The Salvation Army

  • Counselor

    Job Locations US-NY-Rochester
    Job ID
    2018-4827
    Category
    Youth Work
    Compensation Min
    USD $10.40/Hr.
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    The Counselor works under the supervision of the Corps Officers, promoting social, emotional and physical development of children enrolled in the program, while completing homework tasks from school and activities during the Summer camp.   The Counselor is responsible for leading and overseeing all recreational/educational and homework activities of children enrolled in the program.  The position is 15 hours per week (3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)  The position increases to 35 hours per week during our Summer Camp program from mid-June to the end of July.

    Responsibilities

    1. Supervise and lead activities and games and homework during the program.
    2. Counsel children who are having problems or refer them to the Corps Officers.
    3. Uphold program policies and rules.
    4. Ensure kids are on time for all activities.
    5. Keep track of children at all times.
    6. Report any health or emotional problems observed in children to Corps Officer.
    7. Attend any staff meetings that may include further training sessions.
    8. Other duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications

    High School Diploma or GED required.  Must have experience working with children.  College students/graduates with previous child care experience preferred. 

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