The Salvation Army

After School Program/Summer Day Camp Aide

Job Locations US-NJ-New Brunswick
Job ID
Child Care
Compensation Min
USD $12.00/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $12.00/Hr.
Regular Part-Time


Provide leadership to the students of the After-School Program at the New Brunswick Corps. The After-School Program is based around the beliefs and stated mission of the Salvation Army; the Aide should be willing and able to support the mission and program. The After-School program operates from September through June; staff should be prepared to serve for the entirety of the program and be part of the Summer Day Camp Program in the summer.


On-Site Program 

  • Organize, prepare, and clean/sanitize classrooms for the program. 
  • Supervise and help children during homework time. 
  • Prepare snacks, set up room for snack time, and clean/disinfect tables. 
  • Plan the weekly program and provide a list of supplies needed to Program Director. 
  • Work with Program Director to provide a pleasant and safe learning environment for children. 
  • Report disciplinary issues to Program Director and assist in evaluating situations as they arise. 
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area for children. 
  • Attend and support events that require After-School Program participation. 
  • Pick up students from designated schools. 
  • Do not leave group unattended at any time.  
  • Must always have knowledge of number and whereabouts of all children assigned. 
  • Attend staff and parent meetings as needed.  
  • Be punctual and notify necessary personnel if absent or late. 
  • Follow and maintain all cleaning protocols deemed necessary for the safety of staff and children. 
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.  


Virtual Program  

  • Maintain a safe and fun online environment for children. 
  • Follow dress code guidelines. 
  • Be punctual and log in ahead of time to ensure stable internet connection and to greet students 
  • Have necessary supplies and equipment ready ahead of time for online class. 
  • Use appropriate language and gestures while interacting with students online. 
  • Plan, prepare, and execute monthly schedules as approved by Program Director. 
  • Assist in the planning and packing of weekly boxes for children. 
  • Be flexible due to COVID-19-related changes in After-School Program. 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.  
  • Experience working with children required.  
  • Creativity and ability to plan, prepare, and execute group activities for children. 
  • Organized and able to give concise instructions. 
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish fluency preferred. 
  • Must understand and support the mission of The Salvation Army.  


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