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The Salvation Army Corps Youth Ministries Coordinator (Hempstead Corps) in Hempstead, New York


Responsible for coordinating youth ministries.

Flexibility and cooperative spirit are crucial characteristics of the individual who holds this important position. Hours may shift depending on events, corps schedule, and seasonal calendar. The Salvation Army reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. It is expected that each employee will be familiar with The Salvation Army Handbook for Employees. Questions regarding its contents can be directed toward the Human Resource Department or Immediate Supervisor.

This position is for two years and will be removed or discontinued. Up to 40 hours per week, there is no overtime.


  • Maintain a daily devotional and prayer life.

  • Weekly participation in Corps Worship Service (Holiness Meeting).

  • Work in unity with the Corps Officers and all Staff relating to youth work to ensure programming excellence in all aspects of youth ministries.

  • Develop and maintain a healthy working relationship with all persons in accordance with the practices and policies of The Salvation Army.

  • Coordinate and implement the outreach/evangelism, discipleship, & leadership development of the young people involved in the corps programs including opportunities for new ministry initiatives.

  • Plan and implement recruitment, leadership development & training opportunities to increase the quality and effectiveness of volunteer staff.

  • Regular contact and visitation of those that participate in youth activities and their families.

  • Provide leadership and support for youth Sunday School classes and other youth programming.

  • Provide leadership and support as needed for youth activities such as, Junior Soldiers, Corps Cadets, Bible Bowl, Music Programs, VBS, Troop Programs, etc.

  • Recruit, coordinate, and transport kids attending camp, Youth Councils, young adult gatherings & other divisional events.

  • Maintain all records of attendance & statistics for related programs.

  • Maintain clean work and program areas.

  • Maintain youth programming throughout the year including Christmas and summer break.

  • Attend all required Youth Ministries Coordinator meetings conducted by Territorial and Divisional Youth Departments.


  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred, not required.

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with youth.

  • Strong personal Christian values and high moral character

  • Creative program ability

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to be a team member and function in a work alone situation to complete tasks.

  • Intermediate level computer skills

  • Valid Driver’s License and able to drive a 12-passenger van.

  • A Uniform wearing Salvationist preferred.

  • Musical ability preferred but not a must.

  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends.

  • Must complete and keep up to date KeepSAfe and other requirements

Job LocationsUS-NY-Hempstead

Job ID 2023-12225

Category Ministry

Compensation Min USD $19.00/Hr.

Compensation Max USD $21.00/Hr.

Type Regular Full-Time