Tahoma Wilderness Counselor

The Salvation Army Camp Arnold
33412 Webster Rd E
Eatonville, WA 98328
United States
Summer Camp - Overnight
Sleep-Away Camp
Experience Required
Security Clearance Required
Job Start Date
Job End Date
Job Description
PAY = $400/weekly
1. Attend and participate in all camp programs and spiritual activities.
2. Maintain standard of cleanliness in personal grooming and in living quarters.
3. Assist with the clean-up of the total camp at the end of each session and at the conclusion of the summer.
4. Assist with other duties as needed.
Safety and Supervision
1. Assume responsibility for the supervision and direction of a group of 8-12 campers.
2. Enforce camp policies and procedures
3. Maintain the utmost level of safety for staff and campers at all times.
4. Ensure compliance with American Camping Association standards of safety and programmatic conduct at all times.
5. Coordinate and implement all program components relative to the daily schedule in a timely fashion.
Weekly Responsibilities
1. Assume responsibility for the care and guidance of campers through all program components
2. Ensure the physical and emotional safety of campers at all times
3. Nurture the spiritual and emotional development of campers
4. Be an example of Christian living, healthy communication and relationships, and community (social) responsibility for campers.
5. Provide a structured and ordered environment that encourages campers participation.
6. Participate in all camp activities alongside campers
7. Prepare assigned duties and communicate with Tahoma Director/Assistant Director concerning any and all needs
8. Provide loving discipline consistent with camp behavior expectations.
9. Maintain a positive and loving attitude towards staff and campers.
10. Assist in the implementation of programs as assigned by the Tahoma Program Director. 11. Lead “Selah” and small group discussions with campers.
12. Assist in the operation of the Challenge Course as assigned by the Assistant Camp Administrator.
13. Participate in weekly debrief at the conclusion of each camp session. Complete weekly review and turn in to Tahoma Program Director.
14. Participate in review process and set measurable goals.
15. Assist in inventory of Tahoma program equipment and supplies at the start and finish of summer and each week. Report any damaged, lost, or missing equipment to the Tahoma Program Director.
16. Assist in weekly clean-up duties as assigned by the Tahoma Program Director.
17. Any and all other duties required to provide a consistently excellent program. 
Job Requirements
1. Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on an intermittent or continuous basis.
2. Ability to grasp, push, pull objects and reach overhead.
3. Ability to operate telephone.
4. Ability to operate a desktop or laptop computer.
5. Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
6. Ability to access and produce information from a computer.
7. Ability to understand written information.

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 meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is a reasonable and no undue hardship would result.

By accepting employment with The Salvation Army, you acknowledge that The Salvation Army is a church, agree to do nothing to undermine its religious mission and acknowledge that your conduct must not conflict with or undermine the religious program of The Salvation Army Camp Arnold, or its religious and moral purposes. It is expected that all employees of Camp Arnold will conduct themselves in a manner likely to bring honor and glory to God, and credit and respect to The Salvation Army.
Steve Kastama
33412 Webster Rd E
Eatonville WA 98328
United States
The Salvation Army Camp Arnold Jeff Potts
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