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The Salvation Army of Kansas and Western Missouri Red Shield Outreach Coordinator of Barton County-K735-10357 in Great Bend, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12542361

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:This position will expand and enhance the impact of The Salvation Army in Barton County.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide case management services to those in need
  • Recruit, onboard, and supervise program and committee volunteers
  • Develop and implement a public relations strategy, further building on the positive image of The Salvation Army
  • Expand the visibility and recognition of The Salvation Army
  • Manage the Christmas Kettle Campaign
  • Coordinate all special/seasonal assistance programs as directed by the Service Extension Department including, but not limited to, Christmas Fundraising, Fan Drive, and Summer Fundraisers
  • Maintain records and statistical information required by the Service Extension Department
  • Act as liaison between The Salvation Army and other local agencies
  • Develop, and manage the function of, an Advisory Council to create a strong connection with the community
  • Work with Service Extension Field Representative to develop, maintain, and increase income from the service area via various income streams
  • Collaborate with the Thrift Store Manager for special events and marketing
  • Work in conjunction with the store to promote the work of TSA and to serve the community
  • Other duties as assigned by theService Extension Field Representativeand the Service Extension Director

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:Post-secondary education is required; bachelors degree preferred

Experience: Work performed in a business and/or office setting; developing, organizing, leading and supervising volunteer groups

Certifications/Licenses: The Salvation Armys Caseworker Certification (within the first 90 days of employment)


  • Willing to promote the mission and ministry of The Salvation Army
  • Interact with others with courtesy and tact
  • Manage and prioritize multiple projects in an organized and efficient manner to meet tight deadlines
  • Work under stressful conditions
  • Respond to situations in a calm and effective manner
  • Communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Present information to stakeholders in one-on-one and small group settings
  • Complete projects on schedule
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Bilingual (Spanish and English) preferred

Supervisory Duties:Supervise seasonal employees, oversee and direct community volunteers

Physical Requirements: Include speaking, hearing, vision; manual dexterity; bending, squatting, and walking; standing for extended periods of time; sitting for extended periods of time; lifting, pulling, and pushing of materials up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.


Driving:Must possess a valid driver\'s license from Kansas. Must be approved through The Salvation Army Fleet Safety Program to drive either a Salvation Army or personal vehicle on Salvation Army business.

Working Conditions:Daily work is performed in a typical office environment; may require some weekend and evening work. Event work may include indoor/outdoor venues and other public venues.

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.