Corp Mission Associate

615 Vann Dr, Jackson, TN 38305, USA Req #28830
Friday, December 8, 2023


Corp Mission Associate

Job Summary

Subscribes to, adheres to, and shares the Doctrines, Mission, and Positions of The Salvation Army Serves as an evangelist to the community and constituency of the Corps; develops and leads worship services and ministerial programs; provides spiritual guidance and leadership to the same. Serve the Corps by assisting the Corps Officer in planning, coordinating, administrating, monitoring, evaluating, and developing the day-to-day operations of the Corps; develops and lead religious programs; participate in social service programs providing assistance to people in need; coordinates arrangements for seasonal programs and recruits/supervises volunteers for the same; Supervises and schedules Corps groups, community outreach programs, and social service work; monitors and maintains adequate financing and budgetary compliance of the Corps operations. Participates in providing assistance to people in need. In integration is duties of Corps mission, perform assigned development duties to further the mission work of the Army with key constituents.


Development Responsibilities 

Donor fund-raising goal is established for this position under the guidance of the divisional development department and the position plans, coordinates, implements, administers, and sustains a, robust Community Relations and Development plan focused on:

  • Working with the Divisional Development Director and the Regional Resource Development Director and the Regional Planned Giving Director:
    • Regularly cultivates and develops relationships with all newly acquired donors and donors who give more than $100 through regular mail and phone communication.
    • Responds to prayer requests of donors regularly and incorporates prayer into Corps ministry.

Develops and monitors quarterly reports illustrating progress; establishes and maintains an organized and efficient donor record-keeping system ensuring that accurate and complete records are prepared and maintained for each donor and identified prospect. The use of The Salvation Army’s CRM (constituent relationship management system) will be the required method.

Communicates with the Officer(s)-in-Charge, their board, and committees to develop local marketable service outlines; conducts presentations to the advisory board and executes on the development plan developed and written as part of role.

Assist the commanding Officer with recruiting, cultivating, and developing relationships with the local Advisory Board, advisory board prospects and committees.


Other Responsibilities 

May drive Salvation Army vehicle to transport Corps members to/from Corps programs; operates vehicles in compliance with established policies and procedures.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Materials and Equipment

General Office Equipment


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the mission of The Salvation Army.

Knowledge of the Bible and its message to teach lessons and lead others to Christ.

Knowledge of social service program development and specifically Christian program development with the goal of leading others to Christ.

Knowledge of The Salvation Army’s regulations and organizational structure.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of social service program administration.

Knowledge of the general principles associated with computer word processing and database management.

Ability to serve as an example of Salvationism and Christian stewardship and to demonstrate an interest in the spiritual well-being of all personnel.

Ability to conduct all activities of the position with a view to accomplishing the Army’s fundamental purpose of proclaiming Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, which purpose must find expression in both the message proclaimed and the ministry of service performed.

Ability to visit with people in the community with the goal of building relationships and trust, which will lead to invitations to participate in corps programs and missions.

Ability to analyze local community needs in order to make recommendations to the Corp Officer regarding areas to target for corps growth as well as programs and ministries to be developed that match community needs.

Ability to conduct thorough research and to prepare and maintain accurate and complete reports in a timely manner.

Ability to develop means for measuring the effectiveness of programs, ministries, and outreach/in-reach efforts.

Ability to provide informative and accurate progress reports and statistical data.

Ability to apply discretion and independent judgment with limited supervision.

Ability to maintain the confidentiality of all information associated with this position.

Ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position consistent with the principles, standards, Orders, and Regulations of The Salvation Army.

Ability to conduct the affairs of this office responsibly, efficiently, and economically and to motivate the staff to do likewise.

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read, write, and communicate in the English language.



Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field,



Three years of experience performing mission work or experience participating in program development for a church or corps plus 1 – 2 years’ experience in development, communications, and public relations.


Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Licenses & Certifications

Valid State Driver’s License


Bon-a-fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ): 

This position requires an active, uniform-wearing Salvationist in good standing.


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Other details

  • Job Family KT-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Corps Admin
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • 615 Vann Dr, Jackson, TN 38305, USA