Pros: housing and furnishings were included, as well as a vehicle
Cons: being a wife and a woman, the practice of the salvation army back then was not to pay any social security in the woman's name.
Pros: Housing and furnishings were included, as well as a vehicle
Cons: Being a wife and a woman, the practice of the Salvation Army back then was not to pay any Social Security in the woman's name.
Spending the day at the office, answering phones, planning for the weekly children's and woman's programs. I also prepared for the weekly Sunday School – more... lesson, or an occasional sermon. I would help organize volunteers for the soup kitchen. My co worker included my husband and any volunteers who were available at the time
The most enjoyable part about the job was guiding men, women and children towards a relationship with God. I particularly loved cooking for the soup kitchen and then going out and sitting down with the people and chatting with them, sharing their joys and sorrows. I also loved doing the women's program. I got to use my creative talent by showing the women how to do crafts or to cook simple snacks
The challenge and hardest part of the job was only being assigned at a Salvation Army Church for 3 years or so and then being reassigned to a different one, the usual practice – less