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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

Position Title:  Secretary II               Department: Administration-Memphis Area Commanders    

Full-time ____X_______ Part-time                Hours Per Week          37.5

Date Needed:          ASAP                    Exempt                      Non-Exempt       X

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Relieves the Area Commanders of administrative detail; performs advanced, complex, and often confidential secretarial work with a broad scope of responsibilities; prepares advanced and technical reports from start to finish; maintains the Area Commanders’ calendar;  coordinates information and arrangements for meetings and seminars; responds to inquiries regarding departmental operations and ensures the office runs smoothly while the Area Commander and Coordinator of Women’s Ministries is absent.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL CAPABILITIES:

  • Ability to meet attendance requirements.
  • Ability to read, writes, and communicates the English language.
  • Ability to perform routine mathematical computations.
  • Ability to transcribe dictation and type.
  • Ability to keypunch information into a computer.
  • Ability to sort and file documents alphabetically and numerically.
  • Ability to operate various general office equipment including a telephone, Dictaphone, typewriter, computer, and adding machine.
  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail with constant breaks in concentration associated with answering phones or speaking in person to clients requiring assistance.
  • Ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently with limited supervision.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently work on multiple projects at the same time without becoming frustrated or disorganized.
  • 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 seated.Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.
  • Ability to work with a high energy level.
  • Ability to be a team player, working collaboratively and proactively in a fast-pace setting.
  • Ability to work with volunteers.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of effective and efficient recordkeeping practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics.
  • Knowledge of accepted practices and techniques involved in budget and report preparation, recordkeeping, public relations, interpersonal relations, and business communications both oral and written.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting or bookkeeping practices and procedures including ability to prepare spreadsheets.
  • Ability to learn the broad scope of department operations and services in order to serve as an information resource and to provide assistance in a timely and effective manner.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently work on multiple projects at the same time without becoming frustrated or disorganized.
  • Ability to gather, compile, and assemble information into a final product for letters, records, reports, etc.
  • Ability to plan, organizes, and prioritize work in order to accomplish work in compliance with quality standards and deadlines.
  • Ability to determine the most effective and efficient method to accomplish work objectives and goals and to work under limited supervision.
  • Ability to prepare spreadsheets and to maintain computer databases.
  • Ability to maintain an efficient and organized filing system to ensure that items can be retrieved in a timely manner.
  • Ability to maintain the confidential nature of the department.
  • Ability to serve as a lead worker to clerical personnel including assigning and monitoring work for accuracy and completeness.
  • Ability to organize and give attention to details
  • Ability to plan events and projects
  • Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.
  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in written form.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High school diploma or G.E.D. required supplemented by secretarial courses from a technical or vocational school preferred, and four years progressively responsible experience performing secretarial work in a general office, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

If interested, notify current department head and make application through the Human Resources Department.

To be eligible to participate in the Job Posting program, you must have been in your present position for at least 12 months.

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Position Title:    Custodian               Department:           Facilities

Full time         X                      Part time                   Hours Per Week          37.5

Date Needed:      ASAP                          Exempt                       Non-Exempt              X

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Cleans and maintains the buildings and grounds to ensure the neatness and cleanliness of the same on a daily basis.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL CAPABILITIES

Manual dexterity.

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read and communicate the English language.

Ability to exert the physical energy required to performing housekeeping and minor maintenance work.

Ability to perform continuous walking, stooping, standing, and climbing.

Ability to lift up to 40lbs.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to perform general maintenance and cleaning activities for buildings and grounds.

Ability to follow instructions and work independently.

Knowledge of chemical cleaning products and supplies.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High School Diploma or G.E.D. required, six months experience performing general housekeeping duties, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

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TO APPLY, PLEASE SEND YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO venita.vaughn@uss.salvationarmy.org

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JOB POSTING:  POSITION AVAILABLE

Position Title:  Housing Monitor     Department:  Social Services

Full time                                   Part Time         X

Date Needed:       ASAP                         Exempt                      Non-Exempt    X

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Housing Monitor monitors the activity of residents on an assigned shift ensuring safety, security and compliance to house rules; maintains accurate and complete records and logs containing pertinent client and department information; ensures the housing facility is maintained in a neat and proper order.

PHYSICAL

  • Ability to meet attendance requirements.
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations quickly and calmly while maintaining control and initiating the proper corrective action.
  • Ability to perform combinations of sitting, standing, and walking on a frequent change basis.Distance of travel is usually within the same building.
  • Physical effort required is associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying objects (less than 25 lbs.) 5-10% of work time.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to update forms and save them on shared files.
  • Ability and Knowledge to use Microsoft office, lotus notes and/or updated programs.
  • Knowledge of Social Services and resources available.
  • Knowledge of general office procedures and practices.
  • Knowledge of basic record keeping practices and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients of diverse backgrounds in order to control, lead, and motivate behavior.
  • Ability to work with the public encompassing all types of behaviors.
  • Ability to work independently and with limited supervision while enforcing established policies and procedures.

CERTIFICATIONS:

Valid State Driver’s License.

CPR Certification

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High school diploma or G.E.D. and some college, preferable in social work or related field

and two or more years of experience performing monitoring, security, experience in a culturally diverse environment a plus; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

NOTE:  This position requires the employee to work weekend shifts.

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.

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 under mind its religious mission.

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TO APPLY, PLEASE SEND YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO venita.vaughn@uss.salvationarmy.org

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OPEN JOB POSITIONS –
The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center and Family Stores

Truck Driver

ARC – Memphis, TN 2649 KIRBY WHITTEN RD. 38133, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America Req #5242

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for

Truck Driver.

We offer competitive benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Hearing Insurance plans; Group Life Insurance; Retirement Benefits; Education Assistance; and Paid Vacation Days.

Job Summary

Responsible for being knowledgeable of the geographical area assigned and operates the vehicle within state/federal statutes and/or guidelines. Read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with the general public. Acquires pick-up tickets and completes route in the most efficient manner. Load donations on the truck in the most organized manner to allow as many pickups as possible on each truck load and to minimize damage/breakage. Clean and secure the vehicle and equipment; conduct daily inspections of the vehicle’s oil, water, tires, and other items of the vehicle to maintain good operating condition.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of assigned geographical area. Ability to organize pick-up tickets and to schedule route in a manner that saves time and fuel. Ability to work effectively and efficiently with a variety of personalities. Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in the English language.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED preferred but not required and one year of experience driving a heavy-duty truck or large van or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications

Valid State Driver’s License

Valid DOT Medical Card

Valid Commercial Driver’s License, desired but not required.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read and follow a map and/or hand-written directions. Ability to read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with the general public to respond to official inquiries and to make entries on reports and records. Ability to successfully work with a variety of personalities and people in a positive manner. Ability to drive a heavy-duty truck. Ability to follow DOT regulations and safety standards.

Moderate amount of strenuous physical effort required associated with sitting, walking, standing, lifting, bending, reaching, twisting, pushing, pulling, and carrying heavy objects (generally over 100 lbs.) 25-50% of work time.

Work requires driving a vehicle with exposure to the outdoors where there are physical discomforts associated with changes in weather such as rain, cold, snow, heat or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt and the like.

Additional Information

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.

To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.

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.

Contact Cynthia.cunningham@uss.salvationarmy.org

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

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.