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The Salvation Army - Metro Division Day Camp Counselor - Port Huron in Port Huron, Michigan

Overview

MISSIONSTATEMENT:

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.

FUNCTION OF POSITION:

Participating in all activities and helping in the planning when needed. To lead and supervise a group of children in the activities planned.

Responsibilities

General

  • Supervision and training of C.I.T’s working together with the assigned group of campers.

  • Work with the Day Camp Director and the program staff in scheduling/programming activities for the campers.

  • Encourage participation in all activities appropriate to those children assigned to your group, including musical practices, Bible class, Rec. class, Arts & Crafts class and any other activities in a constructive manner.

  • Administration of emergency first aid as needed. Recording of such treatment with proper documentation to supervising staff.

  • Always remain with your assigned group of children, unless another staff member has relieved you for any necessary reason.

  • Must attend orientation and Safe from Harm training (level 2)

    Specific

  • Monitor camper assignments for the day.

  • Work with program staff to plan and execute daily activities.

  • Be responsible for the welfare of everyone in the assigned group.

  • Work with the appropriate staff in solving problems between campers.

  • Inform Day Camp Director of any staff or camper problems.

  • Report any injuries, illness, or prohibited behaviors to the Director, providing written documentation of the same.

  • Perform any other reasonable tasks as asked by the Community Center Director, Corps Officers, and Office Staff.

Qualifications

  • Desire to work with children ages 5 through 14 within the day camp setting.

  • Ability and/or experience in supervising campers.

  • Willingness to work as part of the ministry team with other staff members.

  • Be at least 18 years of age. Understand The Salvation Army and a willingness to support its mission.

  • Display attitude and work habits in conjunction with a Christian environment.

  • Have current CPR and First Aid Certification or be willing to take training to become certified if asked.

  • Ability to lift and carry 25 pounds at waist height for a maximum of 50 feet.

  • Ability to swim 50-75 yards without stopping

Job LocationsUS-MI-Port Huron

Job ID 2021-17943

of Openings 1

Category Camp

Type Seasonal Full-Time

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