Administration Assistant

The Salvation Army

Devonport, Tasmania, Australia

Part time

Administration & Office / Some Experience (1 - 5 years Experience)

Jun 11

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We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.


The Salvation Army is a Christian movement and one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

The Salvation Army Australia Mission Statement: The Salvation Army is a Christian movement dedicated to sharing the love of Jesus.

We share the love of Jesus by:

  • Caring for people
  • Building healthy communities
  • Creating faith pathways
  • Working for justice

The Salvation Army Australia Values Statement: Recognising that God is already at work in the world, we value: Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity and Collaboration

We are currently seeking a values-driven and proactive Administration Assistant to provide efficient clerical and administration support to Ulverstone Corps in order to enhance outcomes and to support the achievement of the TSA mission.

This is a permanent part-time position, 15.2 hours a week.

You will successfully

  • Perform administrational and personal assistant duties, taking responsibility for the general function of the Church office as directed by the Corps Officer/s
  • Maintain Volunteer management administration and compliance including Workday (HR Database) ensuring appropriate integrity checks are performed, and all volunteer training records are up to date
  • Provide accurate information on our services and programs, and triage/refer enquiries to other TSA services/programs
  • Manage agendas, meeting minutes, correspondence, monthly newsletters, attend to mail/emails and correspondence, photocopying, filing, answering telephones
  • Oversee the hiring of the Church facilities ensuring all insurance policies, hire agreements etc are in order
  • Complete finance/accounts tasks as required by the Corps Officer eg receipting donations, banking, reconciliations, purchasing, EOFY checks

You will have

  • Cert III in Business administration or relevant experience
  • Experience in customer service and administrational roles highly desirable
  • High level competency in the use of software application packages including word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheets, databases, communications and record management
  • General accounting/bookkeeping knowledge and experience
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Prior experience with Workday or HRIS systems, Intranet, and IT systems highly desirable
  • Organised and strong written communication skills
  • A Working with Vulnerable People Check
  • A willingness to undergo a National Police Check

The Salvation Army is subject to public health orders. You may be required to provide evidence of vaccine status dependent on requirements.

What we offer

  • As a registered not for profit organisation you may be eligible for generous tax-free salary packaging benefits
  • Financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program - Independent confidential counselling service

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people. We value people of all cultures, languages, capacities, sexual orientations, gender identities and/or expressions. We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation and is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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