The Salvation Army

Children’s Program Director

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Job ID
Child Care
Regular Full-Time


The Salvation Army’s South End Corps is hiring a Children’s Program Director and offers excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

  • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
  • Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles
  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!


South End Corps – 1500 Washington Street, Boston, MA

Hours:  40 hours/week

Pay Rate:  $24/hr to $26.24/hr


Direct an in-house childcare program, Monday through Friday for a minimum of thirty-five (35) children.



  • Minimum of six months (1 year preferred) experience working with school age children. 
  • Experience with Christian Education Programs for school age children such as Sunday School or Vacation Bible Study preferred
  • Must have a keen interest and sincere appreciation for children.
  • Must be able to plan, prepare and implement the day-to-day activities.
  • Must be able to delegate duties to staff
  • Current Certification in American Red Cross Standard First Aid, or its equivalent and CPR.
  • The Director shall be at least 21 years of age and meet one of the following sets of requirements.
  1. Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any field or Associate’s Degree in any of the fields listed in 102 CMR 7.32(2)(a)1; and a Director I qualification and have eighteen months working with school age children; and have six months administrative experience or have evidence of satisfactory completion of at least nine credits in management or administrative subject areas from an accredited institution of higher education, or
  2. Have a high school diploma and has at least two seasons previous experience as part of the administrative staff of a recreational camp for children or has successfully completed a course in camping administration such as those offered by national professional camping associations, national agencies, or their equivalent.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The Salvation Army is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified job applicants, job candidates, and employees with disabilities to ensure they enjoy equal access to all employment opportunities and benefits of employment as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. EEO is the Law.


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.


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