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The Salvation Army - Metro Division Warehouse Worker and Baler in St. Joseph, Missouri


The Salvation Army Mission: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 Objective: This position is responsible for operation of the donation center


Essential Functions:

  • Perform and supervise the sorting of donations

  • Wash and clean incoming donations for sale floor

  • Bale clothing using baling equipment

  • Move materials using a forklift as needed

  • Unload materials and load bales onto truck

  • Maintain the cleanliness and order of the warehouse


Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High School diploma or equivalent

Experience: Warehouse and forklift operation

Certifications/Licenses: Forklift certification (obtained within 90-days of employment)


  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff members, donors and volunteers

  • Ability to operate warehouse equipment including, but not limited to, baler and forklift

  • Ability to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form

  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision

Supervisory Responsibility: Volunteers as directed by supervisor

Safe from Harm Level: Basic

Bloodborne Pathogen Level: 3

Physical Requirements: Include, speaking, hearing and vision; excellent manual dexterity; lifting, pulling and pushing materials weighing 50 pounds or more; bending, squatting and walking; standing for extended periods of time. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.


Driving: Yes; must possess a valid driver's license and be approved through The Salvation Army Fleet Safety Program to drive either a Salvation Army or personal vehicle on Salvation Army business.

Working Conditions: Work is performed in a typical warehouse environment

All employees recognize that 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.

Job LocationsUS-MO-St. Joseph

Job ID 2021-17322

of Openings 1

Category Warehouse

Type Regular Part-Time