The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Ministry Assistant (SBK)

    Job Locations US-IN-South Bend
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Childrens Ministry
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Under general supervision from the Senior Kroc Officers, the Ministry Team Attendant position will be available for supervision and preparation for all children ministries with Corps.


    The Salvation Army 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.


    The Kroc Center Vision Statement:


    The Kroc Center provides an accessible environment that enriches the lives of everyone in our community by providing opportunities for holistic individual success.


    Our Vision:


    Where people learn, grow, and succeed.


    1. Key Responsibilities
      1. General Ministry Duties
      2. Administrative Duties
      3. Support the Mission of The Salvation Army


    1. Specific Functions


    1. General Ministry Duties:
    2. Responsible for safety, supervision, preparation and teaching of all elementary age children in Sunday morning corps programs (Sunday School, Junior Soldiers, Junior Church )
    3. Responsible for preparation, implementation, and record keeping, for Character Building as assigned
    4. Secure & schedule adult helpers for Sunday Kid Watch programs
    5. Be aware of and apply concepts from the 40 Developmental Assets
    6. Support other youth programs, as needed (Mission Literacy, Gospel Choir, Corps Oneighty, etc.)
    7. Support general corps/Kroc events as needed (Community BBQ, March Madness, Triathlon, etc.)
    8. Assist with summer divisional camp transportation (June-July)
    9. Assist with annual Vacation Bible School program
    10. Assist with Community Care seasonal visitation



    1. B. Administrative Duties:
    2. Attend weekly ministry team meetings and quarterly All Staff meetings
    3. Attend events/trainings as assigned
    4. Adhere to RJKCCC operations as well as all policy procedures as adopted by Administration
    5. Assist with gathering and submission of stats for corps programs
    6. Maintain readiness and cleanliness of program areas
    7. Ability to assist in any emergencies or accidents, filling out incident reports as needed
    8. Report any suspicion of child abuse to the Kroc Corps Officers
    9. Provide great Christ like service customer service to the corps and community participants
    10. Demonstrate strong communication skills, be out-going, and enjoy building relationships with a variety of people to support their spiritual needs


    1.     Support the Mission of The Salvation Army
    1. Support The Salvation Army doctrines and mission
    1. Evidence of a Christ-like life style



    1. Must be 21 years of age
    2. Some College preferred
    3. Minimum one year working with children
    4. Obtain Indiana For Hire Endorsement within 60 days of employment
    5. Complete Safe from Harm training
    6. Ability to work and relate well with diverse populations
    7. Proficient in use of computers and standard business software
    8. Self-motivated and highly organized with attention to detail
    9. CPR and Blood Borne Pathogens certified at hire


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