Summer Camp Counselor (Summer Camps)- Full-time, Seasonal
The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a full-time, Summer Camp Counselor (Camps) for the Southern Territory, Memphis Kroc Center located in Memphis, Tennessee.
Executes planned activities for participants and youth which may include Day Camp Programs, after-school programs, and recreational classes; provides oversight of the game room as needed; make suggestions for planned recreational activities and play time; maintains program records, i.e. attendance records, parent sign in and out log; maintains cleanliness and orderliness of Kroc Center Property
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of the principles and practices of Child Behavior and Development
Knowledge of the principles and practices of First Aid and ability to ensure the safety of participants
Ability to teach children Christian values
Ability to observe participants and ensure their safety
Ability to implement effective childhood programs and activities
Ability to multi-task and work in a highly demanding environment
Ability to problem solve and maintain a professional attitude while doing so
Ability to follow both verbal and written instructions with limited supervision
Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language
Ability to interact with, build, and maintain effective working relationships with Salvation Army officers, staff, and volunteers
Ability to abide by Salvation Army policies and procedures and have an acceptance of the philosophy and mission
Must be self-motivated and able to make decisions in a fast- paced environment
Must be willing and able to assist with music and talent activities
Education and Experience
High School diploma or GED
Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
Must have prior experience working with children
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Meets attendance requirements
Must be in good physical and mental health, capable of meeting the demands of the gymnasium and athletic field programs;
Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs;
Must be willing and able to swim, get wet, and/or subject to getting dirty while working with children.
Work is performed in an indoor and outdoor recreational environment where there may be physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or with noise, dust, dirt, and the like
All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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Application Submittal Period: 1/24/2023 – 4/30/2023
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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- Job Family KT-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Recreation
- Pay Type Hourly
- Employment Indicator Seasonal
- 800 E Pkwy S, Memphis, TN 38104, USA