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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:    Custodian               Department:           Facilities                 

Part time               X               Hours Per Week          19   

Date Needed:      ASAP                     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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Position Title: Case Manager                  Department:  Social Services Single Women’s Residence

Full time:     Hours per Week:         37.5

Date Needed:      ASAP                          Non-Exempt

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manages and monitors assigned caseload of clients seeking social service assistance and placement in the Single Women’s Residence; develops program plan/goals and evaluates clients’ progress by conducting meetings with clients and/or staff; serves as advocate for clients to acquire services that will enable them to functionally cope with their environment.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL CAPABILITIES

  • Ability to meet attendance requirements
  • Ability to read, write and communicate the English language.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to think clearly and quickly in order to maintain control of client caseload.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently work on multiple cases at the same time without becoming frustrated or disorganized.
  • Ability to take and pass an annual TB test
  • Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25lbs.) 5-10% of work time.
  • Duties are usually performed seated. Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of social service case management.
  • Knowledge of social service resources and agencies in the community.
  • Knowledge of effective communication and motivation practices.
  • Ability to develop program plans and goals based on client’s needs.
  • Ability to evaluate the client’s progress toward program goals.
  • Familiarity with the transitional housing and permanent supportive housing procedures.
  • Ability to work with the public encompassing all types of behaviors.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and complete case notes and client records.
  • Ability to plan, organizes, and prioritizes work in order to accomplish work in compliance with quality standards and deadlines.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective and professional working relationships with clients and community agencies.
  • Must be able to complete and pass a Criminal Records Check.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Behavioral Science, or a related field;

Or

Five (5) years equivalent experience or combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

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Position Title: Housing Monitor   Department:  Social Services    

Part Time

Date Needed:      ASAP       Non-Exempt

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.

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Position Title: Cook                Department:  Food Services  

Part time /Hours Per Week         25

Date Needed:    ASAP                        Non-Exempt

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Cook is required to plan, prepare, cook and serve nutritional meals and snacks in accordance with established guidelines and schedules; ensure all meals are prepared and served in a safe and presentable manner; clean kitchen facilities, equipment, and appliances; maintain inventory of kitchen supplies and food in a neat and orderly manner.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL CAPABILITIES

  • Ability to meet attendance requirements.
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
  • Ability to cook, taste, and smell food.
  • Duties are usually performed by frequent walking and/or standing, kneeling, or squatting relieved by lesser periods of sitting.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of proper cooking methods and procedures.
  • Knowledge of meal planning techniques.
  • Knowledge of acceptable food storage and cleaning techniques.
  • Ability to cook nutritional, tasteful, and safe food for large groups in a timely manner.
  • Ability to properly clean kitchen appliances and utensils.
  • Ability to order food and kitchen supplies in an economical manner and to maintain an adequate level of inventory.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High School diploma or equivalent, and one year experience cooking food for large groups, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

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 Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center

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.