The Salvation Army

Youth Worker

Job Locations US-DE-Seaford
Job ID
Youth Work
Compensation Min
USD $11.75/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $11.75/Hr.
Regular Part-Time


Position: Youth Worker                    

Location: The Salvation Army Seaford Corps

Availability of Position: Immediate

Schedule: Part-Time-Plus; 20-29 hours per week; Evening and Weekends required

Reporting Relationship: Corps Commanding Officer

Salary and Grade:  $11.75 per hour; 72 Non-Exempt


The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

  • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, vacation time and sick time.
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!

Position Overview: This position’s primary responsibility is to give oversight as directed by the Corps Officer for the Salvation Army children’s programming at the Corps. In addition, this position would assist with summer programs and other seasonal programs as assigned.


With regards to Salvation Army children’s programming:

  • Lead after-school program for kids.
  • Pick up children and drop them off
  • Lead Sunday school
  • Able to play an instrument to lead kids worship
  • Help with food preparation of programs
  • Passion for the kingdom of God. Burning desire to reach out to the kids in the community.
  • Passion to lead children and youth to Christ.
    • Assist Corps Officer with planning and oversight of Corps troops programs, and other youth programs as assigned
    • Oversee / organize Music and Arts program for children
    • Serve in team ministry for the leadership of these programs
    • Submit needed statistics and reports as assigned

With regards to other program and administrative assignments:

    • Assist with Seasonal program activities as needed
    • Oversee Corps Camp Ladore Camper recruitment each spring
    • Oversee and/or assist with various Summer ministry programs and services
    • Assist where possible in Sunday worship ministry
    • Submit needed statistics and reports as assigned
  • Assist with transportation of youth to Corps and/or Divisional activities
  • Serve as member of the Corps Council
  • Handles other tasks, duties and responsibilities as assigned by Corps Officer

The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the candidate will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.


  • Active Senior Soldier in The Salvation Army
  • Must have passion for children’s ministry and evangelist
  • Must have excellent relational skills with children and adults
  • Must have good organizational skills
  • Salvation Army youth work experience preferred
  • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus but not necessary
  • Training and experience in urban ministry preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license with good driving record.
  • You must be able to obtain clearances required by the Joseph R. Biden III and the Child Protection Act. 
  • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.

Contact: Please send or upload your resume and a cover letter to:

Please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements as instructed below:

External candidates interested in this position please apply online at 

Internal candidates interested in applying for this position please apply at              


No Phone Calls Please.

Updated by the Divisional Human Resources Department 5/31/24.

The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.

Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ

and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Requisition No.1728


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed