The Salvation Army

  • Seasonal Program Assistant

    Job Locations US-CT-Bridgeport
    Job ID
    Temporary Jobs
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Overview

    Location/Department: Bridgeport Corps (Bridgeport, CT)

    Status: Seasonal, Full-time, Non-Exempt (November 24, 2018 to December 21, 2018)

    Hours Per Week: 40


    Scope & Purpose of Position:

    Coordinate Adopt-a-Family program and provide support and assistance to the Office Manager with holiday programs such as Angel Tree Toy Distribution and Holiday Meals.


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

    • Coordinate Adopt-a-Family program which includes obtaining family information from staff, interacting with donors, coordinating drop off/pick up of donations, tracking program data, and sending correspondence to donors.
    • Assist in coordination of holiday programs such as Angel Tree Toy Distribution and Holiday Meals which includes registering families, processing donations, tracking data, and other clerical duties.
    • Answer phones and direct calls appropriately, taking detailed messages when needed.
    • Register volunteers and provide direction regarding duties.
    • Maintain files and appropriate documentation.
    • Assist Office Manager with various administrative tasks, such as correspondence, mailings, and schedules.
    • Serve as back up to reception desk as needed.

    Does this job have supervisory responsibilities: ___ Yes _X_ No


    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Experience working in an office setting, non-profit experience preferred
    • Professional and courteous demeanor
    • Works well under pressure and within deadlines
    • Must have computer skills and be comfortable working with Microsoft Office and Excel
    • Must be organized and able to prioritize tasks
    • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
    • Must have reliable transportation
    • 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.

    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 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.


    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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