The Salvation Army Reviews

Updated Oct 23, 2021

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3.5
58%
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74%
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The Salvation Army General Brian Peddle
Brian Peddle
139 Ratings
Pros
  • "Helping people is good for your soul(in 100 reviews)

  • "I have found the the employees here are generally good at what they do and they truly care about helping others through their work(in 81 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Salary tends to be lower than average compared to other companies/organizations because it's a non-profit(in 66 reviews)

  • "upper management is not the best(in 44 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Love it there

      Aug 9, 2021 - Intake Worker 
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      Pros

      Great residents and great staff. You get to have lots of great interactions

      Cons

      You need to be able to deal with crisis, overdoses and trauma to be good with the residents

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    2. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Its a stressful place tbh

      Oct 21, 2021 - Salvation Army in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Nice co workers that keep you sane

      Cons

      All staff and management put a lot of pressure on the residential workers at all times. It's a stressful place to work

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to start/have on resume

      Oct 17, 2021 - Member Of Technical Staff 
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      Pros

      Lots of room to develop skills

      Cons

      Out of touch. Clique-y. Nepotism. No diversity.

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place to work

      Sep 22, 2021 - Residential Worker in Vancouver, BC
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      Pros

      Team, management and mission statement are great.

      Cons

      Working late if you do not like may be an issue.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good people

      Sep 22, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Winnipeg, MB
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      Pros

      Good work environment and good co workers

      Cons

      not applicable . overall good work place

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    6. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Wonderful Facility, Poorly Managed

      Oct 7, 2021 - Shelter Worker in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Dedicated staff and an opportunity to meet and assist interesting people from all walks of life.

      Cons

      Incompetent management team, low compensation, chronically under-staffed.

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Heavy Donations

      Sep 30, 2021 - Donation Attendant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The organization does a lot of good in the community.

      Cons

      There is a staff shortage and the donations come in at a rapid pace which makes it challenging to manage it all.

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Clerk salary

      Sep 25, 2021 - Clerk in Whitby, ON
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      Pros

      Good people to work with

      Cons

      Understaffed and old volunteers that can't complete the jobs

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great team

      Sep 11, 2021 - Warehouse Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great team and members and Staff are friendly and nice.

      Cons

      Management requires better knowledge on staff and how things work.

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Flexible

      Sep 22, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Great place to gain experience

      Cons

      Long hours very stressful No set schedule

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