Job Actions

Job Information

Camp Counselor
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89762249

Company Profile

The Salvation Army

Contact Company

Local Information

Laugh while you Look

Sponsored Ads


  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
  Distance to work:   ? miles
  1 Views, 0 Applications  
Camp Counselor
Requisition Number
10105 CN9DCITR 051518

Post Date

Camp Counselor

Posted Salary



Location: Camp Kuratli

Department: Summer Camp

Position Title: Counselor in Training Summer Camp

Status: FT Exempt

Posted Wage: $190.00-week Seasonal June 14th - July 28th (4 openings)

Required: 16 years of age (Minimum)

JOB CLOSES: 05.25.2018

Upload resume and complete the job application provided. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

To apply in person, go to The Salvation Army Cascade Divisional Headquarters, 8495 SE Monterey Ave. Happy Valley, OR 97086. Please bring resume and complete the application provided to you.

Please complete job applications entirely. Incomplete job applications cannot be accepted.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 503.794.3206 or email Ms. Gende will
coordinate your accommodation request with personnel at the local address specified in paragraph two above.

If you have questions about this position, please contact Cascade Division Youth Department at or call 503.794.3258. Melissa Henderson is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

Please be aware that we will begin the screening process including interviews during the open job window.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-

EOE of Females/Minorities/Vets/Disability

Benefits offered

o Paid sick leave

Req # 10105 CN9DCITR 051518

DEPARTMENT: Camp Kuratli at Trestle Glen

POSITION TITLE: Counselor in Training

STATUS: Temporary

SUPERVISOR: Lead Counselor

SCOPE OF POSITION: Work alongside an assigned counselor by actively supporting them as they lead a cabin of 8-12 campers through various scheduled summer camp program.


o Must be at least 16 years of age

o Prior youth work preferred


o Live in a cabin and assist in providing consistent and active supervision, promote group unity, and learn about each individual camper's need.

o Learn to be a counselor by actively participating in the daily scheduled program with assigned counselor and/or cabin.

o Assist, with direction from assigned counselor, in supervising, actively engaging, and leading campers during assigned program time.

o Assist, with direction from assigned counselor, in responding to, and providing opportunities for discussion of, individual or group problems or concerns among campers.

o Under the guidance of counselors and lead counselors, handle behavioral and/or emotional issues with campers.

o Communicate regularly with assigned counselor, conveying needs and concerns regarding campers.

o Assist in the implementation of cabin rules; report immediately any camper misconduct.

o Lead a camper devotion for your cabin unit at least once a week.

o Set a good example for campers and others including cleanliness, punctuality, sportsmanship, and table manners.

o Adhere to camp health codes and safety guidelines for all campers.

General Duties:

o Foster and nurture Christian faith and discipleship in visible, fruitful ways in campers.

o Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities.

o Work alongside and in agreement with the Divisional Youth Leaders, other divisional officers and special guests as directed.

o Develop and maintain positive working relationships with all staff, volunteers and campers.

o Encourage adherence to camp & Salvation Army policies and procedures.

o Ensure and provide for the supervision and physical/emotional safety of campers and staff.

o Participate and/or assist in all summer camp programs as required e.g. chapel, staff meetings, campfire, camp wide games, night-watch, free-time, electives, rise and shine duty, etc.

o Ensure and assist in the cleanliness of your cabin and outside area.

o Perform any other duties as assigned by the program director, Divisional Youth Secretaries or camp director.


o Be a Christian with a demonstrated commitment to following Jesus Christ, and biblical principles, who is interested in spiritual leadership.

o Possess leadership skills, with the ability to assist in supervision and care for a cabin of campers.

o Ability to communicate well with others from diverse backgrounds, ages and nationalities.

o Must be patient, enthusiastic and be able to teach and lead a variety of small group activities.

o Ability to accept supervision and guidance.

o Good character and integrity, with the ability to adapt to a camp environment.

o Responsible individual with a desire to work with youth.

o Detail oriented.

o Self-starter.

o Team player.

o Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain poise under pressure.

o Ability and willingness to keep information confidential.


o Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, hike and twist on an continuous basis

o Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, and reach overhead

o Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

o Physical ability to respond appropriately to a variety of situations; must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.


o There may be phone and in-person contact with people from diverse backgrounds who may be angry, hostile, confused or frustrated.

o May be required to work in all areas of camp including, but not limited to, the kitchen, dish room, laundry facility, and grounds.

o The ability to work in a distinctively Christian environment.

o Possible exposure to communicable diseases.

o Work outdoors, sometimes in inclement weather.

o Works around dust, odor, and high noise levels.


The Salvation Army does have a dress code. This will be shared with you at the time of employment.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a motor vehicle record check. They must have a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a criminal history information check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered.

The Salvation Army provides a smoke and drug free work environment for all employees and volunteers.

Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements
of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is reasonable and no undue hardship would result.

Must be able to work with minimal supervision and be comfortable working with a high degree of independence. May be required to make independent decisions that may involve unique or unusual situations and/or complex issues and dealing with demanding requests
or timelines.

This position has access to confidential and private information. It is essential that confidentiality and privacy be observed. An understanding of professional boundaries is required.

+ Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

+ Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP

+ The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure
is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41
CFR 60-1.35(c)

Apply On-line

More Information »