The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Divisional Correctional Services Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Adult Ministries
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Coordinate The Salvation Army’s prison and jail ministry in the Kansas and Western Missouri Division.


    *This position is part-time, 25 hours per week.*


    • Develop correctional programming with Salvation Army corps units
    • Develop correctional programming with DOC, JJA, and BOP
    • Execute ongoing programming with JCFC
    • Plan and execute New Beginnings Re-Entry Program
    • Facility Bible Correspondence Course through THQ
    • Prepare and teach weekly Bible studies and Sunday morning chapel services
    • Organize evangelistic and outreach services
    • One-on-One inmate counseling
    • Recruit and train volunteers
    • Follow-up on inmate release and assist in transition
    • Minister to families of the incarcerated connecting them with Pathway of Hope program
    • Help to secure funding for programs



    • BA Degree or equivalent work experience


    • A minimum of five years of criminal justice experience that would indicate an aptitude to deal with inmates in a religious situation.

    • Experience in leading groups and Bible studies.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Working in or with a nonprofit organization and its volunteers is helpful. Must have experience in supervision or management of personnel.
    • Ability to operate standard office equipment and have computer skills.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass The Salvation Army Vehicle Registry check



    • Supports and promotes the mission and beliefs of The Salvation Army.
    • An approach to people that comes across as honest and straightforward
    • Organizational skills
    • Must be a team player and self-starter
    • Able to handle several projects at the same time and perform well with minimum supervision.
    • Must demonstrate ability to think independently and exercise good judgment.
    • Ability to communicate sensitively and effectively in a positive way in order to maintain positive, productive relationships
    • Capable of performing in an office environment to include: using a computer, answering phones, emails, etc.
    • Superior communication skills. An ability to “sell” people on the virtues of being volunteers



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