The Salvation Army Reviews

Updated Jun 17, 2021

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3.4
58%
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76%
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The Salvation Army General Brian Peddle
Brian Peddle
82 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

      Salvation Army

      Jun 9, 2021 - Store Associate in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Employee benefits Employee discounts Work life balance

      Cons

      No cons Employee benefits Employee discounts Work life balance

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work!

      Jun 16, 2021 - Community Ministries Worker in Corner Brook, NL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Given the freedom to make creative decisions, plan and develop ministries, attend training sessions. Decent benefits. Teamwork approach is great.

      Cons

      Pay is too low for the nature of the work.

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Meh

      May 10, 2021 - Donation Attendant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You get paid and shifts are put out ahead of time. Management is willing to listen to ideas for store.

      Cons

      If you get more duties as supervisor, you work more for the same amount of pay. A lot of items are over priced and it is encouraged to price them highly.

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Lot of lifting

      Jun 15, 2021 - Donation Attendant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people to work with

      Cons

      Lot of lifting and bending

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    5. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      worst employer I ever worked for

      Jun 2, 2021 - Business Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      None at all whatsoever, not worth anyone's time

      Cons

      Bad management, Useless HR, Bad polices

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Salvation Army Fundraising Coordinator

      Jun 7, 2021 - Fundraising Coordinator in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Positive environment & work culture; meaningful work

      Cons

      Low pay, out dated database & internal software programs; creating duplication of efforts & a lot of inefficiencies & wasted time. Most staff cannot afford basic living expenses....

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Forced to do this by glassdoor

      May 22, 2021 - Manager in London, ON
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      Pros

      Friends Bla bla Happy Pay Supporting Challenges for the world problems with Help

      Cons

      None None none none none none

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      May 18, 2021 - Retail Sales Clerk in St. John's, NL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly staff, positive atmosphere, training

      Cons

      Busy, crowded, must be ok with all walks of life, homeless etc,

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Residential worker

      May 11, 2021 - Resident Worker 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great staff members and good working culture

      Cons

      Residents dont like to follow rules

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Easy Job

      May 11, 2021 - Sales Associate in Ottawa, ON
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      Pros

      Nothing complicated. Easy to work.

      Cons

      Can feel monotonous work at times

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