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Salvation Army National Headquarters Employment Opportunities

Positions listed here are open at The Salvation Army's National Headquarters in Alexandria, VA only.  Please contact your local Salvation Army for job opportunities in your area. Click here for Salvation Army opportunities by territory.

You must be a U.S. citizen or be eligible to work in the U.S. to apply. 


Food Services Assistant
Administrative Assistant/Accounting Clerk
Technical Advisor - Generalist

 

 

Food Services Assistant - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $10.57 - $11.89 hourly

Job Summary: Assists in the set up, preparation, break down, and serving of meals.  Helps maintain all storage areas related to Special Services/Food Service.  Cleans kitchen equipment, washes dishes, sweeps and mops kitchen floors.  Assists with set up and break down of special events.

Education and Experience: Knowledge of use of cleaning equipment.  Ability to properly clean kitchen appliances and utensils.  Ability to read, write and communicate in the English language.  Ability to life and/or carry up to 30 pounds.  One year experience working in a kitchen preferred or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Benefits after 90 days. Free underground parking and lunches offered.

Submit your cover letter and resume by secure fax to (703) 684-3478, e-mail to [email protected] with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters Lane Alexandria, VA 22314, Attn: HR Office.

 

Administrative Assistant / Accounting Clerk - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $18.10 - $20.37  Hourly

Job Summary: Process all incoming funds, reconcile the general ledger and bank accounts, maintain the petty cash fund and the department filing system, sign checks and other clerical duties.  Knowledge of MS Office required and familiarity with Great Plains a plus. 

Education and Experience: High school diploma or G.E.D. supplemented by secretarial and accounting courses, and two years of experience performing a variety of administrative support and basic accounting functions in an office environment or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Benefits after 90 days. Free underground parking and lunches offered.

Submit your cover letter and resume by secure fax to (703) 684-3478, e-mail to [email protected] with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters Lane Alexandria, VA 22314, Attn: HR Office.

 

Technical Advisor - Generalist - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $2,482.26 - $2,792.57 bi-weekly

Job Description: Provides a range of strategic advisory, capacity-building and resource development assistance on  international development across multiple sectors to Salvation Army territories; designs and implements programs, strategies, systems, processes, training workshops and curricula; conducts territorial training in organizational and program development, program management and technical subjects;  provides grant-writing assistance; develops cooperative relationships with counterparts; communicates regularly with IHQ and donor offices to ensure SAWSO is aligned and is collaborating with Salvation Army global initiatives; communicates regularly with US territories to explore partnership opportunities and enhance the effectiveness of SAWSO’s technical support; participates in other activities for the benefit of SAWSO. National and international travel required at least two to three months per year.

Serves as a –multi-sector technical advisor and manages a portfolio of multi-year private and/or USG funded international development projects.  Serve as the primary point of contact on assigned projects.  Provides project management oversight through the entire life-cycle of assigned projects, including start-up, implementation, and close-out phases. Thorough knowledge of and/or experience with US Government rules and regulations as they pertain to  US Government grants and contracts.  Liaise with staff at SAWSO and with US TSA territories regarding donor expectations, and interface with TSA implementing territories regarding project implementation and reporting.  Ensures timely and effective support to projects through sourcing of technical and financial assistance.  Facilitates communication of project outcomes, impact and lessons learned to stakeholders.  Conducts support visits to implementing territories, ensuring proper communication and coordination with territorial leadership, territorial projects officers and other stakeholders.  Provides assistance to other team members in the development and maintenance of larger, more complex projects.  Participates in proposal development by assisting in the writing, copy-editing, formatting, researching, and compiling of proposal documents.  Serves as backstop to team members while they are absent from office and as needed in order to ensure continuity of service.  Backstopping includes interacting with other TSA offices as well as public and private donors.  Performs research and supports the packaging of information to create reports for internal and external audiences, including donors, TSA implementing territories and government agencies.  Utilize and manipulate databases to access documentation. 

Communicates regularly with TSA staff at IHQ and donor offices to build relationships, pursue alignment on development goals and approaches, and to collaborate on program strategy and design, training design and curriculum development, and other partnership opportunities.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in social services or a related field and  master’s degree in international development, social sciences or a related discipline desirable and five years of professional work experience in the field of international development programming and three years of experience in managing a development program in a developing country desirable or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of and experience with community development programs and their requirements, including writing proposals, providing support for donor-funded activities, including United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded projects, and ensuring both financial and programmatic compliance.

Understanding of current program development theory, practice and trends (Specific experience with faith-based approaches to development is strongly preferred.)

Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write and communicate in English.  Ability to speak a second language (preferred).  Ability to travel extensively both domestically and internationally (2-3 months per year).  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, databases and the Internet; knowledge of Lotus Notes preferred.  Ability to perform limited lifting of objects weighing 25 to 40 pounds.  Ability to attend occasional night meetings.

Benefits after 90 days. Free underground parking and lunches offered.

Submit your cover letter and resume by secure fax to (703) 684-3478, e-mail to [email protected] with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters Lane Alexandria, VA 22314, Attn: HR Office.

 


For more information please contact:

The Salvation Army National Headquarters
Human Resources
615 Slaters Lane
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-5500

You may also e-mail resumés to: [email protected]


Employment opportunities by territory:

Central Territory
Eastern Territory
Southern Territory
Western Territory