The Salvation Army

  • Corps Program Assistant

    Job Locations US-DE-Wilmington
    Job ID
    Compensation Min
    USD $13.00/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $13.00/Hr.
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Position: Corps Program Assistant                                                                                          

    Department: Corps – Shipley Street, Wilmington, DE     

    Availability of Position: Immediate  

    Schedule: Full-TIme; evenings and weekends required

    Reporting Relationship: Corps Officers        

    Salary and Grade: $13.00 per hour; 73 Non-Exempt


    The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

    • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.
    • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
    • Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles
    • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Remitted Tuition Program
    • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
    • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!


    Position Overview: The Corps Program Assistant’s primary responsibility is to give oversight as directed by the Corps Officer for oversight of the Community Center and other Salvation Army children’s programming.   In addition, this position would assist with summer programs and other seasonal programs as assigned.


    • With regards to the Community Center
      • Give supervision to other staff and volunteers
      • Incorporate Christian education component as appropriate into all curriculum activities
      • Communicate with parents and teachers as needed
      • Provide statistical and narrative reports as needed
      • Plan and present special events/activities to connect children and families to Corps spiritual programs and services
    • With regards to Salvation Army children’s programming
      • Assist Corps Officer with planning and oversight of Corps troops programs, and other youth programs as assigned
      • Oversee/organize music and arts programs for children
      • Serve in team ministry for the leadership of these programs
    • With regards to other program activities as needed
      • Assist with seasonal program activities as needed
      • Oversee Corps and Regional Camp Ladore camper recruitment each spring
      • Serve on the summer Day Camp staff in leadership position
      • Assist where possible in Sunday worship ministry
      • Submit needed statistics and reports as assigned
    • Serve as member of the Corps council
    • Handle other tasks, duties and responsibilities as assigned by Corps Officer


     Candidate must be an active Senior Soldier in The Salvation Army. Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army. Must have a passion for children’s ministry and evangelism. Must possess a high school diploma or GED. Must have an excellent relational skills with children and adults.  Must have the ability to use general office machines and be computer literate.  Must have good organizational skills. Must have a valid driver’s license with 2 or less violations over the past two years.  Salvation Army youth work experience preferred.  Ability to speak Spanish a plus but not necessary. Training and experience in urban ministry preferred. Candidate must be able to obtain clearance required by the Joseph R. Biden III and the Child Protection Act.


    Contact:   Please send or fax your resume along with a cover letter with salary expectation to:



    The Salvation Army

    Human Resources

    PO Box 308

    Wilmington, DE 19899

    Fax: 302-225-8350

    Go to:

    Internal applicants:                    


    No phone calls please.


    Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department 1/17/18


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


    The Salvation Army’s 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.


    Requisition No.666


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