The Salvation Army

Youth Ministries Coordinator (3 openings) (Divisional Headquarters)

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Job ID
Youth Work
Salary is $50,000.00
Regular Full-Time


Responsible for coordinating Youth Ministries and working with Corps Officer


  • Maintain a daily devotional and prayer life.
  • Weekly participation in Corps Worship Service (Holiness Meeting)
  • Work in unity with the Corps Officers and Youth Peoples Sergeant Major (where applicable) to ensure programming excellence in all aspects of youth ministries.
  • Develop and maintain a healthy working relationship with all persons in accordance with the practices and policies of The Salvation Army
  • Coordinate and implement the evangelism, discipleship, & leadership development of the young people involved in corps programs including opportunities for new ministry initiatives.
  • Plan and implement recruitment, leadership development & training opportunities to increase the quality and effectiveness of volunteer staff.
  • Regular contact and visitation of 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, VBS, Troops Programs, etc.
  • Recruit, coordinate, and transport kids attending camp, Youth Councils, young adult gatherings & other divisional events.
  • Maintain all records of attendance & statistics for related programs.
  • Maintain clean 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


  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Christian Education or a related field.
  • Bilingual helpful but not necessary.
  • Be an active Salvation Army Soldier (Preferred)
  • Good organizational skills Strong personal Christian values and high moral character.
  • A valid driver’s license and be able to drive a 12-passenger van.
  • Able to work with people in a leadership role.
  • Able to speak and carry himself/herself well in front of a group.
  • Must be able to work with all age groups, especially with teens and young adults.
  • Must be able to travel throughout the Division to work with Corps Officers and Local Officers on various programs and be available to work evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to be a team member and function in a work alone situation to complete tasks.
  • Intermediate level computer skills
  • Creative program ability
  • Musical ability preferred but not a must.
  • At least two (2) years of teaching experience or an equivalent amount of related practical experience


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