The Cabin Counselor is responsible for all the campers assigned to their supervision. The Counselor is charged with being a positive Christian influence for each of the campers. Responsibilities include developing the camper’s social, physical, intellectual, vocational, emotional and spiritual strengths, through group living experiences and personal interest. The Cabin Counselor will also serve in other areas around camp as requested.
- Instruct/guide campers on personal hygiene.
- Give practical motivation in environmental awareness and responsibility.
- Accompany campers to the health station when necessary.
- Report all injuries to the Health Services Coordinator.
- Be cognizant of those campers in your supervision who may have medical issues or take medication.
- Assure that those campers in your supervision who take medications adhere to the dispensing location and time as scheduled by the Health Services Coordinator.
RELATIONSHIPS: This individual relates to and interacts with a wide range of contacts both within and outside The Salvation Army—
Army Lake Camp. In these contacts, s/he acts as a representative of the Army and its mission.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Camp Director, Divisional Youth Officers, Program Director, Program Counselors
SUPERVISION OF OTHERS: Other counselors who may periodically be assigned to assist in cabin and program activities.
PERFORMANCE MEASURES: This individual will be evaluated on how effectively the outcomes of this position are achieved, as well
as the timeliness, accuracy. And completeness of accomplishing assigned goals.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work environment characteristics 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
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 remain stationary for some periods of time; use of hands and fingers; communicate; move; frequently required to position self to stoop, kneel, or crouch; frequently required to reach with and use arms and hands. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to focus. The work environment for this position includes an office and outdoor environment with a low to high noise level.
THE SALVATION ARMY 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 to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.