The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Day Camp Counselor

    Job Locations US-MI-Farmington Hills
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Seasonal Part-Time
  • Overview

    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 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.


    • Supervise all aspects of the camper’s day including transportation, group activities, lunch, swimming, gym time, outdoor activities, musical and elective classes, etc.
    • Ensure Day Camp program areas and equipment are kept clean and safe and put away at the end of the day
    • Actively participate in staff training and meetings
    • Arrive at your position at the assigned time
    • Demonstrate and teach the values of caring, honesty, respect, faith in God, and responsibility to all campers and staff
    • Maintain positive public relations with parents
    • Assist with snacks, lunches, and clean up
    • Assist with or lead all projects like crafts, musical, etc.
    • Follow all “Safe From Harm” guidelines
    • Supervise assigned children while on field trips (while at the pool, this DOES include getting into the pool with the children)
    • Help with the maintenance of all areas used by the day camp.
    • Assist with devotions as needed
    • Use talents and abilities to benefit the Day Camp program
    • Provide routine first aid
    • Communicate with other Day Camp staff
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Desire and ability to work with and relate to children indoors and outdoors
    • Willingness to accept supervision and guidance
    • Ability to teach and assist in teaching skills and activities
    • Good role model, high integrity, and adaptability
    • Ability to participate in the activities that the kids do
    • Help with paper work from USDA and adhere to standers set by them


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