The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Summer Camp Lead (SBK)

    Job Locations US-IN-South Bend
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Seasonal Full-Time
  • Overview

    Looking for a summer opportunity to work with young children by helping create and implement new daily programs?  Are you looking for an opportunity to build your own personal skills in leadership?  The Salvation Army Kroc Center is currently looking for qualified Summer Camp Leads. Come join an exciting company that values Joy, Excellence, being a Team Player, provides Service to others and lives the values of Christ.

    This is a Seasonal Full Time position for the summer.

    Benefits include a FREE Kroc individual membership as an employee and corporate discounts with participating companies. 


    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.


    The Kroc Center Vision Statement:

    The Kroc Center provides an accessible environment that enriches the lives of everyone in our community by providing opportunities for holistic individual success.


    The Vision of the St. Joseph County Kroc Center is to:

    Where people learn, grow, and succeed.



    Key Responsibilities

    1. Promote the Mission of The Salvation Army.
    2. Participate in and provide leadership for the general camp program.
    3. Supervise the opening and closing of the camp at large.
    4. Offer emotional support and guidance to campers and counselors.
    5. Assist Kroc Activities Manager in scheduling programming for camps.
    6. Maintain necessary records and complete requested forms and reports.
    7. Supervise all counselors and maintain all counselors’ schedules.
    8. Relay problems in unit to the Kroc Activities Manager.
    9. Assist in evaluating Counselors at end of camp session.


    1. Must be at least 21 years of age with a valid driver’s license.
    2. Have at least three years of successful experience working with youth.
    3. Experience working in a camp setting preferred.
    4. Strong desire and ability to work with children and parents.
    5. Ability and confidence to assist in teaching a variety of activities.
    6. Must have the ability to maintain a non-judgmental attitude in working with customers, clients, members and staff.
    7. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
    8. Thrive in a team oriented environment. Be a team player .
    9. Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality as needed.


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