The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Day Camp Counselor

    Job Locations US-MI-Detroit
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Temporary Part-Time
  • Overview

    Status: Seasonal/Temporary, June 17th – August 16th
    Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.


    • Supervise all aspects of the camper’s day including transportation, group activities, lunch, swimming, recreation time, outdoor activities, 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 all projects like crafts, talent show, etc.
    • Follow all “Safe From Harm” guidelines
    • Supervise assigned children while on field trips
    • Provide routine first aid
    • Communicate with other Day Camp staff
    • Drive 12-passenger van as needed for field trips, etc.
    • 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
    • Must possess or be able to obtain Chauffeur’s License prior to hire
    • Must be able to pass background check and MVR/Driver Application


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