The Salvation Army

Corps Ministry Assistant

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Job ID
Compensation Min
USD $38,000.00/Yr.
Compensation Max
USD $47,000.00/Yr.
Regular Full-Time


  • To invest in the lives of children and teens, developing and maintaining relational ministry opportunities.
  • To create affordable programming otherwise unavailable to disadvantaged and at-risk children, particularly in Christian education and the creative arts.
  • To assist corps officers in all program and ministry related activities and responsibilities, including outreach.
  • Make the most of every opportunity to minister, pray and present the gospel of Jesus Christ to those in your sphere of influence


  • Participate in the development and implementation of innovative Christian education and creative arts programs for all ages.
  • Lead/ teach/ participate in Corps programming (including Sunday).
  • Identify community needs & new ministry ventures in order to evaluate current programs and to design new and relevant Corps programs.
  • Develop and maintain programs and ministries to enhance the healthy spiritual, physical and emotional development of those under your influence.
  • Reach out to the community to bring new families/members into the Corps.
  • Develop and maintain contacts with children at local campuses and schools where such contact is permitted.
  • Ensure appropriate integration of all weekly Corps and outreach programming into the congregation.
  • To recruit, supervise and train volunteers to assist with corps programs as needed.
  • Organize and maintain proper files and statistics on all program participants and volunteers.
  • Divisional Summer Camp (which includes sign ups, transportation and follow up).
  • Flexible assistance to the Corps Officers during the Christmas/ Kettle Season.
  • Assists Corps Officers with other tasks and assignments as given by them as part of the corps ministry team.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Valid New York Driver’s License
  • Experience in the Arts, youth ministry and developing programming
  • Commitment to evangelical Christian outreach
  • Salvationist Preferred
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Office computer programs
  • Knowledge of and commitment to The Salvation Army's mission and purpose
  • Possess written, oral and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to be a part of the total ministry at The Salvation Army


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