The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Office Assistant - Fond Du Lac

    Job Locations US-WI-Fond du Lac
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Provides administrative and clerical support for various corps operations, including answering phone, typing and data entry, special projects, and seasonal activities. 


    The Salvation Army Mission: 

    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. 


    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. 

    • Assists with the daily opening and routing of incoming mail, and prepares and sends outgoing mail. 
    • Performs daily administrative and clerical functions including data entry, typing, filing, photocopying, bulk mailings, etc. 
    • Serves as backup to the receptionist, answering and routing calls using multi-line phone system. Relays messages as necessary. 
    • Assists the Corps Officers with monthly reports due to Divisional Headquarters, seasonal publications and/or applications for community events. 
    • Works closely with Corps Officers to assist in the preparation of financial items to be sent to Regional Accounting at Divisional Headquarters, as well as deposits, grant proposals, follow-up reports, etc.
    • Work with social media output for Corps programming. 


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


    Education: High School Diploma or equivalent 


    Experience: One year experience in a clerical support role preferred



    • Must have a valid driver's license.
    • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office programs and e-mail. Good data entry skills. 
    • Ability to use standard office equipment. 
    • Good oral and written communication skills, including good grammar skills. 
    • Digital dexterity, proficiency in typing, 40 WPM preferred. 
    • Strong interpersonal skills. 
    • Ability to work independently at times and work as part of a team. 
    • Good organizational skills, ability to work efficiently, and good attention to detail. 
    • Able to maintain confidentiality. 

    Supervisory Responsibility: N/A 


    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 occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 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. 


    Travel: None


    Working Conditions: Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


    The duties of this job will primarily be performed indoors under normal room temperatures. The noise level will generally be low. 


    At times the duties will involve working around individuals having infectious and/or communicable diseases. 


    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.




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