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Join our Team!


The Salvation Army provides a unique opportunity to utilize your talents and skills in a career aimed at helping those in need. The Salvation Army invites you to consider joining our team and help us in fulfilling our promise of Doing the Most Good! The Application Process Once you submit your resume for any of the positions listed, the recruiter will review and if there is a match between your skills and what we are looking for, you should be contacted within 30 days. The length of the recruitment to hire process can vary significantly based on the position requirements and the recruiters schedule. If there's not an immediate opportunity that matches your skills and qualifications, we will keep your application/resume on file for one year for future consideration.

Openings as of 1/5/2017

Jacksonville Area Command



VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

POSITION SUMMARY Develops and implements an effective volunteer program including recruiting, training and supervising volunteers. Seeks opportunities to promote The Salvation Army and its programs to the community. Assists with special events. Recruits, trains, coordinates and monitors the work of volunteers ensuring ample staff to meet program needs; prepares records and reports regarding the same.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  •  Knowledge of volunteer recruitment methods and practices
  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures
  • Ability to prepare accurate and complete records and reports
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with volunteers
  • Ability to lead, motivate and evaluate the work of volunteers
Qualified candidates please send resume to Peggy Jensen at peggy.jensen@uss.salvationarmy.org

SOCIAL SERVICE PROGRAM MANAGER

POSITION SUMMARY Supervises, coordinates and monitors day-to-day operations of assigned social service programs such as Red Shield Lodge, Social Services, and Seasonal Programs, etc.; supervises and participates in casework performed by program staff ensuring compliance with program policies and procedures; prepares statistical reports and administers the program budget.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of practices and principles social service program administration.
  • Knowledge of the principals and practices of bookkeeping and budget administration.
  • Ability to lead, motivate, and evaluate the work of staff performing same or similar work.
  • Ability to develop, implement, and enforce program policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interview clients in order to evaluate and serve their needs.
  • Ability to determine client eligibility for program assistance based on specific program guidelines and restrictions.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with the public and community agencies.
  • Ability to prepare accurate and complete client records, reports, and statistics.
Qualified candidates please send resume to Peggy Jensen at peggy.jensen@uss.salvationarmy.org

Full Time Special Events Manager/Volunteer Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY
Plans, coordinates and supervises arrangements for selected special event functions in Northeast Florida to include the Duval Red Kettle Campaign; researches and secures location, facilities, transportation, and equipment; recruits, assigns, and supervises volunteers; monitors event functions to ensure events run smoothly; serves as liaison to the Public Relations Coordinator in order to obtain media opportunities. Key responsibilities include planning and analyzing cost-effective events, setting revenue goals, forming relationships with volunteers and donors. Recruits, trains, coordinates, and monitors the work of volunteers ensuring ample staff to meet event or campaign needs; prepares records and reports regarding the same; supervises Red Kettle Assistant(s) during the Holiday season.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  •  Knowledge of The Salvation Army mission, protocol, policies and procedures. Knowledge of special event planning techniques and practices.
  • Ability to recruit, motivate, assign, and supervise volunteers.
  • Ability to plan and coordinate special event arrangements in order to ensure that all functions run  smoothly.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally an in written format in a manner which can be understood by various levels of readers/listeners.
  • Strong public speaking abilities. Successful fundraising track record.
  • Creativity and ability to conceive and aggressively pursue fundraising opportunities as appropriate. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated aptitude in working with diverse community groups, including major and corporate donors. Good cost analysis skills.
  • Knowledge of volunteer recruitment methods and practices. Ability to follow instructions and work with limited supervision. Ability to prepare accurate and complete records and  reports.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships  with volunteers.
  • Able to cultivate relationships with targeted constituents including a diverse population of community leaders and volunteers.
  • Proven ability to recruit and manage to successful results through  volunteers.
  • Outcome driven with ability to respond to changing circumstances and priorities; strong project management skills.
  • Remains composed  under stress, handles responses to criticism  tactfully and delivers on  organizational commitments.
  • Demonstrated ability in handling multiple priorities, project management and meeting deadlines; strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to proactively monitor and adjust activities to respond to changing circumstances and priorities to meet goals; proactively address issues as they arise and mitigate risks associated to events.
  • Strong customer service orientation, with extensive experience in effectively addressing and resolving issues with constituents.
Qualified candidates please send resume to Director of Development Heather Corey at heather.corey@uss.salvationarmy.org


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