The Salvation Army
Happiness score is 65 out of 100
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About the company

  • CEO
    Brian Peddle
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  • Founded
  • Company size
    5,001 to 10,000
  • Revenue
    $650m to $1bn (CAD)
  • Industry
    Non-profit & NGO
  • Link
    The Salvation Army website
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Rating overview

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Sales Associate in Ottawa, ON
on 28 April 2022
I wouldn’t recommend working here at all they do not value their workers at all.
Not a good place to work at long term. Often times they would mistreat their employees and be extremely rude towards people over a simple humanly mistake.
Accountant in St. John's, NL
on 8 May 2022
Stressful work environment
Favouritism is their policy. If the boss likes you, you are the best even if you do your day-to-day tasks. The finance team is not cooperative and the high management doesn't care about people. They pay well but I think they need a deep change in their management mindset and managers.I wonder if they didn't notice the high turnover rate which cost them money but who cares.
Retail Associate/Cashier in Nepean, ON
on 6 May 2022
Fun place to work
Overall experience was very good. Great working environment with a good team. Various duties throughout your shift really makes the day pas quickly. Good benefits for the RRSP and employer match. Nice discolor employees and family.
Facility Housekeeper in London, ON
on 2 May 2022
Anyone who isn't management, isn't important.
*if you upset managment in any way, you will be gone, don't question, just do it.* you pay union dues to a union that ignores you* management treats you like you are one of the clients that access the services, not as a team member*good people to work with for the most part, kind of a high school, cliquey atmosphere*not nearly enough pay for the work involved*huge communication disconnect between housekeeping staff and managment (you are a non-entity if you aren't managment)
Store Manager in Kingston, ON
on 2 May 2022
Great place to work
Loved my job and the people I worked with. Not everything was perfect but the good well outweighs the negative . The only real issue as a manager was the process of you reached the point where you didn’t think someone was a good fit for the job. And is this really a bad thing? Avoids unfair termination for sure.

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Interview is easy
Process takes about a day or two

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They asked me how much I could lift, how organized I am, and also how thorough I was.

Shared on 22 January 2021

Do you have faith values that can add to the salvation army

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Can you be available on cold nights and commit to the hours

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