The Salvation Army

Ministry Assistant

Job Locations US-NY-Kingston
Job ID
Salary is $16.25/HR
Regular Full-Time


  • Assist the Corps Officer with the development, planning and implementation of various programs, including but not limited to:
  •  Social and evangelistic ministry programs;
  • Corps summer youth ministries, including the recruitment for camps and Bible school programs;
  • After-school programs with the specific responsibilities for bridging students into evangelistic and discipleship ministries.
  • Assist the Corps Officer in providing leadership at events including assisting the Corps Officers in the promotion, registration and transportation of events/activities. Transportation could include driving to pick up donations, program participants, etc.
  • Lead or assist in aspects of public relations events and campaigns as assigned by Corps Officers, including but not limited to, the Christmas Kettle campaign and other fundraising events.
  • Lead or 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.
  • Assist with the delivery of social service assistance, including but not limited to administrative responsibilities: Advisory Board meetings, oversight of donations, program utilization and statistics.
  • Assist as needed for general, daily Corps support needs and performs special projects as assigned by the Corps Officers.
  • Accepts training, education and development on all facets of the Corps in order to be prepared for future Officership goals.
  • Communicates with various individuals including Corps Officers, staff, clients, Advisory Board members, volunteers, donors, community leaders, etc.
  • Responsible for the organization and administration of assigned activity for youth groups.
  • Ability to communicate and work with groups of various ages and skill levels.
  • Report all incidents minor or major.
  • Accepts other duties given by Corps Officer. 


  • Must be a uniformed Salvationist in good standing.
  • High School or equivalent
  • At Least 6 months experience in Youth or Camp groups and the ability to teach and enthuse others.
  • Available to work in a flexible schedule according to the programs in the cops.
  • 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.
  • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.


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