The Salvation Army

Summer Vacation Bible School (VBS) Helper

Job Locations US-NY-Newburgh
Job ID
Community and Social Services
Salary is $9.00/HR
Temporary Full-Time


To create an atmosphere in which children are able to receive healthy mentoring and peer relationships, continued educational experiences, physical education, and instruction about the Bible and prayer.


  • Accompany students on field trips.
  • Plan various educational activities and structured game times
  • Lead groups of children in activities.
  • Assist with all student performances
  • Supervise children and volunteers to ensure all have access to a safe space for learning and worship.
  • Keep program areas organized and free of clutter. When finished for the day, clean all areas that have been used for the programs.
  • Maintain statistical information, as needed by program Director.
  • Be prepared and available to help volunteers, and children seeking Christ as their personal Savior.
  • Be willing to help with any other tasks as assigned by the program Director.
  • You must be able to represent The Salvation Army’s spiritual ministry and social mission in all spheres of influence.
  • Confidentiality is essential for this position. Breaching said confidentiality will result in immediate termination of service without further warning.


  • Must have experience working with children and young people.
  • Must have some educational background in Christian Ministry, demonstrating effective planning skills in developing and implementing youth activities and outreach.
  • Commitment to evangelical Christian outreach and to uphold The Salvation Army mission statement.


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