THE MISSION OF THE SALVATION ARMY
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.
The Summer Camp Co-Director works with the Corp Officers and Program Ministries Coordinator to develop and implement a summer day camp program consistent with the needs and interests of the community.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
This position must meet the State of Michigan licensing requirements for a "School-age Program Director" and should have a bachelor's degree in a child-related field. In lieu of a bachelor's degree, the director could have an Associates degree in a child related field with 480 hours of experience, or at least 60 semester hours hours and 720 hours of experience.
The Day Camp Director must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The Day Camp Director may be required to participate in all physical activities including, but not limited to, outdoor recreation, walking long distances, outdoor games, and indoor group games. The director is frequently required to walk, reach with hands and arms. The director must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision.