The Salvation Army Front Desk Clerk in Portland, Oregon

Requisition Number

10115 CN5BFDCL 041218

Post Date



Front Desk Clerk

Posted Salary







Location: Moore Street Corps

Title. Front Desk Worker/Gym Assistant

Status: Non-exempt (PT) 10 -29 hours

Posted Wage: $11.25

PLEASE NOTE: Hours vary Mon - Sat 9am - 10pm

JOB CLOSES: 5.16.18

To apply online:

Please complete the job application provided. Complete job application entirely. Incomplete job applications cannot be accepted

To apply in person go to The Salvation Army Moore Street Corps 5325 N Williams Avenue, Portland, OR 97217-2737. Please bring resume, cover letter and complete the application provided to you.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 503.794.3206 or email Ms. Gende will

coordinate your accommodation request with personnel at the local address specified in paragraph two above.

If you have questions about this position, please contact Tony Melson at or call 971.340.4012. Mr. Melson is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-

EOE of Females/Minorities/Vets/Disability

Benefits offered

• Paid Sick Leave

• Paid Vacation


The Salvation Army Moore Street Corps & Community Center

5325 N. Williams, Portland, OR 97217


Position: Front Desk Worker/Gym Assistant

Responsible to: Business Manager, Corps Officer


The role of the Front Desk worker/Gym Assistant is very important in the smooth operation of the Community Center. The front desk worker/gym assistant is responsible for the overall functioning of the Community Center welcome area; and assisting with various

activities in the gymnasium.

Authorization of a motor vehicle records check is required. In order to drive a vehicle in discharge of this job’s duties, an acceptable motor vehicle operating history is required.


  1. Answer any direct phone calls- with ability to use multi-line phone system.

  2. Assist the public with information requests.

  3. Assist in updates and information for members and guests.

  4. Use CCMS (Community Center Management System) to receive and keep accurate records of monies received at Front Desk, as well as handle and process registrations/sensitive information

  5. Distribute flyers and schedules

  6. Monitor security cameras and handle situations as they arise to assure the Protecting the Mission policies are maintained.

  7. Monitor gymnasium, weight room, restrooms, parking lots, public spaces.

  8. Maintain Community Center Bulletin boards

  9. Must be available to work various shifts

  10. Must keep regular count of all participants in facility, hourly, using provided forms

  11. Distribute and collect equipment.

  12. Complete daily tasks check list, including cleaning of the gym, floor and bleachers, picking up trash, sweeping, etc.

  13. Know and enforce the rules of the center and the gymnasium (i.e. no profanity)

  14. Assist with Biddy Basketball programs. This will include, but not be limited to, coaching teams and helping with instructional activities.

  15. Monitor community center activities and programs during scheduled work hours.

  16. Prepare facility for gym programs. This will include: setting up scoreboard, organizing team seating, preparing the bleachers.

  17. Be available for special events and to assume additional responsibilities in the overall Corps & Community Center program.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires continual sitting at a desk using a personal computer with screen monitor and telephone, use hands to finger, hand, or feel objects, tools, or controls; to talk or hear; reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by

this job include close vision and distance vision.

May be required to lift, move or carry materials up to 40 pounds and be able to regularly walk, stand, bend, stoop and reach above shoulder height for extended periods.

Must be able to comprehend assignments and/or ask for additional information or clarification until the assignment is understood. The mental aptitude to organize projects, set priorities, calculate, catalogue, inspect, analyze plans, comprehend, and cooperate

with others, & etc., is necessary.

The employee will work on many projects at once with interruptions and noise from ringing telephones, printers, copiers, and walk-in traffic. The position meets multiple, constant, rigid deadlines, and competing/changing priorities. There will be phone and

in-person contact with people from diverse backgrounds who may be angry, hostile, confused, or frustrated.

The employee works with minimum supervision and the work involves a high degree of independence. May be required to make independent decisions that may involve unique or unusual situations and/or complex issues and dealing with demanding requests and/or timelines.

Working Conditions:

Authorization of a criminal history information check is required. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered.

Authorization of a motor vehicle records check is required. In order to drive a vehicle in discharge of this job’s duties, an acceptable motor vehicle operating history is required.


The Salvation Army does have a dress code. This will be shared with you at the time of employment.

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.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP


  • 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)

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