The Salvation Army

  • Youth Coordinator - Greater Things After School Program

    Job Locations US-NY-Saratoga Springs
    Job ID
    2018-5077
    Category
    Social Services
    Type
    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 Greater Things After School Program is hiring a part-time Youth Coordinator to plan and implmenent the program's curriculum, following the academic calendar. 

     

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

    • Generous time off every year that includes paid holidays, vacation time, and sick time.
    • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment).
    • Sprint and Verizon Wireless Discounts.
    • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans, including Short Term Disability, AFLAC, and Voluntary Term Life.

    Responsibilities

    • Coordination with local Corps Officer to ensure that the program meets Salvation Army mission and activity schedule;
    • Recruitment of volunteers to assist in the program;
    • Promotion of the program in schools and the community;
    • Recruitment of participants;
    • Plan monthly calendar of activities and ensuring that these activities are being carried out;
    • Monitor student participation and progress for program evaluation;
    • Maintain and monitor afterschool snack/meals for participants;
    • Connect and develop positive relationships with parents;
    • Plan quarterly Family Night activities and reach out to parents and grandparents;
    • Collaborate with schools and other community resources;
    • Maintain accurate records concerning attendance, students’ progress, and other information;
    • Provide monthly attendance records for Salvation Army statistical report;
    • Provide daily transportation in company vehicle to and from schools and homes;
    • Maintain a safe and healthy environment that supports holistic learning;
    • Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism in all situations and everyone;
    • Attend required in-service training, including child abuse training, CPR, First Aid etc.
    • Uphold all policies of The Salvation Army and uphold the mission as stated in its mission statement

    Qualifications

    • Prefer a candidate with a BA degree. Minimum education is Associate’s degree or currently in college or have two years of experience working with children in an educational setting such as a church, school, day care center, or after school program. 
    • Must be organized, able to work well with others, and support the mission of The Salvation Army.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license that meets The Salvation Army insurance requirements.

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