The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Youth Ministries Coordinator - Grand Rapids, MI

    Job Locations US-MI-Grand Rapids
    Job ID
    2018-6998
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Youth
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    DOING THE MOST GOOD

    Do you want to use your skills and talents to make a lasting difference in the world? The Salvation Army is the fourth largest charity in the United States and is an international organization based on Biblical principles created to help people in need.

    We are mission-driven, diverse, collaborative, and focused on positive results for people... Join us in making a difference.

     

    If you have a passion to disciple others in what it means to follow Jesus Christ we have a job for you!!!

    The Salvation Army Western Michigan Northern Indiana Divisional Headquarters has a full-time Youth Ministries Coordinator position open.  Divisional Headquarters located in the charming Fulton Heights neighborhood, steps from Fulton Street Farmers Market

    and a short walk from East Town.  

     

     

    Full-Time Benefits & Perks

    • Work-Life Balance
    • Full Health Coverage
    • Time Off Benefits
    • Retirement Benefits
    • Competitive Compensation
    • Professional Development
    • Mission with Meaning

    Responsibilities

    Develop and support ministry opportunities for Division wide Character Building and Young Adult programming.

     

    Qualifications

    COMPETENCIES

    • Strong personal commitment to the full mission of The Salvation Army with a passion for youth ministry, both outreach and development, as an essential part of the church.
    • An interpersonal style that engages people from diverse backgrounds and builds understanding and trust.
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage projects, priorities and programs in a constantly changing environment.
    • Ability to anticipate and respond to issues in a positive and timely manner.
    • A communication and management style that is responsive as well as fosters team relationships and effectively communicates information.
    • An understanding of the cutting edge issues involved in effective Youth Ministry, especially in cross-cultural and urban environments.              
    • A growing knowledge of the Army’s history, mission, and structure, as well as its services, policies and programs.
    • Effective written and oral communication skills, especially in public presentations.

     

    EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in Youth Ministries, Christian Education, Childhood Development, or a related field.  Equivalent ministry experience can be substituted.  
    • Experience developing programming and ministry resources, strategies and materials.
    • 3 to 5 years experience working with and designing Christian education or recreational programs for young people between 6 and 18 years of age.

     

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