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Conservatory Childcare Worker-E_Camp-Overnight-711

AOK - Welling, OK 23122 E. SALVATION ROAD 74471, WELLING, Oklahoma, United States of America Req #5697
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The Salvation Army, an Internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a job opening for a Camp Music Conservatory Childcare Worker for the Arkansas and Oklahoma Conservatory of Music and Arts, located in Welling, OK.

Job Summary

This is a summer position at Camp Heart O’ Hills. Dates of employment are June 4, 2019 – July 14, 2019. This position summary should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this position summary.

Provides child care services for the staff’s children including personal care, hygiene, learning and development activities and specialized programs; Ensure that the children have been provided meals and that they maintain proper personal habits;  Maintains cleanliness and orderliness of child care property; Assist in keeping  facilities neat and clean each day; Assist with putting staff children to bed, as needed; Aid in household duties, such as laundering of soiled clothing.

articipate enthusiastically as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights and other camp activities and functions;  Provides constant care for the needs of the campers in an efficient, clean, loving, safe, secure, and healthy manner;  Exhibits control of the campers and, when needed, display proper discipline techniques;  Determines appropriate supplies and materials for activities; ensures the campers’ safety in utilizing the same;  Maintains the camp materials in an orderly fashion; Prepares and maintains up-to-date records and required reports (attendance, development progress, discipline reports, etc.);  Assists in leading campers during waterfront, nature, outdoor, arts & crafts or other activities;  Ensures the accountability, security and safety of campers participating in camp activities (including free time and evenings); reports all accidents to the Conservatory Director in an accurate and timely manner.

Sit with camper tables during meals and serve as a table monitor when needed; keep personal living quarters neat, clean and ready for inspection; Be available to participate and assist with camp programs and activities as directed by the Conservatory Director; May assist in cleaning the cabins, kitchen, tables, floors, etc. in accordance with established sanitary standards;  May assist in preparing and serving snacks and meals; ensures that campers receive nutritional and tasteful food; provides positive, relaxed atmosphere during mealtime and encourages conversation.

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 plan, develop, facilitate, and supervise children and youth programs and activities; Ability to build and maintain effective mentor relationships with children and youth;  Ability to communicate effectively with campers and camp staff;  Ability to plan, develop, and implement effective childhood and youth programs and activities.

Ability to communicate, work with, 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

Experience working with children preferred, OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications

CPR and First Aid Certified. Training will be provided at camp.


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Some physical requirements of this position could include 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. The conservatory schedule operates 7 days a week, and all staff members are expected to be available for duty at all times unless otherwise noted by the Conservatory Director. Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying environmental conditions.


Additional Information

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.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Other details

  • Job Family AOK-EXEMPT
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • Job Start Date Tuesday, June 4, 2019
  • Job End Date Sunday, July 14, 2019
  • AOK - Welling, OK 23122 E. SALVATION ROAD 74471, WELLING, Oklahoma, United States of America