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The Salvation Army - Metro Division Seasonal Kettle Driver in Bloomington, Illinois


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 of Christ. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Transport Bell Ringers, equipment (kettles, aprons, badges, bells, kettle stands….), and donations to and from kettle sites.

  • Provide aprons, badges, kettles, and bells to Bell Ringers. These items are to be collected at the end of every shift.

  • Record time worked on a daily basis.

  • Assist with keeping time sheets on all paid Bell Ringers. Report time worked to designated individual for payroll at the Corps.

  • Conduct periodical site checks throughout the day to ensure that Bell Ringers are there as assigned.

  • Secure monies at all times.

  • Ensure vehicles are cleaned and fueled at the end of each shift (no smoking, eating, or drinking allowed in vehicles). Notify Corps Officer/ Supervisor when vehicle is below half a tank of gas.

  • Maintain positive work atmosphere through appropriate conflict management, courteous demeanor, and professional and appropriate communication practices.

  • Maintain compliance in The Salvation Army’s “Safe from Harm” Certification.

  • Perform other duties as assigned as related to Seasonal Christmas activities.

Local travel is required.

Position Ranking: Temporary status, no more than 90 days



Candidates must have a passion for fulfilling the mission of The Salvation Army and must be articulate in presenting the same to others.

Candidates must successfully pass the pre-employment background inquiry and annual motor vehicle check with a valid driver’s license. Proficient knowledge of roads in the designated territory. Must have the appropriate valid driver’s license (Class D in IL.


High School Diploma or Equivalent.


  • Team player, self-starter, and perform well with minimal supervision.

  • Must have an interest and ability to work with people of diverse racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds in a sensitive and culturally appropriate manner.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience or capacity to demonstrate positive interpersonal skills and work as a cooperative team member.

  • Must be able to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary. Especially in emergent situations.

Physical Demands/ Work Environment:

This Position is required to do basic business and office work. In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the individual is regularly required to talk and listen, stand, walk, sit and use hands. Individual must be able to regularly lift up to 30 pounds and occassionally lift up to fifty pounds. The use of Office and Computer Equipment may be necessary. Vision abilities will require close vision. Work may be performed indoors and outdoors to meet the needs of the position. There is low to moderate noise level for this position.

Job LocationsUS-IL-Bloomington

Job ID2020-15727

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CategoryChristmas Season

TypeSeasonal Part-Time