Fast paced and keeps you on your toes, excellent customers.
Sales Lead (Current Employee) – Oakland, CA – 17 September 2013
working for the salvation army, you never know what your going to get. I have learned patience and how to deal with a variety of customers. I have learned a lot about furniture as well, from co workers and customers. I have the best co workers I have ever worked with in my life.
On-Call Cook (Current Employee) – Brantford, ON – 28 April 2017
Decent workplace, nothing too strenuous. Low pay but unionized so job security is pretty secure. Management is fair and understanding. Would recommend if you're looking for some part-time kitchen work and you can deal with earlier hours.
Secretarial Assistant/Receptionist (Former Employee) – Toronto, ON – 26 April 2017
Everyone wanted you to succeed at your job, staff was very friendly and helpful. I got a better understanding of how a non-profit company works and the extent to which people's donations/contributions can go a long way in assisting people in need.
Cashier/Merchandiser (Former Employee) – Calgary, AB – 24 April 2017
My time at Salvation Army was a positive experience for the most part, although the organization of management seemed unfair or disorganized at times. I have learned that thrift stores are all about compromise with customers and that I should always ask my supervisor/the manager if I am uncertain about what to do in a certain situation.
Collector (Former Employee) – Hamilton, ON – 13 April 2017
I did this food drive roughly about 3 years in a row to get those hours i needed for school. Once again, i worked with my close friends, we collected food, and one year we sorted the food out that came in.
Volunteer (Former Employee) – High River, AB – 7 April 2017
no matter what you did your job was recognized.During the most recent High River flood they took initiative to help all of those who lost their homes and their livelihood including myself. every staff member aways had a smile on their face.
Volunteer (Former Employee) – Markham, ON – 2 April 2017
The overall workplace of salvation army was mediocre. The boss at the time was easy going in the sense that he did not care about anything. He would treat the donations poorly and on occasion would say questionable things about people.
Volunteer (Former Employee) – Kelowna, BC – 11 March 2017
Lots of respect from the community for what they do I helped in picking up donations from homes as well as sorting them in the warehouse Staff were of the most kind and friendly variety I have ever met Workplace was calm and enjoyable, took pride in helping the community Helped merchandise items on the floor as well as price them