The Salvation Army

Kettle Coordinator

Job ID
Temporary Jobs
Temporary Full-Time


Location/Department: Danbury Corps (Danbury, CT)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full-time

Hours Per Week: 40

Schedule: November 2017 – December 2017


Scope & Purpose of Position:

The Kettle Season Coordinator will assist the Corps Officer with the Kettle Program.


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

  • Maintain appropriate filing system for all kettle information.

  • Keep communication dialog with local churches, schools, and service clubs.

  • Contact local store managers to secure approval of a kettle stand at the store.

  • Complete an inventory and prepare kettle equipment.

  • Process applications for kettle bell-ringers.

  • Process applications for seasonal volunteers.

  • Process and submit weekly payroll report for kettle bell-ringers.

  • Process and submit weekly volunteer hours report.

  • Assist count team with counting of kettle money and preparation of deposits.

  • Check the payroll register with time sheets every week.

  • Track fuel levels and mileage logs for all van usage.

  • Manage work hours and locations for kettle bell-ringers.

  • Make/schedule work assignments as appropriate.

  • Maintain time cards and records.

  • Coordinate volunteers and drivers.

  • Provide direct supervision and management of all kettle bell-ringers.

  • Sort paychecks and attach to “receipt of paycheck” signature slips.

  • Assist with transportation and standing at kettles as needed.

  • Monitor and supervise kettle bell-ringers by making unannounced visits to kettle sites.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Does this job have supervisory responsibilities: _X__ Yes ___ No

The above duties and responsibilities are not all inclusive and may be modified to include other job related duties at the discretion of the supervisor.


  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to drive a 12 passenger cargo/transport van.

  • Strong organization and communication skills are required.

  • Great attention to detail.

  • Be able to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced work environment while demonstrating a positive attitude.

  • Will respect and promote the interest of The Salvation Army. The individual is not required to embrace the tenets of faith, but he/she is required to promote and respect the mission of The Salvation Army.

The Salvation Army Mission Statement:

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Divisional Headquarters Vision Statement:

The Southern New England Divisional Headquarters exists to develop its Officers, staff, and volunteers to their fullest ministry potential and to be a catalyst and resource for the growing of healthy, vibrant Corps and other expressions of The Salvation Army mission.


Work Environment/Physical Demands:




Up to 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

Over 2/3

Climb or balance




Lift up to 20 pounds




Lift up to 50 pounds












Use hands




Use sight/vision




Walk, bend, kneel




The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.  This job description is subject to change as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.


An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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