The Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Assistant in Reno, Nevada

Requisition Number

04250 Asst Kettle Coord

Post Date



Christmas Kettle Assistant






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POSITION: Assistant Kettle Coordinator/Driver


SUPERVISOR: Kettle Coordinator

STATUS: Seasonal, Full-Time, Hourly

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 for God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human

needs in His name without discrimination.

Overall Purpose of Position:

To assist The Salvation Army in fulfilling its mission by assisting the Kettle Coordinator in overseeing the Red Kettle Campaign of the Reno Corps in such a way to meet and, hopefully, succeed the campaign goal.

NOTE: This position description is a broad outline of position responsibilities and does not purport to be all inclusive of the goals, projects, responsibilities or other reporting relationships that may be assigned.


• Enter and update schedules for all bell ringers, including paid and volunteers, in the Kettle software.

• Print schedules for all departments needing them.

• Print schedules for all drivers.

• Print route sheets for drivers.

• Communicate with Kettle Coordinator on all pertinent issues related to the Kettle Campaign.

– Complaints from citizens, store managers/personnel.

– Workers who have not reported for duty.

– Issues with inconsistencies at each kettle location.

– Recommended last minute moves of workers to make sure best locations are covered.

• Drive a shuttle to take out workers, pick up workers, deliver supplies/equipment as assigned.

• Fill in for workers at good locations for breaks as assigned.

• Assist with supervision of all campaign workers and volunteers to ensure that procedures and policies are followed.

• Prepare and maintain kettle routes and necessary transportation for workers and volunteers

• Conduct regular inspections of kettle workers and sites

• Be responsible for all items of equipment owned or leased by The Salvation Army.

Security is essential.

– Inventory all equipment – pre and post season

– Keep records of volunteer activity

– Maintain maintenance record and notify staff of equipment repair needs

• Provide regular updates to the Corps Officer and other staff as needed.

• Participate in logistic meetings

• Other duties as assigned by the Corps Officer



• Prior experience with non-profit agency desired

• Ability to work with diverse communities

• Strong verbal and written skills

• Must have a working knowledge of Salvation Army policies and procedures

• Must be computer literate with a knowledge of Microsoft Office for Windows software

• Must show visible leadership qualities including self-discipline, initiative and a responsible attitude toward other staff members, clients and volunteers

• Must be a self-starter, able to work without supervision

• Valid Nevada driver’s license (Class C) and acceptable DMV report required

• Must be able to drive The Salvation Army’s, currently owned 15-passenger shuttle.

• Due to The Salvation Army vehicle insurance requirements, must be at least 21 years old.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP


  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access

to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure

is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41

CFR 60-1.35(c)

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