Divisional Youth Program Aide

The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area New York, NY

About the Job

Overview Toinvestinthelives of teens and preteens, developing and maintaining relationalministryopportunitiesTo conduct an ongoing and aggressive evangelical ministrywithyouth with specific purpose of introducing them to Jesus Christ. To provide an environment and ministry opportunities in which teens and preteens can grow and mature in their faith and grow into a walk of holiness Responsibilities + Develop and maintain practical approachestobuilding solid Christian living among the teens and preteens under your influence + Develop and maintain programs and ministries to enhance the healthy spiritual,physical,and emotional development ofthoseunderyourinfluence + Develop and maintain an intensive relational ministry with the youth congregation of the corps + Develop and maintain an organized,systematic,and purposeful home for teens and preteens + Conduct weekly teen worship times Participate in the development and implementation of an innovative Christian Education/Sunday School program. + Develop and maintain new or traditional ministries to facilitate the healthy Spiritual formation and discipleship of teens and young adults (e.g. Bible Studies and Corps Cadets) + Develop and maintain contacts with youth at local campuses where such contact is permitted + Develop and maintain an active recruitment and training program for youth leaders within assigned corps. + Develop andimplementan evangelism training program for teens Develop and maintain a mentoring program within assigned corps for teens and younger adults + Attend all youth worker"in-service"training sessions conducted by The Salvation Army Youth Department or The Eastern Territory School for Youth Leadership + Recruit and maintain a Christian prayer support team + Develop and maintain programs designed to provide information related to community resources available to young people throughout your sphere of influence Qualifications + Must be a uniform wearing Salvationist with a commitment to evangelical outreach and discipleship + Have an Associate Degree or 5 years of Experience + Must have basic office skills including use of computer. + Must have at least 2 years of work experience with children and youth ministries. + Self-motivated, well-organized, demonstrates initiative, able to prioritize responsibility and lead others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status Job ID2017-3144 CategoryProgram Compensation MinUSD $20,000.00/Yr. Compensation MaxUSD $28,000.00/Yr. TypeRegular Full-Time