The Salvation Army

Weekend Intake Worker

Job ID
Community and Social Services
Compensation Min
USD $12.50/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $12.50/Hr.
Regular Part-Time


Position: Weekend Intake Worker

Department:  The Eliza Shirley House (Red Shield Annex Building, 715 N. Broad St, Philadelphia)

Availability of Position: Immediately

Schedule: Part Time; 12:00p-8:00pm

Reporting Relationship: Weekend Manager

Salary andGrade: $12.50 per hour; 73 Non-Exempt


Description of Position:        The WE Intake Worker is responsible for assessing families who are requiring emergency placement in the city’s housing programs over the weekend. Typical daily responsibilities include checking the computer data bank (HMIS) to see if a person fits the requirements to enter the housing system, conducting an intake assessment interview, calling other city housing programs for available space and processing required documentation.


The WE Intake worker will also assist at the front desk reception area, conduct building checks, assist House Management staff and ensure residents are following rules and regulations. The WE Intake Worker performs additional duties as assigned.


Requirements:   High School Diploma or GED; One (1) year experience working in the social service field.  Must be an independent self-starter .Must have good customer service skills, and an ability to get along well with all people.  Must be able to exercise patience and be respectful of residents, staff, and guests.  Must be fluent in Microsoft word.  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 send or fax your resume and a cover letter to:


Marilyn Canty, Director

The Salvation Army Eliza Shirley House

1320 Arch Street

Philadelphia, PA  19107

Fax #215-568-9636

Or go to:

No Phone Calls Please.


Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on November 15, 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. 635


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