The Salvation Army
Happiness score is 65 out of 100
3.9 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at The Salvation Army

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at The Salvation Army.

Interview experience

Based on 957 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 943 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 837 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at The Salvation Army

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 4.

Interview process length
About a day or two
45%
About a week
30%
About two weeks
15%
About a month
6%
More than one month
4%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
64%
Background check
35%
Phone call/screening
30%
Group interview
24%
Problem solving exercises
17%
Least reported steps
Presentation
3%
Take-home/sample work
3%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at The Salvation Army

  • Easy, not much of interview
    Shared on 29 January 2019 - Kettle Person - Brantford, ON
  • Not bad make the interviewer made you feel comfortable
    Shared on 16 September 2018 - Head Cook Assistant (Placement) - Toronto, ON
  • Just one simple interview with the Captain or Major of the Salvation Army.
    Shared on 24 August 2018 - Supervisor - Grande Prairie, AB
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Interview questions at The Salvation Army

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • They asked me how much I could lift, how organized I am, and also how thorough I was.
    Shared on 22 January 2021 - Volunteer - Vernon, BC
  • Do you have faith values that can add to the salvation army
    Shared on 22 April 2018 - Case Worker - Yellowknife, NT
  • Can you be available on cold nights and commit to the hours
    Shared on 27 December 2017 - Ran a extreme cold weather shelter - 413 6th street new Westminster

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Interview tips at The Salvation Army

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)47%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)25%
  • They didn’t have a dress code18%
  • Formal (business suit)8%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at The Salvation Army

  • Just be yourself.
    Shared on 7 May 2020 - Fund Raiser - Walmart, queens way
  • To be relaxed and appear confident, and as well as being prepared with answers or having a pen ready if needed to write a test or review sheet.
    Shared on 12 March 2020 - Christmas Kettle Volunteer - Kitchener, ON
  • Justbe yaself
    Shared on 29 July 2019 - Food Organizing Volunteer - Toronto, ON

The first interview at The Salvation Army

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed31%
  • Other17%
  • Walk-In13%
  • Recruiter contacted me9%
  • Employee referral9%

How candidates received their first interview at The Salvation Army

  • Walked in the thriftstore and started talking to the store manager. Then they stated that they wanted to hired me.Then had the interview.
    Shared on 8 October 2021 - Cashier/Customer Service- production assistant - Twin Falls Idaho
  • My brother told me i should apply
    Shared on 10 January 2020 - Cabin leader - Huntsville, ON
  • Persistence and determination
    Shared on 8 January 2020 - Shelter worker - Chilliwack, BC
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