The Salvation Army

  • Summer Camp Counselors

    Job Locations US-DE-Wilmington
    Job ID
    Temporary Jobs
    Compensation Min
    USD $10.00/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $10.00/Hr.
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Overview

    TITLE: Summer Camp Counselors

    DEPARTMENT: The Salvation Army, Wilmington, DE

    REPORTS TO:   Director of Children’s Services

    AVAILABLE: June 18-August 10, 2018 (3 needed)

    SCHEDULE: Full-Time; Monday thru Friday; 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM.

    SALARY and Grade: $10.00 per hour; 71 Non-Exempt



    The Summer Camp Counselor supervises groups of children who range in age from 6 to 11 years of age.  They help to ensure that our day camp experience is a positive, fun and learning experience for children.


    • Accompany children on outings/trips providing supervision enforcing bus safety.
    • Assist in serving meals and refreshments to children and regulate rest periods.
    • Care for children in classroom setting.
    • Instruct children in health and personal habits such as eating, resting and toilet habits.
    • Observe and monitor children’s play activities.
    • Organize and participate in recreational activities, such as games.
    • Organize and store toys and materials to ensure order inactivity areas.
    • Perform housekeeping duties to ensure a clean, healthy environment.
    • Assist children if needed in swimming pool or on to gym equipment
    • Read to children and teach them simple painting, drawing, handcrafts and songs.


      • You must be able to obtain clearances required by the Joseph R Biden III and the Child Protection Act.
      • Must have a high school diploma or GED
      • Child care certificate with a minimum of 150 hours of working with children.
      • Working toward a TEC 1 &2 or an Associates’ degree in Early Childhood Education.
      • You must be able to obtain clearances required by the Joseph R Biden III and the Child Protection Act.
      • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.

    CONTACT:  Please send, fax or email your resume and a cover letter to:


    The Salvation Army          

     Human Resources

    PO Box 308

    Wilmington, DE 19899

    Fax: 302-225-8350


    Or go to

    No phone calls please.


    Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on April 19, 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. 747


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