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Salvation Army Reviews

Updated March 18, 2017
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  • There have been instances when the cohabitation of church and non-profit felt uncomfortable (in 36 reviews)

  • no room for growth and employees do not have much of a voice (in 14 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great non-profit!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Salvation Army full-time

    Pros

    Everyone is goal oriented, which was the type of environment I wanted to be in.

    Cons

    The structure inside the organization could go through some changes.


  2. "DHQ employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Salvation Army full-time

    Pros

    Great people
    Great mission
    Get to make a wonderful, practical different in people's lives

    Cons

    Slow moving organization; change takes a long time


  3. "Adminstrative Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Close community, people dedicated to the missions

    Cons

    Some people can be hypocrites with they say and do

    Advice to Management

    Heed concerns of lower employees and do not be afraid to adjust ways of doing things


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  5. "Call Center"

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    Former Employee - Call Center Representative in Long Beach, CA
    Former Employee - Call Center Representative in Long Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Salvation Army full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great management team and direction. I like the people all very friendly. A good place to work.

    Cons

    The benefits are minimal. Sometimes it's hard to get enough hours. none others that i can think of

    Advice to Management

    Give more full time positions to keep existing staff. provide better benefits to all employees.


  6. "general labor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    humility is a quality that can be obtained here.

    Cons

    can't stay stagnant,must continue growing


  7. "Rep"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Salvation Army full-time

    Pros

    The benefits are very good

    Cons

    The pay is low because its a non profit


  8. "Very Busy but Fulfilling"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Salvation Army (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Room for creativity, fulfilling, great co-workers

    Cons

    Very busy. struggles with resources, Christmas is extremely busy.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to maintain mission in perspective


  9. "financial clerk"

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    Former Intern - Customer Service Representative in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Intern - Customer Service Representative in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Salvation Army as an intern (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    flexible and friendly, free parking spots,

    Cons

    did not detect the cons yet


  10. "Back Door"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Wayne, IN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Wayne, IN

    I worked at Salvation Army part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Simple work with a variety of people

    Cons

    Heavy lifting and a lot of down time/swarms


  11. "Great Mission, Conservative Work Culture"

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    Former Employee - Creative in Dayton, OH
    Former Employee - Creative in Dayton, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Salvation Army part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    You're doing work that matters.

    Cons

    There have been instances when the cohabitation of church and non-profit felt uncomfortable. There is a specific culture at the Salvation Army you're either into or you're not.

    Advice to Management

    Take steps to create a more inclusive, welcoming environment.



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