The Salvation Army

Ministry Assistant

Job Locations US-DE-Seaford
Job ID
Compensation Min
USD $13.50/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $13.50/Hr.
Regular Full-Time


Title:  Ministry Assistant                                                            

Location: Seaford Corp.

Availability: Immediate                                                              

Reports To: Corps Officers

Schedule: Full-Time: 40  hours per week; Evenings and Weekends Required

Salary and Grade: $13.50 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!


  • Assist the Corps Officer with the development, planning and implementation of community programs.
  • Assist the Corps Officer in providing leadership at events through tasks such as promotion, registration and transportation of events/activities.
  • Driving to pick-up donations, program participants, etc.
  • Lead and assist in public relations events and campaigns as assigned by Corps Officers including but not limited to, the Christmas Kettle campaign and other fundraising events.
  • Lead and assist with various worship, praise, prayer, and evangelism services such as teaching Sunday School classes, lead or assist with bible studies, Men/Women fellowship programs, outreach programs, League of Mercy, etc.
  • Help oversee the afterschool churches afterschool program.
  • Provide spiritual guidance to the church members.
  • Assist with the delivery of social service assistance including, but not limited to, administrative responsibilities, Advisory Council meetings, Corps Council meetings, oversight of donations, program utilization and statistics.
  • Assist as needed for general, daily Corps support needs and perform special projects as assigned by the Corps Officer.
  • Communicates with Corps Officers, staff, clients, Advisory Council members, volunteers, donors, community leaders, and others as needed.
  • Planning, preparing, and facilitating Vacation Bible School.
  • Develop relationships with parents and families of program participants.
  • Availability to open building for outside groups as needed.
  • All other duties as assigned.



Must Love the Lord and have a passion to minister His gospel to them. Prefer two years of college and three years’ experience working with youth and must be 21 years or older. Must be uniformed Salvationist in good standing or someone willing to work towards becoming a church member of The Salvation Army. Must uphold biblical standards in personal and professional life, including fiscal support of the Corps ministry. Must conduct oneself in a manner which reflects credit on The Salvation Army, its leadership, and on the Lord Jesus Christ. Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army. Must know how to play and Instrument-Preferable Guitar. Must be able to lead or participate in praise and worship for Sunday church service and other events. Must understand that this is a Christian mission base position. You must be able to obtain clearances required by the Joseph R. Biden III and the Child Protection Act. 


Contact: Please send your resume and a cover letter to:  

Commanding Officers   Contact: Lieutenant Miguel & Kathryn Alban Guerrero, 22318 Sussex Highway, Seaford, DE 19973;

Or external candidate can apply online at  Internal candidates interested in applying for this position please apply at


No Phone Calls Please.

Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department June 24, 2020

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. 1365


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