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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 11/8/2017

Nassau County Hope House

 

SOCIAL SERVICES RECEPTIONIST/ASSISTANT

POSITION SUMMARY: Performs a variety of functions necessary for the smooth operation of the Center; Assists in overseeing center operations on a daily basis, including center opening responsibilities.  Answers the telephone, retrieves messages, and returns calls.  Serves as first point of contact for visitor to the Center.  Determines client needs and prequalifies, meets needs, or directs them to alternate internal or external resources.  Receives, processes, and disburses gift in kind donations, and provides donor receipts.  Participates in special programs and events.  Schedules, trains, coordinates, and monitors the work of volunteers ensuring available staffing to meet center needs.  Performs or processes a variety of routine paperwork. Files and enters data.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of effective and efficient record-keeping and bookkeeping practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the English language including proper grammar and punctuation.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics.
  • Ability to learn and become proficient in specific computer software.
  • Ability to maintain an efficient and organized filing system to ensure that items can be retrieved in a timely manner.
  • Ability to answer the telephone in a courteous and tactful manner.
  • Ability to maintain the confidential nature of the work.
  • Ability to follow instructions, plan and organize work, and work under limited supervision.
  • Ability to screen social service clients for eligibility to receive social service assistance.
  • Ability to determine client eligibility for program assistance based on specific program guidelines and restrictions.
  • Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and follow through despite frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to function in a hectic and busy environment serving individuals in crisis.
  • Ability to remain calm, compassionate, patient, respectful, and loving to those we serve and who serve with us.
Qualified candidates please send resume to Barry Grieve at barry.grieve@uss.salvationarmy.org


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 Barry Grieve at barry.grieve@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 Barry Grieve at barry.grieve@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

EDS Warehouse and Fleet Worker

POSITION SUMMARY: Performs minor repairs and maintenance of buildings, equipment, and vehicles; performs minor plumbing and carpentry repair work. Qualified, licensed and drives Salvation Army vehicles, as necessary, to transport equipment and supplies in routine and emergency situations. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  •  Knowledge of general building maintenance practices and procedures
  • Ability to learn by method of on-the-job training including ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to perform routine and minor repair and maintenance activities of buildings, vehicles and grounds.
  • Ability to use and maintain maintenance equipment and tools effectively and in a safe manner.
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with co-workers and community contacts.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid and current CDL license with proper endorsements for driving all Salvation Army pool vehicles.
  • Ability to quickly deploy in emergency situations remaining deployed for a period of up to three concurrent weeks for conducting emergency supply operations as directed.
  • Skill in safely operating all assigned vehicles and equipment.
Qualified candidates please send resume to Barry Grieve at barry.grieve@uss.salvationarmy.org

Christmas Bell Ringer

POSITION SUMMARY: Rings bells for The Salvation Army Christmas Program at assigned locations; ensures that the Kettle is never left unattended; greets the public in a courteous and friendly manner. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of The Salvation Army Christmas Bell Program.
  • Ability to follow instructions with limited supervision.
  • Ability to greet and respond to the general public courteously.
  • Ability to abide by required dress code.
  • Ability to ring small hand bell and be responsible for bell and apron.
  • Interested candidates please call 904-366-9222



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