• Salvation Army USA
  • Dorchester, MA
  • Hospitality - Lodging/Resort/Travel
  • Full-Time
  • 4 Tilesboro St

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Overview

The Salvation Army Kroc Corps Community Center is hiring Summer Camp Group Leaders to work with the Unit Leader and Education Coordinator to implement the day-to-day activities of the children enrolled in the Summer Camp. Provide a positive experience for children in all programs.

Responsibilities

* Assist with the daily activities such as devotions, crafts, mystery programs, character building, structured and unstructured gym recreation, music, drama, lunch, snacks, games, trips, etc.
* Must be able to assist with planning, preparing and implementing the day-to-day activities.
* Provide supervision and general child care for campers while on and off site.
* Assist Unit Leader and Education Coordinator by adhering to schedule and coordination of program: including daily activity schedules, group outings and program guidelines.
* Handle all disciplinary action in accordance with the Summer Camp Manual. Report problems immediately to the Unit Leader.
* Complete and file reports regarding programs, activities, disciplinary or accident issues in a timely and orderly manner.
* Keeping records/statistics as requested from Education Coordinator and Education Manager.
* Assist with set up and clean-up of program areas (meals, before and after program daily).
* Receive and dismiss children daily in the designated area.
* Undertake additional tasks as assigned by the Education Coordinator or Education Manager.
* Set a Christian example for the children, parents, staff and volunteers.
* Represent The Salvation Army's spiritual ministry and social mission in the Summer Camp program.
* Engage in Christian spiritual conversation with members of the public and in the program if the opportunity or need presents itself.
* Recognize spiritual need of persons which may require referral to the Corps Officers or Kroc Administrators.
* Perform other related duties as assigned by your supervisors.

Qualifications

* High School Diploma or Equivalent.
* Associates Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Guidance, Human Services, Nursing, Psychology, Physical Education, Recreation, Child Psychology, the Arts, Social Work, Sociology or Child Care preferred.
* Minimum of six months experience working or volunteering with school age children.
* Experience with Christian Education Programs for school age children such as Sunday School or Vacation Bible Study, strongly preferred.
* Must have a keen interest and sincere appreciation for children and able to relate well with individuals with varying needs.
* Must be at least eighteen years of age.
* Must utilize effective communication skills
* Must complete Summer Camp Staff Orientation.


Associated topics: aquatics, campground, county, day camp, fws, host, ride attendant, student, unit, youth

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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