Corp Mission AssociateE

800 E Pkwy S, Memphis, TN 38104, USA Req #16549
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Corps Mission Associate (full-time) for the Southern Territory, Memphis Kroc Center located in Memphis, Tennessee.


Job Summary

Subscribes, adheres, and shares to the Doctrines, Mission, and Positions of The Salvation Army; Serves as an evangelist to the community and constituency of the Corps; develops and leads worship services and ministerial programs; provides spiritual guidance and leadership to the same. Serve the Corps by assisting the Corps Officer(s) in planning, coordinating, administrating, monitoring, evaluating, and developing the day-to-day operations of the Corps; Develops and leads religious programs; Participates in social service programs providing assistance to people in need; Coordinates arrangements for seasonal programs and recruits/supervises volunteers for the same; supervises and schedules Corps groups, community outreach programs, and social service work; monitors and maintains adequate financing and budgetary compliance of the Corps operations. Participates in providing assistance to people in need.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the mission of The Salvation Army.


Knowledge of Bible and its message in order to teach lessons and lead others to Christ.


Knowledge of social service program development and specifically Christian program development with goal of leading others to Christ.


Knowledge of The Salvation Army’s regulations and organizational structure.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of social service program administration.

Knowledge of the general principles associated with computer word processing and database management.


Ability to serve as an example of Salvationism and Christian stewardship and to demonstrate interest in the spiritual well-being of all personnel.


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 visit with people in the community with goal of building relationships and trust which will lead to invitations to participate in corps programs and missions.


Ability to analyze local community needs in order to make recommendations to the Corp Officer regarding areas to target for corps growth as well as programs and ministries to be developed that match community needs.


Ability to conduct thorough research and to prepare and maintain accurate and complete reports in a timely manner.


Ability to develop means for measuring effectiveness of programs, ministries and outreach/in reach efforts.


Ability to provide informative and accurate progress reports and statistical data.


Ability to apply discretion and independent judgment with limited supervision.


Ability to maintain the confidentiality of all information associated with this position.


Ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position consistent with the principles, standards, and Orders and Regulations of The Salvation Army.


Ability to conduct the affairs of this office responsibly, efficiently, and economically and to motivate the staff to do likewise.


Ability to meet attendance requirements.


Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.


Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field,




Three years’ experience performing mission work or experience participating in program development for a church or corps




Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


Bon-a-fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ):


This position requires an active, uniform-wearing Salvationist in good standing



Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Constant amount of physical effort required associated with hand movement, holding, finger dexterity, reading, writing, eye-hand coordination, vision, hearing, talking and sitting at least 90% of the work time; rare to occasional amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting up to 30 lbs, pushing, pulling, climbing, bending, squatting, crawling, and reaching at least 30% of the work time. 



Working Conditions

Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.


Work requires travel in order to conduct community and home visits.


Licenses & Certifications:

Valid State Driver’s License


Additional Comments:
All employees recognize 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.

To apply, please select the "Apply Now" icon at the bottom of this positing.

Application Submittal Period: 9/1/2021 – 11/30/2021

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled 

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Other details

  • Job Family KT-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Corps Admin
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • 800 E Pkwy S, Memphis, TN 38104, USA