The Salvation Army

Social Ministries Assistant

Job Locations US-MA-Dorchester
Job ID
Social Services
Regular Part-Time


Social Ministries Assistant

Part-Time, 20 hours/week (Tuesday-Friday, 9:30am to 2:30pm)

Pay Rate: up to $20.00 per hour


The Salvation Army’s Ray & Joan Kroc Community Center is hiring and offers the following benefit package to part-time employees:

  • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, vacation time and sick time
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment and consistently works 20+ hours/week)
  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including: Voluntary Term Life & AD&D benefits, AFLAC Insurance
  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!



  • High School Diploma required
  • Must have experience in communications and clerical work.  Prior work/volunteer experience with The Salvation Army preferred.
  • Must be able to safely lift, load and unload boxes, supplies and other items up to 35lbs
  • Must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, timely, professional, team-oriented and able to manage multiple priorities in high-paced setting
  • Strong customer service skills; cooperative and sociable with public
  • Intermediate skills in data entry, MS Word and Excel
  • Skills in database coordination a plus
  • Must be able to use office equipment (phone, printer, fax, etc)
  • Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License preferred
  • Strong interpersonal written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Bilingual, Spanish or Cape Verdean Creole, preferred


The Social Ministries Assistant position encompasses a wide variety of tasks including but not limited to: assisting with food distribution, data entry and database coordination, answering phones, assisting clients with basic social service needs, and general office tasks as needed.



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