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Salvation Army National Headquarters
Employment Opportunities


Positions listed here are open at The Salvation Army's National Headquarters in Alexandria, VA only.  Please contact your local Salvation Army for job opportunities in your area. Click here for Salvation Army opportunities by territory.


Senior Policy Analyst for Basic Needs

This position serves as a resource to the field and raises awareness related to the Basic Needs program area. This position includes but is not limited to serving as an advocate for hunger alleviation, energy assistance, and basic health care.

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Executive Assistant

This position manages and supervises the departmental administrative support workload and performs all departmental confidential work. This position also provides administrative, event logistics and liaison work related to the National Advisory Board.

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Technical Advisor - Construction & Real Estate Development

The Salvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO) is a 501(c)(3) international development organization dedicated to improving the health, economic, and spiritual conditions of people in poverty around the globe. For 45 years, we have been engaging individuals, families, and communities in evaluating their needs, creating transformational action plans, and implementing effective strategies to improve lives. We have an active portfolio of $57 million in projects throughout the world emphasizing local ownership and involvement as keys for lasting success.

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Spanish Translator

This position will work within the National Headquarters Program Department to assist The Salvation Army to minister more effectively on a national level. The responsibility of this position is to read and write fluently in both English and Spanish. Also, this position must understand how to translate Army terminology effectively. It is expected that the translator will produce accurately translated curriculum and materials by specified deadlines. Translating written text will be the majority of the responsibilities, but there may be times when interpreting oral speech may be necessary.

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Corporate Relations Manager

The Corporate Relations Manager will improve donor communications and stewardship as well as assist in cultivating new relationships in partnership with the Director of Brand Management & Corporate Relations. The Corporate Relations Manager will manage donor accounts and will regularly interface with donors and Salvation Army corporate fundraising leads in each of the four territories.

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Recruiting Specialist

The Recruiting Specialist is responsible for recruitment, evaluation, and revision of job descriptions, collaboration for hiring needs, knowledge of current employment law and legislation, and new hire orientation. This position leads recruitment for National Headquarters (NHQ) and works with the Human Resource (HR) Manager and section/department heads for all recruitment needs. Other daily responsibilities include conducting phone screens, resume reviewing, scheduling interview, preparing candidates for interview, collaborating with hiring manager, and extending offer.

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For more information please contact:

The Salvation Army National Headquarters
Human Resources
615 Slaters Lane
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-5500

You may also e-mail your resumé to:

You must be a U.S. citizen or be eligible to work in the U.S. to apply. 

Equal Opportunity Employment

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to providing a respectful environment for all applicants and employees that is free from unlawful discrimination or harassment based on age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by law. Such equal opportunity for employment will apply to recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, salaries and other compensation, transfers and layoffs or termination.

Additionally, read our International Positional Statement on Disabilities.

Employment opportunities by Region:

The Salvation Army has four territories within the United States. Use the interactive map to discover career opportunities around the country.