Camp Heart O Hills Office Assistant - Canteen

AOK - Welling, OK 23122 E. SALVATION ROAD 74471, 23122 E. SALVATION ROAD, WELLING, Oklahoma, United States of America Req #13555
Thursday, January 28, 2021

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a temporary job opening for a Camp Canteen/Office Assistant for Camp Heart O Hills located in Welling, Oklahoma.


Job Summary

Plans, coordinates, supervises and evaluates the day-to-day operations of the canteen and assists in the office under the office manager; maintains 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:

Canteen - Coordinates the stocking of the canteen with drinks and snacks and drink machines; Ensures popular items are always available. Orders are to be approved before being placed with vendors.  Maintains record of canteen supplies used for camp program.  

Prepares detailed inventory of all clothing, food, and beverages.  Monitors any cash received at the canteen until turned into the Camp Office Manager.  Maintains and cleans canteen daily to include emptying garbage cans, checking restrooms, re-stocking supplies, and hosing outside area.  Receives, records, and secures camper money on registration days.  Distributes camp t-shirts for campers each week.  Supervises other staff members assigned to work canteen.


Office Assistant - Assists with copying, filing or other office responsibilities as needed.  Assists with preparations for camper registration including checking in paperwork.  Collects and checks all USDA sheets for each camper at registration.  Keeps USDA records at meals.  Completes proper USDA forms for food deliveries.   Keeps all USDA forms filed and in proper order for each camping period.  Meets with USDA inspector.  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.  


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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.  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

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


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Some physical requirements of the Camp 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. 


Additional Information

Camp Staff Orientation will be held 6/8/2021-6/13/2021 and participation is required.


The 2021 Summer Camp program will be held 6/8/2021-7/15/2021.    If you are unable to work the entire program session, please let us know on your application.


Compensation:  $500/week


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
  • Job Function Camp
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • Job Start Date Tuesday, June 8, 2021
  • Job End Date Thursday, July 15, 2021
  • AOK - Welling, OK 23122 E. SALVATION ROAD 74471, 23122 E. SALVATION ROAD, WELLING, Oklahoma, United States of America