The Salvation Army

  • Day Camp Coordinator

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Temporary Jobs
    Compensation Min
    USD $17.00/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $17.00/Hr.
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Overview

    Position: Day Camp Coordinator         

    Location/Dept.: The Salvation Army Kroc Center (SAKC), Philadelphia, PA

    Availability: Accepting resumes now

    Schedule: Seasonal 40 hours, M-F (June 8 – August 14, 2020)

    Reporting Relationship: After School and Day Camp Manager

    Salary: $17.00 Per hour





    The Day Camp Coordinator will assist the After School and Day Camp Manager with Creative oversight and direction with every aspect of the daily Summer Day Camp program, as well as beinvolved with staff orientation and supervision. The Day Camp Coordinator will also provide assistance to the Teen Development Summer Program when needed. The Day Camp Coordinator will interact with parents andcampers 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. The Day Camp Coordinator willperform 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 camperparents/guardians; must have a positive attitude toward helping and fostering children in their development. Since this is a Christian Day Camp program, must profess a faith in Christ and desire to serve Him. Ability to develop and maintain a directed schedule, along with the ability to lead a group of children and staff, both large

    and small.  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 complete a medical form and have current CPR and First-aid certification by first day of work.   Must possess an appreciation for and understanding of The Mission of The Salvation.


                                         To apply:


                                        Online Application:

                                        or internal candidates’:

                                        Fax: (215)558-1560

                                        No phone calls please.


                                        The Salvation Army Kroc Center

                                        Human Resources Department

                                        4200 Wissahickon Ave., Philadelphia, PA, 19129


                                         Released by the Kroc Center Human Resources Department 2/25/20

    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. 1287




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