Knoxville, TN, USA Req #20168
Tuesday, January 16, 2024

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Part-Time Receptionist in the Kentucky – Tennessee Territory, located in Knoxville, TN.  
Job Summary

Performs a variety of clerical and secretarial work necessary for the smooth operation of an assigned office; answers the telephone and provides general information regarding the Corps and shelter programs; assists with distributing of seasonal employee applications; involved with the Corps program activities, as necessary.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities  

Knowledge of general office practices and procedures. Knowledge of effective and efficient record-keeping and bookkeeping practices and procedures. Knowledge of the English language including proper grammar and punctuation. Knowledge of basic mathematics. Ability to learn and become proficient in specific computer software. Ability to maintain an efficient and organized filing system to ensure that items can be retrieved in a timely manner. Ability to answer the telephone in a courteous and tactful manner. Ability to maintain the confidential nature of the work. Ability to follow instructions, plan and organize work, and work under limited supervision.  

Education and Experience  

High School diploma or G.E.D. required with additional secretarial courses preferred, and two years’ experience performing clerical work in an office environment, OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions   Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language. Ability to perform routine mathematical computations. Ability to transcribe dictation and type. Ability to keypunch information into a computer. Ability to sort and file documents alphabetically and numerically. Ability to operate various general office equipment including a telephone, typewriter, computer, and adding machine. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail with constant breaks in concentration associated with answering phones or speaking in person to clients requiring assistance. Work requires the ability to lift and carry and/or push/pull light (less than 25lbs.) materials, supplies, and equipment. Light mobility: duties are usually performed by a combination of standing, walking, and primarily sitting. Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like. Work may require driving a vehicle where there may be discomfort associated with heavy traffic or changes in weather.  

Additional Comments:  

All employees recognize 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.  
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Application Submittal Period   01/16/24-4/30/24 
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 based on disability.   
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled    ______________________________________  



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Other details

  • Job Family KT-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Admin Support
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Knoxville, TN, USA