The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Day Camp Counselor

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

    Counselors are the primary adult supervisor for a group of children during the day camp day and assist in the implementation of our Christian based day camp program.

    Employment dates would be from June 4, 2018 to August 24, 2018


    Give direct supervision to a group of children making the safety and well being of all campers while in our care a top priority. This involves staying with your group at all times unless another staff member has relieved you for any necessary reason.

    Follow and facilitate all day camp objectives, rules, policies and procedures.

    Encourage participation in any and all activities appropriate to those children in your assigned group. This includes activities such as music & drama classes, Bible class, recreation class, and arts & crafts.

    Serve as a positive role model to young children by demonstrating high standards of personal conduct.

    Administer emergency first aid as needed.

    Respond to and report any forms of camper misconduct (bullying, inappropriate behavior, etc).

    Plan and implement lessons, group devotions and other activities as directed by the Recreation Supervisor.

    Work in a cooperative manner with the other Day Camp Staff as well as other RJKCCC staff to execute daily plans and activities.

    Follow and ensure adherence to Day Camp Policies and Procedures.


    Be at least 18 years of age.

    Minimum of 1 to 2 years prior experience in working with children.

    Willingness to work as part of a ministry team with other staff members

    Must have or be able to obtain a Chauffeur License.

    High school diploma or GED equivalency.

    Must be able to read, write and communicate in English. Ability to speak Spanish desired.



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