The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Assistant Eds Director

    Job Locations US-MI-Southfield
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview


    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 love for God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in his name without discrimination.




    The Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) office will be effectively managed through EDS activities related to the overall operations of the department.  Oversight will be given to EDS volunteer recruitment..  EDS partnerships with local, regional and state government and corporate resource development will also be managed as directed.




    • Strengthen and maintain organization relations with local, county and regional government and voluntary organizations as directed.
    • Assist with scheduling of EDS and SATERN meetings
    • Assist with volunteer recruitment, training  and  programming to meet needs of divisional field operations both on daily basis and during major disaster events
    • Assist with ongoing trainings and seminars utilizing National Standard course seminars
    • Process and respond to in-kind donations
    • Maintain records and inventory for the following
      • EDS equipment (canteens, generators, cambros, coffee makers etc.)
      • Records of all volunteers and SATERN members
      • Records of volunteers an equipment distributed to national disasters
      • Service records on canteen inspections and repairs
      • Billing and payments via DHQ procedures to approved vendors
      • In-house stock room of food, drink, emergency clothing, cots, blankets, etc.
    • Attend meetings or visit EDS teams as directed by EDS Director
    • Respond to emergency calls as needed either as primary or secondary response.



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