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Summer Fun Assistant

Summer Fun Assistant

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US-NY-Port Jervis
Youth Work
Compensation Min 
Compensation Max 
Temporary Full-Time

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The Port Jervis Corps is seeking a Summer Fun assistant to assist and care for children in our summer fun program. Summer Fun will run from July 5 – August 19 2016. Tuesday – Thursday from 9am-2pm and Fridays 9am – 5pm.



  • Assist the Corps Officer by adhering to schedule and coordination of program, including daily activity schedules, group outings, and program guidelines
  • Assist Corps officer with daily set up and clean up Assist Corps officer and volunteers in supervision of Children, during meals, field trips, recreation times, and other scheduled activities
  • Complete and file reports regarding programs, activities, disciplinary or incidents in a timely, neat, and orderly manner
  • Help Corps Officer with keeping records/statistics for day camp;
  • Assist with set up and cleanup of program areas (meals, before and after Summer fun daily)
  • Be willing to lead devotions and songs whenever asked by Corps officer
  • Assisting Corps Officers as necessary


  • Must be able to Obtain Working papers
  • Effective communication skills
  • Experience working with children
  • Must be safety conscious
  • Must be able to read, write, and communicate clearly, in English
  • Must have the ability to work and relate well with individuals who have varying needs
  • Must be able to handle difficult situations/confrontations in a professional manner
  • Must possess and understanding of and appreciation for the mission of The Salvation Army