The Salvation Army

ARC Sorting Room Supervisor

Job Locations US-NJ-Newark
Job ID
Compensation Min
USD $15.00/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $15.00/Hr.
Regular Full-Time


The Salvation Army's Adult Rehabilitation Centers make a difference in people's lives. Through the collection and resale of gently used goods we are able to provide the financial support to assist men and women with a variety of social and spiritual afflictions. The in-residence rehabilitation program focuses on basic necessities with every man or woman being provided a clean and healthy living environment, good food, work therapy, leisure time activities, group and individual counseling, and spiritual direction. All our effort is focused on developing life skills and a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ. More than just a job, each member of the team contributes to recycling goods that literally recycle and repair broken lives.


The Salvation Army ARC is seeking a Sorting Room Supervisor to coordinate the efficient operation of the sorting room.





  • Efficiently utilize employees under your supervision. Train and cross train all personnel to prepare them for any task assigned.
  • Ensure that all merchandise is sorted, tagged, and priced according to policy. (tag fixed to top left hand corner of garment; color coded tags are correct for the given week and dated accordingly, etc.)
  • Responsible for quality control and to ensure production of a minimum of ____________ garments every day.
  • Maintain records – attendance, work schedules, production output, storage, quality, etc.
  • Conduct regular evaluations of Sorting Room personnel, identifying performance strengths and areas for improvement. Recommend training as necessary.
  • Responsible for the care and proper use of equipment assigned to your area and to ensure a clean and safe work environment; processing area, storage area, and break area (if applicable). Create and post a clean-up schedule, dividing duties equally among personnel. Report unsafe conditions to supervisor.
  • Maintain inventory of necessary supplies (tags, staples, stapling machines, pliers, pricing guns, etc.), keeping in mind some of these supplies take days or weeks to receive.
  • Responsible for the collection and security of all jewelry, antiques, collectibles and other items of value that are processed through the sorting operation. No merchandise is to be taken, given or loaned, except by the Administrator, to any employee or beneficiary.
  • Efficiently utilize beneficiaries assigned to the work therapy in the sorting room. Train and cross train beneficiaries to be prepared for any task assigned.
  • Maintain attendance records for beneficiaries.
  • This position will support the work therapy program component of The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Centers by providing to beneficiaries; an example of professional conduct, work habits, and supervision (as directed by Supervisor).
  • Other duties as may be assigned by immediate supervisor and/or Administrator.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred or warehouse experience.
  • Practical knowledge of processing and identifying clothing quality and price.
  • Excellent communication, training, and supervisory skills.


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