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The Salvation Army Corps Assistant in Anaheim, California

Requisition Number

11006 Corps Ministry Assistant Anaheim

Post Date

1/16/2019

Title

Corps Assistant

City

Anaheim

State

CA

Description

GENERAL 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.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Corps Assistant will be responsible for many phases of Worship and Recovery activities and programming. Specific emphasis will be given to developing and maintaining relationships with and programming for ARC men and their families. This will involve program

development, leadership cultivation and training, visitation and spiritual nurturing of participants and their families.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Responsibilities

The Corps Assistant will be responsible for the following areas of ministry at the Anaheim Corps, working alongside the Corps Officer to plan and implement programming with the congregation, ARC and the surrounding community.

  1. Corps Ministry:

a. Coordinating music and worship for Sunday Morning worship and meetings to integrate thematic elements, worship songs and Salvation Army meeting standards and observances.

b. Coordinate and serve as leader for Worship Committee and Worship Team- working with Corps Officers to create worship music that supports Salvation Army Mission and Doctrine.

c. Assist with planning special events for the Corps. This will include, but is not limited to the Day Camp (music tract), Block Party, Fall Festivals and Holiday events. .

d. Work with corps officers and DHQ to implement Music Lessons and Music outreach to the local school and surrounding neighborhoods.

e. Support the Corps Officer in implementing various projects that complement the vision of the corps, such as Corps Clean Ups, EDS, and community service projects.

f. Work with the Corps Officer on various aspects of Christmas programming, including, but not limited to Kettles, Adopt a Family, Angel Tree, Toy Drives, and Thanksgiving Meal.

g. Participate in corps visitation and discipling programs.

h. Assist corps officers with recording of stats for corps programming.

i. Assist Corps Officers with social media ministry, including editing/uploading sermon podcast, creating relevant posts for Facebook, Instagram, etc, promoting events on official social media avenues.

  1. ARC/Recovery Ministry

a. Act as liaison between the Corps, ARC beneficiaries and their families.

b. Assist Corps Officers in developing system of recording beneficiaries, alumni and their families.

c. Assist Corps Officers with Bible Study at the ARC (as needed) and other regular ARC functions (Wednesday Night Chapel, Family Activities, parties) as needed with approval and coordination of Corps Officer.

d. Plan, implement and participate in weekly Celebrate Recovery program. Coordinate with Corps Officer to schedule special guests, fellowship events, etc.

e. Coordinate with Corps Officer to support local alumni association- assist in creation of special events for Alumni and their families.

Requirements

WORKING CONDITIONS

Ability to walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist on an intermittent or sometimes continuous basis. Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, and reach overhead. Ability to operate computer, fax and telephone. Ability

to lift up to 40 lbs.

Acknowledgement of The Salvation Army’s Religious Purposes

The employee acknowledges that he/she has been informed and understands The Salvation Army’s religious purpose and status as a church. The employee agrees that he/she shall do nothing in his/her relationship with The Salvation Army as an employee to undermine

its religious mission. The employee agrees and understands that his/her work-related conduct must not conflict with, interfere with, or undermine such religious programs or the Army’s religious purposes.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• Must be 21 years or older, uniformed Salvationist, and a Christian active within a Salvation Army Corps.

• Two or more years of experience in Salvation Army programs.

• Must possess a thorough working knowledge of, and give competent instruction in, Salvation Army doctrine.

• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

• Ability to plan, implement and evaluate programs that will be used to draw people to Jesus and consider The Salvation Army as a church home.

• Must be able to utilize all necessary office and ministry equipment adequately (i.e. computers, copy machines, video projectors, etc.).

• Ability to work independently or with other staff members.

• Ability to work and conduct oneself in a professional manner.

• Must be able to keep work area organized, have good time management skills and be able to complete necessary reports in a timely manner.

SKILLS,KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES

• Retain a driver’s license, be able to drive Salvation Army vehicles and pass all necessary background checks.

• A criminal background check is required with certification for Protect the Mission policies and procedures.

• Bilingual/Bi-literate English/Spanish helpful

• Must have ability to work with, direct, and relate well with co-workers, community members, and guests/clients.

• Able to function in a fast-paced, frequently changing environment.

• Must possess good relationship skills.

• Ability to work flexible hours when needed

• Must be aware of, implement, and observe all necessary Child Safety (Protecting the Mission) policies. A criminal background check is required by said policies.

• Ability to communicate effectively in both oral written form.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP

here.

  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access

to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure

is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41

CFR 60-1.35(c)

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