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Office Support Clerk

Office Support Clerk

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USD $13.00/Hr.
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USD $13.00/Hr.
Regular Part-Time

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TITLE:  Office Support Clerk 

DEPARTMENT:   PSSM - Reed House, Philadelphia, PA         

REPORTS TO: Program Director

SUPERVISES:  No supervisory responsibilities

SALARY GRADE:  $13.00 per hour; 73 non-exempt    

SCHEDULE:  Full-Time; Monday-Friday 9 AM to 5 PM





To provide office support to the Program Director and Property Manager to assist with the ongoing operations of the Reed House


The 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.





To provide excellent administrative support to the Program Director and Property Manager and assist with the ongoing operations of the Reed House and Shelter Plus Care programs.  Responsibilities include:  accurate biweekly submission of the payroll datasheet for Reed House employees to payroll, prompt processing of vendor invoices, tracking and receipting of all rents, and keeping accurate accounting and tenant records for the Reed House and Shelter Plus Care program operations and its residents.  Ensure that all bookkeeping and accounting documentation is accurate and in accordance with Salvation Army program standards. Applicant must possess excellent organizational skills and be detail oriented in order to assist the Program Director and Property Manager with a variety of other general office duties including filing, appointment scheduling, data collecting/entry for reports, generating correspondence, documentation submission and meeting deadlines for Reed House and Shelter Plus Care programs. All other duties as required.




The successful candidate will have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent skilled in bookkeeping and or accounting.  Candidate must possess strong math, computer, and writing skills in addition to excellent customer service skills. Candidate must have experience in Excel and Microsoft Office software. Previous experience as an office support clerk or administrative assistant in a public housing or social service agency is required.  An appreciation for, and understanding of, the Mission of The Salvation Army is essential.                              


CONTACT:                            Please send your resume and a cover letter to:       


Michelle Johnson-Grant

Director of Reed House and Shelter Plus Care

Salvation Army of Philadelphia
1320 S. 32nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146

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No phone calls please.  


Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on August 21, 2017.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.



The Salvation Army will not hire any applicant for employment if the criminal background check reveals a conviction (or a guilty plea or plea of nolo contendre) for any sexual or violent crime.  This policy is intended to help ensure safety in Salvation Army workplaces.