logo



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 8/17/2016

Jacksonville Area Command


Temporary Full-Time Childcare Worker

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides child care services for children including personal care, hygiene, learning and development activities and specialized programs; plans, develops, and teaches pre-school classes; prepares and maintains records; maintains cleanliness and orderliness of child care property.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Provides constant care for the needs of the children in an efficient, clean, loving, safe, secure, and healthy manner.
  • Develops and implements lesson plans which are age-group program specific; utilizes age-group appropriate discovery areas, enriched with program-specific activities, including teacher-made materials and hands-on activities.
  • Determines appropriate supplies and materials for lesson plans and recreational activities; ensures the children's safety in utilizing the same.
  • Provides opportunities for physical and mental stimulation through both inside and outside learning activities.
  • Prepares and serves children snacks and meals; ensures that children receive nutritional and tasteful food; provides positive, relaxed atmosphere during children mealtime encouraging conversation.
  • Organizes and supervises recreational activities; observes, monitors, and supervises children on the playground.
  • Exhibits control of the children and when needed displays proper discipline techniques.
  • Decorates rooms with up-to-date themes and seasons; prepares and maintains attractive, entertaining, and educational bulletin boards.
  • Closes and locks windows, and turns off lights before leaving the Child Care and straightens the room before leaving each day.
  • Maintains the classroom materials in an orderly fashion.
  • Reports all accidents to the supervisor in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Builds and maintains effective and positive relationships with parents; informs parents of children's progress and specific incidents.
  • Follows guidelines provided on Standards of Performance.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or G.E.D. required, and two years experience teaching 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.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Valid state driver's license C.P.R. and First Aid Certification

Qualified candidates please send a resume to Child Development Center Director Lauren Lee at lauren.lee@uss.salvationarmy.org

Clay County Corps

Probation Counselor

POSITION SUMMARY:
  • Ensures that all assigned clients are following their terms and conditions of probation by going over conditions of probation with the client in an initial interview and monitoring their progress by meeting with clients on a regular basis (typically monthly) in order to track and document their progress as required.
  • Outlines conditions of probation with clients to ensure they have a clear understanding of the requirements they must meet according to the court's instructions; obtains clients signature for the conditions of probation; provides clear and specific instructions regarding actions that must be taken by client prior to their next appointment.
  • Gathers and verifies client intake information; interviews client to learn as much as possible about the client and to determine special conditions or needs of the client and to establish goals; refers clients to agencies, schedules appointments as needed, and provides agency with necessary information and paperwork; directs client to community service as required.
  • Completes court-ordered paperwork containing pertinent information for all clients; ensures the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the information recorded;
  • Documents, codes, and tracks monies received from the client maintaining accurate and complete accounting records; completes the restitution and fine forms regarding the same; ensures receipt of payments and maintains acceptable collection rate range.
  • Conducts regular appointments with clients to monitor and verify client's progress toward meeting conditions of probation.
  • Notifies the court when a client violates probation conditions; prepare Rule to Show Cause completes required paperwork and submits the same to the court; provides recommendations to the court with regard to violations of probation based on the data collected and successful termination of cases.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate and complete case notes for all client appointments; observes clients behavior and records all pertinent information about the client; outlines the procedures taken and information explained during the course of appointments.
  • Builds and maintains professional relationships with community agencies; prepares and distributes required paperwork and release forms to assist agencies providing services and assistance to clients; ensures all information provided is in compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Serves as liaison between court system and community agencies, police departments, victims seeking restitution, victims' attorneys, insurance companies, etc.; responds to telephone calls and prepares/receives correspondence in order to obtain pertinent information and to maintain awareness of clients compliance with probation conditions; maintains accurate and complete records regarding contact with the same.
  • Prepares and maintains an appointment calendar in order to track all client appointments; prepares and maintains an organized record keeping system of all client records.
  • Prepares, processes, and coordinates violations of probation, Rule to Show Cause motions to court for changes in defendants conditions of probation, terminations of probation, restitution hearings for victim and client to appear in court, etc.; checks computer records to identify new charges, changes in cases, etc.; notifies and instructs client of required procedure and completes necessary forms; monitors client's compliance with conditions.
  • Issues and coordinates Notice of Hearings; initiates and completes the necessary paperwork and schedules appointment with the client in order to fully explain the procedure.
  • Builds and maintains professional and effective working relationships with other county probation staff; provides accurate, complete and timely information and reports as requested.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Two years college from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Criminal Justice, Sociology, or a related field, and two years progressively responsible experience in a court system or probation, parole, social casework or counseling with at least six months experience working in The Salvation Army Corrections Program, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Qualified candidates please send a resume to: connie.bradford@uss.salvationarmy.org

Building Maintenance Worker

POSITION SUMMARY:
Performs routine repairs and maintenance of buildings, equipment, and vehicles; performs routine grounds keeping work to ensure the beautification of the landscape; performs minor plumbing and carpentry repair work. Maintains a safe, clean and orderly environment for clients served through the programs and ensures that all programs are able to run efficiently by addressing the various set-up and property needs of respective programs.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Performs routine building maintenance activities; performs minor pluming repairs required by leaking faucets and clogged toilets; performs carpentry work required to repair dents and/or holes in walls and paints walls.
  • Performs preventative maintenance of Salvation Army vehicles; monitors and replenishes all fluid levels.
  • Maintains the grounds to include mowing grass, trimming hedges, blowing leaves, and collecting debris; maintains the beautification of the grounds.
  • Sweeps, vacuums and mops floors; sweeps sidewalks.
  • Assembles and moves office furniture including chairs, desks, tables, bulletin boards, etc.
  • Monitors activities and visitors of building and grounds to ensure security.
  • Drives truck in order to pick up materials and repair items needed for maintenance work.
  • Cleans surroundings after each repair job; ensures that all tools are collected and surroundings are left neat and clean.
  • Monitors lighting and changes light bulbs when needed.
  • Maintains all tools, supplies, parts, and equipment belonging to the Maintenance Department.
  • Cleans Corps rooms; wipes down tables, chairs, sweeps, mops, and organizes furniture if needed in order to maintain a clean and organized class rooms.
  • Cleans and sanitizes bathrooms; cleans sinks and toilets, polishes mirrors, and replenishes supplies. Same will be done in classrooms which contain bathrooms.
  • Sweeps, vacuums, mops and waxes floors ; sweeps sidewalks, Sweeps, Vacuums and cleans Chapel.
  • Cleans windows; dusts and polishes furniture and fixtures.
  • Empties trash cans regularly; collects trash from grounds.
  • Assists in setting up meeting rooms; sets up tables and chairs

Qualified candidates please send a resume to Lieutenant Jeff Marquis at jeff.marquis@uss.salvationarmy.org

Nassau County

Probation Counselor

POSITION SUMMARY:
  • Ensures that all assigned clients are following their terms and conditions of probation by going over conditions of probation with the client in an initial interview and monitoring their progress by meeting with clients on a regular basis (typically monthly) in order to track and document their progress as required.
  • Outlines conditions of probation with clients to ensure they have a clear understanding of the requirements they must meet according to the court's instructions; obtains clients signature for the conditions of probation; provides clear and specific instructions regarding actions that must be taken by client prior to their next appointment.
  • Gathers and verifies client intake information; interviews client to learn as much as possible about the client and to determine special conditions or needs of the client and to establish goals; refers clients to agencies, schedules appointments as needed, and provides agency with necessary information and paperwork; directs client to community service as required.
  • Completes court-ordered paperwork containing pertinent information for all clients; ensures the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the information recorded;
  • Documents, codes, and tracks monies received from the client maintaining accurate and complete accounting records; completes the restitution and fine forms regarding the same; ensures receipt of payments and maintains acceptable collection rate range.
  • Conducts regular appointments with clients to monitor and verify client's progress toward meeting conditions of probation.
  • Notifies the court when a client violates probation conditions; prepare Rule to Show Cause completes required paperwork and submits the same to the court; provides recommendations to the court with regard to violations of probation based on the data collected and successful termination of cases.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate and complete case notes for all client appointments; observes clients behavior and records all pertinent information about the client; outlines the procedures taken and information explained during the course of appointments.
  • Builds and maintains professional relationships with community agencies; prepares and distributes required paperwork and release forms to assist agencies providing services and assistance to clients; ensures all information provided is in compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Serves as liaison between court system and community agencies, police departments, victims seeking restitution, victims' attorneys, insurance companies, etc.; responds to telephone calls and prepares/receives correspondence in order to obtain pertinent information and to maintain awareness of clients compliance with probation conditions; maintains accurate and complete records regarding contact with the same.
  • Prepares and maintains an appointment calendar in order to track all client appointments; prepares and maintains an organized record keeping system of all client records.
  • Prepares, processes, and coordinates violations of probation, Rule to Show Cause motions to court for changes in defendants conditions of probation, terminations of probation, restitution hearings for victim and client to appear in court, etc.; checks computer records to identify new charges, changes in cases, etc.; notifies and instructs client of required procedure and completes necessary forms; monitors client's compliance with conditions.
  • Issues and coordinates Notice of Hearings; initiates and completes the necessary paperwork and schedules appointment with the client in order to fully explain the procedure.
  • Builds and maintains professional and effective working relationships with other county probation staff; provides accurate, complete and timely information and reports as requested.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Two years college from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Criminal Justice, Sociology, or a related field, and two years progressively responsible experience in a court system or probation, parole, social casework or counseling with at least six months experience working in The Salvation Army Corrections Program, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Qualified candidates please send a resume to: melvin.malcolm@uss.salvationarmy.org