The Salvation Army

Day Camp Coordinator

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
Temporary Jobs
Compensation Min
USD $15.00/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $15.00/Hr.
Temporary Full-Time


Position:   Day Camp Coordinator         

Location:     The Salvation Army Kroc Center (SAKC), Philadelphia, PA

Availability:   Accepting resumes now

Schedule:   Seasonal 40 hours, M-F (June 4 – July 27, 2018)

Reporting Relationship: Education Ministry Director

Salary:   $15 per hour   


The Day Camp Coordinator will assist the Day Camp Manager with creative oversight and direction with every aspect of the daily Summer Day Camp program, as well as be involved with staff orientation and supervision. The Day Camp Coordinator will interact with parents and campers and must possess the ability and desire to  work side-by-side with them for an exceptional experience of spiritual, emotional, physical and intellectual enhancement while in our care. The Day Camp Coordinator will perform other duties as assigned.



Completed Degree (Bachelor’s or Master’s) in a related field focusing on child/youth development and

education.  At least two seasons of supervisory experience in directing similar programs (whether as a Counselor

or Group Supervisor). Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English. This role requires the

ability to work and relate well with both staff and camper parents/guardians; must have a positive attitude toward

helping and fostering children in their development. Since this is a Christian Day Camp program, must profess a

faith in Christ and desire to serve Him. Ability to develop and maintain a directed schedule, along with the

ability to lead a group of children and staff, both large and small groups.  This position must be responsive, detail  

oriented, flexible, creative and have the ability to see projects through to completion. Flexibility! Enthusiasm!

High energy! Maintain a standard of excellent and possess the ability to work well under supervision. Must

foster a spirit of compassion and commitment to the children that participate in the Day Camp program. Child

Protection Clearances PA Act 153 requires that all prospective employees complete the following clearance and

background checks:   PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI

Criminal Record/Fingerprint Check. Must possess an appreciation for and understanding of The Mission of The

Salvation Army.


Contact:  If you are interested in applying for this position please submit your resume and cover letter online:


Current Salvation Army employees can apply online at 

Prospective employees can apply online at


No phone calls please.


Released by the KROC Human Resources Department on February 20, 2018


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.



 The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. 

Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ

and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Requisition No. ­­­701                


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