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 loved of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

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.


Receptionist (part time)

TITLE: Receptionist (part time)
REPORTS TO: Facility & Community Support Manager
FLSA: Non-Exempt (20 hrs/wk)

Job Objective: Assist Facility and Community Support Manager with first impressions, office organization, and guest direction.

Essential Functions: This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of the position. Other job related responsibilities and tasks may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

  • Answer incoming telephone calls.  Direct to appropriate people as necessary.  Make outgoing calls.
  • Assist visitors with inquiries
  • Manage mail to include delivering outgoing mail to post office, handling incoming mail.
  • Insure tidiness and cleanliness of entry and lobby.
  • Assist with seasonal activities & fundraising.
  • Assist with food pantry.
  • Assist with mailings approved by Facility & Community Support Manager.
  • Assist with Advisory Council mailings and meeting preparation.
  • Assist with office supply stocking with necessary supplies.
  • Assist in keep main office filing and all directories up to date.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relationships with co-workers, supervisor(s) and Corps visitors.  This would include but not be limited to such actions as: courteous treatment to others; respect of others’ property and person; and professional and appropriate communication to and about co-workers, supervisors and Corps visitors.

Minimum Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for this position.

  • Education: High School diploma and two years’ work experience
  • Experience: Combination of training and experience will be considered.  Must have basic understanding and experience in customer service.
  • Background Checks: Position requires a background check to be completed.  Findings may disqualify an individual for this position.  Realizing The Salvation Army is a member of the Christian Church, employees are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and project a positive image consistent with the above mission statement.  This includes appearance as well as verbal communications and other behaviors.  It should be clearly understood that nothing less will be accepted.
  • Certifications: Must have reliable transportation, a valid Driver’s License and pass TSA MVR check.
  • Skills & Abilities: Good communication & organizational skills required.  Speaking Spanish is a plus.

Supervisory Responsibility: None

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.

Physical Requirements Include: Capable of performing the above essential duties in an office environment to include:  using a computer, answering phones, etc.

Travel: Position may require occasional travel for training and/or pick-up and delivery of essential business items.

Working Conditions: Most work will be indoors in a temperature-controlled environment.

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.

All interested candidates, please submit cover letters, resumes and professional references to the attention of Captain Jonathan Cooper. Email submissions are preferable.

Email: jonathan_cooper@usc.salvationarmy.org