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Christmas Driver/Harbor Light/Chicago

Christmas Driver/Harbor Light/Chicago

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Christmas Season
Temporary Part-Time

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POSITION TITLE:                 Christmas Driver        


LOCATION/DEPT:                Crystal Lake Corps


REPORTS TO:                      Volunteer & Community Relations Manager/Corps Officer


FLSA CATEGORY:              Non-Exempt


STATUS TYPE:                    Temporary Part-Time



Provide transportation and coordination for kettle season.  This includes, but is not limited to, such actions as: resolution of conflicts in a professional manner; courteous treatment of staff, visitors and clients; respect of others’ property and person; and professional and appropriate communication to and about clients, co-workers and supervisors.



  1. Transport kettles, lock them on the kettle stands at the beginning of the kettle day.
  2. Pick up kettles at the end of the kettle day.
  3. Safely return kettles within route time allowed to the Salvation Army in Crystal Lake.
  4. Drive Salvation Army owned vehicles only.
  5. Allow bell ringers to finish ringing before removing the kettles.
  6. Coordinate with Volunteer & Community Relations Manager r/Corps Officer on all kettle and equipment problems that need to be addressed.
  7. Keep monies secure at all times.
  8. Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relationships with bell ringers and store employees. 
  9. Other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma or GED preferred but not required.
  • Good driving record with one-year experience and good knowledge of roads in the bell ringing area.
  • Pass TSA MVR check.



  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work with others.
  • A leader who uses diplomacy and good judgment in working with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to use initiative and be a self-starter.
  • An attention to detail.
  • A positive attitude and the ability to be flexible in light of changing job situations/priorities.
  • An ability to work with money.
  • Support the mission and ministry of The Salvation Army.



  • This individual will only commit Army resources that have been allocated or approved.
  • This individual will keep the Volunteer & Community Relations Manager/Corps Officer informed on all critical issues relating to their area of responsibility.
  • This individual will adhere to all policies and procedures in carrying out the responsibilities of this position.



  • This position is required to do light physical work and must be able to lift at least 25 lbs. 
  • In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit for lengthy periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. 
  • The employee is frequently required to walk, stoop, kneel or crouch; reach with and use arms and hands as in the operation of a vehicle. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to focus. 
  • The work environment for this position includes an office or outside environment with a low to high noise level.