The Salvation Army

Youth Ministries Coordinator

Job Locations US-CT-Stamford
Job ID
Compensation Min
USD $15.00/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $16.00/Hr.
Regular Full-Time


Location: Stamford Corps (Stamford, CT)

Status: Non-exempt/ Full-time

Hours Per Week:37.5

Schedule: Mon – Fri; 8:30 am – 4:00 pm (hours will vary once programs are implemented to fit the program’s needs)


Scope & Purpose of Position: Responsible for coordinating outreach to youth and Youth Ministries at the Stamford Corps.


  • Maintain a daily devotional and prayer life.
  • Participate in weekly Corps’ Worship Service (a.k.a. Holiness Meeting).
  • Work in unity with the Corps Officers to ensure programming excellence in youth ministries.
  • Develop and maintain a healthy working relationship with all persons in accordance with the practices and policies of The Salvation Army.
  • Develop, create, and establish programs for youth and young adults at The Salvation Army Stamford Corps.
  • Coordinate and implement the evangelism, discipleship, and leadership development of the young people involved in Corps’ programs, including opportunities for new ministry initiatives.
  • Plan and implement recruitment, leadership development, and training opportunities to increase the quality and effectiveness of volunteer staff.
  • Regularly contact and visit those that participate in youth activities and their families.
  • Provide leadership and support for youth Sunday School classes and other youth programming.
  • Provide leadership and support as needed for youth activities such as Junior Soldiers, Corps Cadets, Bible Bowl, Music Programs, Vacation Bible School, Star Search, Troops Programs, etc.
  • Recruit, coordinate, and transport kids attending camp, Youth Councils, young adult gatherings, and other divisional events.
  • Maintain all records of attendance and statistics for related programs.
  • Maintain clean and professional work and program areas.
  • Maintain youth programming throughout the year, including Christmas and summer break.
  • Attend all required Youth Ministries Coordinator meetings conducted by Territorial and Divisional Youth Departments.
  • Adhere to guidelines for staff responsibilities as found in The Salvation Army’s Employee Manuals.
  • Serve as a positive and professional representative of The Salvation Army.


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum two years of experience working with youth.
  • Strong personal Christian values and high moral character.
  • Creative program abilities.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to be a team member and work alone to complete tasks.
  • Intermediate-level computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Office.
  • Valid Driver’s License and able to drive a 12-passenger van.
  • A Uniform wearing Salvationist preferred
  • Musical ability preferred but not a requirement.
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends.
  • Must embrace, support, and reflect well on The Salvation Army’s mission and values.
  • A positive “can-do” attitude.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
  • Demonstrate discretion, integrity, and confidentiality in dealing with all matters.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Must maintain a professional appearance.
  • Must complete the KeepSAfe training and other required trainings upon hire.
  • Self-motivated and dependable.
  • Strong time-management skills with the ability to organize.
  • Will respect and promote the interest of The Salvation Army.

Benefits of Working for The Salvation Army: The Salvation Army is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefit program to full-time employees who work at least 30 hours per week.

  • Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays, and deductibles
  • Telehealth/on-line doctor visits
  • Basic and voluntary term life insurance
  • Short term disability coverage and optional long term disability coverage
  • Supplemental insurance coverage options
  • Flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent care
  • Employer-funded pension plan
  • Tax-deferred annuity plan
  • Educational assistance
  • Generous paid time off, including holidays, vacation, sick, personal, bereavement, and marriage
  • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose

The Salvation Army Mission Statement: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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