The Salvation Army - Southwest Division

Las Cruces, NM

Driver / Donation Attendant

Posted over 1 month ago · Full time

Job Description

LOCATION: Las Cruces, NM

 STATUS: Full-Time



As a Donation Attendant you will be responsible for greeting every customer/donor with a smile and give proper assistance and thank them for shopping at The Salvation Army Thrift store. Keep yourself updated on the latest prices and assist in loading clothing bales for transport. Must be trustworthy in operating equipment and in handling and processing donated goods. Will be responsible in the unloading of donated items. Responsible for learning and operating the bailing machine. Will be responsible for cleaning, testing, and pricing of electronics. Responsible for the quality and cleanliness of items set for display.


As a Driver you are responsible for scheduling and performing pick-ups of donated goods, also responsible to do a daily maintenance check on truck, and report irregularities.


Must always be presentable as a TSA representative. Must stay up to date on all required SA trainings and protocols. Work in warehouse as immediate supervisor considers would be best. Make sure to have nice Classical or Christian instrumental music, music playing in the background, headphones are not allowed. Must report any/every incident to your supervisor. May be asked to change your schedule (with notice) to meet the operation needs of the Family Store. Must attend all store employee meetings and trainings. Will be responsible for your own time card. Report any discrepancies to supervisor. Other duties as assigned by supervisor as it relates to the position of Driver/Donation Attendant.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Have a positive attitude, and the ability to work with many people with varied personalities, as well as with the store team.
  • Must possess Forklift certification or be able to obtain within first 30 days.
  • Experience operating a baler preferred.
  • Must be trustworthy with donations.
  • Must be 21 years or older.
  • Must have a valid New Mexico driver’s license with a clean motor vehicle record.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.
  • Be able (with training) to determine what is or what is not a usable second hand item.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  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 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. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and reach with hands and arms on a continuous basis. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Mission Statement: 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.

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