Date Posted: February 16, 2024

Deadline: May 25, 2024

Organization: Camp Walter Johnson - The Salvation Army

Location: Other

City: Denton, NC

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: Position Type: Temporary Full-Time (Overnight) Pay Range: $450.00 per week. Housing and Meals provided.

  • 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 Counselor 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.

Must be 18 years of age or older to apply.

Job Description:

Job Posting for Male Counselor is Requisition Req #29342

Job Posting for Female Counselor is Requisition Req #29344

Trains and supervises an assigned group of 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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participates in regular camp worship meetings and times of prayer. Leads devotional activities with campers in cabin. Prays with campers as needed and accompanies campers who come to the alter during the closing worship meeting at the end of the camp session. Will not act or speak contradictorily to The Salvation Army’s doctrine’s, mission, or principles.

  • Provides spiritual guidance and encouragement to counselors. 

  • Prepares the daily schedule for Counselors to ensure appropriate coverage of campers at all times; confirms Counselors receive adequate break times. 

  • Coordinates and leads youth through their daily schedule ensuring punctuality and responsibility. 

  • Ensures the accountability, security and safety of youth participating in camp activities; reports all accidents to the supervisor in an accurate and timely manner. 

  • Interprets and maintains camper compliance with camp rules and of the camp safety and health regulations. 

  • Assists with program activities and other activities as assigned working closely with the program staff. 

  • Reports any problems to ADYS/Camp Director. Maintain a detailed record of discipline problems and actions taken for campers.  Turn into ADYS/Camp Director at the end of each camping session. 

  • Participates enthusiastically as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights and other all-camp activities and camp functions. 

Learn more about this "sleep away" camp counselor opportunity and the students you can teach:


Camp Staff Orientation will be held 06/4/2024 – 06/9/2024 and participation is required.

The 2024 Summer Camp Program will be held 06/10/2024 – 07/13/2024. If you are unable to work the entire program session, please let us know on your application.
Contact Name:
Abbie Aguilar
Application Process:
To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of the posting below:

Application Submittal Period: January 1, 2024 – May 25, 2024
Employer Address:

918 Walter Johnson Rd.
Denton, NC 27239
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.