The Salvation Army - Central Territory

Summer Day Camp Counselor - Waukesha

Job Locations US-WI-Waukesha
Job ID
# of Openings
Seasonal Full-Time


7:15 a.m. to 6:00p.m. (Max. 8 hour shift. Shifts may vary based on attendance) 30-40 hours


  • Be a Christian role model and spiritual leader for campers, fellow counselors, and families. 
  • Adequately reflect the mission and attitude of The Salvation Army. 
  • Appropriate and caring interaction with the campers must be a top priority. 
  • Be prepared for daily assignments. 
  • Plan and lead reading, signing, games, crafts, bible stories, sports, etc. 
  • Be responsible for campers on field trips. 
  • Record and report incidents of concern to director. 
  • Attend orientation and staff meetings and apply the information obtained at these meetings. 
  • Incorporate discipline policy authorized by The Salvation Army. 
  • Follow the dress code of The Salvation Army. 
  • Be willing to share your ideas and suggestions to help better the day camp ministry. 
  • Take the initiative! When something needs to be done do it. Be a team player!
  • All other duties as assigned and fitting to this job description. 


  • Hours of site operation: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday -Friday. 
  • Must have valid drivers license and be able to pass driver background check. 
  • Must be able to pass background screening for working with children and vulnerable adults. 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age mature and self-motivated. 
  • Service orientated attitude. 
  • Follow all applicable Salvation Army policies including but not limited to Safe from Harm. 
  • Adequately reflect the mission and attitude of The Salvation Army - orientation will be provided.
  • Must be able to stand on feet for at least four hours at a time and walk minimum of 1/2 mile without a rest. 
  • Must be willing to follow instructions and accept suggestions given by leadership with a positive attitude. 



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