The Salvation Army - Central Territory

Day Camp/After School Counselor

US-MI-Grand Rapids
Job ID
# of Openings
Seasonal Full-Time


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.

WMNI Vision Statement

We envision an army, united in its dedication to boldly follow where God leads, maximizing every opportunity to reach out in love with the life changing of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.



Key Responsibilities: 


Assist with Summer Day Camp/After School programming where needed

  1. Specific Functions:
      • Responsible for the care and well-being of program participants
      • Identify and meet individual camper needs
      • Take a leadership role for all aspects of the summer day camp/after school program including Bible study, games, crafts, music, recreation, computers and more.
      • Provide friendly hospitality to those we serve
      • Recognize and provide opportunities for group interaction, problem solving, and decision making
      • Guide group or individuals in activity plans.
      • Carry out established roles in enforcing camp safety regulations and implementing emergency procedures
      • Vacuum carpets where necessary
      • Serve Breakfast, lunch and snacks
      • Perform other duties where assigned by Corps Officers
      • In the event of an emergency be prepared to proceed according to SFH/Rapid Response protocol

Consults With:

 Youth Development Director


Some training and education experience in youth programming, ministry and/or social services.

Some training and education experience in food and /or food service operations

Ability to multi task and be flexible when asked to assist in program activities.

Willingness to support the purpose and mission of The Salvation Army as noted in the mission statement.

Minimum of High School diploma is required.

Valid Driver’s license/MVR clearance



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