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 Pay Range: $350 per week.

  • Two years’ experience in medical and/or health, preferably in a camp or related environment 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
  • Valid and Current Driver’s License

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Some physical requirements of the Camp Nurse Assistant 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:

Assists the Camp Nurse in the day-to-day medical needs of camp staff and campers; assist in reviewing medical information; assists Camp Nurse in dispensing medications to staff and campers as needed according to physician’s prescription. Assists the nursing staff as needed.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures the health and safety of all campers and staff by providing a safe environment as determined by the ACA Health and Wellness Accreditation standards.

  • At the beginning of each camp assist in making sure all cabins, pool, challenge course, office, etc. are supplied with full first aid kits for emergency use.

  • Assists Camp Nurse with registration day check-in and paperwork.

  • Assists during the registration process of checking campers upon arrival at camp for lice and other evidence of illness, injury or communicable disease.

  • Assists with reviewing all Health History Forms (camper and staff) within 24 hours of their arrival (verify that everyone at camp has a Health History Form on file), and identify any camper or staff who has a health or medical situation that needs to be discussed with the Camp Director.

  • Assists the Camp Nurse with dispensing medications to staff and campers as needed according to physician’s prescription.

  • Assists Camp Nurse during examinations and procedures.

  • Assists in supervising and caring for people admitted to the Health Center.

  • Assists Camp Nurse in keeping accurate records in the health log of all visits to the Health Center by campers and staff.

  • Keeps the nurses’ station clean and stocked.

  • Monitors and assists in maintaining health and safety practices while working in other areas throughout camp.

  • Assists with transportation to doctor’s office or hospitals, driving campers or staff off-site.

  • 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.

  • Sits with camper tables during meals and serve as a table monitor when needed.

  • Keeps personal living quarters neat, clean and ready for inspection.

  • Be available to participate and assist with camp programs and activities as directed by the Camp Director.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.  

For more information about the Camp Staff and Students in this temporary-full time role at a stay away camp please visit:

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 this link:

Application Submittal Period: January 11, 2024 – June 4, 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.