Tuesday Takeover at Texas Roadhouse


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WHEN: Tuesday, October 28 from 4:00pm to 10:00pm

WHERE: Texas Roadhouse located at 5120 Broadway in Quincy, IL

For every table that donates a minimum of $5.00, Texas Roadhouse will provide that customer with a FREE Cactus Blossom or Fried Pickles (1 per table). For every additional $5.00 donated, the table will receive a coupon for EITHER a Free Cactus Blossom, Fried Pickles or kids meal coupon (good for future visit). Texas Roadhouse will also donate 10% back to The Salvation Army for all gift card sales purchased during the takeover.

ALL proceeds/donations go to assist The Salvation Army in our Fall Harvest efforts.

Now Hiring a Thrift Store Assistant Manager

Thrift Store Assistant Manager

Full-Time, Hourly

Location: 812 Maine Street
Openings: 1
Reports To: Thrift Store Manager


Job Objective: This position is expected to perform all functions of a thrift store worker.  This includes but is not limited to: Working with customers; lifting and carrying donated/ purchased items; sorting clothes; pricing items; preparing and placing items for display on the sales floor; operating a cash register and making change for purchased items. The majority of the work done in the position will be of the physical labor type.  Basic communications and math skills to make change are required. Position is expected to comply with and meet The Salvation Army, Federal, State and Local policies and standards.

Job Duties: This job description is not all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential duties of the position.  Other duties, responsibilities and tasks may be assigned at the discretion of management.

Interact with customers and other staff in a manner which promotes positive relationships.
Sort donated items.
Price donated items.
Place donated items on racks/shelves for display.
Assist in loading and unloading of the store’s truck, customers’ vehicles, and/or donors’ vehicles.
Perform clerk/cashier activities.
Perform store custodial duties as directed to include: wash windows, dust, clean bathroom, sweep/vacuum/mop floors, carry out trash, etc.  Each employee may be assigned to clean the break area.  It should also be understood that it is the job of all store workers to help keep the showroom clean and neat at all times when the store is open.
Maintain confidentiality and comply with Safe From Harm guidelines.
Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relationships with clients, co-workers and supervisors.  This includes, but is not limited to, such actions as: resolution of conflicts in a professional manner; courteous treatment of staff, visitors and clients; respect of others’ property and person; and professional and appropriate communication to and about clients, co-workers and supervisors


Education: High school/equivalent diploma.

Experience: One year related work experience or two years’ work experience without diploma.  Combination of education and work experience will be considered.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Read, write and communicate in English to be able to perform job requirements.
Position requires basic communications with customers and other employees
Must be a team player, a self-starter, and perform well with minimal supervision.
Ability to comprehend written (with verbal assistance if necessary) job description, cleaning instructions and material safety data sheet.
Must be able to operate a cash register, make correct change for items sold and be bondable.  Maintain a professional attitude and approach to problem solving.
Successfully complete Safe from Harm training as established by The Salvation Army
Must pass TSA MVR and background checks.

Physical and Work Environment Requirements:  Must be capable of performing the above essential duties.  Capable of continuously lifting 5 pounds, frequently lifting 25 pounds, occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds and frequently moves 50 or more pounds using dolly/cart/truck.  Most work will be indoors.  The display room is a temperature-controlled environment; however, the sorting/back room/storage area will be cold in the winter and hot in the summer. Will occasionally be exposed to chemicals, fumes, dirt, odors, waste and dust.

Circle one of the three below which is applicable to the hours worked per week for this position:
(AS NEEDED):  This position is ineligible for benefits.  This is an AS NEEDED position that will substitute for regular positions.  It will not have regularly scheduled hours every week or average 20 or more hours per week over a three month period.
Less than 20 hours per week:    This position is ineligible for benefits.  Normal work hours will be determined with supervisor (e.g., 1:15 PM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday and two Saturdays a month. Normally a day off will be arranged during the week when working Saturdays.); however, occasional extended hours and other work days may be required.
20 to 40 hours per week:  Normal work hours will be determined with supervisor (e.g., 8:15 AM to 5:15 PM Monday through Friday and two Saturdays a month.  Normally a day off will be arranged during the week when working Saturdays); however, occasional extended hours and other workdays may be required.

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

Realizing The Salvation Army is a member of the Christian church, employees are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and project a positive image consistent with the above mission statement.  This includes appearance as well as verbal communications and other behaviors.  It should be clearly understood that nothing less will be accepted.

How to Apply

Pick up a job application at the Kroc Center, located at 405 Vermont Street. Submit a completed application to:

HR Coordinator
The Salvation Army RJKCCC
405 Vermont Street
Quincy, IL 62301

Electronic applications may be submitted to hr@krocquincy.org

Both of Our Thrift Stores Accept Donated Vehicles


The Salvation Army gladly accepts donated vehicles. Why park it, when you can donate it.

The Salvation Army gladly accepts donated vehicles. Why park it, when you can donate it.


Do you have an older model vehicle that still runs but is unneeded or unwanted? Both our Salvation Army Thrift Stores now accept vehicles as donations!

When you donate your car, boat, motorcycle, truck or RV to The Salvation Army, you’re helping us heal broken lives and assist individuals on the road to recovery. Your used vehicle will help change the road ahead for someone who’s lost direction. Proceeds from the sale of your donated automobile are used to help fund The Salvation Army’s Emergency Shelter and other family service programs in our area.

Please call (217) 224-5998 and we’ll pick up your car, boat, truck, motorcycle or RV at absolutely no charge and provide you with an IRS-approved receipt for your donation. Your tax deductible receipt will be provided at the time of pick-up and additional information will be mailed after your vehicle has been sold.

For more information contact:

Scott Andrews – Thrift Store Manager
Phone: (217) 224-5998
Hours: Monday-Saturday  9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.

Email:  Scott_Andrews@usc.salvationarmy.org