The Salvation Army Mission: 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.
Summary/Primary Purpose: This is a ministry position responsible for planning, implementation, and daily operation of recreation programs, including, but not limited to the following: Summer Day Camp, After-School Programs, Older Adult Programs, and Sports Leagues.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position will supervise the Assistant Day Camp Director, Day Camp Counselors, various community center staff, and volunteers.
Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED), and at least 3 years in a Day Camp/Community Center position working with children of varied ages and backgrounds.
Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position.
Other Qualifications: Must pass all applicable background checks. Must possess a valid driver's license from the state in which you reside. Must be approved through The Salvation Army Fleet Safety Program to drive either a Salvation Army or personal vehicle on Salvation Army business.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: CPR/First Aid/AED certified. Must successfully complete Safe from Harm training within 30 days of hire, as established by The Salvation Army.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical requirements include: good speaking, hearing and vision ability and excellent manual dexterity. Ability to stand, bend and reach for extended periods of time, dexterity of hands and fingers to operate cleaning equipment. This position will required the ability to lift and/or move more than 25 pounds occasionally.
NOTICE: AS THE SALVATION ARMY IS CONSIDERED A RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION IT IS EXEMPT FROM UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE AND COBRA.