Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Coordinate and give oversight to all Temple Corps Youth Programs
- Lead the afterschool program.
- Lead the summer day camp program.
- Lead the Vacation Bible School program.
- Pick up and drop off for the kid’s program as directed by the Corps Officers.
- Assist the social worker with the summer Allegheny Camps (including taking kids to camp)
- Help in project bundle up (shopping trips, toys distribution, etc.)
- Lead kids’ Sunday school and junior church.
- Maintain a linkage between the community youth and the corps youth ministry and worship.
- Serve on call as appropriate and as needed.
- Support other Temple Corps activities as needed and as directed by the Corps Officers, especially during the time when kids are on vacation (summer and Christmas kettle seasons)
- Encourage participation and taking part in kids’ divisional activities.
- Maintain proper receipts and accounting procedures for any Salvation Army expenses as required by The Salvation Army accounting guides.
- Maintain proper statistics for all activities and human services provided.
- Keep regular office hours for preparation of programs and activities.
- Make certain that all Salvation Army owned/rented property and equipment is maintained and kept in good order seeing that areas are kept neat, clear of clutter and clean.
- Responsible for safety and well-being of participants in programs and will not leave any minors unsupervised at any time.
- The above duties and responsibilities are not all inclusive and may be modified to include other job-related duties at the discretion of the supervisor
- Maintain sound fiscal policies in programs.
- Recruit and supervise volunteers in assisting in all areas of youth and young adult ministry.
- Maintain good stewardship practices in care of equipment, facilities, and grounds.
- Maintain all related inventories and statistical records in a professional manner.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
A passion for outreach to unchurched children, youth and young adults.
- Be able to drive a 12-passenger van.
- Be able to work on Sundays.
- Have good knowledge of the Bible.
- A sensitivity to disadvantaged youth.
- Must be able to plan, organize, and implement quality children’s programs.
- Must have effective interpersonal and communication skills.
- Agree with the Salvation Army International mission statements.
- Be willing to adhere to Salvation Army employment practices.
- Must possess management, organizational and creativity skills
- All three PA Clearances required upon employment and thereafter upon renewal date: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Request for Criminal Record, and Fingerprint based federal criminal history.
- PA Mandated and Permissive Reporting and The Salvation Army's KeepSAfe training required.