The Salvation Army - Central Territory

Housekeeper/Wonderland Camp/Wisconsin

Job Locations US-WI-Camp Lake
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Regular Full-Time




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POSITION TITLE:             Housekeeping/Set Ups


LOCATION/DEPT:             Wonderland Camp and Conference Center


REPORTS TO:                   Assistant Camp Director


FLSA CATEGORY:              Non-Exempt


STATUS TYPE:                  Full-Time



The Salvation Army Wonderland Camp and Conference Center exists to support the ministry of the Salvation Army by providing the opportunity to experience Christ through focused programs in a natural, safe, camp conference environment.



Ensure excellent service to camp guests by keeping the meeting spaces, common area facilities, and sleeping areas clean. Any repairs will be taken care of immediately or reported to the supervisor. The facilities will be kept free from garbage and will be maintained in all types of weather.



  1. Clean meeting spaces and bathrooms. Maintain the space during the guest’s visit- inside and out.
  2. Setup meeting spaces according to the guest visit summary (tables, chairs, AV equipment, etc.)
  3. Clean sleeping rooms and gathering spaces- make beds, clean bathrooms, and showers, distribute towels and linens, vacuum all floors- in a timely manner.
  4. In Cabins- disinfect, clean bathrooms, fold blankets and place pillows neatly on beds.
  5. Haul and dispose of garbage/Haul used linens to Laundry.
  6. Must be able to move furniture as needed.
  7. Carpet cleaning and floor waxing as needed.
  8. Handle small maintenance repairs and maintain upkeep of equipment.
  9. Perform seasonal deep cleaning of windows, walls, floors, etc.
  10. Refill/maintain supplies in each location
  11. Work may entail weekends occasionally.
  12. All other duties assigned (May be in other departments)

Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters and maintains positive relationships with co-workers and supervisors.  This would include but not be limited to such actions: resolution of conflicts in a positive manner; courteous treatment of staff, clients, and visitors; respect of others’ property and person, professional and appropriate communication to and about co-workers, supervisors, and subordinates.  Support the Mission of The Salvation Army by treating every donor, contact and colleague with respect and dignity, and without discrimination of any kind. Realizing The Salvation Army is a member of the Christian church, employees are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and project a positive image to others consistent with the above mission statement.  This includes appearance as well as verbal communications and other behaviors.  It should be clearly understood that nothing less will be accepted.


This job description should not be interpreted as an all-inclusive list.  It is intended to identify the essential duties and requirements of the position.  Employee will follow other instructions, and perform other related duties, as may be required by his/her supervisor.


Physical Activities and Requirements of Position



  • Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information. Repetitive Motion   
  • Movements frequently and regularly required using most of the body.

Physical Strength

  • Variety of Work; some prolonged standing, walking, bending, climbing
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 or more pounds.


  • Especially where one must frequently convey detailed or important instructions, information, and ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly.


  • The incumbent will be required to travel by personal vehicle, organization vehicle or other mode of travel as required supporting the mission of The Salvation Army.

Visual Abilities

  • Average, ordinary, visual activity necessary to prepare or inspect documents,
  • Close and distance vision and ability to focus to drive a vehicle.

Mental Activities and Requirements of Position


Mathematics Ability

  • Ability to perform basic math skills, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and percentages.
  • Ability to prepare budgets.

Language Ability

  • Ability to fluently speak read and write in English.
  • Ability to read a variety of books, magazines, instruction manuals, atlases, and encyclopedias.
  • Ability to prepare memos, reports, and essays using proper punctuation, spelling and grammar.
  • Ability to communicate distinctly with appropriate pauses and emphasis; correct punctuation and variation in word order; using present, perfect, and future tenses.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to deal with a variety of variables under only limited standardization.
  • Able to interpret various instructions.

Background Checks:  Position requires background checks to be accomplished.  Findings may disqualify an individual for this position.



  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.



  • Minimum age of 19 years.
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 or more lbs.
  • Must be able to work with chemicals and cleaning equipment.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and be able to pass a Motor Vehicle Report.
  • Experience in cleaning and meeting room setup preferred.


  • Ability to accept authority and direction.
  • Able to work well with others using good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be flexible, available for all types of work, and schedule as needed.
  • Able to keep an organized and clean area, looking for areas that need extra care.
  • Takes pride in their work/has a great attention to detail.
  • In agreement with the goals and objectives of Wonderland Camp
  • Supportive of the mission of The Salvation Army.


  • This position is required to do physical work.
  • The employee is frequently required to walk, reach with arms and hands, and stoop, kneel or crouch.
  • The employee may need to lift and/or move up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to drive camp vehicle provided.
  • The work environment for this position includes a camping environment with an average noise level.
  • Work will be indoors in a temperature-controlled environment with potential high and low noise levels, and work will be outdoors which will be cold in winter and hot in the summer with potential high and low noise levels.

Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Risk Level:


Risk Level 2 - The task or activities conducted by Risk Level 2 workers do not involve reasonably anticipated exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials, but could result in such exposure in non-routine, emergency situations. 


Workers in Risk Level 2 include:


  • Workers who provide first aid on a non-routine, emergency basis (and not as a primary part of their work) at Corps Community Centers, Adult Rehabilitation Centers, day care programs and camps (including lifeguards), in disaster work and at other residential or nonresidential programs; and
  • Workers who assist children or adults in eating or in taking medications, other than in hospitals, clinics, detoxification facilities or AIDS programs.



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.


Office hours will be determined with supervisor _________________ (e.g., 7:15am to 4:15 pm Monday through Friday); however, an exempt employee is expected to work extended hours as necessary to complete his/her job.


I do______ (explain below) or do not________ know of anything which would interfere with me complying with this job description.


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