The Salvation Army

Performing Arts Instructor

Job Locations US-NJ-Union
Job ID
Creative Arts
Mileage Reimbursement
Compensation Min
USD $2,700.00/Summer
Compensation Max
USD $2,700.00/Summer
Temporary Full-Time


The Summer Performing Arts Instructors will assist the New Jersey Arts Department with the preparation and operation of the faith-based, traveling programs NJ Arts on Tour and the NJ Music and Arts Camp. The instructors will act as teachers, stagehands, and program coordinators.


  • Teach and lead classes in dance, drama, timbrels, fine arts, etc. to youth and teens.
  • Lead and prepare other Arts Department programs as needed, such as technique, devotions, etc.
  • Assist in day-to-day office work- copying, filing, organizing, printing, etc.
  • Assist as a member of the tech crew for NJ Arts on Tour showcases and Music and Arts Camp finales.
  • Help create, develop, and purchase any costumes, props, sets, or materials needed.
  • Travel to the different NJ Arts on Tour locations each week using their own transportation.
  • Participate in all necessary training needed prior to the start of the NJ Arts on Tour Program.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Valid driver’s license and reliable, insured transportation.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Background in the performing arts (dance, timbrels, drama, fine arts, etc.)
  • Be able to lift and carry arts equipment- drama blocks, etc., with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Have prior experience in preparing and teaching art classes.
  • Enjoy and have prior experience working with youth (specifically ages 7-16).
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be willing to support and/or lead faith-based kids’ activities and programming.
  • Must understand and support the mission of The Salvation Army.


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