The Salvation Army

Events & Development Coordinator

Job Locations US-PA-Allentown
Job ID
Compensation Min
USD $15.00/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $15.00/Hr.
Regular Part-Time


TITLE:   Events & Development Coordinator                    

DEPARTMENT:  Administration – Lehigh Valley Area Services, Allentown, PA

REPORTS TO:   Resource Development Manager (RDM)

SALARY and GRADE: $15.00 per hour; 74 Non-Exempt       

STATUS:  Part-Time; 20-29 hours per week, will vary

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

  • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, vacation time and sick time.
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!

Position Overview:  This position will be responsible for supporting the development efforts of The Salvation Army throughout the Lehigh Valley, working specifically with event planning & coordination, United Way reporting, social media maintenance, and coordination of the annual Christmas Campaign.



  •  Responsible for the planning and coordination of five (5) major events throughout the Lehigh Valley
  • Responsible to maintain social media feeds and contact lists
  • Responsible to maintain the viability for the website for The Salvation Army in the Lehigh Valley
  • Responsible for United Way reporting
  • Responsible for the coordination of Christmas Activities throughout the Lehigh Valley (Angel Tree and Toys for Tots)


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or two to three years’ experience in event planning and coordination preferred
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to relate effectively, reliably, and professionally with corporate professionals and others
  • Must be able to effectively multitask with deadlines, and follow through consistently and strategically
  • Must be well-organized, proactive, able to work independently, and follow up accordingly
  • Must demonstrate good judgment, leadership characteristics, and work well as part of a team
  • Must be computer proficient, able to easily and effectively use email, Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Publisher), and donor and volunteer management database/software
  • Must have a valid PA driver’s license and be willing to travel as needed, flexible on scheduling (including attendance at early morning, evening, or weekend meetings/events)
  • Adherence to AFP Code of Ethics
  • Adherence to The Salvation Army’s Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy
  • 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.


CONTACT:  Please send or email your resume, along with a cover letter (demonstrating the ability to write well) to:

Major Colin D. DeVault

The Salvation Army

P.O. Box 147

Allentown, PA  18105-0147


Or current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at 

Prospective employees can apply online at                


No telephone calls please.


Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on January 25, 2018.


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. 642


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