Children/Youth Coordinator – Powell River

The Salvation Army Powell River
April 22, 2019
Powell River, Canada
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
May 20, 2019


The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Core Values

The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

HOURS: Part Time – 21 hours per week


  • Contributes to the spiritual development of the youth in the church by mentoring, discipling, encouraging, and modelling appropriate Christian attitudes and behaviours
  • Coordinates, implements, maintains and assists in the evaluation of programs/ministries relevant to the youth of the church and the community at large; may plan and conduct creative worship services, evangelistic outreach, care programs (including on-going visitation), and Bible studies as applicable
  • Prays with and or leads youth and family members to faith in Jesus Christ as opportunity permits
  • May develop and implement appropriate leadership development programs for youth and those involved in youth leadership; recruits, orients and trains volunteer leaders.
  • Works in cooperation and consultation with the church’s administrative and pastoral care givers in corporate problem-solving for the benefit of the church and individuals
  • Knows and acts in accordance with security procedures of the church to ensure the safety and confidentiality of participants and information
  • Interacts with community partners and resources to provide services to youth; may include participation on community committees
  • Maintains written records / logs of activities (including activity reports and statistical information)
  • Organizes and holds fundraising events throughout the year
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • The successful job applicant will have completed high school, plus specialized courses of up to a year on a post-secondary education institution.
  • One year but less than three years of prior related experience, including, experience working with children and youth.

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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