Nov 23, 2022

Corps Musician (04300 OC Corps Musician Pianist SCC) Sacramento, CA

  • The Salvation Army - Del Oro Division
  • Sacramento Citadel Corps 2550 Alhambra Boulevard Sacramento, CA 958171923, USA
  • $35.00 hourly
Seasonal Professional Services

Job Description

POSITION:                     Corps Pianist/Musician

DEPARTMENT:             Sacramento Citadel Corps, Alhambra Campus

LOCATION:                    Sacramento, CA           

SUPERVISOR:               Corps Officer(s)

STATUS:                        On-Call


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 for God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.





The purpose of this position is to provide musical (piano/organ) accompaniment for the worship team, senior songsters and youth singing company during worship services. Additionally, the corps musician will attend and provide musical accompaniment during senior songster practices, worship team rehearsal and music youth programs.



  • Provide musical accompaniment (piano, organ) for the worship team, senior songsters and singinging company during Sunday worship services.
  • Provide accompaniment for youth programs and performances such as youth singing company, Encore and other performances.
  • Provide musical accompaniment for worship team, songsters and other musical groups during midweek practices.
  • To teach music lessons for youth and adults interested in learning music.
  • Develop a volunteer led music program focusing on piano and guitar skills.
  • Recruit volunteer music teachers.
  • Be available to provide accompaniment for special services as needed
  • May be occasionally required to travel in or out of state with musical groups to events such Encore, Divisional Youth Retreat, etc.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.




  • Must have at least 2 years in Piano and Music Theory training
  • Must be experienced in Worship and Praise music.
  • Must be able to read and sight-read Music
  • Must possess good people skills and the ability to interact positively with children and adults
  • Be able to take direction from supervisors, songster leader, meeting leaders or worship team leader.
  • Must successfully complete a criminal background check.
  • Must pass a Department of Justice fingerprint clearance.
  • Must complete The Salvation Army’s “Protecting the Mission” child safety training withing first two weeks of employment.





Ability to operate under stressful working conditions in a rapidly changing work environment with multiple priorities is required. Ability to physically interact with children including reaching, stooping, kneeling,  handling objects and moving or lifting objects up to 40 pounds. Some travel may be required. Must be able to fill in for jobs when staff members are absent, which may require the employee to stand for up to 2 hours or more at a time; must be able to walk, run, crouch, stoop, reach and grasp with hands and arms.


Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation.  A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed would not result in undue hardship.