Camp Counselor in Training Floater- Burkesville, KY
The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a temporary Camp Counselor in Training Floater (Male) job opening for Camp Paradise Valley located in Burkesville, KY.
Assists in any area as assigned by the Camp Head Counselor. Serves as back-up to camp staff.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the principles and practices of child and youth behavior and development. Ability to build and maintain effective mentor and professional relationships with children and youth. Ability to communicate effectively with campers and camp staff. Ability to motivate, lead, supervise, and evaluate subordinate personnel. Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work in order to accomplish work in compliance with quality standards and deadlines. Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff. Ability to observe camper and staff behavior and assess its appropriateness, enforces appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and applies appropriate behavior-management techniques. Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity. Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid; Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers. Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write and communicate the English language.
Education and Experience
Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications
CPR and First Aid Certification
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Some physical requirements of the Camp Counselor in Training/Floater position could be endurance including climbing, standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate activities are required. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Have a willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours delivering a program in the facility available. Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying environmental conditions.
Camp Staff Orientation will be held June 8 - 11, 2023 and participation is required.
The 2023 Summer Camp program will be held June 12 – July 14, 2023. If you are unable to work the entire program session, please let us know on your application.
All employees recognize that 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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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Interested candidates should apply to: WWW.SalvationArmycareers.org
- Job Family KT-EXEMPT
- Job Function Camp
- Pay Type Salary
- 1881 Salvation Army Camp Rd, Burkesville, KY 42717, USA