Camp Head Counselor/Male (Music) - Camp Walter Johnson

918 Walter Johnson Rd, Denton, NC 27239, USA Req #29431
Thursday, January 25, 2024

Location: Camp Walter Johnson, Denton, NC

Position Type: Temporary Full-Time

Pay Range:  $450.00 per week.

About this opportunity:

Trains and supervises an assigned group of camp counselors.  Plans, coordinates and directs the functions of the counselors within the camping program. Ensures the quality of programs and safety of counselors and youth at all times during camp.  Provides guidance and role modeling to counselors and ensures safety and a positive experience for counselors and campers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participates in regular camp worship meetings and times of prayer. Leads devotional activities with campers in cabin. Prays with campers as needed and accompanies campers who come to the alter during the closing worship meeting at the end of the camp session. Will not act or speak contradictorily to The Salvation Army’s doctrine’s, mission, or principles.
  • Provides spiritual guidance and encouragement to counselors. 
  • Prepares the daily schedule for Counselors to ensure appropriate coverage of campers at all times; confirms Counselors receive adequate break times. 
  • Coordinates and leads youth through their daily schedule ensuring punctuality and responsibility. 
  • Ensures the accountability, security and safety of youth participating in camp activities; reports all accidents to the supervisor in an accurate and timely manner. 
  • Interprets and maintains camper compliance with camp rules and of the camp safety and health regulations. 
  • Assists with program activities and other activities as assigned working closely with the program staff. 
  • Reports any problems to ADYS/Camp Director. Maintain a detailed record of discipline problems and actions taken for campers.  Turn into ADYS/Camp Director at the end of each camping session. 
  • 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. 

What we are looking for in you:

  • Six months experience teaching child development or youth programs in a church 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 Counselor 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:

Must be 18 years of age or older to apply.

Camp Staff Orientation will be held 06/4/2024 – 06/9/2024 and participation is required. The 2024 Summer Camp Program will be held 06/10/2024 – 07/13/2024. 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 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


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

Other details

  • Job Family NSC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Camp
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • 918 Walter Johnson Rd, Denton, NC 27239, USA