Orientation will be held June 6 – June 11, 2023, and participation is required. The 2023 Summer Camp program session will be held June 12 - July 22, 2023. If you are unable to work the entire session, please let us know on your application.
All employees recognize that 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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Compensation: $300.00 per week
*Application Submittal Period: 01/26/2023 – 07/15/2023
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.
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- Job Family GA-EXEMPT
- Job Function Camp
- Pay Type Salary
- Employment Indicator Seasonal
- Max Hiring Rate $300.00
- Job Start Date Tuesday, June 6, 2023
- Job End Date Saturday, July 22, 2023
- Jasper, GA 32 CAMP GRANDVIEW CIR 30143, 32 CAMP GRANDVIEW CIR, JASPER, Georgia, United States of America