The Salvation Army

Music and Youth Program Coordinator

Job Locations US-PA-Lebanon
Job ID
2022-9537
Category
Youth Work
Compensation Min
USD $13.00/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $13.00/Hr.
Type
Regular Part-Time

Overview

Position: Music & Youth Programs Coordinator       

Location: Lebanon, PA Corps

Availability of Position: Part-Time; 24 hours per week, may include evenings and weekends       

Schedule: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Reporting Relationship: Corps Officers

Salary and Grade: $ 13.00 per hour; 73 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:  Responsible for the music program of the Salvation Army Lebanon Corps. Expand and administer programs of interest to youth. Connect with area churches, colleges, and other groups to locate volunteers/interns. Conduct outreach to youth. Support existing youth programs. Work alongside Officer to create and maintain successful programs.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the youth from the community and our Corps the Music and Youth Programs of the Salvation Army Lebanon Corps
  • Processes all music classes applications.
  • Maintain accurate monthly statistics.
  • Understand program needs and implementing policies and procedures in working together with staff and leadership to ensure programs and services are adequately staffed.
  • Will work together with the Officers and staff in the recruitment of the youth for the various programs and will be the anchor to ensure a well-organized program.
  • Establishes an effective working rapport with all other staff.
  • Oversee and support all current Youth Programs including Summer Day Camp and assist as needed.
  • Expand, Prepare & Implement new and interesting Youth Programs with an emphasis on outreach.
  • Connect with area churches, colleges and other groups to recruit volunteers/interns.
  • Supervise the youth in programs under their care.
  • Coordinate facility utilization and scheduling.
  • Visitation and/or Follow-up program participants and parents.
  • Recruit program participants for new programs.
  • Communicate with local schools and agencies to enhance programs.
  • Represent The Salvation Army on committees, boards and task forces as assigned.
  • Work alongside Officer to create and maintain successful programs.
  • Accepts training and education in all facets of local Corps work in order to be better prepared for future ministry leadership goals, including officer-ship as appropriate.
  • Maintains a consumer-friendly demeanor when working with internal and external publics.
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with officers and employees.
  • Ability to work alone and with others. Must be a self-starter. Must have the ability to keep information in a confidential and secure fashion, and to use sound judgment working in an environment with multiple, changing work priorities, and under strict, unalterable deadlines.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, as well as good verbal communication skills.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of two years post-high school education and/or work experience.
  • Prefer a logical thinker who is detailed oriented.
  • Must be courteous to program participants and their families, volunteers, staff, and the public.
  • Previous work/experience with children and teens.
  • Some experience in youth ministry and creative arts ministry is preferable.
  • Be a member of The Salvation Army in Lebanon PA, or be willing to transfer SA membership to the Lebanon Corps.
  • Must have a Christ-like attitude and act as a positive Christian role model for youth.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Power Point, Excel, and Publisher). Layout and Design experience preferred. Willingness to learn and work with other publishing software such as Adobe and other software.
  • Creativity, flexibility, and capacity to meet the responsibility inherent to job success are required.
  • Ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Needs to be a team-player and committed to the ideals of The Salvation Army.
  • Able to plan and evaluate effectively.
  • Able to manage confidential information.
  • Must possess a current, valid Driver’s License to travel locally as needed.
  • As a Mandated Reporter, must provide proof of having completed training on recognizing and reporting child abuse meeting the training standards of PA Act 153 of 2014 within 30 days of employment with recurrent training required every five years thereafter. Child Protection Clearances PA Act 153 requires that all prospective employees complete the following: clearance and background checks prior to employment: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record/Fingerprint Check. Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.                      

Contact: The Salvation Army

Attn: Lt. Ivonne Janet & Marlon Rodriguez

PO Box 1109

Lebanon, PA 17042

Fax: 717-273-1333

 

External candidates interested in this position please apply online at http://careers.salvationarmy.org.

Internal candidates interested in applying for this position please apply at http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com.          

 

No phone calls please

 

Updated by the Divisional Human Resource Department on 7/7/22.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

 

 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. 1669

 

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