Position: Summer Day Camp Counselor
Department: Sunbury, PA Corps
Availability of Position: Summer Season May 25, 2020 – August 21, 2020 (3 positions available)
Schedule: Seasonal Full-Time; 30 hours per week
Reporting Relationship: Day Camp Director/Corps Officers
Salary and Grade: $9.50 per hour/70 non-exempt
Position Overview: The Day Camp Counselor is responsible for planning, leading and implementing core and non-core programs and experiences for children in a small group setting. They will also be responsible for the general safety and development, growth and skill achievement of the children in his/her group.
*Provide a safe and healthy environment, both physically and mentally, to ensure the operation of a quality Children’s program.
*Ensures children are aware of rules, and daily scheduled routines
*Attend all staff meetings and The Salvation Army in-service training.
*Assist in the planning and implementing of the daily activities that fit the children’s needs and interests.
*Takes responsibility for the quality of the supplies, equipment and materials.
*Report all suspicions of child abuse to camp director.
*Make sure proper procedures are followed for sign-in/out of children on a daily basis.
*Reports all accidents to the camp director, and completely fills out proper health log and/or accident/incident form.
*Direct or assist in the daily maintenance of the childcare area, ensuring safety and cleanliness.
*Ensure The Salvation Army Christian Values are evident in all activities.
*Establish a relationship with each child and know his or her present level of understanding; consider the needs of all the children and treat each child with respect and dignity.
*Work toward positive parent/staff relations.
*Completes all paperwork clearly and concisely.
*Remains up to date on emergency procedures and family center policies.
Contact: Please send, email or fax your resume along with a cover letter including salary requirements to:
The Salvation Army
Attn: Joel Harris
40 S. Fourth Street
Sunbury, PA 17801-0254
Or go to: http://careers.salvationarmy.org
No phone calls please
Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on January 27, 2020
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: 1277