The Salvation Army

Youth Program Coordinator

Job Locations US-PA-Pittsburgh
Job ID
Community and Social Services
Compensation Min
USD $12.00/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $14.00/Hr.
Regular Full-Time


The job’s primary purpose is to coordinate, supervise, and implement all youth programs for children, youth, and young adults offered by the Salvation Army Temple Corps.


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

Additional Responsibilities:


  • 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.


  • A minimum of an associate degree, or work-related experience
  • Previous experience in youth work
  • A valid PA Driver’s license
  • Must be 21 to drive a 12 Passenger Van
  • A general knowledge of computers and basic software applications


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