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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.

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


Administrative Specialist – This is an on–site position

Hiring Range: $20.89 - $23.50 Hourly

Job Summary: Performs a variety of general administrative duties for the human resource and business administration departments; assists the Business Administrator’s office with day-to-day routine administrative duties; types and processes routine correspondence/documents, reports, agendas, etc. Assists with sectional conferences/committees. Serves as coordinator and liaison for sectional conferences/committees, seminars and special meetings: provides information; advises hotels of any changes in plans for attendees; arranges for meals, coffee breaks, lodging, meeting rooms, transportation, all needed equipment and supplies; invitations, registrations, applications, checks, schedules, assignments, programs, booklets, pamphlets, visual transparencies, graphs, charts, hand-outs.  Records pertinent information in accordance with established procedures; prepares correspondence acknowledging the receipt and processing of the same. Processes incoming/outgoing mail for the business administration department.  Assists the Human Resource Manager with annual job description and annual evaluation logistics, performs various clerical and administrative support work associated with special projects, seasonal events, and conference and committee meetings as directed;  creates new hire orientation folders, new/terminated employee personnel files; orders section office supplies; manages the human resource recruit database handing employment verifications received via email; processes sectional vouchers/check requests and invoices; updates/posts data and new policies into various computer databases; supports attendance on the Special Events Committee as needed. Coordinates all aspects of the hospitality and logistics of National Groups to ensure successful meetings. Organizes metrics to survey the visitors experience while at National Headquarters.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or G.E.D required with two years of experience performing a variety of administrative support in an office environment. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Highly proficient in English grammar and punctuation with the ability to perform routine mathematical computations.

Benefits after 90 days.  Free underground parking and lunches offered.

Submit your cover letter and resume by secure fax to (703) 684-3478, e-mail to usn.recruit@usn.salvationarmy.org with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters Lane Alexandria, VA 22314, Attn: HR Office.


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 resumés to: USN.RECRUIT@usn.salvationarmy.org

Employment opportunities by territory:

Central Territory
Eastern Territory
Southern Territory
Western Territory