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Date Posted: 09/11/2014
Division: Southwest Ohio
Department: MINISTRY
Category: Other

TITLE: Urban Mission Team Member


REPORTS TO: Corps Officer


STATUS: Part Time, Non-exempt

SCHEDULE: 10-15 hours per week (other community employement may be obtained to supplement income)

FUNCTION: The Urban Mission Team Member (UMTM) will live and minister in a local neighborhood from September 15, 2014 through August 14, 2015. The UMTM will express his/her love, commitment, and passion for Jesus Christ, by committing to one year of sacrificial community living, as he/she ministers and engages in incarnational ministry, in the urban community in which he/she lives. The UMTM will provide for the practical and spiritual needs of the community, while introducing individuals to Jesus Christ, as well as The Salvation Army's programs, services and worship opportunities. The UMTM will attend, and participate in, weekly Sunday worship service, at the Corps location to which they are assigned. Furnished housing will be provided for all Urban Mission Team members.

DUTIES: * Live and minister in the Old North Dayton/Cincinnati neighborhood

*. Listen for and learn the strengths and needs of the neighborhood

* Seek to make positive relationships with neighbors, places of business and professionals working in the neighborhood

* Identify and use your gifts and skills in neighborhood evangelism

* Constantly pursue opportunities for neighborhood involvement and partnership in the community

* Develop and manage ongoing programs within the neighborhood, under the guidance of the Corps Officer

* Maintain ongoing visibility and awareness of The Salvation Army Kroc Center/Cincinnati Corps

* Participate in local community meetings and other activities and events as appropriate and approved by the Corps Officer

* Regularly report back to the Corps Officer and the congregation on planned or completed activities and pending or unresolved program or neighborhood issues

* Conduct special assignments related to neighborhood outreach and ministry as assigned and directed by the Corps Officer

* Strive to connect neighborhood people to The Salvation Army congregation

* Participate in continuing education, as directed by the Corps Officer or Divisional Youth and Candidate Secretary

* Participate and encourage neighborhood participation in Salvation Army programs

* Lead or participate in Salvation Army sanctioned weekly worship

* Keep accurate monthly statistics




* 18-35 years old

* 1-2 years college preferred, or 1-2 years of experience in ministry

* Must be a Christian, actively attending a local church or a Salvation Army Corps and able to obtain a supportive reference from Corps Officer or Pastor.

* Must have a heart for spreading the love of Jesus and bringing others to know Him as their personal Saviour.

* Must be self-motivated and able to work effectively in a non-traditional environment.

If you may be interested in applying for this position please email or mail resume to Major Willie Mae Lyle, The Salvation Army, 114 E. Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45202, no later than September 30, 2014.






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