Program Ministries Assistant

Fairfax, VA 4915 OX ROAD 22030, 4915 OX ROAD, FAIRFAX, Virginia, United States of America Req #23482
Wednesday, November 16, 2022

The Salvation Army is an international non-profit organization who has a local presence in Washington, DC and its surrounding communities.  National Capital Area Command (NCAC) serves National Capital Region families and individuals in crisis (Washington, DC; Maryland; Northern Virginia).  Our vision is to have the Greater Washington, DC area be a place where people of all ages live in safe and sustainable communities, in which differences are respected, and people are empowered to learn, work, and worship in freedom.  Currently, we are hiring a full-time Program Ministry Assistant at our Fairfax Corps, VA location to join our team!


Assists the Corps officers and staff with the administration of Corps operations, functions and duties; assists with general Corps programming; performs administrative duties; prepares statistical reports, organizes event planning and execution; initiates visitations, assists with Sunday School and Community Care Ministry and other Corps programs as needed.  Plans, coordinates, and participates in outreach efforts and programs to assist individuals in the community.  Provides or arranges for participant transportation to Corps sponsored services, events and activities.     


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 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.     


MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIRED:                                                                             


Associate degree in Business, Christian Education, or related field




Two years’ experience participating in ministerial work




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



Valid State Driver’s License.

Valid 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.)



Knowledge of The Salvation Army mission and philosophy. Knowledge of general office practices and procedures. Knowledge of basic Bible principles. Knowledge of basic mathematics. 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 services performed.


Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write and communicate the English language.

Ability to perform mathematical calculations. Ability to sort and file documents alphabetically and numerically. Ability to operate various general office equipment including a telephone, computer, adding machine, etc. Ability and licensed to drive a vehicle. Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) 5-10% of work time. Duties are usually performed by a combination of sitting, standing, walking and/or driving a vehicle. Duties may also require 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. Significant driving may be required in this position and as a result there may be exposure to hazardous road conditions.


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.


*Application Submittal Period: 11/16/2022 to 12/07/2022

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


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.

We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family PMC-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Social Services
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Fairfax, VA 4915 OX ROAD 22030, 4915 OX ROAD, FAIRFAX, Virginia, United States of America