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The Salvation Army Youth Director/Youth Pastor in Glens Falls, New York


Seeking: compassionate individuals looking to help make a difference!

If you are passionate about making a difference in someone’s life and want to work for an organization that appreciates and recognizes their employee’s success, we encourage you to apply today!

Our Full-time opportunities offer:

  • Generous time off every year that includes paid 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

  • Remitted Tuition program

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

Some of these benefits are also available to Part-time employees as well!


The Youth Director will work with the officers to lead and direct the corps youth programs. They will provide an intensive, relational Christian-based ministry to children, teens and young adults through a variety of program and instructional areas.



  • Develop and build relationships with area youth through Salvation Army programs, local School System and local universities offering mentoring and spiritual guidance.

  • Lead or assist in the following programs:

  • Prepare and teach a Sunday School Class, designated by Corps Officers

  • Lead a Youth Group activity (Boys Adventure Corps, Sunbeams, etc.) based on gender and as directed by Corps Officers

  • Lead the Corps Cadets and the Teen weekly programs.

  • Lead the music and arts programming including, Star Search, Weekly Music and Arts Program

  • Organize and Direct summer youth programs as designated by Corps Officers

  • Lead and Direct Summer VBS

  • Monthly Teen nights

  • Assist with Corps programming transportation needs.

  • Attend and participate in Divisional activities as directed by Corps Officers.

  • Any other tasks as designated by the Corps Officers that would be beneficial to the continued development of the Glens Falls corps.


  • Attend community meetings as advised by Corps Officers.

  • Promote community Awareness of the Youth Programs in the community.

  • Keep appropriate stats and records of programs and volunteers.

  • Supervise and provide training for all youth program volunteers.


  • Current driver’s license with good driving record.

  • High School diploma; Ministry Degree or prior ministry experience preferred.

  • Ability to drive a 12-passenger van.

  • Basic knowledge of Scripture and Salvation Army Doctrine.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office applications and Lotus Notes.

  • Work with limited supervision to complete tasks in a timely and orderly fashion.

  • A love for the ministry and mission of The Salvation Army.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice due to business needs.


We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job LocationsUS-NY-Glens Falls

Job ID 2022-9599

Category Ministry

Type Regular Part-Time