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Camp Head Male Counselor/Music Instructor (Music Conservatory) - Camp Grandview

GA - Jasper, GA 32 CAMP GRANDVIEW CIR 30143, JASPER, Georgia, United States of America Req #5568
Friday, January 18, 2019

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a temporary job opening for a Camp Head Male Counselor/Music Instructor (Music Conservatory) for Camp Grandview located in Jasper, Georgia.


Job Summary

Trains and supervises an assigned group of Conservatory Male Camp Counselors. Plans, coordinates and directs the functions of the counselors within the camping program. Ensures the quality of programs and safety of counselors and youth at all times during camp. Provides guidance and role modeling to counselors and ensures safety and a positive experience for counselors and campers.  Incumbent also functions as a music instructor to assist and support the musical component of the Camp program.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of child and youth behavior and development. Knowledge of the principles and practices of First Aid and C.P.R and ability to ensure the safety of campers and other staff. Ability to lead an assigned group of counselors. Ability to plan, develop, facilitate, and supervise children and youth programs and activities. Ability to build and maintain effective mentor relationships with counselors and youth. Ability to communicate effectively with campers and camp staff. Ability to prepare a schedule of activities and anticipate scheduling conflicts. Ability to plan, develop, and implement effective childhood and youth programs and activities. Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff. Ability to observe camper and staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques. Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity. Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid; 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. Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.


Education and Experience

Six months experience teaching child development or youth programs in a church preferred OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Licenses and Certifications

CPR and First Aid Certification


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Some physical requirements of the Camp Conservatory Head Male Counselor/Music Instructor position could be endurance including climbing, standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate activities are required. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Have a willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours delivering a program in the facility available. Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying environmental conditions. 


Additional Information

Must be 21 years of age or older to apply.


Camp Staff Orientation will be held June 3 – 9, 2019 and participation is MANDATORY.


The 2019 Summer Camp program will be held June 10 – July 14, 2019.

If you are unable to work the entire program session, please let us know on your application.


Compensation $325.00 per week

Christian Work, Fellowship and Environment 

Room and Board 

Ministry Opportunities


All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 


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Other details

  • Job Family GA-EXEMPT
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • Job Start Date Monday, June 3, 2019
  • Job End Date Sunday, July 14, 2019
  • GA - Jasper, GA 32 CAMP GRANDVIEW CIR 30143, JASPER, Georgia, United States of America