Plans, coordinates, supervises and evaluates the day-to-day operations of the canteen and assists in the office under the office manager; maintain stock of drinks and snacks; conducts inventory of all clothing, food, and beverages; responsible for cash received at the canteen; supervises other staff member assigned to work the canteen.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 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.
Coordinate the stocking of the canteen with drinks and snacks and drink machines;
Ensure popular items are always available. Orders are to be approved before being placed with vendors;
Maintain record of canteen supplies used for camp program;
Prepare detailed inventory of all clothing, food, and beverages;
Monitor any cash received at the canteen until turned into the Office Manager;
Maintain and clean canteen daily to include emptying garbage cans, checking restrooms, re-stocking supplies, and hosing outside area;
Receive, record, and secure camper money on registration days;
Distribute camp t-shirts for campers each week;
Supervise other staff members assigned to work canteen.
Assist with copying, filing or other office responsibilities as needed;
Assist with preparations for camper registration including checking in paperwork;
Collects and checks all USDA sheets for each camper at registration;
Keep USDA records at meals;
Complete proper USDA forms for food deliveries;
Keep all USDA forms filed and in proper order for each camping period;
Meet with USDA inspector.
Participate 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; 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 Camp Director;
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
General Office Equipment
Knowledge of the principles and practices of child and youth behavior and development;
Ability to build and maintain effective mentor and professional relationships with children and youth;
Ability to communicate effectively with campers and camp staff;
Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work in order to accomplish work in compliance with quality standards and deadlines.
MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES:
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.
Some physical requirements of the Canteen/Office Assistant position could be endurance including climbing, standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate canteen/office equipment and 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.
Two years’ experience working with children in a camp 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
Camp Staff Orientation is from June 10th - June 16th. Camp Sessions run from June 17th - July 27th. If for whatever reason you are unable to be here for the entire season, please let us know on your application. Orientation is NOT optional.
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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