The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area SUMMER FUN Program Coordinator in Middletown, Connecticut


Location/Department: Middletown Corps (Middletown, CT)

Status: Part-time, Temporary, Non-Exempt

Hours Per Week: 25

Schedule:9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Mon-Fri

Scope & Purpose of Position:

Responsible for various aspects of the planning and implementation of the “SUMMER FUN” program under the supervision of the Corps Officers.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Coordinate with local Corps Officers to ensure that the program meets The Salvation Army mission and activity schedule.

  • Promote the program in schools and the community.

  • Plan weekly calendar of activities and ensure that these activities are being carried out.

  • Monitor children participation.

  • Maintain and monitor snack/meals for participants.

  • Connect and develop positive relationships with parents.

  • Maintain accurate records concerning attendance and other information.

  • Provide weekly attendance records for The Salvation Army statistical report.

  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment that supports holistic learning.

  • Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism in all situations and with everyone.

  • Attend required in-service training, including KeepSAfe (Divisional training).

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Does this job have supervisory responsibilities: X_ Yes _ No

The above duties and responsibilities are not all inclusive and may be modified to include other job related duties at the discretion of the supervisor.


  • Associate’s degree from a two-year college or technical school required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Three to five years of experience working with children in an educational setting such as a school, day care center, or after school program required.

  • Must be organized and have great attention to detail.

  • Must be able to work well with others and support the mission of The Salvation Army.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be eligible to drive under The Salvation Army’s insurance policy.

  • Ability to drive in all weather and visibility conditions, as needed.

  • Must be willing to work additional hours as required.

  • Program planning experience preferred.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality is required.

  • Will respect and promote the interest of The Salvation Army. The individual is not required to embrace the tenets of faith, but he/she is required to promote and respect the mission of The Salvation Army.

The Salvation Army 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.

Divisional Headquarters Vision Statement:

The Southern New England Divisional Headquartersexists to develop its Officers, staff, and volunteers to their fullest ministry potential and to be a catalyst and resource for the growing of healthy, vibrant Corps and other expressions of The Salvation Army mission.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:



Up to 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

Over 2/3

Climb or balance


Lift up to 20 pounds


Lift up to 50 pounds





Use hands


Use sight/vision


Walk, bend, kneel


The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This job description is subject to change as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.

Employment Statement:

Funding for programs and services vary within nonprofit organizations, which can impact the continuation of staff positions. Every effort is made to continue funding for programs. However, a change in funding could impact your position. There is also no guarantee of continued employment for the duration of a grant.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job ID2018-4591

CategoryYouth Work

TypeTemporary Part-Time