The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Part-Time Kettle Coordinator - Hancock

    Job Locations US-MI-Hancock
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    The Kettle Coordinator is responsible for recruiting and scheduling volunteers for Kettle season. All kettle slots must be filled. Performing daily tasks necessary for running the Red Kettle Campaign, and media exposure. This is a seasonal position from October 1st to December 31st. This is a part-time position with 20-25 hours per week.


    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.

    • Recruiting volunteers, service groups, schools, colleges, businesses, churches to fill all bell ringing slots on schedule.
    • Maintain data base of all volunteers and groups including contact information for mailing.
    • Prepare and mail postcards/letters to potential volunteers.
    • Train all paid and volunteer bell ringers.
    • Maintain bell ringing schedule.
    • Transport bell ringing schedule.
    • Transport bell ringers to their locations and back to Corps.
    • Pick up and deliver kettles at night and morning.
    • Recruit Advisory Board and Congregation members to count kettles each night.
    • Maintain supplies at Corps and at Kettle stands.
    • Assist with Kettle Kick-off event planning execution.


    The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal education, experience, skills and/or abilities required for this position.





    • High School Diploma or GED preferred


    • Must have community connections to network to find volunteers. Previous fundraising skills helpful. Must be flexible in working schedule. 


    • Valid Michigan Driver's License with clearance to drive from TSA's insurance carrier.


    • Attention to detail.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
    • Scheduling, money and media experience preferred.
    • Ability to speak, write and understand English in a manner sufficient for effective communication with leadership and field personnel.

    Supervisory Responsibility:

    Volunteers, drivers, bell-ringers, community groups and other seasonal workers.


    Physical Requirements:

    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.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; occasionally climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. At times the duties will involve working with individuals having infectious and/or communicable diseases.



    Will be required to drive to kettle stand locations, pick up bell ringers from Corps to kettle stand locations and return to Corps when shift is over. Drive to counter top Kettles locations and pick-ups.


    Working Conditions:

    This job is performed at times in an office environment at normal room temperature. The noise level in this work environment is usually low. For other duties of this job, such as special events, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment at these events is usually moderate to loud. Work is performed in a typical work environment. Will require weekend and evening work.



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