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

POSITION: Corps Pianist/Musician

DEPARTMENT: Sacramento Citadel Corps, Alhambra Campus

LOCATION: Sacramento, CA

SUPERVISOR: Corps Officer(s)


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.


Must pass a Department of Justice fingerprint clearance. (required)
Must be experienced in Worship and Praise music (required)
2 years: Piano and Music Theory training (required)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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. The Salvation Army is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified job applicants, job candidates, and employees with disabilities to ensure they enjoy equal access to all employment opportunities and benefits of employment as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. EEO is the Law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Experience
2+ years
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