The Salvation Army
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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 612 interviews
Interview difficulty
Based on 607 interviews
Interview process length
Based on 579 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 7.

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
About a week
About two weeks
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
On-site interview
Background check
Phone call/screening
Group interview
Problem solving exercises
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
Drug test

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

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

Interview tips at The Salvation Army

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)47%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)23%
  • They didn’t have a dress code17%
  • Formal (business suit)10%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at The Salvation Army

  • Just be yourself.
    Shared on 7 May 2020 - Fund Raiser - Walmart, queens way
  • Be yourself, be friendly, be honest.
    Shared on 28 March 2019 - Store clerk - Volunteer - Ottawa, ON
  • Be likes that
    Shared on 15 March 2019 - Customer Service Representative - St. Catharines, ON

The first interview at The Salvation Army

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed32%
  • Other15%
  • Walk-In12%
  • Recruiter contacted me9%
  • Employee referral9%

How candidates received their first interview at The Salvation Army

  • 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
  • Applied online.
    Shared on 26 December 2019 - CUSTODIAN - London, ON