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The Salvation Army Youth Ministries Coordinator in Springfield, Massachusetts


The Salvation Army’sSpringfield Corpsis hiring aYouth Ministries Coordinatorand offers excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

  • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.

  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)

  • Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles

  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!

    Location : Springfield Corps

    Pay Range : $20/hr, 40 hrs/week + housing (taxable fringe)


  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred, high school diploma required

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with youth

  • Strong personal Christian values and high moral character

  • Creative program ability

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to be a team member and function in a work alone situation to complete tasks

  • Intermediate level computer skills

  • Valid Driver’s License and able to drive a 12-passenger van

  • A Uniform wearing Salvationist preferred

  • Musical ability preferred but not a must

  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends

  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. occasionally.

    Responsible for coordinating youth ministries to preteens, teens and young adults through evangelism, discipleship, and Christian service. This job description is not all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential duties of the position. Other duties, responsibilities and tasks may be assigned.

  • Maintain a daily devotional and prayer life

  • Weekly participation in Corps Worship Service (Holiness Meeting)

  • Work in unity with the Corps Officers and Youth Peoples Sergeant Major (where applicable) to ensure programming excellence in all aspects of youth ministries

  • Develop and maintain a healthy working relationship with all persons in accordance with the practices and policies of The Salvation Army

  • Coordinate and implement the evangelism, discipleship, & leadership development of the young people involved in corps programs including opportunities for new ministry initiatives

  • Act as Liaison to the Springfield Citadel Bridging the Gap program and mainline Corps ministries and programs.

  • Plan and implement recruitment, leadership development & training opportunities to increase the quality and effectiveness of volunteer staff

  • Regular contact and visitation of those that participate in youth activities and their families

  • Provide leadership and support for youth Sunday School classes and other youth programming, including Powerhouse tutoring program.

  • Provide leadership and support as needed for youth activities such as, Junior Soldiers, Corps Cadets, Bible Bowl, Music Programs, VBS, Troops Programs, etc.

  • Recruit, coordinate, and transport kids attending camp, Youth Councils, young adult gatherings & other divisional events

  • Maintain all records of attendance & statistics for related program

  • Maintain clean work and program areas

  • Maintain youth programming throughout the year including Christmas and summer break

  • Attend all required Youth Ministries Coordinator meetings conducted by Territorial and Divisional Youth Departments

  • Remain up to date with KeepSAfe training and other requirements

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The Salvation Army is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified job applicants, job candidates, and employees with disabilities to ensure they enjoy equal access to all employment opportunities and benefits of employment as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. EEO is the Law.

    The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Job LocationsUS-MA-Springfield

Job ID 2023-12150

Category Youth Work

Type Regular Full-Time