The Salvation Army - Central Territory

Salvation Army Thrift Store Sales 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 sales 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: Provide excellent customer service to our shoppers and donors. Maintain a clean and well-organized work and shopping experience. Handle each sales transaction with accuracy. 

  • Present a professional appearance, adhering to dress code at all times.
  • Accurately manages personal cash drawer; opening, closing and balancing. Adhere to all Salvation Army money handling procedures.
  • Work to understand the Point of Sales system and is able to complete sales effectively and efficiently. Proficiency with the system should be obtained with in the 3 month of employment.
  • Maintain a clean work environment at the cash register as well as the rest of the store. This will include cleaning, straightening, hanging, and restocking as needed.
  • Maintains a friendly demeanor, greeting our customers and asking if they need any assistance.
  • Follows all Salvation Army policies regarding the sale of merchandise.
  • Keep floor stocked and put new merchandise out. 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 give change accurately.


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