The Salvation Army

  • Youth Worker

    Job Locations US-PA-Milton
    Job ID
    Community and Social Services
    Compensation Min
    USD $10.50/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $10.50/Hr.
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Position: Youth Worker

    Department: Milton, PA Corps       

    Availability of Position: Immediate             

    Schedule: Part-Time, 20- 29 hours per week; varying hours based on scheduled events, evenings and weekends required.       

    Reporting Relationship: Corps Officer/Office Manager                           

    Salary and Grade: $10.50 per hour; 72 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, vacation time and sick time.
    • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
    • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
    • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!


    Position Overview: The Youth Worker is to support the Corps Officer with reaching out to youth in the community and assist the church in developing new youth programing, as well as meet with prospective youth in the community. Must have an understanding and appreciation for The Salvation Army Mission Statement. The Youth Worker will be in charge of gathering volunteers for youth programs and will be the primary contact for youth leaders.


    * Lead and organize effective youth programs implementing fellowship, worship, biblical teaching, discipleship, and evangelism, as well as ministry and mission opportunities.

    * Maintain contact with students and parents, keeping them informed of ongoing activities. Keep parents updated on ministry strategies and plans in a way that encourages partnership and involvement.

    * Seek to integrate youth ministry into all phases of church life to create a culture that is intentionally intergenerational, striving to unite with and complement other church ministries.

    * Coordinate a minimum of three outdoor youth/family outreaches a year during warm weather.

    * Assist Corps Officer in studies to determine needed areas of youth programming for the corps area.  Develop programming to address needs in corps area based upon studies conducted.  Evaluate and recommend ministries as needs arise.

    * Responsible for encouraging and aiding in the spiritual growth of youth and young adults for The Salvation Army.

    * Responsible for encouraging participation and taking part in divisional functions and activities.

    * Work to recruit children to attend summer camp and arrange transportation and registration of children.

    * Performs related duties as assigned.


    * 2 or more years of experience in working with youth.

    * The person holding this position must be a uniform wearing salvationist and become an active member at the Milton Corps.

    * A minimum of an Associate’s Degree, or work related experience.

    * Must have sensitivity to working families from all walks of life.

    * Must be experienced in programming skills.

    * Must have a personal faith in God and a current Christian witness.

    * Must possess management, organizational and creativity skills.

    * Must possess basic office skills including use of basic software applications.

    * Must possess a valid drivers’ license in good standing

    * As a Mandated Reporter, candidate must provide proof of having completed training on recognizing and reporting child abuse meeting the training standards of  PA Act 153 of 2014 within 30 days of employment with recurrent training required every three years thereafter.  Meets the Child Protection Clearances required by PA Act 153 to include:  PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record/Fingerprint Check.

    * Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.


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


    The Salvation Army

    Attn: Lt. Jennifer Burke or Mr. Joel Harris

    30 Center Street

    Milton, PA 17847

    Fax: 570-742-2904

    Or go to: Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at

    Prospective employees can apply online at


    No phone calls please


    Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on March 1, 2019


    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. 1033


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