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The Salvation Army Corps Ministry Assistant (Bushwick Corps) in Brooklyn, New York


  • To invest in the lives of children, teens and young adults, developing and maintaining relational ministry opportunities.

  • To create affordable programming otherwise unavailable to disadvantaged and at-risk children, particularly in Christian education and the creative arts.

  • To assist corps officers in all program and ministry related activities and responsibilities, including outreach.

  • Make the most of every opportunity to minister, pray and present the gospel of Jesus Christ to those in your sphere of influence

  • Community outreach and development.


  • Participate in the development and implementation of innovative Christian education and creative arts programs for all ages.

  • Lead/ teach/ participate in Corps programming (including Sunday).

  • Identify community needs & new ministry ventures in order to evaluate current programs and to design new and relevant Corps programs.

  • Develop and maintain programs and ministries to enhance the healthy spiritual, physical and emotional development of those under your influence.

  • Reach out to the community to bring new families/members into the Corps.

  • Develop and maintain contacts with children at local campuses and schools where such contact is permitted.

  • Ensure appropriate integration of all weekly Corps and outreach programming into the congregation.

  • To recruit, supervise and train volunteers to assist with corps programs as needed.

  • Organize and maintain proper files and statistics on all program participants and volunteers.

  • Divisional Summer Camp (which includes sign ups, transportation and follow up).

  • Flexible assistance to the Corps Officers during the Christmas/ Kettle Season.

  • Assists Corps Officers with other tasks and assignments as given by them as part of the corps ministry team.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • Valid New York Driver’s License

  • Experience in the Arts (music), youth ministry and developing programming

  • Commitment to evangelical Christian outreach

  • Must be a uniformed Salvationist in good standing.

  • Good communication and organizational skills

  • Proficient in Office computer programs

  • Knowledge of and commitment to The Salvation Army's mission and purpose

  • Possess written, oral, and interpersonal skills

  • At Least 6 months experience in Youth or Camp groups and the ability to teach and enthuse others.

  • Meaningful experience in Teen and/or Sports Ministry Programs

  • Willingness to be a part of the total ministry at The Salvation Army

  • Available to work in a flexible schedule according to the programs in the cops.

  • Must uphold biblical standards in personal and professional life, including fiscal support of the Corps ministry.

  • Must conduct oneself in a manner which reflects credit on The Salvation Army, its leadership, and on the Lord Jesus.

  • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.

  • Preferably bilingual

Job LocationsUS-NY-Brooklyn

Job ID 2024-12765

Category Ministry

Compensation Min USD $20.00/Hr.

Compensation Max USD $23.00/Hr.

Type Regular Full-Time