The Salvation Army - Central Territory

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    Job Locations US-NE-Omaha
    Job ID
    2018-7751
    # of Openings
    3
    Category
    Social Services
    Type
    Seasonal Full-Time
  • Overview

    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.

     

    SUMMARY:  Responsible for preparing toys to be distributed to children in the “Toyland” Program

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other similar and related duties may be assigned.

     

    1. Prepare toys to be distributed in the “Toyland” Program. (Toyland provides an opportunity for low income parents to “shop” for toys for their children.)

     

    1. Unload bags of toys from vans and bring them to the sorting area.

     

    1. Record the number and approximate value of toys received from each business, school, mall or other sites on provided inventory forms

     

    1. Sort toys by age and gender.

     

    1. Place toys in boxes and label boxes to be brought to distribution area.

     

    1. Keep work areas clean and neat.

     

    1. Complete time sheets accurately and on time.

     

    Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    High school diploma or general equivalency degree (GED) preferred

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

     

     

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

    Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

     

    REASONING ABILITY

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

     

    COMPUTER/DATA ENTRY SKILLS

    None required.

     

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    None required.

     

    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

    Must pass all applicable background checks.  Must be responsible and reliable, able to arrive at work on time and stay until the end of the shift each day.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands 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.

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

     

    NOTICE: AS THE SALVATION ARMY IS CONSIDERED A RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION IT IS EXEMPT FROM UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE AND COBRA

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