- An 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.
- A senior soldier in good standing or willing to support Salvation Army doctrine, mission, and practices with the encouragement to explore senior soldiership.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of principles and practices of The Salvation Army- preservation of its mission and doctrine.
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of youth ministries and program development.
- Knowledge of effective writing and editing techniques and practices.
- Ability to research and interpret youth ministry materials to determine compliance of outside sources with Salvation Army doctrine.
- Ability to organize work, set priorities, meet deadlines, and complete tasks with a minimum of direction.
- Ability to prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.
- Ability to use Salvation Army approved word processing, spreadsheet, data base management, and graphics/desktop publishing software packages.
- Ability to speak, read and write English in a manner that is sufficient for clear communication with supervisors, employees, leaders, parents and participants in order to perform the requirements of this job.
- Ability to participate in physical activities associated with walking, standing, lifting, playing games, and transporting objects of reasonable weight.
- Valid Driver's License. (Must meet the guidelines provided by the State of residence and the automobile insurance provider as pertaining to corps passenger vans/buses)
Supervisory Responsibility: May vary depending on corps and community.
Working Conditions: Varies depending on the corps.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.