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The Salvation Army Youth Ministries Leader - Corps Assistant in Longview, Washington


Join a team where you can offer compassion, dignity and sustainable opportunities for people in need in your local community!

The Salvation Army is an inspiring place to work. With offices in every major US city and over 120 countries around the globe, it’s a place where people can invest in people on every level. In the Northwest region of the US, we serve people with food to shelter opportunities and almost everything in between. We are committed to being an efficient and effective network of local offices that make up a huge western region team. In other words, we’re committed to being big and small at the same time. That makes us a seriously great place to work. As one of the most impactful social service organizations in the world, we hire people who constantly seek new ways to keep us moving forward.

GENERAL STATEMENT:The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church and the ultimate goal of all programs is spiritual regeneration of all people.

The Salvation Army is an equal opportunity employer.


  • Minimum 2 yrs. experience in conducting Salvation Army youth ministries

  • HS graduate or equivalent

  • Complete criminal background check and Protect the Mission Training

  • Demonstrates mature Christian faith

  • Uniform wearing Salvationist preferred

  • Working knowledge of Salvation Army policies, procedures, and programs

  • Computer literate and experienced in Media preferred

  • Valid Driver’s License and clean record (class B preferred)


  • Self starter

  • Detail oriented and attention to detail

  • Team player

  • Strong use of the English language in verbal and written communication (Spelling - 90% Grammar – 85%)

  • Excellent telephone skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain poise under pressure

  • Customer service mindset

  • General accounting or bookkeeping knowledge

  • Strong analytical and research skills

  • Proficient typing skills (60 words per minute)

  • General knowledge of business protocols

  • Ability and willingness to keep information confidential


  • Microsoft Word and Excel required

  • Microsoft PowerPoint, helpful

  • Outlook helpful

  • Social Media proficient

  • Working knowledge of integrated database applications and ability to use new software programs with basic training.

SCOPE OF POSITION:This position will provide assistance and support to the Corps Officer as needed in support of all Corps Ministries reporting directly to the Corps Officer. The main thrust of this position will be in planning, implementation and oversight of all youth program activities and or corps program activities as needed or directed. This position will manage and maintain Corps related Social Media and Facebook page.


  • Survey and plan for neighborhood outreach

  • Prepare and lead youth Sunday School

  • Prepare and make provision for Jr. Church

  • Prepare and lead seasonal Summer programs

  • Prepare and lead seasonal holiday programs

  • Prepare and lead instructional programs as assigned

  • Prepare and lead events and or other specific youth ministries as assigned

  • Serve as primary driver for Youth and other Corps ministries when appropriate

  • Manage and maintain Corps Social Media platforms and Facebook page.

  • Provide administrative support to Corps Officer as directed

  • Perform other program support functions as requested and or directed by Corps Officer


  • Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on an intermittent or continuous basis

  • Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, and reach overhead

  • Ability to operate telephone

  • Ability to operate a desktop or laptop computer

  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. (usually file boxes

  • Ability to access and produce information from a computer

  • Ability to understand written information

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 as long as the accommodation needed is a reasonable and no undue hardship would result.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/People with Disabilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)