HELP WANTED – Salvation Army Saratoga Springs

HELP WANTED – Salvation Army Saratoga Springs

NOW HIRING—Children’s Ministry Coordinator

The Children’s Ministry Coordinator is responsible for the organization and execution of the children’s ministry programming at The Salvation Army, including the After-School Program (ASP), the Read to Succeed Program (R2S), and Sunday ministry opportunities, as well as the recruitment, vetting and training of volunteers for children’s programming.  In addition, the coordinator will hold a part-time case load for the Care Management for children in the corps’ programs.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Teach Christian devotional times for ASP
  • Create schedules and plans for ASP activities
  • Coordinate transportation for ASP students
  • Recruit, vet and train volunteers for children’s programming
  • Source and implement testing materials for pre and post tests, and parent and student surveys
  • Collect and report statistics, including indicating measurable outcomes
  • Develop a program plan for new R2S program
  • Work with local school districts for R2S implementation
  • Research and gather necessary program supplies
  • Communicate with student’s teachers
  • Promote programs in the community and on social media
  • Work with 20 elementary students, 2 on 1 to increase their literacy grade levels
  • Make home visits to virtual learning students for literacy training
  • Hold a part time case load of 10—12 cases for the Children’s Care Management clients
  • Collaborate with the Corps Officer to organize the annual Back to School Bash
  • Collaborate with the Corps Officer for the “Angel Tree” Christmas toy program
  • Prepare and teach a Sunday School class and Junior Church lesson for elementary aged students
  • Maintain a neat office space
  • Coordinate Angel Tree and Christmas Distribution

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities.


  • Associates Degree and at least 2 years experience in relative work preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Mail Merge and PowerPoint as well as Google Forms
  • Experience in program development
  • Able to learn current literacy techniques as taught by schoolteachers
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a good rapport with children