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
  • Overview

    Position:   Day Camp Coordinator         

    Location:     The Salvation Army, 5830 Rising Sun Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

    Availability:   Accepting resumes now

    Schedule:   Seasonal 40 hours, M-F (ASAP – August 17, 2018)

    Reporting Relationship: Director of Youth Services

    Salary and Grade:   $15 per hour; 74 Non-Exempt   


    The Day Camp Coordinator will assist the Director 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. Duties will include oversight of classrooms; including coaching staff on handling behavioral management. 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. 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 by email to or Online:

    Current Salvation Army employees can apply online at
    Prospective employees can apply online at


    No phone calls please.


    Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on June 1, 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. ­­­783              


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