The Salvation Army


Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Job ID
Social Services
Compensation Max
USD $12.50/Hr.
Regular Part-Time


Transporter (Driver)

Part-Time, 25 hours per week


The Salvation Army, Syracuse Area Services


The Salvation Army's Family Place Program is hiring! We are seeking individuals with a passion for helping others, and a desire to do the most good in their own community.


We have an immediate opening for a part-time Transporter.  As a Transporter, you are responsible for transporting our very special cargo, the children in foster care.  You will provide safe door to door transportation assistance to  the children in foster care in order for them to attend visitation at the Family Place Visitation Center.


The Salvation Army offers a truly excellent benefits package to eligible Part-time employees, including:

  • Paid Vacation Days  *Paid Sick Days  *Paid Holiday's   *Christmas Bonus
  • Employer Funded Pension Plan   *Tax Deferred Annuity (403b)
  • Short Term Disability Insurance/Supplemental Insurances



Overview of responsibilities/job duties:

  • To provide safe door through door transportation assistance to children in foster care in order for them to attend visitation at The Salvation Army Visitation Center.
  • This assistance includes: assisting children in embarking and disembarking, securing them in seats/car seats appropriate to their age, assuring that seat belts are utilized to assure the safety of the children who are being transported.
  • Assist and engage with visitors/clients who enter the building
  • Maintain required and adequate trip records and preventive maintenance repair and fuel usage.
  • Maintain vehicle care and cleanliness.
  • Conduct daily vehicle pre-operations and post-operations to identify problems for repair.
  • Pass all motor vehicles driving tests and requirements.
  • Responsible for maintaining and renewing valid driver’s license.
  • Provide program support at visitation center with visitation supplies for program participants.
  • Attend training and supervision.
  • Perform other assignments as requested.
  • Demonstrate cultural competence, as well as integrate understanding into daily responsibilities and participate in meeting the objectives of The Salvation Army, Syracuse Area Services Strategic Plan.



  • Work requires a high school diploma or GED or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one year related experience.
  • On an ongoing basis must maintain compliance with all DOT regulations require by program.
  • Valid New York State Driver License
  • Training and/or experience with passenger assistance techniques desired.
  • Must pass clearance through NYS DSS Central Registry. 

Equal Opportunity Employer:  The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to providing a respectful environment for all applicants and employees

that is free from unlawful discrimination or harassment based on age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity,

gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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