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Salvation Army to Host Job Fair

The Salvation Army has a number of open positions at each of its 33 Salvation Army Thrift Stores and three warehouses throughout southeast Michigan.

Job hunting?

The Salvation Army is hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 17 and 9 a.m. to noon July 18 at the Southeast Michigan Adult Rehabilitation Center, located at 1627 W. Fort Street in Detroit.

The Salvation Army plans to hire people to fill a number of positions at its 33 thrift stores - including the - and three warehouses, across southeast Michigan, and plans to do on-the-spot hiring at the job fair.

Available positions include:

  • dock workers
  • merchandise processors
  • cashiers and sales clerks
  • truck drivers 
  • store managers

Those interested in management positions must have two to five years of supervisory experience to qualify. Truck driving candidates need a valid chauffeur’s license and DOT card to apply.

D M July 08, 2012 at 05:26 PM
But don't go if you're gay...LGBT Issues The Salvation Army offers its services to all who are in need, regardless of sexual orientation, and opposes the abuse of people based on sexual orientation.[25] However, as documented below in the "Controversy" section, in some countries the organization has campaigned against laws that ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. It also disapproves same-sex relationships among its Salvationists and Officers: "Christians whose sexual orientation is primarily or exclusively same-sex are called upon to embrace celibacy as a way of life."[26] Responding to controversy over statements made by Salvation Army Major Andrew Craibe in Australia in 2012, particularly that non-celibate LGBT people deserved to die [27], the organization responded: "The Salvation Army sincerely apologises to all members of the GLBT community and to all our clients, employees, volunteers and those who are part of our faith communities for the offence caused by this miscommunication."[28]

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