The Salvation Army - Metro Division Kettle Coordinator in Hays, Kansas
The Salvation Army Mission: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.
Job Objective: Oversee the operation of the Christmas Kettle campaign
Provide administrative support to Corps Officers for Red Kettle Campaign
Interviews, recruits, screens and selects bell ringing staff and volunteers ensuring all sites are covered effectively
Maintain database – Register-To-Ring – for recruitment of volunteers, locations of kettle sites, daily driver’s routes and statistical reports for productivity
Plans, schedules and assigns work of paid employees/staff
Verify hours worked by kettle workers and sign off on
Coordinate communications between volunteers, staff and kettle drivers
Utilize office equipment including, but not limited to, computer, copier, and money counting machines
Other duties as assigned
Maintenance and Safety
Building areas are kept clean and maintained that are designated for meetings
Identify and implement proper training tools for instruction in bell ringing etiquette and Salvation Army protocol to all volunteers and staff
Conduct pre and post season inventory on all kettle equipment including, but not limited to, kettles/stands/signs, bells, bell ringer aprons, and assigned vehicles. This includes gas cards and mileage reports
Maintain equipment utilized during bell ringing season including, but not limited to, kettles/stands/signs, bells, bell ringer aprons, and assigned vehicles. This includes gas cards and mileage reports
Inventory is accounted for at the beginning and ending of season. Report any broken equipment for replacement by the next season
Approval of expenses is required by Corps Officer prior to purchase
Create financial reports of all kettles sites through Register-To-Ring including locations, days and dollars raised. Report to Supervisor on a daily basis or as requested
Complete online Christmas report as requested by DHQ and Corps Officers
Responsible for financial integrity of the kettles
Employees and Volunteers
Employee records are kept confidential and processed through the DHQ HR Department with approval by Corps Officer before submission
Volunteer records are maintained on Register to Ring website
Communicate through Eblasts or emails for recruitment of volunteer needs for the organization
Research and attend at least two local career and/or volunteer fairs for bell ringer recruitment
Maintain contact with staff and volunteers; answers questions, concerns or problems
Generate enthusiasm by telling the story of The Salvation Army and the impact their participation has on the Christmas Red Kettle Campaign
Support the mission of The Salvation Army
Additional duties as requested by Corps Officers necessary to reach the kettle goals
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required; some post-secondary education preferred
Experience: Experience in management or fund raising preferred
Certifications/Licenses: Valid driver’s license issued by state of residence
Must have proficient computer skills
Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
Uses diplomacy and good judgment.
Ability to use initiative and be a self-starter
Ability to learn and utilize campaign software
Ability to perform in fast paced environment
An attention to detail
Ability to adapt to changing situations and priorities
Willing to promote the mission and ministry of The Salvation Army.
A passion to lead others by serving them
An ability to work with confidential material
Ability to use office equipment including telephone, personal computer, copier, fax machine, and scanning equipment
Supervisory Responsibility:This position does have authority to assign and check work of other
employees. This position may recommend employment status changes to a supervisor, but not make
disciplinary decisions and will not formally evaluate performance of other employees.
Safe from Harm Level:Basic Plus
Bloodborne Pathogen Level:3
Physical Requirements: Include speaking, hearing and vision ability; manual dexterity; bending, squatting and walking; lifting, pulling and pushing materials up to 50 pounds; sitting up to 3 hours per; standing and walking to hours 2 per day; ability to drive at night. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.
Travel:local, in-town travel
Driving:Must possess a valid driver's license from the state in which you reside. Must be approved through The Salvation Army Fleet Safety Program to drive either a Salvation Army or personal vehicle on Salvation Army business. Must be able to drive after dark.
Working Conditions:Work is performed in a typical office environment and in the community; may require some weekend and evening work
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.