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The Salvation Army - Metro Division Thrift Store Driver - Part Time in Burlington, Iowa


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.



  • Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner that fosters good relationships with program participants, coworkers and supervisors. This includes, but is not limited to, such actions as: conflict resolution; courteous treatment of staff, visitors and program participants; respect of other’s property and person; and communication to and about clients, co-workers and supervisors.

  • Perform pick up and deliveries for Corps and Thrift Store as needed.

  • Straighten racks and keep sales floor in a neat and tidy fashion.

  • Assist with dock procedures.

  • Provided customer service for retail and warehouse.

  • Assist customers brining in donations.

  • Work in the sorting room.

  • Check out customers on cash registers.

  • All other duties as related to Thrift Store and Driving as assigned by Corps Officer(s), Business Administrator, or Store Manager.

Team Responsibility

  • Fulfill the mission and vision of The Salvation Army Burlington IA Corps.

  • Burlington’s Vision Statement

  • “Every one of the Burlington Corps Community Center will emulate Jesus through excellent and sustainable services that are Missional and Transformational.”

  • Promote an “all hands on deck” approach to teamwork in the office; assisting where needed.

  • Promote all Salvation Army programing to the community such as Sunday Programing, Social Ministries, Youth Programing, Bible Study, Afternoon Lunch, Thrift Store, ect.

Position Ranking:

Regular Part Time Non-exempt, $9.00/hour




High school diploma or equivalent


Outgoing personality with good communication skills and ability to work with diverse cultures are necessary. Individual must be willing to become familiar with and support the mission of The Salvation Army: must be able to pass background check; must be able to be professional and work with customers; must be able to count and run register; must be dependable and able to work Saturdays.


Valid Driver’s License with clearance to drive from The Salvation Army’s insurance carrier. Must be DOT Compliant. Must be able to complete the Safe from Harm course within 90 days of hir

Physical Demands/ Work Environment:

This position is required to do light to moderate physical work. You must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis and up to 100 pounds occasionally. In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the individual is regularly required to remain standing for some periods of time and occasionally required to position self to stoop, kneel or crouch.

Job LocationsUS-IA-Burlington

Job ID 2021-18850

of Openings 1

Category Property Maintenance/Facilities

Type Regular Part-Time