Summer Camp Head Dining Hall Attendant

Midlothian, TX 8060 Singleton Road 76065, 8060 Singleton Road, Midlothian, Texas, United States of America Req #28895
Thursday, December 14, 2023

Position Type: Seasonal full-time (Overnight Residential) 

About this opportunity: 

In this leadership role, you play a crucial part in ensuring the readiness of the camp Dining ministry. Our professional food services team serves hundreds of campers and staff each day while developing friendships, skills, and techniques used in a culinary arts career. You will lead a committed Dining Room support team, ensuring they are trained, prepared, and motivated. Under the guidance of a full-time staff supervisor, your responsibilities involve coordinating schedules, addressing program requirements and equipment coordination, and managing food service facilities in alignment with camp policies and mission. With onsite training in ServSafe practices and daily opportunities to implement ideas that bless others, this opportunity is unlike any other! Join us and be a driving force in creating an unforgettable summer! 

Key responsibilities: 

1. Supervision and Guidance: 

  • Provides guidance and positive role modeling to staff and campers, ensuring their safety and well-being.  
  • Demonstrates Christian values and principles in all interactions, serving as a positive example for staff and campers.  
  • Promotes and stimulates staff participation to enhance their overall camp experience.  
  • Actively promotes and embodies the values of Camp Hoblitzelle's summer camp program, fostering an environment that aligns with the camp's mission and principles. Encourages campers to embrace and embody these values throughout their camp experience. [Check out for a detailed understanding of our camp's values.]  
  • Integrates faith into daily activities, contributing to the spiritual growth and development of campers within the Christian camp community.    


2. Team Management: 

  • Coordinates and implements the daily schedule for assigned team members to ensure appropriate coverage and support. 
  • Performs all duties in accordance with prescribed regulatory compliance guidelines, including local, state, and federal guidelines as well as American Camp Association accreditation standards. 
  • Demonstrates effective team management and utilizes appropriate communication and supervision techniques as trained, when required.  
  • Ensure the safety and cleanliness of all food service program areas and equipment through daily inspections, addressing needed repairs or replacements, and conducting thorough initial and end-of-session inventories.  
  • Maintain optimal food service conditions through scheduled maintenance and cleaning as needed. Safely store equipment to maintain a secure and organized environment. 


3. Program & Activities Assistance: 

  • Participates enthusiastically as a team member in all-camp activities, evening programs, and special events. When not in a leadership role, contributing to the maintenance of a lively learning environment and fostering engagement. 
  • Always promotes quality of programs and safety of campers in cooperation with camp rules and regulations.  
  • Engages in essential ministry duties, including sharing approved devotional content, participating in prayer sessions with campers, and participating in camp worship times. 
  • Sits with cabin tables during meals, as needed. Maintains a positive, relaxed atmosphere during mealtimes, encouraging conversation and camaraderie among staff and campers. 


4. Safety and Security: 

  • Ensures the accountability, security, and safety of campers during all camp activities.  
  • Reports all accidents to supervisors promptly and accurately, following camp procedures.  


What we are looking for in you: 


  • Must be at least 18 years old and a high school graduate or GED preferred.  
  • A heart for others and a mind towards Christ.  
  • Should be self-motivated and teachable.  
  • Prior knowledge and skills experience in food management, culinary arts, or service industry preferred. 
  • A willingness to abide by Camp Hoblitzelle’s doctrinal statement and policies.  


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: 

Some physical requirements of the Head Camp Dining Room Attendant position could be endurance including climbing, standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate dining room 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 



Employee Benefits 

  • Experience & Growth – gain exposure in an exciting educational setting that blends fun with hands-on skill development. Cultivate resilience, fuel personal growth, and lay the foundation for success in any career path.  
  • Positive Impact – influence others through positive interactions and exemplify Christ in words and actions.  
  • Community – A place to belong. Make connections, friendships and experience community that can last lifetime.  
  • Approachable leadership team - Always available to encourage you, challenge you, or help you discuss camp issues. 
  • Time to Rest – 24 hours off per week. 
  • Competitive Pay – with food & housing included 
  • And More!  


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Why work for us? 


The Salvation Army offers a broad range of career opportunities, particularly targeted toward those motivated by our mission, to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.  

The Salvation Army strives to do the “Most Good” for its employees by offering a greater sense of purpose in the work performed, by training and mentoring employees and by offering competitive compensation and benefit plans.  Whether employed as a truck driver, administrative support team member or the director of a program, our employees understand at the core of their work is the opportunity to be an integral part of an organization that is Doing the Most Good. 


Additional Information: 

All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.  

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  • Application Submittal Period December 14, 2023 – May 3, 2024 

Leadership (Head) Staff Orientation will be held 05/30/2024 - 06/02/2024 and participation is required. 

Camp Staff Orientation will be held 06/03/2024 – 06/09/2024 and participation is required.  The 2024 Summer Camp Program will be held 06/10/2024 through 07/21/2024.  If you are unable to work the entire season, please let us know on your application.


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  


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Other details

  • Job Family TX-TEMPNE
  • Job Function Food Service
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Midlothian, TX 8060 Singleton Road 76065, 8060 Singleton Road, Midlothian, Texas, United States of America