The Salvation Army

  • Recreational Assistant - Seasonal FT (35 Hours)

    Job Locations US-NY-Utica
    Job ID
    Youth Work
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army is hiring! We are seeking individuals with a passion for helping others, and a desire to do the most good in their own community. The Utica Citidel has 3 open opportunities for Recreation Assistants. These individuals will oversee and supervise a group of children in the summer camp, while maintaining health and safety regulations. 


    1. Lead structured and unstructured activities for children participating in the summer camp.
    2. Supervise a group of 8-12 children during the day and coordinate recreation activities that encourage teamwork and character building opportunities.
    3. Maintain health and safety of children according to camp manual at all times.
    4. Monitor meals and teach appropriate table manners.
    5. Maintain cleanliness in all areas designated for children.
    6. Report any problems and concerns to the Program Assistant as needed.
    7. Report any discipline concerns to the Program Assistant as needed.
    8. Attend all staff meetings and training sessions as scheduled.
    9. Encourage each child to participate in constructive recreation and leisure activities.




    ·         High School Diploma/GED

    ·         Desire and ability to work with children outdoors

    ·         Ability to assist or lead with the teaching of activities

    ·         Energetic, sense of humor, patient and self-control

    ·         Safety oriented at all times

    ·         Creative and artistic a major plus


    The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of disability status, veteran status, or any other New York State or federally protected characteristic


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