Looking for a place where "Doing the Most Good" is a mission?
The Salvation Army has a Store Donation Attendant position in
Southgate, MI available for the ideal candidate. We offer a
competitive employee benefit program which includes voluntary life
insurance, paid holidays, and paid sick days. This position
provides excellent customer service to our shoppers and donors
while accepting donated items that are dropped off to the store's
donation doors. This position must also maintain a well-organized
donation area while handling each transaction with accuracy.
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.
Essential functions and responsibilities:
- Always present a professional appearance while adhering to the
Salvation Army dress and appearance code.
- Maintain a friendly and helpful demeanor throughout the
transaction with a donor, ensuring each donor is greeted and asked
if they need assistance.
- Maintain a clean and well-organized donation area.
- Responsible for all operations and security matters while on
duty, including safeguarding materials and tracking donations.
- Receive and receipt all donated materials from donors,
including attempting to obtain an email address from as many donors
as possible. Courteously advise donors of material which is not
acceptable per Salvation Army policy.
- Advise donors with heavy or large items of our home pick up
- When applicable, sort donations as they come in.
- Report complaints, damage, and any injuries occurring on or
near the donation area for which the Salvation Army may become
- Sort, load, and unload all Salvation Army trucks per
- Must be available for a flexible schedule; to work early
shifts, late shifts, and some weekends.
- Other duties as assigned.
This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.
It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements
of the position. Other job-related responsibilities and tasks may
be assigned. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job
The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal
education, experience, skills, and/or abilities required for this
Education & Experience:
High School Degree or currently pursuing.
Ability to speak, write and understand English in a manner
sufficient for effective communication with customers, management
Basic computer skills including but not limited to the use of
the payroll program and all other programs or systems that are
adopted by the TSA ARC.
Good speaking, hearing and vision ability, and excellent manual
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening and
The physical requirements described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
duties of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable
individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is
regularly required to stand; use hands, handle, or feel; and hear
or talk. The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with
hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or
balance; and stoop, kneel or crouch.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds,
and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, distance
vision, and ability to adjust focus.
May be required to travel to various locations for work or
The work environment for this position is a store environment
with a quiet to moderate noise level. The environment may be dusty
and may experience temperature fluctuations based on weather.