Overview

MISSION STATEMENT: 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 to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma/G.E.D; Early Childhood Education college degree/credits preferred
  • Childcare experience preferred
  • Able to use general office and recreational equipment

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Demonstrated ability to work with children in a team environment
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Competent use of computers, word-processing, spreadsheets, and the internet
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification, or able to acquire
  • Pass a Criminal Background check

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Supervise children and activities as assigned
  • Provides leadership for recreational activities as assigned
  • Assists Youth Center children with completion of school work/tutoring needs
  • Enforces facility safety rules, regulations and procedures
  • Assists in Youth Center/After-School program planning
  • Participates in staff training and Staff development programs
  • Works with staff/volunteers to foster positive attitudes, life skills development, Christian values, and service to others
  • Ensures safe participation of members, guests, and staff in center activities and programs, adhering to safety policies and procedures
  • Works with center staff to monitor and maintain facility security
  • Assists with care and maintenance of the facility; cleaning and organizing areas of the building and equipment as assigned by supervisors
  • Complete Protect The Mission (PTM) training/maintain PTM standards with children/staff
  • Assist with Youth Center After-School Programming,
  • Assist with Corps Family Night Programs (Troops, Music Program, etc.)
  • Available to work nights and weekends
  • Perform other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on an intermittent or continuous basis
  • Grasp, push, and/or pull objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, carts, doors
    Reach and work over head
  • Operate a telephone
  • Operate a desktop computer; general office automation equipment
  • Access and produce information from a compute
  • Understand written information
  • Operate recreational equipment
  • Lift up to 25 lbs on a regular basis
  • Sweep, clean, shovel snow, mop; perform other janitorial/outdoor maintenance tasks as needed
  • Possess hearing and visual acuity within normal ranges

Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests if the accommodation needed is a reasonable and no undue hardship would result.

SUPERVISOR: Youth Center Ministry Leader/Camp Director, Corps Officers