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The Salvation Army Seasonal Kettle/Volunteer Coordinator in Ithaca, New York


Seeking: compassionate individuals looking to help make a difference!

If you are passionate about making a difference in someone’s life and want to work for an organization that appreciates and recognizes their employee’s success, we encourage you to apply today!


The Kettle/Volunteer is to manage the annual Salvation Army kettle drive, including, but not limited to, scheduling kettle workers, scheduling, and transporting kettle volunteers, standing kettles when needed and coordinate effort with the Corps Officer. As well as running the countertop kettle program, which includes securing new locations for our countertop kettles.



Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Coordinates annual Red Kettle fundraising activities.

  • Inspires and recruits kettle volunteers; civic and area organizations, local businesses.

  • Contacts previous years volunteers to recruit for current year.

  • Oversees set-up, tears-down and stores kettle equipment as needed.

  • Coordinates schedules and collects from multiple kettle sites and volunteers.

  • Collects and deposits kettle proceeds as directed.

  • Informs Corps Officer of problems, issues, complaints.

  • Promotes Red Kettle Campaign through social media, learn and use Kettle Manager Software daily to manage incoming funds, assemble on-line scheduling of kettle volunteers.

  • Coordinate Countertop Kettle Program, secure additional sites for collection.

  • Fill in gaps in Kettle Schedule during busy/peak collecting times.

  • Understands and embraces The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement with a full understanding of the purpose and direction of the role The Salvation Army plays within the community.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice due to business needs.



• Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask.• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.• Excellent Supervisory skills a plus.• Proficient computer software skills in Microsoft Office and social media platforms.• Valid Driver’s License that meets The Salvation Army insurance requirements.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job LocationsUS-NY-Ithaca

Job ID 2021-8801

Category Social Services

Type Temporary Full-Time