Kettle Coordinator_NE-ALM_201-Christmas Kettles
The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Seasonal Kettle Coordinator for the Alexander City Service Center, located in Alexander City , AL.
This is a seasonal position.
Job Summary: Recruits, trains, coordinates, and monitors the work of employee and volunteer bell ringers ensuring ample staff to meet location needs; prepares records and reports regarding the same. Interviews, recruits, screens and selection of bell ringing staff and volunteers ensuring all sites are covered effectively. Plans, schedules, and assigns work of staff and volunteers; instructs in proper methods and procedures; checks and approves work in progress and upon completion to ensure accuracy and completeness as well as compliance with Salvation Army policies and procedures. Maintains contact with staff and volunteers throughout their service; answers question, concerns or problems; recognizes workers through correspondence by mail, in person or by phone. Prepares and maintains up-to-date records and databases for daily kettle income information; prepares reports regarding the status of the kettle program; provides staff and volunteers with documentation of the hours worked. Plans, coordinates, and prepares special events; prepares plaques and certificates of recognition; prepares and maintains special event records for future reference. Meets with community leaders and organizations and discusses Salvation Army needs. Drives Salvation Army vehicle(s) to deliver and collect kettles and supplies to kettle locations and workers. Assists with counting, recording and depositing of kettle funds.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of volunteer recruitment methods and practices. Ability to follow instructions and work with limited supervision. Ability to prepare accurate and complete records and reports. Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with volunteers and staff. Ability to lead, motivate, and evaluate the work of volunteers and staff. Ability to maintain volunteer and financial database.
Education and Experience: High School or G.E.D. and one year experience working with kettle fund raising programs preferred or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language. Duties are usually performed seated. Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking. Duties include extensive driving to and from kettle locations 50-75% of work time. Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying equipment (less than 40 lbs.) 5-10% of work time.
Additional Information: 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.
Position will require transportation to and from various kettle locations in the Alexander City area; must have reliable transportation.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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- Job Family ALM-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Christmas
- Pay Type Hourly
- Alexander City, AL, USA