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Job Title: Youth Ministry Leader
Date Posted: 09/15/2014
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Division: Eastern Pennsylvania
Department: Youth Ministries/Harrisburg Capital City Region
Category: Youth Work

**Please do not use the "Apply Now" button for this posting.  Only email submissions of resumes and cover letters will be considered**

Description of Position:

This is a full-time exempt position.  The YML will supervise all youth ministry volunteers, mentors and interns. The YML will conduct TSA Corps Youth Programs to include weekly Youth Group, Children’s Church, Sunday School, Bible School (VBS) and other enriching interactive recreational, educational, mentoring, faith based and enrichment programming for youth program participants.  The YML will develop in cooperation with the Corps Officers spiritually based programming to minister to the 2,246 youth involved in our youth programs.  The YML will spend time in each youth program, visit students throughout the community (attend school games, meetings, graduations etc.) to build and maintain positive relationships.


  • BA/BS in a related field in addition to 3 to 4 years of work-related experience in the areas of uran programming, tutoring, youth ministry, education, youth recreation and enrichmen

  • Confidentiality in all areas, mandatory

  • Flexible in availability, due to changing hours based on programming schedule

  • Should be self-motivated, exhibit strong initiative and strong time management skills

  • Must have good organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of cultural flexibility, competency in working with multi-cultural participants and experience working with inner-city and un-churched youth

  • Must be a Christian Leader; having solid relationship with Jesus Christ showing a strong desire to win souls to the Lord, and equip them for greater service."

  • Applicant must be an active Salvationist

  • Must be willing and able to work on Sunday, as a requirement for this position.

  • Christian Youth Ministry to include outreach efforts to community youth and their families

  • Computer skills in Microsoft Publisher, Excel and Power point

  • Valid PA driver’s license, CPR and First Aid Certification

  • PA Child Abuse History Clearance, National Criminal History Clearance, FBI Fingerprint Clearance

  • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army

How to apply:

Please e-mail your resume & cover letter to:

Major John Griner, Corps Commanding Officer   Email:

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