The Salvation Army USA: Doing the Most Good
My Account Create New Account The Salvation Army Privacy Policy
Career Home About Careers at The Salvation Army Search Job Opportunities The Many Benefits of The Salvation Army Start Your Job Application Today Volunteer at The Salvation Army

Help Wanted: Job Opportunities for all skill levels and INterests

Job Category

Job Title: Bridging the Gap Program Director
Date Posted: 08/13/2014
Location: Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Division: Eastern Pennsylvania
Department: Social Services
Category: Social Services

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


TITLE: Bridging the Gap (BTG) Program Director


DEPARTMENT: Social Services

REPORTS TO: Corps Officers



The Director is responsible for the overall implementation and management of the BTG Program. The Director will work with other Salvation Army staff to ensure that necessary financial and human resources are available to sustain and grow the program. The Director will engage in a process of continuous improvement to ensure the best possible program outcomes are achieved. The performance of the program will be measured against goals and stated outcomes.


Some regular responsibilities include teaching, developing community volunteer and financial resources, public speaking engagements to raise awareness of the program, interaction with students and their families as well as local government leaders and internal staff and volunteers.

Though exact work hours have not yet been set, although it is known that it is not a “9-5” position. Rather there will be some regularly scheduled evening hours required in order to conduct classes.



BA/BS degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) in Education, Sociology, Psychology, Ministry or related field

teaching certificate is a plus

Bilingual English/Spanish is desirable

Documented experience working with children & adolescents

Proven organizational and interpersonal skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Computer proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Valid PA driver’s license or the ability to obtain one

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


Contact: Please send or e-mail your resume and a cover letter to:


Lieutenant Sharon Tressler

The Salvation Army

17 South Pennsylvania Avenue

Wilkes Barre, PA 18701


No phone calls please.

Released by the Divisional Human Resources Director on August 11, 2014 .

The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.

Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ

and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Current Salvation Army Job Opportunities
Go to my account
Create new account