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Careers at the Salem Kroc Center

Interested in joining our team? Want to help build a stronger, more vibrant community here in Salem? To learn more about how you can read more below!


It is hard to believe that the Christmas season is already here. We love our volunteer bell ringers from around the community, and we support them with paid bell ringers like YOU to complete any open shifts. Ring in your community! Locations are available all over the counties from Woodburn to Dallas, and Salem to Stayton. Every penny donated stays right here in Marion and Polk counties to help people in need. Several positions open with many kettle locations available. Pay starts at $15/hour and goes up to $18 an hour for a Kettle Coordinator.We are holding several information meetings to hire bell ringers to supplement our community volunteers.

The upcoming November hiring events are:


  • Monday Nov 7th 10AM-Noon
  • Weds Nov 9th 1PM-3PM
  • Monday Nov 14th 10AM-Noon
  • Weds Nov 16th 1PM-3PM
  • Monday Nov 21st 10AM-Noon

At The Salvation Army Kroc Center 1865 Bill Frey Dr NE Salem, OR 97301. Located along Cherriots bus route 23.

Please arrive on time to allow enough time to complete your interview and application. Come prepared with a valid contact phone number, 2 pieces of valid ID, and contact information for at least three references for us to contact during business hours. Other forms we ask you to fill out are an Equal Employment Opportunity form, and a background check form. As a reminder, those who attend these unpaid informational meetings will be the first applications that are considered for this Christmas kettle season.

Find a job you love at The Kroc.

Our dedicated people are part of what makes The Kroc Center so special. Our team is committed to serve without discrimination, and to develop healthy, strong communities. Our state-of-the-art facility is located off of Portland Road on the north-side of Salem.

We offer a wide array of services to people of all ages. Some of our departments include aquatics, day camp, sports & fitness, facilities, food service, creative arts, health & wellness, member services, and early childhood education. There are many options for you to find a perfect fit. The Kroc Center has something for everyone.

All full and part time employees receive:

  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
  • Free Kroc Membership with access to pools, cardio and strength equipment & gym
  • Career development training with opportunities for advancement
  • Discount at our café
  • Corporate discounts on cell phone plans, hotels, car insurance, etc.
  • Free Uniforms
  • Medical & Dental Insurance (Full Time Only)
  • Paid Holidays (Full Time Only)

Thank you for your interest in a career with The Salvation Army Kroc Center. If at any time you have any questions, please contact our front desk at 503.566.5762.

Apply Today

We are hiring for lifeguard positions! Please email [email protected] if you or someone you know is interested!


 The Kroc Center is a place of friendship, fitness and fun! It is a joy to work at a place that helps people achieve their goals.

- Jennifer Rounsaville, Business Development Specialist

Thanks to our new partnership with NASM and AFAA we’ve got some great educational opportunities! Work in our fitness department and get discounts on classes to further your sports & fitness education.

Valuing People Means Fair and Equal Hiring from beginning to end.

Equal Opportunity Employment
The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to providing a respectful environment for all applicants and employees that is free from unlawful discrimination or harassment based on age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by law. Such equal opportunity for employment will apply to recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, salaries and other compensation, transfers and layoffs or termination.

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Title I and Title V of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, protect qualified individuals from discrimination on the basis of disability in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. Disability discrimination includes not making reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or employee, barring undue hardship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The Salvation Army is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified job applicants, job candidates, and employees with disabilities to ensure they enjoy equal access to all employment opportunities and benefits of employment as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. EEO is the Law.

The Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended, 38 U.S.C. 4212, prohibits job discrimination and requires affirmative action to employ and advance in employment disabled veterans, recently separated veterans (within three years of discharge or release from active duty), other protected veterans (veterans who served during a war or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized), and Armed Forces service medal veterans (veterans who, while on active duty, participated in a U.S. military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded).

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