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Administration Assistant

The Salvation Army

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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 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 TSA Victorian Divisional Headquarters provide several support functions to ensure the mission of our state is reinforced, including:

  • Leadership and Governance
  • Administration Support
  • Youth and Children's Ministries
  • Finance
  • Community Support Services / Doorways

The Division is supported by several national functions including Human Resources, Officer Recruitment, Information Technology, Public Relations and Fundraising, Quality and Professional Standards, Property and Volunteers Management.

We are seeking an experienced and proactive person who shares our mission and values. If you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to this challenging and rewarding role, we invite you to apply for our current vacancy of Administration Assistant.


This role will provide administration and operational support to Corps Officers of Victoria. You will collaborate with other Mission Support team leaders to provide consistent support to local mission delivery.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support Corps of Victoria (and their Corps Officers) by providing key administrative support of operational matters as required
  • Assist with the onboarding of new staff and volunteers
  • Ensure payment of invoices and recording of all financial matters are according to TSA policies, and procedures
  • Assist and support where required the processing and management of Corps Finance One responsibilities
  • Assist, investigate and resolve ongoing IT/ Payroll and Finance matters which affect Corps in collaboration with internal stakeholders where required
  • Assist and support Corps Officers (where required) with the investigation and or resolution of WHS matters

Reporting to the Divisional Support Officer this position is located at VIC Divisional Headquarters in Mitcham.


  • As a registered not-for-profit organisation in addition to your remuneration you will enjoy generous tax-free salary packaging benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your immediate family members
  • Corporate Private Health Insurance rates
  • Supportive and encouraging organisation


This is a permanent full-time position, 38 hours per week. Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Clerks Private Sector Award Level 3.


  • Intermediate computer skills compatible with Microsoft Office and finance software like MYOB
  • Strong administration support experience to a geographically dispersed team
  • Strong comprehension and analytical skills and competencies
  • Strong written and reporting skills including data entry and electronic record keeping expertise
  • A professional and friendly demeanour
  • Implements appropriate communication strategies to build relationships with clients who are non-engaging or present communication challenges
  • The ability to work independently from remote sites
  • Current and valid VIC Employee Working with Children Check
  • Current and valid VIC Driver's licence

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

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

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

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