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Front Desk Worker

Front Desk Worker

Job ID 
Job Locations 
US-PA-West Chester
Compensation Min 
USD $9.00/Hr.
Compensation Max 
USD $10.00/Hr.
Regular Part-Time

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Position:  Front Desk Worker                                                                                              

Department: Social Services, West Chester, PA Corps                 

Availability of Position: ASAP          

Schedule: Part-Time; Monday-Friday (10am – 4pm)              

Reporting Relationship: Family Services Administrator        

Salary and Grade: $9-$10 per hour; 70 Non-Exempt           


The primary objective of the front desk worker is to answer a multi-line switchboard quickly, (ideally with a 3 ring cycles) and direct calls to their proper destinations without delay. Greet clients, vendors and visitors, answering questions, announcing calls or provide directions to clients. Employee must assist clients in identifying and obtaining available community resources and community services under the directives of the Department Head. The main role of the front desk worker is to provide the primary objectives needed to the clients whenever possible, always in a positive and amiable attitude giving the best Salvation Army representation. The front desk worker will also be responsible for processing incoming deliveries that will require lifting and moving items. Other duties as assigned.  



  •  High School Diploma.
  • 2 years office experience.
  • Proficient in email, MS Word, MS Excel.
  • Bilingual preferred (Spanish).
  • Professional phone manner, ability to multi-task at a busy front desk.
  • Physically able to receive deliveries, assist donors with carrying packages.
  • Solid organizational skills and able to work in a professional office environment, supporting two social services staff.
  • Child Protection Clearances PA Act 153 requires that all prospective employees complete the following clearance and background checks: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record/Fingerprint Check.
  • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.


Contact: Please fax your resume along with a cover letter including salary requirements to:


The Salvation Army West Chester Corps; Attn: Mrs. Paula Hedderick at 610-696-1652

Or go to

No phone calls please


Released by the Divisional Human Resource Department on October 13, 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’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. ­­­620