The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Christmas Driver/Harbor Light/Chicago

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Christmas Season
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Overview



    Do you want to use your skills and talents to make a lasting difference in the world?  The Salvation Army is the fourth largest charity in the United States and is an international organization based on Biblical principles created to help people in need.  We are mission-driven, diverse, collaborative, and focused on positive results for people. Join us in making a difference.

    POSITION TITLE:     Christmas Driver


    LOCATION/DEPT:     Assigned Location


    REPORTS TO:           Christmas Coordinator/Corps Officers


    FLSA CATEGORY:      Non-Exempt


    STATUS TYPE:          Temporary Full-Time



    Provide transportation and coordination for kettle season.  In doing so maintains a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relationships with clients, co-workers and supervisors.  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 Bell Ringers and kettles to and from sites.
    2. Helps to maintain equipment, checking that all kettle workers are clean and presentable.
    3.  Provide badges to workers when dropped off.
    4.  Coordinate with Kettle Coordinator/Corps Officer on all disciplinary problems.
    5.  Log drop off & pick up time of Bell Ringer on route sheet.
    6.  Conduct periodical site checks throughout the day to ensure that workers are working.
    7.  Assist with daily counting of monies as needed.
    8.  Secure monies at all times.
    9.  Ensure compliance with all procedures related to assignments.
    10.  Other duties as assigned.



    • High School Diploma or GED preferred but not required.
    • 1 year related experience with a good knowledge of the area.
    • Valid Driver’s license and good driving record.
    • Clearance of 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.
    • Willing to promote the mission of The Salvation Army.
    • An ability to work with money.
    • Willing to promote the mission of The Salvation Army


    • This individual will keep the Christmas Coordinator/Corps Officers 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.  In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position the employee is regularly required to drive and set up kettle equipment. This position requires the ability to lift at least 25lbs.  The work environment for this position includes an office or outside environment with a low to high noise level.


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