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The Salvation Army Seasonal Operations Assistant in Schenectady, 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!

Our Full-time opportunities offer:

  • Generous time off every year that includes paid holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time, and sick time

  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)

  • Comprehensive Health Care Coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays, and deductibles

  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans, including Short Term Disability, AFLAC, and Voluntary Term Life

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Remitted Tuition program

  • Eligibility for the Federal Government's Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

    Some of these benefits are also available to Part-time employees as well!



  • Responsible for all administrative duties as pertains to Corps operations and social services.

  • Maintains office equipment to ensure supplies are kept on hand.

  • Maintains and manages inventory of office supplies and orders as needed (Corps and Booth Home)

  • Assist with cooking breakfast and lunch, food distribution and organization of all food storage areas

  • Assist in statistics reporting and mileage reporting keeping track of Food Bank reports

  • Assist in donation pick-ups from grocery stores and various vendors as needed

  • Maintain cleanliness and sanitation of facility including kitchen daily to ensure a safe environment for all staff members, volunteers, and participants


  • Assist in recording (photocopy) incoming checks and process to bookkeeper, compose “thank you’s.”

  • Assist in recording GE matching donations, and process for receipt of funds from GE

  • Ensure all funds are always safeguarded.

  • Making deposits as required.


  • Make phone calls as needed to program participants

  • Maintains Food Bank reports as needed


  • Assist in organizing and recordkeeping as well as administrative duties relating to the

  • Christmas season fundraising.

  • Assist in receive and process applications for Christmas Kettle Season to included correspondence with

  • volunteer groups and individuals.

  • Organize and assist pick up dates and times for Angel Tree effort


  • Maintain employees record files in coordination with the Corps Officers

  • Prepare job evaluation forms and keep track of anniversary dates

  • Schedule individual job reviews

  • Process reviews to DHQ with Corps Officer’s approval

  • Process claims with Chesterfield Resources

  • Recording and processing of vacation time, sick days, personal days, etc.

    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


  • Adhere to The Salvation Army mission statement

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Able to multi task

  • Applicant must be skilled with computer office programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point, database, internet, etc.

  • 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-Schenectady

Job ID 2022-10705

Category Administrative

Type Regular Full-Time