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Day Camp Counselor

Schedule: Seasonal - 8:15AM - 4:45PM (June 15 – August 14, 2020) 40 hours, M-F

Position Description: The Day Camp Counselor will supervise the children assigned to their care and be a positive role model, Christian witness and always maintain a high degree of protective care for each child. The Day Camp Counselor will participate in all programmatic aspects associated with the Day Camp program assigned.  The Day Camp Counselor will perform other duties as assigned. 

Requirements: Ability to work and relate well with staff and camper parents. The Day Camp Counselor will assist the Day Camp Coordinator with the day to day operation of the program, supervise children of the assigned group.  When necessary the counselor may potentially be asked to     supervise other groups by After School and Day Camp Manager or Day Camp Coordinator. Actively participate in all components of the Day Camp program, including but not limited to devotional programs, recreational programs, performing arts programs, swim activities (including getting into the pool), counselor choice activities, and other education programming. Promote positive interaction with campers and staff daily. Assume responsibility of meeting the needs of the campers throughout the day.  Maintain a safe environment by enforcing the policies and procedures and reporting any problems to the Day Camp Coordinator/After School and Day Camp Manager. Respond positively and affirmatively to direction given by the After School and Day Camp Manager and Day Camp Coordinator. Respond to additional assignments/instructions as deemed appropriate for the effective overall ministry of the Summer 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 possess an appreciation for and understanding of The Mission of The Salvation Army.

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The Salvation Army 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.