The Salvation Army


Job Locations US-PA-Wilkes-Barre
Job ID
Community and Social Services
Compensation Min
USD $17.00/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $17.00/Hr.
Regular Full-Time


Title: Caseworker

Department: The Salvation Army’s Kirby Family House, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania    

Reports To: Kirby Family House Program Director and Corps Officers    

Availability: Immediate

Schedule:  Full-Time; 8 AM to 4 PM; Monday-Friday

Salary and Grade: $17.00 per hour; 75 Non-Exempt    


The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

  • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
  • Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles
  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Remitted Tuition Program
  • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!


The Caseworker will assist the Program Director in coordinating the day-to-day activities of the program. Primary responsibility will be facilitating resident progress with individualized goal planning. With guidance from the Director, the Caseworker will be responsible for ensuring that program participants comply with employment, budgeting, life skills, goal planning, and all other requirements of the program. With guidance from the Director, the Caseworker will ensure that program participants have the resources needed to complete individual goal plans, including but not limited to, connectedness to mainstream resources, housing, and community outreach programs.


BSW or BA/BS degree in related field of study. A minimum of 2 years Social Work experience required.  As a Mandated Reporter, must provide proof of having completed training on recognizing and reporting child abuse meeting the training standards of PA Act 153 of 2014 within 30 days of employment with recurrent training required every five years thereafter. Meets the Child Protection Clearances required by PA Act 153 to include PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check. Applicant must have an understanding of and an appreciation for The Mission of The Salvation Army.


Contact: Please send or e-mail your resume and a cover letter to:


Lt. Ismael Ortiz

Corps Officer

17 South Pennsylvania Avenue

 Wilkes Barre, Pa. 18702



OR External candidates interested in this position please apply online at

Internal candidates interested in applying for this position please apply at 

No phone calls please.


Updated by the Divisional Human Resources Department on January 24, 2023.


The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.

Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ

and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Requisition No. 1809


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