The Salvation Army

  • Children's Program Director

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Job ID
    Child Care
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army is hiring a Children's Program Director 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 

    Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program 

    Most importantly – a job with a good purpose! 

    This position is 40 hours per week at a pay rate of $21.63 per hour. 

    The Children's Program Director will direct an in-house child care program, Monday through Friday for a minimum of thirty-five (35) children. This individual is also responsible for managing childcare staff. 


    The Director shall be at least 21 years of age and meet one of the following sets of requirements. 

    Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any field or Associate’s Degree in any of the fields listed in 102 CMR 7.32(2)(a)1; and a Director I qualification and have eighteen months working with school age children; and have six months administrative experience or have evidence of satisfactory completion of at least nine credits in management or administrative subject areas from an accredited institution of higher education, or 

    Have a high school diploma and has at least two seasons previous experience as part of the administrative staff of a recreational camp for children or has successfully completed a course in camping administration such as those offered by national professional camping associations, national agencies, or their equivalent. 

    Minimum of six months (1 year preferred) experience working with school age children.  

    Experience with Christian Education Programs for school age children such as Sunday School or Vacation Bible Study preferred  

    Must have a keen interest and sincere appreciation for children. 

    Must be able to plan, prepare and implement the day-to-day activities. 

    Must be able to delegate duties to staff 

    Current Certification in American Red Cross Standard First Aid, or its equivalent and CPR. 



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