The Salvation Army - Central Territory

Salvation Army Thrift Store Production Associate (SBK)

Job Locations US-IN-South Bend
Job ID
# of Openings
Thrift Stores
Regular Part-Time


Looking to work in an environment where "Doing the Most Good" is a mission? The Salvation Army has a production associate position available for the ideal candidate. Come be part of a team that thrives on building relationships and providing unsurpassed customer service.


The Salvation Army Mission Statement

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.


The Kroc Center Mission Statements

In keeping with the mission and holistic approach of The Salvation Army, the Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center provides facilities, programs and services that encourage positive life-changing experiences for children and adults which strengthen families, and enrich the lives of seniors.


The Vision of the St. Joseph County Kroc Center is to:

Promote Wellness, Encourage Excellence, Build Character and Inspire Faith


Job Objective: Process donated good in the back room of a store or in the warehouse. Follow all procedures as set out by The Salvation Army in the handling and processing of these goods. Provide excellent customer service to our shoppers and donors. Maintaining a clean and well organized work and shopping experience. Handling each transaction with accuracy.


  • Sort, tag and price merchandise as instructed.
  • Tracks production numbers and reports in the assigned location.
  • Moves priced merchandise to floor for display and stocking or to the designated shipping location in the warehouse.
  • Assists donors with donations. Complete donation receipts, collect donor information and track donors.
  • Power sorting donations into the correct bins.
  • Receives ARC Center Trucks and assists to load, unload and move product to the correct departments.
  • Maintain clean work and storage spaces.
  • Follows all Salvation Army policies regarding the sale of merchandise.
  • Assist in keeping the floor stocked and put new merchandise out as assigned. Work to meet the production goals for the store each day as needed.
  • Must be available for a flexible schedule.


Education and Experience

High school graduate or currently pursuing.


  • Ability to speak, write and understand English in a manner sufficient for effective communication with customers, management and co workers.
  • Basic computer skills including but not limited to the use of the Point of Sales System; the payroll program, and all other programs or systems that are adopted by the TSA.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to use basic math skills.


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