Summer Ministry Team Counselor - Cabin Counselor
Company: Salvation Army USA
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Help us with our mission of "Doing the Most Good." The Salvation
Army's Camp Mihaska located in Bourbon, Missouri, is looking for
several individuals to join our summer camp team as a new Summer
Ministry Team Counselor/Cabin Counselor. This is a Ministry
position which assists with all aspects of the camp program, and
supervises campers including overnight. Applicants must be at least
18 years of age. These exempt positions have a salary of $315.00
per week and will run from June 7th through July 24th 2021.
Essential Duties (Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential
duties.): 1. Present the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the campers by
conducting devotions, prayer time, Bible class, etc. 2. Provide
leadership and direction to the campers. 3. Attend and participate
in all scheduled activities and programs unless otherwise directed.
4. Adhere to and enforce camp policies and procedures. 5. Provide
guidance and discipline to campers on an as needed basis according
to the policies and procedures. 6. Report problems to the Assistant
Program Director. 7. Enforce camp curfew and lights out with the
campers. 8. Maintain a high standard of leadership and
accountability at all times. 9. Prepare and conduct activities and
programs as assigned. 10. Assist with camper registration. 11.
Clean and sanitize the cabin you are assigned to at the conclusion
of each camp. 12. Assist the campers assigned to you with taking
their medications at the scheduled times. 13. Work closely with the
Camp Program Director and the Camp Administrator to maintain a safe
and loving environment for other Camp Staff and Campers. 14. Record
all accounts of a young person you are responsible for excepting
Christ or requesting prayer. 15. Accept responsibility for the well
being and safety of the campers assigned to you. (You will live in
the cabin with your campers for the duration of the camp.) 16. Know
where the campers assigned to you are at all times. 17. Be present
at all meals, meetings and programs unless otherwise directed. 18.
Be available to provide spiritual direction to campers as needed.
19. Maintain confidentiality. 20. Comply with and enforce The
Salvation Army Safe From Harm guidelines. 21. Maintain a positive
work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that
fosters good relationships with clients, co-workers and
supervisors. This includes, but is not limited to, such actions as:
resolution of conflicts in a professional manner; courteous
treatment of staff, visitors and clients; respect of others'
property and person; and professional and appropriate communication
to and about clients, co-workers and supervisors.
- Must be an individual of the Christian faith who has a strong
personal relationship with the Lord, attends church on a regular
basis, and a desire to lead others spiritually. 2. Must be able to
read and speak English. 3. Must live on camp grounds throughout the
duration of employment. 4. Must be a team player and self-starter
able to work with minimum supervision. 5. Possess a keen interest
in leading children to Christ. 6. Understand and support the goals
and objectives of The Salvation Army Camping program. 7. Requires
good communication and leadership skills
Capable of participating in camp activities. Frequently lifts 25
pounds, occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds and moves 50 or more
pounds using dolly/cart/truck. Some work will be outdoors and it
will be hot in the summer and cold in the winter.
Background Checks: Position requires background checks to be
accomplished. Findings may disqualify an individual for this
position. The Salvation Army Mission Statement: The Salvation Army,
an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal
Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry
is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the
gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without
discrimination. Realizing The Salvation Army is a member of the
Christian church, employees are expected to conduct themselves in a
professional manner and project a positive Christian image to
others. This includes appearance as well as verbal communications
and other behaviors. It should be clearly understood that nothing
less will be accepted.
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