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The Salvation Army Administrative Assistant in Canton, Massachusetts


The Salvation Army’s Divisional Headquarters located in Canton, MA is hiring anAdministrative Assistantand offers excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

  • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.

  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)

  • Comprehensive health care coverage with low-cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles

  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!

    Location : Canton, MA

    Pay Range : $24 to $26 per hour depending upon qualifications and experience

    The main function of the Administrative Assistant is to provide administrative support to all Program Department staff and Officers by a high degree of professionalism, accuracy, judgment, and confidentiality. Administrative duties will include but not limited to: answer and direct phone calls, sort and open office mail and place in appropriate inboxes, perform general clerical duties (photocopying, faxing, filing, credit card reconciliation, etc), keep inventory and process requests for office supplies, maintain routine reports and statistics, and submit timesheets to payroll on bi-weekly basis.

    Qualifications & Experience

  • High School Diploma, College/Business School Graduate preferred

  • 4-5 years’ experience working in related field

  • Must be flexible and have ability to handle multiple departments

  • High level of confidentiality, discretion, and judgment

  • Requires a high level of computer expertise related to Microsoft Applications - Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, etc.

  • Must have excellent organizational skills

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in a warm, gracious, and professional manner

  • Requires a high degree of initiative; highly detail oriented and organized; and able to prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrated skills in written correspondence and verbal communication. Excellent interpersonal skills, able to relate professionally and effectively with key internal and external constituencies including fellow staff, volunteers, donors, and board members.

  • Must be able to work both autonomously and as part of a team.

    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.

    The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Job LocationsUS-MA-Canton

Job ID 2024-12722

Category Administrative

Type Regular Full-Time