Camp Canteen Specialist/Office Assistant - Camp Walter Johnson

918 Walter Johnson Rd, Denton, NC 27239, USA Req #29373
Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Location: Camp Walter Johnson, Denton, NC

Position Type: Overnight Residential - Temporary Full-Time

Pay Range:  $350.00 per week.

About this opportunity:

This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, supervising and evaluating the day-to-day operations of the canteen and assists in the office under the office manager; maintains stock of drinks and snacks; conducts inventory of all clothing, food, and beverages; responsible for cash received at the canteen; supervises other staff member assigned to work the canteen.

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the stocking of the canteen with drinks and snacks and drink machines; Ensures popular items are always available. Orders are to be approved before being placed with vendors. Maintains record of canteen supplies used for camp program.
  • Prepares detailed inventory of all clothing, food, and beverages. Monitors any cash received at the canteen until turned into the Camp Office Manager.
  • Maintains and cleans canteen daily to include emptying garbage cans, checking restrooms, re-stocking supplies, and hosing outside area. Receives, records, and secures camper money on registration days.
  • Distributes camp t-shirts for campers each week. Supervises other staff members assigned to work canteen.
  • Assists with copying, filing or other office responsibilities as needed. Assists with preparations for camper registration including checking in paperwork.
  • Collects and checks all USDA sheets for each camper at registration. Keeps USDA records at meals. Completes proper USDA forms for food deliveries. Keeps all USDA forms filed and in proper order for each camping period. Meets with USDA inspector.
  • 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.

What we are looking for in you:

  • Two years’ experience working with children in a camp environment preferred
  • Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Certified in first aid and CPR


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Some physical requirements of the Camp Canteen/Office Assistant position could be endurance including climbing, standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate canteen/office equipment and 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 a Salvation Army camp isn’t like other summer 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 June 4, 2024 - June 9, 2024 and participation is required. The 2024 Summer Camp Program will be held June 10, 2024 – July 13, 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 16, 2024 – June 4, 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

Other details

  • Job Family NSC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Camp
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • Required Education Equivalent Experience
  • Job Start Date Tuesday, June 4, 2024
  • Job End Date Saturday, July 13, 2024
Location on Google Maps
  • 918 Walter Johnson Rd, Denton, NC 27239, USA