The Salvation Army

Day Camp Counselor

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
Child Care
Compensation Min
USD $10.00/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $10.00/Hr.
Temporary Full-Time


Position: Day Camp Counselor 

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

Availability: Accepting resumes now (19 needed)

Schedule:  Seasonal – 40 hours per week, M-F (June 11 – July 27, 2018)

Reporting Relationship:  Education Ministry Director/ Day Camp Coordinator

Salary: $10.00 per hour


The Day Camp Counselor will supervise the children assigned to their care and be a positive role model,Christian witness and always maintain a high degree of protective care for each child. The Day Camp Counselor will participate in all programmatic aspects associated with the Day Camp program assigned.  The Day Camp Counselor will perform other duties as assigned.    


 Ability to work and relate well with staff and camper parents. The Day Camp Counselor will assist the Day Camp Chief Counselor with the day to day operation of the program.  Supervise children of your particular

group, and potentially other groups as assigned by Day Camp Chief Counselor. Actively participate in all components of the Day Camp program. Participate in all united gatherings”/devotional programs; positive

interaction with campers and staff on a daily basis. Assume responsibility of meeting the needs of the campers throughout the day. Accompany/supervise campers on trips. Participate in all Water Park activity – including

swimming with campers. Maintain a safe environment: report any problems to the Day Camp Chief Counselor/Education Ministry Director. Respond positively and affirmatively to direction given by the Kroc

Education Ministry Director and Day Camp Chief Counselor.  Respond to additional assignments/instructions as deemed appropriate for the effective overall ministry of the Summer 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 TheSalvation 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. 702



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