The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Youth Development Coordinator

    Job Locations US-IL-Quincy
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    This youth-focused ministry position is full-time at 40 hours/week.  Full benefits include health, dental/vision hearing, life, vacation, holiday and sick, as well as pension.


    Under the supervision of the Youth Development and Outreach Specialist, the Youth Development Coordinator is a Ministry position which is responsible for the development, promotion, and daily operation of all programming for the Kroc Academy.  This may include, but is not limited to, after school programs, School’s Out Camp, the Summer Day Camp, YADI, Fitness Field Trips and Character Building Programs


    1. Lead, coordinate, participate and provide oversight and support of the various youth programs, including specific attention to child evangelism, after school programs, School’s Out Day Camps, Summer Day Camp, YADI, Fitness Field Trips, Character Building and other proposed Kroc programs.
    2. Responsible for daily management of and planning for youth programs, including but not limited to programming and lesson plans, budget, child safety and human resources.
    3. Provide leadership and guidance to the above programs in the area of mission alignment and strengthening overall Kroc Center programming through:
      1. Qualitative and quantitative evaluations.
      2. Achievement of program balance within the overall mission and vision of the Kroc Center.
      3. Goal-setting and measure of program effectiveness.


    Education & Certifications:  

      Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field. 



    • Have at least two years of experience in developing, planning, managing and supervising children’s programs and ministry resources, strategies, materials, etc. 
    • Have successful experience in supervising and managing professional staff and volunteers. 
    • A combination of training and directly related experience will be considered.




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