Summary: Responsible to develop children and youth; their faith, character and person through the corps and other Salvation Army work and increase local corps ministry with young people who will be equipped to engage their neighborhood and community in making social change which brings honor to God and His creation. Responsible for multiple youth programs; provides guidance, support and basic training to volunteer youth leaders in ministry and activities.
Essential Job Functions: This job description is not all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential duties of the position. Other duties, responsibilities and tasks may be assigned by corps officer after consulting with ATYS or Good Soil Initiative Administrator.
Provide leadership and support for the following: Will vary according to corps and community
Minimum Qualifications: a Bachelor's degree or Associate's degree with a minimum of two years experience in progressively responsible youth development work, or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.
The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for this position.
Supervisory Responsibility: May vary depending on corps and community.
Travel: Some travel to camps, events, workshops and seminars. Yearly training event sponsored by the ATYS/GSI
Administrator or TYS will be mandatory.
Physical Requirements: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable
individuals to perform the duties of this job. Employee may often be required to engage in rigorous activities.
Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying objects (50 lbs.)
10% of work time.
NOTICE: As The Salvation Army is considered a religious organization it is exempt from Unemployment Insurance and Cobra.