Corps Prog Asst_Corps Prog-301
Assists the Associate Area Commander or other Corps Programming personnel in developing, administering, coordinating, and leading a variety of Corps programs; assists in coordinating and participating in outreach efforts and programs to assist the youth in the community; drives as necessary to support Corps events.
This position description should not be interpreted as all inclusive.It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this position.The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this position description.
Assists in the promotion of Corps growth and plans as well as Army programs and services in the community.
Assists in supervising and coordinating corps program activities; helps ensure programs are properly staffed and that materials and supplies are available.
Serves as Corps Cadet Clerk, preparing, distributing lessons, etc, monitoring all Corps Cadet materials.Manages compilation and submission & tracking of all Corps Cadet program details including required paperwork for Safe from Harm forms, Corps Cadet Academy, Youth Councils forms, TSAMM submissions with regard to Divisional events to which Corps Cadets go. Submits Corps paperwork & communicates regularly with/to DHQ Youth Department.Keeps Corps Cadet records at Corps level. Manages the Corps Cadet Best Friend Mentoring Program in conjunction with the Corps Cadet Counselor(s).
Assists in planning special concerts, Vacation Bible School and Youth Rallies, helps ensure that all services are publicized in the area newspapers and on television and radio if necessary.
Assists in ordering program supplies and materials; Assists in planning and preparing Corps ministries programs. Prepares, coordinates or assists with production of Christian program materials and newsletters; assists in maintaining program records and ordering supplies and materials; assists in coordinating field trips and guest speakers; assists in coordinating tutoring and mentoring programs; assist with special set-ups for programs and events.
Serves as point of contact for the Community Care Ministry and communicates with nursing homes which includes calling and scheduling visits, ordering annual CCM Christmas gifts after AAC has chosen items, distribution, soliciting soldiers and volunteers for distribution and visitation and keeping the CCM institution roster up to date.
Assists in compiling information for all NSS forms necessary to log all Corps Youth Department statistics; assists to ensure all statistics are submitted to Area Command.
Manages Angel Tree Warehouse; recruits, trains, coordinates the work of employees and volunteers ensuring ample staffing to meet Angel Tree Warehouse needs; prepares records including but not limited to Gift-in-Kind, statistics, and reports for the Angel Tree Warehouse program.Coordinates set-up and distribution of Angel Tree gifts.
Assists in coordinating arrangements for summer camp programs and Truth Works; assists in scheduling transportation and preparing parent notifications.
Assists with decorating, cleaning, arranging, and implementation of all Corps Programs.
Attends & presents at monthly Advisory Board Meetings, as assigned on rotation schedule.
Assists with driving, as needed.
Assists with other clerical work necessary.
Performs other related work as required.
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Telephone General Office Equipment
Salvation Army Vehicl
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or G.E.D.
Two years experience participating in ministerial work desirable,
any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Valid State Driver’s License.
Valid State of Florida Commercial Driver's License may be required if Corps vehicles include school bus size vehicle.(Must meet the guidelines provided by the state, DOT, and the automobile insurance provider as pertaining these vehicles.)
Must be a uniform wearing Salvationist in good standing to meet program requirements.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of The Salvation Army mission and philosophy.
Knowledge of general office practices and procedures.
Knowledge of basic Bible principles.
Knowledge of basic mathematics.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
Knowledge of geographic area.
Ability to organize and coordinate worship services and special events.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to assist the public in a polite and professional manner.
Ability to operate Microsoft office.
Ability to build and maintain professional and effective working relationships with Staff, volunteers, etc.
Ability to conduct all activities of the position with a view to accomplishing the Army's fundamental
purpose of proclaiming Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, which purpose must find expression in both the message proclaimed and the ministry of service performed.
Ability to become and remain certified to drive Salvation Army vehicles per insurance requirements.
MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES:
Ability to meet attendance requirements.
Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
Ability to perform mathematical calculations.
Ability to read and follow a map and/or hand-written directions.
Ability and willingness to work outside normal office hours.
Work some evenings, weekends as directed that are different from normally scheduled work hours, in case of emergencies, disasters, special events, coverage of shortages in staff, etc.
Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting, and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) 5-10% of the work time.
Duties are usually performed by a combination of sitting, walking, and/or driving a motor vehicle duties may also require the ability to lead and participate in recreational and/or athletic/sports programs.
Work is performed in a normal office environment with some exposure to outdoor temperatures and driving a vehicle in moderate to heavy traffic.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:
The purpose of a job description is to outline the essential functions unique to a particular job within a specific department. Job descriptions are used to recruit, train, and evaluate employees.
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