Seasonal Bell-Ringing

Posted: 10/13/2021

Please see the following for the job duties required of a Salvation Army bell-ringer.

Applicants can apply in person at 301 N. 6th Street or applications can be emailed.

Job Summary:

Rings bells for The Salvation Army Christmas Program at assigned locations; ensures that the Kettle is never left unattended; greets the public in a courteous and friendly manner.
Essential Functions:
This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position.  The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.
Bell Ringing (95 %)
Rings bells for The Salvation Army Christmas Program at assigned locations.
Ensures that the Kettle is never left unattended.
Greets the public in a courteous and friendly manner.
Conducts job duties in accordance with the ministry of The Salvation Army and it Christian principles.
Other Responsibilities (5%):
Performs other related work as required.
Materials and Equipment:
Tripod, Kettle and Sign Bell
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of The Salvation Army Christmas Bell Program.
Ability to follow instructions with limited supervision.
Ability to greet and respond to the general public courteously.
Ability to abide by required dress code.
Ability to ring small hand bell and be responsible for bell and apron.
Ability to meet attendance requirements.
Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
Education and Experience
No formal education or experience requirements
Physical Requirements:
Ability to stand in one location for extended periods in outside weather conditions with breaks and lunch periods as required by State law.
Ability to perform all duties with an understanding of the mission, ministry, philosophy, culture, and protocol of The Salvation Army and conducts all duties in accordance with the ministry of the organization and its Christian principles; conducts all communications and job duties with the highest level of professionalism.
Duties are performed standing and may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of sitting or walking.
Limited amount of physical effort required associated with lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) 5-10% of work time.
Working Conditions:
Work is performed outside where there are physical discomforts associated with changes in weather and discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt. Dressing appropriately is important for comfort.
Statement of Purpose
This summary provides descriptive information about the above Salvation Army position. Work actually performed by incumbents in this position may vary. Although this document may be used for recruiting, staffing, or career planning, the information contained herein should only be used as a guideline or recommendation for the content of and qualifications for this position. An individual’s ability to meet the qualifications and capabilities described in this document is not a guarantee of employment or promotion. The Salvation Army reserves the right to make changes to this document as deemed necessary without providing advance written notice.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.