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The Salvation Army Southwest Division Youth Ministries Coordinator in Kalispell, Montana

Description
General Requirements

A neat, clean personal appearance

Be able to work effectively with other staff and volunteers

All information regarding program participants must be kept confidential

Punctual and reliable attendance, with the ability to be flexible in scheduling

Ability to work independently and stay on task

Qualifications:

Education & Experience:

Must be 21 years or older, uniformed Salvationist, and a Christian active within a Salvation Army Corps.

Two or more years of experience in Salvation Army programs.

Because this is a ministry position, an active and vibrant Christian commitment is essential

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Ability to satisfactorily pass a background check, maintain HIPPA requirements, and Salvation Army Policies and Procedures

Ability to supervise professional and non-professional staff, volunteers and children

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Must have basic knowledge of First Aid

SOFTWARE-RELATED SKILLS:

Ability to operate a desktop or laptop computer

Informed use of Microsoft Word and Excel required

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate ministries/programs with Corps Officer(s).

Recruit, train, supervise and coordinate volunteers to work with corps youth programs.

Consult with Corps Officers, Young Peoples Sargent Major (YPSM), and/or Divisional Youth Staff in evaluating and improving existing and newly developed corps youth programs.

Network with existing programs, churches and youth organizations in Kalispell to most effectively meet the spiritual and temporal needs of Kalispell's youth.

Consult with Corps Officers in development of new ministries to children.

Ensure that all children's ministries are supportive of the Mission Statement of The Salvation Army.

Minimum 10% of time spent in visitation with a weekly report to Corps Officers. Visitation can occur not only in a child's home, but also in such things as attending a child's concert, sports game, delivering a birthday gift or an outing.

Co-ordinate "Safe From Harm" program.

Adhere to all health and safety related policies.

Assist with Christmas distribution efforts - specifically running the Angel Tree Program

Coordinate and carryout summer camping program.

Develop and lead one summer outreach program for children.

Develop and carry out a plan for retention of corps children.

Montana Driver's License and able to pass an MVR check.

All other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

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 lift up to 25 lbs.

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

Women/Disabled/Minorities/Veterans

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)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The Salvation Army is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified job applicants, job candidates, and employees with disabilities to ensure they enjoy equal access to all employment opportunities and benefits of employment as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. EEO is the Law.

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