Corps Mission Associate

207 Ridge St, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA Req #30845
Thursday, May 30, 2024

Location:          Charlottesville Corps – Charlottesville, VA

Position Type:    Regular, Full-Time

Pay Range:        $40,460.00 - $50,570.00

About this opportunity:

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 leads religious programs; participates 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.

Key responsibilities:

  • Serves as an evangelist through the proclamation of Jesus Christ as redeemer with the intent of impacting the lives of men and women through spiritual regeneration; promotes membership into the body of Christ which includes but is not limited to The Salvation Army.
  • Plans, develops, prepares, and leads specific youth ministries programs; leads or assists with regular meetings for Adventure Corps; prepares and coordinates or assists with production of Christian program materials and newsletters; assists in Sunday School teacher development.
  • Visits individuals and groups in the local community in order to establish a presence in the community and to increase awareness of Salvation Army ministries/programs; builds personal and professional relationships in order to learn firsthand the needs of the local community.
  • Communicates research findings as well as pertinent information about the local community to the Corps Officer; prepares and provides regular progress reports; maintains statistics on program and ministry participants and corps/ Salvation Army evangelical mission growth.

What we are looking for in you:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field; AND
  • Three years’ experience performing mission work or experience participating in program development for a church or corps; OR
  • Any equivalent combination of training and experience providing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Valid State Driver’s License

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.

Work requires travel in order to conduct community and home visits.

Constant amount of physical effort required associated with hand movement, holding, finger dexterity, reading, writing, eye-hand coordination, vision, hearing, talking and sitting at least 90% of the work time; rare to occasional amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting up to 30 lbs, pushing, pulling, climbing, bending, squatting, crawling, and reaching at least 30% of the work time. 

Employee Benefits

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick, Personal and Holiday Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance and more!

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Why work for us?

The Salvation Army offers a broad range of career opportunities, particularly targeted toward those motivated by our mission, to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

The Salvation Army strives to do the “Most Good” for its employees by offering a greater sense of purpose in the work performed, by training and mentoring employees and by offering competitive compensation and benefit plans.  Whether employed as a truck driver, administrative support team member or the director of a program, our employees understand at the core of their work is the opportunity to be an integral part of an organization that is Doing the Most Good.

Five values at the heart of everything we do…We are…

  • Passionate
  • Compassionate
  • Uplifting
  • Brave
  • Trustworthy

Additional Information:

All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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Application Submittal Period:  05/30/2024 – 06/16/2024

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family PMC-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Ministerial
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
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