Camp Dining Room Attendant - Camp Keystone

6581 SE 9th Ave, Starke, FL 32091, USA Req #28991
Monday, January 1, 2024

Location: Camp Keystone, Starke, Florida

Position Type: Temporary Full-Time

About this opportunity:

Assists in serving of meals; cleans the kitchen and dining area; maintains inventory.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs all duties in accordance with prescribed regulatory compliance guidelines as well as American Camp Association accreditation standards. 
  • Maintains awareness of the dining area to ensure safety, fire and health policies and procedures are observed at all times; reports any deviation to the Camp Dining Hall Supervisor. 
  • Maintains personal hygiene according to health regulations (i.e. washing of hands, hair put back, closed toes shoes, etc.); Duties include setting tables, serving on the food line at all meals, cleaning the dining room, bathrooms and surrounding areas. 
  • Cleaning of the dining hall to include: sweeping, mopping, polishing and waxing the kitchen and dining room floors. 
  • Ensures the cleanliness of the tables, chairs, condiment holders, refrigerators, freezers, ice machines, coffee makers, stoves, and ovens. 
  • Assists in ensuring that all garbage containers in kitchen and dining areas are leak proof and securely covered and tied when not in use. 
  • Coordinates the disposal of trash and recyclables. 
  • Maintains inventory; ensure items are stocked and organized with supplies; advise the Camp Dining Hall supervisor of any needs. 
  • Dining room staff may be asked to assist the cooks. 
  • Before Meals
    • Arrives 45 minutes before scheduled mealtime.
    • Prepares pre-meal assignments given by Camp Dining Hall Supervisor.
    • Washes hands before serving or putting out food.
    • Wears serving gloves at all times while serving food.
    • Wears closed toe shoes at all times while in dining room and working.
  • During Meals
    • Serves food as directed by Camp Dining Hall Supervisor.
    • Passes out milk at the end of the serving line.
    • Attends to camper’s tables and drink room as assigned.
    • No sitting, eating or drinking during camper mealtimes.
  • After Meals
    • Helps with clearing of tables. Remove plates, silverware, and any other items that need to be washed. Take any unopened condiments back to the kitchen and put away.
    • Wipes off table and chairs.
    • Sweeps under each table after each meal. After evening meal sweep and mop floor.
    • Resets tables for each meal.
  • Participates enthusiastically as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights and other all-camp activities and camp functions. 
  • Sits with camper tables during meals and serve as a table monitor when needed.
  • Keeps personal living quarters neat, clean and ready for inspection. 
  • Be available to participate and assist with camp programs and activities as directed by the Camp Director. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What we are looking for in you:

  • Six months working in a kitchen preferred, or
  • Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications

  • CPR and First Aid Certification

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Some physical requirements of the Camp Dining Room Attendant position could be endurance including climbing, standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate activities are required.  Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Have a willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours delivering a program in the facility available.  Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying environmental conditions.

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Why work for us:

Since 1907, The Salvation Army has been operating camp programs across the southeast region of the United States. Today, The Salvation Army has eight camps in the South and over 40 across the country. Working at a Salvation Army camp isn’t like other jobs. You will earn an income, you will receive invaluable job experience, and you will make friendships that will last you a lifetime – but, unlike most other summer jobs, you will also powerfully impact the life of a child or teen for the better. At Salvation Army camps, disadvantaged kids (in particular) have three square meals a day, have the opportunity to further develop social skills, learn creation care, feel valued, and encounter God’s love. You will never regret saying “yes” to camp this summer. Apply for a Salvation Army camp and be part of something bigger than yourself: making lives better in Jesus’ name.

Additional Information:

Camp Staff Orientation will be held 06/5/2024 – 06/9/2024 and participation is required. The 2024 Summer Camp Program will be held 06/10/2024 – 07/29/2024. If you are unable to work the entire program session, please let us know on your application.

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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Application Submittal Period: January 1, 2024 – May 25, 2024

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.

We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family FL-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Camp
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
Location on Google Maps
  • 6581 SE 9th Ave, Starke, FL 32091, USA