The Salvation Army

Youth Ministries Coordinator

Job Locations US-MA-Lowell
Job ID
2021-8013
Category
Ministry
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Salvation Army is hiring an Youth Ministries Coordinator for the Lowell Corps and offers an 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!

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Youth Ministry or Christian Education preferred
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with youth
  • Professes faith in Christ and demonstrates that faith through character and behavior
  • Intermediate level computer skills & creativity
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to be a team member and function in a work alone situation to complete tasks
  • Valid Driver’s License and ability to drive a 12-passenger van
  • Preferable if candidate were a Salvationist
  • Musical ability preferred but not a must
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Work in collaboration with the Corps Officers & the Young Peoples Sergeant Major to ensure programming excellence in all aspects of youth ministry
  2. Develop and maintain a healthy working relationship with all persons with the highest of Christian standards
  3. Coordinate & implement the evangelism, discipleship, & leadership development of the young people involved in corps programs, including opportunities for new ministry initiatives
  4. Plan and implement recruitment, leadership development & training opportunities to increase the quantity and effectiveness of volunteer staff
  5. Regular contact and visitation with those that participate in youth activities and their families
  6. Provides leadership for the teen Sunday School class and other teen discipleship programming, including but not limited to youth group, Corps Cadets, and Bible Bowl
  7. Coordinate the leadership & development of other youth activities (i.e. Afterschool and/or Day Camp, VBS, Junior Church, troops, Music/ Creative Arts)
  8. Recruit, transport & coordinate kids attending Camp Wonderland & other divisional and territorial events
  9. Maintain all records of attendance & statistics for related program
  10. Attend monthly Youth Ministry Coordinator meetings conducted by Divisional Youth Department
  11. Must be compliant with all KeepSAfe training
  12. Partner with the Bridging the Gap director to develop relationships with participants and coordinate activities
  13. Prepare and deliver monthly Children’s Five devotional in the morning worship service
  14. Perform other related duties as assigned by Corps Officer (s)

 

Location of Position:  Lowell Corps

Hours:  40 hrs/week

Pay Range:  $18 to $19 per hour

Potential housing available

 

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