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The Salvation Army Recreation Specialist in Canandaigua, New York


Oversee and supervise a group of children in the Summer Day Camp Recreation Program while maintaining health and safety standards.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Lead structured and unstructured activities for children participating in the Summer Day Camp Program• Supervise a group of 8-12 children during the day to coordinate recreation activities that encourage teamwork and character building opportunities• Maintain health and safety of children according to camp manual at all times• Report any problems and concerns to the Program Director as needed• Report and discipline concerns to the Program Director as needed• Attend all staff meetings and training sessions as scheduled• Encourage each child to participate in constructive recreation and leisure activities• Assist children to develop an awareness of the Canandaigua community and leisure options in the community• Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice due to business needs.


  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Desire and ability to work with children

  • Ability to assist or lead with the teaching of activities

  • Energetic, sense of humor, patient and self-control

  • Safety oriented at all times

  • Creative and artistic a major

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job LocationsUS-NY-Canandaigua

Job ID 2022-9482

Category Creative Arts

Type Temporary Full-Time