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Salvation Army Reviews

Updated August 22, 2017
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Pros
  • Great co-workers, helping people, meet interesting people daily (in 71 reviews)

  • Helping others that need the help (in 58 reviews)

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  1. "Dock"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Help people get on get

    Cons

    Many things are wrong with the managers. Favoritism and managers are able to get away with anything without getting in trouble. Stealing, etc. ...

    Advice to Management

    Na


  2. "Nice Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits and People
    Great Schedule
    Nice Neighborhood (DHQ)

    Cons

    Some bad managers
    Small Annual Raises
    No Perfomance Bonuses

    Advice to Management

    Don't hire people who don't know what they are doing or who are only out to serve themselves

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Middle Management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

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

    Pros

    Generous Vacation, Holiday, and PTO.

    Cons

    Very limited advancement for Non-Salvationist. Nepotism runs deep


  4. "Case Aide"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Salvation Army full-time

    Pros

    Helping Clients , see them

    Cons

    Low pay, no raises, management


  5. "Salvation Army"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oregon City, OR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oregon City, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Salvation Army full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Being able to serve the community in a variety of different ways. Work is accommodating to staff's schedule. Management does there best to support staff to try and improve quality of work.

    Cons

    Pay is not competitive with other non-profits, hiring a potential employee the process takes too long. Career advancement is limited. Lots of employee turnover

    Advice to Management

    Information being disseminated from top down needs to improve as it is inconsistent to none.


  6. "Friendly staff"

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    Current Employee - Clerk in Richmond, MO
    Current Employee - Clerk in Richmond, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Salvation Army part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    If you like working with people then this job helps and there always something to do here. Friendly people to work with.

    Cons

    Yes, minimum wage but you work hard for that money. G you do not get raises but cost of living.

    Advice to Management

    Raises would be nice


  7. "I miss the staff!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends

    I worked at Salvation Army full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Of all the things I miss about this job, I miss the staff the most. Most of them are very caring people.

    Cons

    I have nothing bad to say.

  8. "Bell Ringer"

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    Current Employee - Bell Ringer in Pittsfield, MA
    Current Employee - Bell Ringer in Pittsfield, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Salvation Army full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pay is great $11.00 per hour.

    Cons

    Winter weather is cold I live in Miami now.

    Advice to Management

    Get me to Miami so you can come too its 80 degrees all day long all year long.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Horrible Leadership"

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    Former Employee - Donation Attendant in Newbury Park, CA
    Former Employee - Donation Attendant in Newbury Park, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    If you love meeting and helping people this is good place.

    Cons

    No acknowledgement given to the associates who put in the hard work. Not even a simple "Great Job".

    Advice to Management

    More Leadership training needed instead of promoting your friends or just hire managers who knows how to properly manage a team.


  10. "Program aide/attendant"

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    Former Employee - Social Worker/Case Manager in Huntsville, AL
    Former Employee - Social Worker/Case Manager in Huntsville, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Salvation Army part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    being able to help and serve the less unfortunate.

    Cons

    Not getting enough donations to help everyone.


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