JOIN THE TEAM

The Salvation Army provides an array of career opportunities for qualified individuals who seek to “do the most good” for their community and those which they serve.

As an employer, we strive to offer a competitive compensation package; what sets us apart from other employers is our close-knit “family” and our organizational commitment to helping those in need in His name, without discrimination.

THE MISSION OF THE SALVATION ARMY

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.

OPEN JOB POSITIONS –
SALVATION ARMY MEMPHIS AREA COMMAND

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategically plans, implements and oversees the Development team and function for the Area Command, including donor communications and cultivation (including: major donors, corporate giving and direct marketing); print, broadcast and social media (Community Communications); special events, United Way, Advisory Organizations (interaction at Area Commander’s direction).

Raises funds through major gifts generated from individuals, corporations and foundations for a designated Area Command. Develops and nurtures a Donor Portfolio and Moves Management Plan and maintains accurate and timely donor records and reports in Interchange. Establishes and maintains effective donor relationships and communication. Serves as liaison to local commanding officers and Advisory Organization members as well as other Development staff at the Area Command, Divisional and Territorial level in order to achieve development goals. Must be or become passionate about the Mission of The Salvation Army, and clearly state personal commitment to it.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of current principles and practices of individual, corporate, and foundation fund-raising and communication techniques.

Knowledge of donor records management and administration as well as data and trend analysis.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of public relations.

Ability to research, solicit, and secure funds from individual, corporate, and foundation relationships in accordance with established Salvation Army practices and policy, established personal goals and in compliance with The Salvation Army’s policies as well as local, state, and federal legislation.

Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with the development team at the local, divisional, and territorial levels of the organization.

Ability, with a proven track record, on successful leadership of a Community Relations and Development Team.

Ability to motivate, manage, mentor and celebrate each individual of the Team, to their fullest capacity.

Ability to build and maintain effective donor relationships.

Ability to maintain accurate and up-to-date donor records in Interchange.

Ability to interpret The Salvation Army policies, and local, state, and federal laws as they relate to fund raising.

Ability to maintain the security and accountability of donated assets.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Marketing or a field related to the goals of the Resource Development Department, an three years major gift fund-raising experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Valid State Driver’s License

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AUDIO/VISUAL SPECIALIST

Job description

Responsible for setting up and operating all audio, video and lighting equipment and usage.

Required Experience

Must be familiar with both Macintosh and Windows-based computers.

Experience in trouble shooting and problem solving with audio, video and lighting equipment. Experience in using live performance sound and lighting equipment. Knowledge of the principles and practices particular to the department’s administration. Knowledge of general IT and AV principles, practices and procedures. Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and projects within set time periods. Ability to be self-motivated and able to make decision in a fast-paced environment. Must help motivate a spirit of unity, loyalty, and helpfulness within and among staff

Required Education

One to three years course-work from an accredited college or university AND at least two years’ experience working with audio, video and lighting systems in the field OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

FUNDRAISING DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Job Description

Are you ready to join an organization that is “doing the most good”? Do you want to make an impact in the lives of others?

 The Salvation Army Southern Territory is seeking an Associate Planned Giving Director in Western Tennessee/Kentucky. You can have an impact that will help change lives every day. With 7,546 centers in communities across the United States, it is a place where people can make a significant difference. Providing programs for families and children through shelter, after school programs, Human Trafficking and ending the life cycle of poverty, we are committed to being an efficient and effective network of local offices that make up a huge global team. That makes us a great place to work!

This position will cultivate and secure gifts to fund the Mission of The Salvation Army by developing and nurturing current and prospective donors and their professional advisors in the assigned geographic region and will respond to inquiries and communicate with donors, prospects, advisory organization members, Salvation Army staff and Officers. 50% day and some overnight travel is required primarily within the assigned region of western counties in both Kentucky and Tennessee. The incumbent may live anywhere within the travel area (Memphis, Jackson, TN, Owensboro, KY, etc.).

Other Details:

  • Conduct planned giving seminars and performs public speaking at Senior Citizens Expos, Home League and Rotary, etc.; establishes and maintains professional relationships in the community
  • Assists local officers, their boards and committees in developing local promotional plans; conducts presentations to the advisory boards and meets with the Planned Giving Committee; cooperates with the divisional leaders, advisory boards, corps officers, other professionals and advisors.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of the Internal Revenue Service regulations and applicable state laws; ensures continuous compliance to the same.
  • Attends and participates in conferences and training sessions; reviews and studies various planned giving periodicals and publications; maintains up-to-date knowledge and awareness of planned giving practices and legislation in relation to planned giving and taxation.

We are looking for candidates with a proven track record of success and the following skills and experience:

  • Three plus years’ experience achieving results in the fundraising field; major gifts, resource development, or related  field such as financial advisor or insurance sales
  • Demonstrated ability and experience building strong trusting relationships with clients
  • Two to three  year’s planned giving experience preferred but not required
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Ability to acquire a working knowledge of a large body of new, technical information
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including public presentations
  • Track record of influencing others to make significant decisions

The Salvation Army recognizes that peace of mind is important to our employees and their families. Because of this, we offer a competitive salary, a home office set up, full health coverage, retirement, professional development, and paid time off!

Candidates should recognize that The Salvation Army is a Church and be able to uphold the Mission of The Salvation Army.

For consideration please send a cover letter with salary requirements, and resume to: Search2@carrassessment.com

APPLICATION PROCESS

Thank you for your in interest The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center.  If you have an interest in applying for a position with the Kroc Center, please indicate the specific position in the subject line and forward your resume to jobs@krocmemphis.org.

What are the steps in receiving consideration for a position?

  • All positions are posted externally after an internal search has been conducted.  The postings include a brief job summary of the position with the minimum qualifications.
  • Only applicants submitting resumes and applying for a specific open position will be given consideration.
  • Candidates who meet the qualifications for the position will be contacted to discuss their experience and share more information regarding the open position.
  • If the applicant is not selected for an interview, the applicant will be notified that the position has been filled via email.
  • If an applicant has been interviewed and selected for hire, the appropriate parties will take the necessary steps to complete the onboarding process.
  • 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.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

OPEN JOB POSITIONS – KROC

FACILITY SERVICES MANAGER

Job Description

Under the direction of the Kroc Center Director, the Property Manager coordinates, monitors, performs, schedules and records the day-to-day general maintenance, repair and custodial care of buildings, vehicles, equipment, utility infrastructure and grounds to ensure a functioning and aesthetically appealing environment. The Property Manager will also provide leadership to maintenance and custodial staff, serves as manager on duty, and develop and manage the Property departmental budget.

Required Experience

Three years of experience in property and building management and maintenance with supervision of staff, strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task, working knowledge of computer programs and ability to administer departmental budget, ability to prioritize, monitor, and evaluate the work of maintenance and service contractors, knowledge of the materials, tools, and practices used in building, electrical, or mechanical trades, and ability to prioritize, monitor, and evaluate the work of maintenance contractors.

Required Education

Two (2) years course work from a college, vocational or technical school in property management, building systems / construction or business. Degree a plus or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Additional Comments

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

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

AQUATICS COORDINATOR

Job Description

The Aquatic Coordinator assists in the planning, development, and oversight of activities in the aquatics area as well as perform any necessary administrative duties, such as selling and/or verifying memberships through POS system at the aquatics desk, providing information and answering questions about available programs/classes in the aquatics department, answering the phone in a courteous manner and directing calls to the appropriate destination, recording accurate and complete messages when necessary, and ensuring that the aquatic operations are in compliance with established departmental policies and procedures. Under the direction and supervision of the Aquatic Manager, the person in this position will observe swimmers, protect life, prevent accidents, and enforce regulations. The Aquatic Coordinator will also be responsible for planning out schedules for all lifeguards and staff, creating exceptional customer/member service experiences and for the safe and secure day-to-day operations of the Kroc Center Aquatics area.

Required Experience 

Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language. Previous cashier and/or customer service experience helpful but not required. Ability to use new software programs with basic training. Ability to communicate effectively with clientele and staff. Ability to relate positively and energetically with staff, clients, members and customers. Ability to maintain a non-judgmental attitude in working with customers, clients, members and staff. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to direct phone calls to the appropriate person or destination. Ability to respond to and assist callers and visitors in a courteous and tactful manner. Ability to screen calls in a courteous and tactful manner. Ability to work with people and to provide assistance in a calm, courteous, and tactful manner. Ability to record accurate and complete messages. Ability to perform clerical support work while operating the switchboard. Ability to maintain an adequate supply of applications, informative materials and/or brochures for distribution to visitors. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain poise under pressure. Ability to respond to emergencies in a calm and effective manner. Ability to project a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.

Required Education 

High School Diploma or G.E.D. required, some college preferred AND previous experience lifeguarding and teaching swim lessons preferred OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skill, and abilities.

Additional Comments

 

 

MEMBER SERVICES ASSOCIATE

Job Summary
The Member Services Associate is responsible for creating exceptional customer/member service experiences and for the safe and secure day-to-day operations of the Kroc Center.  Responsibilities include selling and/or verifying memberships through POS system, providing information and answering questions about available programs/classes, answering the phone in a courteous manner and directing calls to the appropriate destination, recording accurate and complete messages when necessary. In addition, the Member Services Associate receives and receipts deliveries and donations, greets and announces visitors and clients, provides general information about The Salvation Army Kroc Center operations and services and performs routine clerical work such as typing and filing.

Qualifications
High school diploma or G.E.D. required, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must have a Valid Driver’s License.

EVENT SERVICES AIDE

Job Summary
Greet and escort parties to designated area and serve as host for the event as necessary. Respond to questions over the phone and in person as needed. Set up rooms and help to clean the rooms.  Coordinate the events with departments and food services, where applicable.  Assist the Events Services Manager with monthly inventory and maintenance of record and correspondence.

Event Services Aide is an hourly position, which may be designed full-time, part-time, or as-needed.  Hours may vary.

Qualifications
High School Diploma, two years college education in childhood education, hospitality, etc.; three years’ experience in customer service, event planning and experience working with youth.

FITNESS ATTENDANT

Job Summary
Attends to the needs of members in the fitness/exercise room; ensures the safe use of the facilities by assisting patrons with the equipment and making appropriate recommendations regarding fitness routines.

Fitness Attendant is an hourly position, which may be designed part-time, or as-needed.  Hours may vary.

Qualifications
Must be at least 18 years of age.

High School diploma or G.E.D. and two years’ experience leading exercise classes preferably in an exercise facility, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

PERSONAL TRAINER

Job Summary
The Personal Trainer will conduct one-on-one fitness training, group fitness training, and class-sized fitness instruction for clients as assigned by the Fitness Manager.  The activities of the members and guests they oversee will take place in all fitness spaces along with any meeting rooms.  The Personal Trainer will also be responsible for conducting fitness equipment orientations, fitness assessments, fitness program design, and ensure the safe exercise and equipment operation of all facility members and guests when not currently engaged in a personal training appointment.

Personal Trainer is an hourly position, which may be designed as-needed.  Hours may vary.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Physical Fitness, Health and Fitness, Exercise and Fitness or other equivalent degree; and One (1) year of experience as a Personal Trainer or Fitness Instructor; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

AQUATICS LIFEGUARD

Job Summary

Under the direction and supervision of the Lead Life Guard, the person in this position will observe swimmers, protect life, prevent accidents, enforce regulations, and do related work as required. Ensure that the aquatic operations are in compliance with established departmental policies and procedures.

Aquatic Lifeguard is an hourly position, which may be designed part-time, or as-needed.  Hours may vary.

 Qualifications

Possession of current certificates in American Red Cross First Aid or First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title22) or above; CPR for the Professional Rescuer (CPR Pro) and Lifeguard Training required. Equivalent training certificates may be accepted. Applicant must provide proof of certification.

CHILD WATCH WORKER

Child Watch Worker

 Job Summary

Assist in the planning, development, and overseeing of activities in the Child Care area. Perform any necessary administrative duties. Ensure that the Child Care operations are in compliance with established departmental policies and procedures. Provides child care services for children including personal care, hygiene, learning and development activities and specialized programs; prepares and maintains records; maintains cleanliness and orderliness of child care property.

Child Watch Worker is an hourly position, which may be designed part-time, or as-needed.  Hours may vary.

Qualifications

High school diploma or G.E.D. required, and two years’ experience in child development programs in a church or pre-school, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

PROGRAM AIDE-CHALLENGE

The Program Aide participates, engages and leads participants through planned Challenge Center activities and events. The Program Aide contributes suggestions for planned recreational activities and ways to improve events. The Program Aide also maintains the cleanliness and orderliness of the Challenge Center.

Program Aide is an hourly position, which may be designed part-time, or as-needed.  Hours may vary.

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma
  • Two years college in childhood education, etc
  • Three years’ experience in customer service, team building leadership experience and experience working the youth or, any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.