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Requisition Number 19-0517 Hanapepe Corps Assistant
Post Date 8/28/2019
Title Corps Assistant
City Hanapepe
State HI
Description The Salvation Army
Hawaiian and Pacific Islands Division
Hanapepe Corps & Koloa Outpost
Job Description

Department: Hanapepe Corps & Koloa Outpost
Supervisor: Corps Officers
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt- Full Time
Date: August 28, 2019

GENERAL STATEMENT: The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is spiritual, emotional, and physical regeneration of all people.

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

The Salvation Army exists to Save Souls, Grow Saints and Serve Suffering Humanity by being a church that is:


POSITION SUMMARY: This position will be split between the Corps and the Thrift store.
The Corps Assistant’s function is to assist the Corps Officers in the ongoing operation and ministry of the Corps as well as assist the thrift store with production, cashier and customer service.

The Corps Assistant will have a deep commitment to the mission of The Salvation Army which will be evident in his or her professional life and the manner in which he or she represents The Salvation Army Hanapepe Corps & Koloa Outpost in the community.

1. High School Diploma or GED equivalent
2. A minimum of three years working in a business/customer service work environment.
3. Exposure to and participation in the creative development, implementation and leadership of Salvation Army corps program
4. Knowledge of, and experience in, Salvation Army programs preferred.
5. Knowledge of desktop publishing, MS Word, MS Excel and MS Publisher.
6. Ability to work well with young people and adults.
7. Must be motivated, a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision.
8. Good communication skills a must- both written and oral.
9. Basic skills in operating office equipment (i.e. copiers, fax machines, etc.)
10. Must have a sense of cleanliness, tidiness and neatness.
11. Have an understanding of The Salvation Army standards, philosophy and policy and willingness to adhere to them.


• Office clerical work, including composing letters, composing e-mail, answering phones, filing and copying.

• Responsible for outreach ministry programs for community youth, playgrounds, neighborhood centers, etc.
• Assist Corps Officer with development of youth programing
• Chaperon youth during flights for summer camp
• Support corps in planning, implementing and evaluating Salvation Army corps programs and ministries.
• Assist with Corps Programs and Seasonal activities as needed
• Other duties as assigned by the Corps Officer


• Provide customer service to shoppers and/or donation drop off
• Assist Store Manager with production, processing, sorting and staging in the store
• Assist Store Manager with purchase transactions
• Other duties as assigned by the Corps Officer

• Ability to work under stressful conditions.
• Able to interact with others with courtesy and tact.
• Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects in an organized and efficient manner.
• Ability to respond to crisis situations in a calm and effective manner.
• Prioritize multiple work tasks to meet tight deadlines.
• Ability to complete projects on schedule.
• Maintain confidentiality
• Maintain regular and punctual work attendance.

The position requires sitting; climbing and/ or balancing/stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching, crouching and/or crawling; standing; walking; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; use of vision; pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying 25-50 pounds and occasionally more that 50 pounds; interacting with children.

• The position requires speaking to co-workers, children, parents, vendors, customers, volunteers
• Requires written communication to and from co-workers, children, parents, vendors, customers, volunteers
• Requires visiting/working at other worksites;
• Requires communication via the latest technologies.

Equipment used includes general office equipment such as computer, point of sale kiosks, credit card machine, photocopiers, scanners, printers, fax machines, telephone, microphones, audio-visual equipment, 10-key calculator and automobile.

Most of work will be indoors at the Hanapepe Corps, Koloa Outpost. There will also be times where this employee will be outdoors in the community providing outreach programs. Attendance at trainings and conference may be required in Hawaii and mainland.

Uniforms may be required; such as wearing TSA Hawaii apparel.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a criminal history information check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered.

The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualification of employees’ assigned to this job. Management has the right to add, to revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job related duties requested by management.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

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