The Salvation Army

  • Family Services Administrator

    Job Locations US-PA-West Chester
    Job ID
    Social Services
    With excellent benefits
    Compensation Min
    USD $45,000.00/Yr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $50,000.00/Yr.
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Position: Family Services Administrator       

    Department: Department of Social Services, West Chester Corps           

    Availability of Position: Immediately         

    Schedule:  Full time; Monday to Friday; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Reporting Relationship: Directly: Manager of Operations; Indirectly: Commanding Officer          

    Salary Grade: 12 Exempt; Salary commensurate with experience


    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!


    Responsible for Social Services Department and functions of the programs to include:


    Provides direct services including: interviewing, identifying needs, verifying information, assessing needs and ability to assist, counseling as appropriate for personal & financial needs, referral to appropriate community resources and corps programs, performing accurate data entry and written documentation. Provides assistance as assigned with storage, packing and rotating of all perishable and non-perishable goods, checking shelf life of items, and storing items in a safe manner. Assists with storage and use of supplies, files, clothing and other items. Maintains professional liaison with other agency and community representatives. Follows agency policies and procedures, maintains updated book/file of personnel materials.


    • Bachelor’s in Social Work and minimum of three years’ experience in Social Work field. MSW preferred.
    • Child Abuse and National Criminal History Clearances.
    • Valid PA Driver’s License and be able to drive TSA vehicles.
    • Strong time-management skills
    • Ability to do program development and grant writing.
    • Strong supervising skills
    • Computer knowledgeable of programs: word, excel and  power point minimum
    • Strong organizational skills, be detail oriented, self-motivated, reliable and a team player.
    • Ability to use materials and finances resourcefully in a non-profit environment.
    • Ability to enforce The Salvation Army policies.
    • Ability to orient and work with program volunteers.
    • Must understand and maintain confidentiality for clients, parishioners, volunteers, staff and donors.
    • Should have empathy and a desire to give excellent customer service to all.
    • 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 Resources Department on April 3, 2018.



    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. 733


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