The Salvation Army Mission: 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.
Summary/Primary Purpose: To provide a staff position with the responsibility of baling clothing, shoes, purses or plush, stacking and unstacking bales of clothing and loading trucks when bales of clothing, purses and plush are sold.
Schedule: Part-time; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM with 1 hour lunch break (Sunday & Friday off)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Filling hopper of baler.
Tying off baler with provided wire, removing completed bales with lift and stacking in warehouse.
Loading trucks when bales of clothing, shoes, purses or plush are sold. Responsible for emptying barrels of donated goods that are to be warehoused for later use.
Maintain cleanliness of warehouse.
Orderly structure of contents in warehouse.
Complete salvage invoices.
If no baling duties are available then baler would work in the processing room and the front of the retail store. Duties include taking donations, sorting donations, testing electronic donations, running the register, and housekeeping duties.
Some mowing responsibilities.
Other duties as assigned
Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Must be able to lift and move up to 100 lbs
Operate top loading clothing baler.
Must be able to work unsupervised.
Must be able to complete salvage invoices.
Ability to be flexible and able to work on multiple projects or tasks simultaneously
Basic computer skills with ability to access payroll, timekeeping and personal data via a web-based system.
Good communication skills both written and spoken, and ability to maintain effective working relationships.
Attention to detail and creative problem-solving skills.
Strong independent judgement.
Must pass all applicable background checks. Must successfully complete Safe from Harm training within 90 days of hire, as established by The Salvation Army.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical requirements include: good speaking, hearing and vision ability and excellent manual dexterity. Ability to stand, bend and reach for extended periods of time, dexterity of hands and fingers to operate office equipment. May need to climb, balance, kneel, crouch or crawl. This position will require the ability to lift and/or move bales of up to 100 pounds.
Salvation Army USA