Day Camp Assistant - Part-Time

Salvation Army USA Saint Louis, MO

The Salvation Army Maplewood corps is looking for a part-time, seasonal Day Camp Assistant. This position will work approximately 15 hours per week, beginning May 31, 2018, and ending August 10, 2018. Starting pay will be $8.00 an hour.

This is an opportunity to work with kids through our Summer Day Camp! You will be doing crafts, teaching Bible based lessons and life skills, playing games, going to the swimming pool and more with the children. This is great experience, especially for those interested in education.


1. Assist with supervision of children during youth program activities.

2. Assist in planning, scheduling and conducting activities of youth programs.

3. Lead and participate in all facets of programs; recreation, field trips, crafts, snacks.

4. Coach children in the care and use of games and equipment.

5. Enforce rules consistently; mediate disputes among participants, being sensitive to needs of all parties.

6. Keep work, play and eating areas clean.

Full Job Description will be provided upon request and/or interview.


1. Minimum Age: 16.

2. Good communication skills with children required.

3. Capable of lifting a 40 pound child required.

4. Previous work with youth activities is preferred.

5. Valid drivers' license and pass TSA MVR is preferred.

6. Certified in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid is a preferred.

The Salvation Army Central Territory does not participate in unemployment compensation programs. The Salvation Army, as a church, is exempt from participation in federal and state unemployment insurance programs.


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