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POSITION TITLE: Counselor
LOCATION/DEPT: Wonderland Camp and Conference Center
REPORTS TO: Unit Leader
The Counselor is responsible for all the campers within their cabin, including the Assistant Counselor. They are charged with being a positive Christian influence for each of their
8-12 campers. Responsibilities include developing the camper’s social, physical, intellectual, vocational, emotional and spiritual strengths, through group living experiences and personal interest.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Minimum 1 year of college or equivalent preferred.
Should have experience working with children.
Should have experience working with minority, low income and at-risk groups.
Must be an individual of the Christian faith who has a strong personal relationship with the Lord, attends church on a regular basis, and a desire to lead others spiritually.
Minimum age of 18 preferred.
Able to relate God’s handiwork through various activities and in relationship with the Word of God in programming initiatives.
Should be interested in God’s creation, nature and outdoor activities.
Current ARC CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and Standard First Aid.*
Able to live on camp grounds throughout duration of employment.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to use initiative and be a self starter.
An attention to detail.
A positive attitude and the ability to be flexible in light of changing job situations/priorities.
In agreement with the philosophy, goals and objectives of The Salvation Army Wonderland Camp and Conference Center.
A willingness to support and uphold the mission of The Salvation Army and a passion for working with youth.
*Wonderland offers ARC CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Standard First Aid certifications at camp.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position is required to do light to heavy physical work.
In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the employee is regularly required to work with children with diverse backgrounds.
The work environment for this position includes an office and outdoor environment with a low to high noise level.