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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:  Clinical Program Director      Department: Social Services

Full time/Hours Per Week 40

Date Needed: ASAP    Exempt

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Clinical Program Director is responsible for ensuring quality therapeutic care to the clients of a residential program and intensive outpatient program while adhering to the federal and state licensing statutes. Establishes and monitors treatment plans for clients within the agency. This position requires the director to perform leadership skills in order to manage daily functions of the clinical department staff. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, evaluating, orienting and training all clinical staff. The clinical program director will be responsible for maintaining confidentiality of all pertinent patient care information to assure the patient’s rights are protected. The director will also maintain documentation that adheres to accreditation and agency governing boards.

 

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL CAPABILITIES

  • Ability to meet attendance requirements.
  • Duties are usually performed seated; sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.
  • Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) 5-10% of work time.
  • Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.

SPECIAL KNOWLE DGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Understands “best practice” in social work practices, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledgeable of and ability to effectively practice the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers.
  • Knowledge with a wide variety of effective clinical treatment options and able to develop, implement and monitor those options in practice with adults in a residential setting.
  • Knowledge of the mental health field.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Master’s level degree in Social Work or related field Substance abuse counselor credentials (LADAC)
  • Five to seven years of training and experience of direct service working in a clinical setting for adults as a social worker;
  • Experience in understanding and being able to utilize the following treatment models: Competency-based
  • Strength Perspective Family Systems Brief Therapy
  • Crisis Intervention

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

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Position Title:  Kitchen Supervisor                 Department:  Food Services  

Full time/Hours Per Week          37.5

Date Needed:         ASAP                      Non-Exempt

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Serves as the primary cook and supervises and assists support staff in the operation of the commercial kitchen including menu development, inventory maintenance and purchase of supplies, cost control. Assists in the activities of the food service programs as well as the supervision of the food service staff, ensuring that the mission of The Salvation Army is a top priority in all areas and activities.  Assists in performing any necessary administrative duties. Work to ensure satisfaction of program participants.

Helps ensure that the food services operation follows established departmental and legal policies and procedures. Works to maintain customer satisfaction.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions.

  • Ability to meet attendance requirements;
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language;
  • Ability to perform mathematical computations;
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and weekends:
  • Ability to cook, taste, and smell foods;
  • Work is performed in a hospitality environment requiring standing, reaching, lifting, bending, kneeling, stooping, climbing, push and pulling items weighing 50 lbs or less;

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of proper cooking methods and procedures;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of food preparation and management;
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations governing industry;
  • Knowledge of effective communication and motivation practices;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of facility management;
  • Ability to handle various equipment, telephone, and computer fax/copy machines, computer time sheet, commercial kitchen equipment, knives, etc.;
  • Ability to motivate, lead, supervise, and evaluate subordinate personnel;
  • Ability to develop, implement, and enforce program policies and procedures;
  • Ability to remain calm and make sound decisions during state of crisis;
  • Ability to evaluate the guest’s experience and if we achieved their goals;
  • Ability to work with public, encompassing all types of behaviors;
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate notes and records;
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work in order to accomplish work in compliance with quality standards and deadlines;
  • Ability to build and maintain effective and professional working relationships with participants and staff members;
  • Ability to work with, supervise and relate well with co-workers;
  • Able to function effectively without supervision;
  • Ability to maintain a professional attitude and approach to problem solving

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Degree in culinary Arts or related field preferred; a minimum of three to five years of directly related food service experience, supervisory experience needed or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides evidence that the applicant possesses the required knowledge, skills and abilities;strong communication skills, both written and oral; strong customer service skills are required.

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

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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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Position Title:   Donor Relations (Fundraising)& Records Manager

Department:  Development
Full time: X
Hours Per Week: 40
Date Needed:   ASAP
Exempt: X

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Donor Relations (Fundraising) and Records Manager assists the Development Director, within the authority of the Area Commander, in the development, implementation, administration, evaluation, management, and maintenance of an aggressive fundraising and donor program. Responsible for developing and implementing engagement and fundraising strategies or enhance and grow revenue with donors. Accompany the Director in fundraising by presenting analytics and assisting with other direct communications with donors. Administers all aspects (including systems, reports, research, data integrity) of maintaining the confidential donor and prospect information system and managing the gift receipting system by using established fundraising procedures. Provides quality customer service to donors and prepares analytics.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL CAPABILITIES

Ability to meet attendance requirements and accommodate daily performance deadlines.

Proficient ability to read, write and communicate the English language.

Proficient ability to type.

Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) 10% to 20% of work time.

Duties are usually performed by combinations of sitting, standing, and walking on a frequent change basis.

Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of the operation and capabilities of computer databases

o               Excel
o               Word
o               Access
o               365

  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures
  • Skilled at maintaining accurate, current donor records or customer accounts
  • Skilled in customer service
  • Ability to prepare mass mailings according to bulk mail procedures
  • Must have excellent communication skills and experience in presentations
  • Excellent data entry skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High School diploma and two years of college in Business related area; degree preferred, or three to five years of experience in fundraising and donor relations, and performing administrative support and/or operating a computer database record system, along with customer service experience 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.

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

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.