Corps Mission Associate-301
THE SALVATION ARMY JOB
Job Code –
Direct Reports: No Direct Reports
to, adheres to, and shares the Doctrines, Mission, and Positions of The
Salvation Army Serves as an evangelist to the community and constituency of the
Corps; develops and leads worship services and ministerial programs; provides
spiritual guidance and leadership to the same. Serve the Corps by assisting the
Corps Officer in planning, coordinating, administrating, monitoring,
evaluating, and developing the day-to-day operations of the Corps; develops and
leads religious programs; participates in Boys & Girls Club programs
providing a bridge between club and corps programming; coordinates arrangements
for seasonal programs, and recruits/supervises volunteers for the same;
Supervises and schedules Corps groups, Boys & Girls Club teen center, and community
outreach programs; monitors and maintains adequate financing and budgetary
compliance of the Corps operations. Participates in
providing assistance to people in need.
This job description
should not be interpreted as all inclusive.
It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of
this position. The incumbent may be
requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those
stated in this job description.
as an evangelist through the proclamation of Jesus Christ as redeemer with the
intent of impacting the lives of men and women through spiritual regeneration;
promotes membership into the body of Christ which includes but is not limited
to The Salvation Army.
Corps Officer and Program Coordinator in planning and implementing worship and
outreach programs for the corps that reaches across all age groups.
develops, prepares, and leads specific youth ministries programs; leads or
assists with regular meetings for corps & Boys & Girls Club teen center;
prepares and coordinates or assists with production of Christian program
materials and newsletters; teach teen Sunday School class, corps cadets.
Assists and partners with the Corps Officer(s) in developing
Salvation Army evangelical mission outreach and growth; assesses local
community needs and advises Corps Officer of findings; identifies specific
areas to target for outreach growth; encourages and helps to train corps
members for mission; develops a corps mission team where possible.
Assists in developing, leading and/or supporting Salvation Army
evangelical mission programs and ministries in corps/club; plans, develops and
coordinates bridging events between corps and persons served in clubs, and
Visits individuals and groups in the local community in order to
establish a presence in the community and to increase awareness of Salvation
Army ministries/programs; builds personal and professional relationships in
order to learn firsthand the needs of the local community.
Communicates research findings as well as pertinent information
about the local community to the Corps Officer; prepares and provides regular
progress reports; maintains statistics on program and ministry participants and
corps/ Salvation Army evangelical mission growth.
develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates program services based on
changing needs of clientele.
Recruits, trains, and supervises
volunteers for Corps programs.
Sets an example for the Corps by being a
Salvationist in Good Standing and participating on a regular basis in Corps
Serves as an advocate for ensuring the
divisional and local representatives, leadership, and program participants are
aware of defined goals and requirements; works cooperatively and effectively
with local management and participants to ensure goals are met.
in the promotion of Corps growth goals and plans as well as Army programs and
services in the community.
Girls Club Outreach Responsibilities
organizes teen center programs four days a week that are in line with the goals
and objectives of the organization and the program standards of Boys &
recruitment, selections and training of Teen Program volunteers, youth leaders
and requisitions supplies for the Teen program activities, in accordance with
and submits all required reports on Program activities and attendance.
the care and maintenance of TC equipment, facilities and supplies.
for the daily clean-up of TC program equipment, facilities and supplies.
formal and informal guidance to individual youth at all times.
group and gender appropriate activities.
with special events.
May drive Salvation Army vehicle to transport
Corps members to/from Corps programs; operates vehicles in compliance with
established policies and procedures.
Attend and participate in regularly scheduled
in-servive training sessions.
Performs other duties as assigned.
General Office Equipment
Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the mission of The Salvation Army.
Knowledge of Bible and its message in order to teach lessons and
lead others to Christ.
Knowledge of social service program development and specifically
Christian program development with goal of leading others to Christ.
Knowledge of The Salvation Army’s regulations and
Knowledge of the principles and practices of social service
Knowledge of the general principles associated
with computer word processing and database management.
Ability to serve as an example of Salvationism
and Christian stewardship and to demonstrate interest in the spiritual
well-being of all personnel.
Ability to conduct all activities of the position with a view to
accomplishing the Army’s fundamental purpose of proclaiming Jesus Christ as
Savior and Lord, which purpose must find expression in both the message
proclaimed and the ministry of service performed.
Ability to visit with people in the community with goal of
building relationships and trust which will lead to invitations to participate
in corps programs and missions.
Ability to analyze local community needs in order to make
recommendations to the Corp Officer regarding areas to target for corps growth
as well as programs and ministries to be developed that match community needs.
Ability to conduct thorough research and to
prepare and maintain accurate and complete reports in a timely manner.
Ability to develop means for measuring effectiveness of programs,
ministries and outreach/in reach efforts.
Ability to provide informative and accurate progress reports and
Ability to apply discretion and independent
judgment with limited supervision.
Ability to maintain the confidentiality of all
information associated with this position.
Ability to perform the duties and
responsibilities of this position consistent with the principles, standards,
and Orders and Regulations of The Salvation Army.
Ability to conduct the affairs of this office
responsibly, efficiently, and economically and to motivate the staff to do
Ability to meet attendance requirements.
Ability to read, write, and communicate the
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or
university in a related field,
Three years’ experience performing mission work
or experience participating in program development for a church or corps
Any equivalent combination of education and
experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Valid State Driver’s License
Occupational Qualification (BFOQ):
This position requires an active,
uniform-wearing Salvationist in good standing
Constant amount of physical effort required
associated with hand movement, holding, finger dexterity, reading, writing,
eye-hand coordination, vision, hearing, talking and sitting at least 90% of the
work time; rare to occasional amount of physical effort required associated
with walking, standing, lifting up to 30 lbs, pushing, pulling, climbing,
bending, squatting, crawling, and reaching at least 30% of the work time.
Work is performed in a normal office
environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with
changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the
Work requires travel in order to conduct
community and home visits.
This document provides descriptive information
about the above Salvation Army position. Work actually performed by incumbents
in this position may vary. Although this document may be used for recruiting,
staffing, or career planning, the information contained herein should only be
used as a guideline or recommendation for the content of and qualifications for
this position. An individual’s ability to meet the qualifications and
capabilities described in this document is not a guarantee of employment or
promotion. The Salvation Army reserves the right to make changes to this
document as deemed necessary without providing advance written notice.
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
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- Job Function Corps Admin
- Pay Type Salary
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