The Salvation Army Southwest Division Christmas Bell Ringer in Missoula, Montana
DescriptionDEPARTMENT: Missoula Corps Community Center POSITION TITLE: Christmas kettle bell ringer STATUS: Non-ExemptGENERAL STATEMENT:The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is the spiritual regeneration of all people.REQUIREMENTS:- To be employed with The Salvation Army, the applicant must provide proper documentation in accordance with the U.S. Department of Justice Immigration and Naturalization Service Form 1-9.- If under the age 18 years, the applicant must present a valid Work Permit, Minor Emancipation documentation, or other relevant documentation for the stale within which you will work.- The applicant must read, complete, and sign all supplied forms, policies, advisories, and notifications,PERSONNEL:- Employment with The Salvation Army is conditional upon compliance with the following instructions and performance standards.- The Kettle Worker position is temporary, seasonal employment requiring employees to work part-time shifts Mondays through Saturdays. No Sunday duty is permitted unless it is volunteered.- Work schedules are determined based upon the most active customer traffic hours of each site. Therefore, Kettle Workers are not guaranteed full-time or a regular schedule or hours.- The Kettle Worker is to call his/her Kettle Coordinator as early as possible prior to your shift if you cannot be on the job so that a substitute can fill in.- The Kettle Worker is subject to the site Store Manager's direction who will determine the specific kettle stand placement and may discharge the Kettle Worker for- exhibiting rude, reckless, threatening, or obnoxious behavior on the site premises.- Overtime is not permitted, Do not work more than 40 hours per week.- Report work hours to the Kettle Coordinator each day. If he/she has provided a timesheet, fill it out and give it to your Kettle Coordinator at specified intervals. Your time begins when you start work at the kettle site and ends when you turn in your kettle at the end of your shift- BREAKS: Employees are paid during scheduled 'coffee breaks*. The employee is not paid during lunch breaks. Do not take lunch breaks between noon - 1 :00 p.m. All breaks must be taken only at the times specified by the Kettle Coordinator. Exceptions wilI be made for brief, infrequent restroom breaks.- If the employee is terminated, or does self-terminate before the end of a week, the final paycheck will be issued within the regular payroll cycle (which may be a week to ten days). Al! paychecks are issued only from Salvation Army Divisional Headquarters in Seattle, WA.- Kettle duty requires that the employee must stand up out of doors at the kettle. in cold and sometimes windy, snowy, or rainy conditions (special sitting accommodations will be permitted for individuals with state medically certified physical disabilities).CUSTOMER RELATIONS:- Keep a neat & clean appearance while wearing appropriate clothing for weather conditions.- Remain alert and attentive to customer activity. Remember to smile and be courteous. Congenially acknowledge every contribution. Do not wear sunglasses, facemasks, or other obscuring items.- Do not continuously ring the bell, especially if in a mall or enclosed area to avoid creating excessively annoying and irritating noise.PROHIBITIONS:- Eating food is not permitted while on duty at the Kettle. Drinking water, coffee, or other beverages is permitted while on duty.- Smoking or chewing tobacco products is prohibited while on Kettle duty for The Salvation Army,- Being under the influence of, or drinking, inhaling, or otherwise ingesting any alcoholic or psychoactive substances while on Kettle duty for The Salvation Anny is prohibited. Such action will cause for immediate dismissal.- Reading, use of electronic games, tape players. CD players or any other distracting influences are not permitted while on Kettle duty.- Do not accept "tips' of money from donors. Other people who observe you doing this may accuse you of 'pocketing' money intended lo go into the kettle.- When taking breaks, do no! leave the kettle unattended. Whenever leaving the area of your kettle stand, tum-in the kettle at the store Customer Service Booth for that period of time.- Do not take the kettle into the restroom or your car with you.FUNDRAISING PERFORMANCE:- Kettle Workers are required to produce average hourly income equal to or greater than two times the employee's hourly wages each shift when compared over a 2-3-day period- Protect your hourly fundraising average. If over the course of 1-2 hours, Kettle Site foot traffic is too slow on a given shift- for whatever reason- the Kettle worker is to immediately notify the Kettle Coordinator to advise about said conditions to determine whether Kettle activities should be suspended for the day.- Wear the provided Name Badge while on duty. The badge must be returned to The Salvation Army if employment is terminated, or at the end of the season.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:- Ability to stand for long lengths of time.- Ability to ring the bell appropriately.- Ability to lift 25 lbs. (usually file boxes)- Ability to understand written information.Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is reasonable and no undue hardship would result.The Salvation Army will comply with all governmental orders and any contractual obligations relative to COVID-19 safety measures, including mandatory vaccination of staff, if required. The Salvation Army will consider requests for exemptions from any such requirements on either religious or medical grounds.Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/People with Disabilities. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The Salvation Army is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified job applicants, job candidates, and employees with disabilities to ensure they enjoy equal access to all employment opportunities and benefits of employment as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. EEO is the Law.