The Salvation Army

  • Program Aide/Youth Educator (Full-time) - Barnabas Center

    Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
    Job ID
    Social Services
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army is hiring! We are seeking individuals with a passion for helping others, and a desire to do the most good in their own community.


    The Barnabas Outreach Center has an immediate opening for a full-time Youth Educator. This position is responsible for coordination and delivery of Comprehensive Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (CAPP) services and educational materials throughout the local community.



    The Salvation Army offers a truly excellent benefits package to eligible employees, including:

    • Generous time off every year that includes paid 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
    • Eligible Student Loans may qualify for the Federal Government’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program


    • Facilitate pre-selected CAPP curriculum groups for approximately 150 10-21 year old youth 8-10 times per week at multiple community locations.
    • Identify and provide individual one-on-one sessions in the community with high-risk members of the overall CAPP group including; crisis intervention, tutoring, goal planning, and facilitation of family planning and public health insurance enrollment to prevent adolescent pregnancy and promote sexual health.
    • Maintain statistical accountability including; documentation of attendance and participation, goal planning, and outcome reporting for internal TSA and external stakeholders.
    • Establish and maintain connection with outside agencies and organizations through networking, advocacy, and education.
    • Conduct Outreach and promotional activities which may include neighborhood and community outreach, agency outreach and school-based outreach.
    • Attend program and CAPP staff meetings as requested; provide input on program improvement.
    • Assist with maintaining the Drop-In Center environment which may include supervising youth, answering telephones, crisis intervention and light cleaning/household maintenance.


    • Bachelor’s Degree and 1 year experience working with youth and families required. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered.
    • Must have NYS driver’s license that meets The Salvation Army’s insurance requirements.
    • Must have access to vehicle for use during working hours.

    The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of disability status, veteran status, or any other New York State or federally protected characteristic.


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