The Salvation Army - Central Territory

Summer Youth Center Program Director - Marinette

Job Locations US-WI-Marinette
Job ID
# of Openings
Youth Department
Seasonal Full-Time


Plan and implement youth programs for the Marinette Corps Youth Center to develop youth in their faith, character and person. Provide oversight of program leadership and/or providing guidance, support and basic training to volunteers.


  • Work with the Corps Officer to develop and implement a plan emphasizing spiritually based program development and growth.
  • Direct and oversee youth programs that are consistent with the Mission and Vision of The Salvation Army. This includes recruiting program participants, organizing and promoting special events and programs, etc.  
  • Assist with the annual Vacation Bible School program.
  • Identify and recommend necessary program equipment and supply purchases to the Corps Officer.
  • Supervise program volunteers, assisting them as necessary. Record program volunteer hours and report to the Corps Officer.
  • Update/maintain records: submit monthly statistics and other reports as directed.
  • Serve as a driver of Salvation Army vehicles to transport participants to and from activities


This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of the position. Other job related responsibilities and tasks may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions



The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal education, experience, skills, and/or abilities required for this position.


  • Must have a clear understanding of the ministry and vision of The Salvation Army and the Marinette Corps.
  • Must complete and stay current with The Salvation Army's Safe From Harm training.


Education:  High School Diploma and experience working as a team in training and participation.


Certifications: valid driver's license with approval to drive from TSA's insurance carrier.


Experience: Two years experience in planning and developing programs. 


Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required 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.
  • 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 minimum supervision.
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.
  • Ability to use Salvation Army approved word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and email.
  • 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 work with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances.
  • Knowledge of conflict resolution techniques.
  • Must be available to work evenings and Saturdays.


Supervisory Responsibility: will supervise volunteers and subsequent staff should the program expansion require additional staff.


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 essential functions of this job. 


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, or kneel; talk and hear. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Requires the ability to listen to others, observe others' actions, read text and information.


Travel: Travel beyond corps service area may be required occasionally.


Working Conditions:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This job is performed at times in an office environment at normal room temperature. The noise level in this work environment is usually low.


For many duties of this job, such as program, camps, outdoor activities and events and community center activities, the employee may be outdoors or may be exposed to varying seasonal outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment at these events is usually moderate.


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