The Salvation Army

  • Fitness Specialist

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Compensation Min
    USD $13.00/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $13.00/Hr.
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Position:     Fitness Specialist

    Location/Dept.:   The Salvation Army Kroc Center (SAKC), Philadelphia, PA

    Availability:    Immediate

    Schedule:  Part Time (up to 19 weekly) -Must be willing and able to work with flexibility as required in performance of duties, or as requested to support the pre-opening and ongoing operations of the Kroc Center.

    Reporting Relationship:  Fitness and Recreation Manager

    Salary and Grade: $13.00 per hour; 74 Non-Exempt


    To find out more about The Salvation Army KROC Center go to


    The Fitness Specialist provides comprehensive fitness services to members and guests of the Center. The use of superior customer service in providing innovative programming to each Center member is required. Must be able to be flexible in support of the Kroc Center team in all areas of center operation, as needed and assigned.



     Bachelor of Science or equivalent in Exercise Science or related health/fitness field. Prior work experience or successfully completed internship in fitness industry preferred. Personal training certification (ACSM, NASM or NSCA) preferred. Current CPR/AED required. Strong customer service and interpersonal communication skills required. Must be able to read, write and communicate in English. Must have ability to work and relate well with people. Proficiency in oral and written communication skills. As a Mandated Reporter, must provide proof of having completed training on recognizing and reporting child abuse meeting the training standards of PA Act 153 of 2014 within 30 days of employment with recurrent training required every three years thereafter. 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. Must possess understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army and the RJKCCC.


    Contact:         Please send or fax your resume along with a cover letter with salary expectation to:  


    The Salvation Army Kroc Center

    Human Resources Department

    4200 Wissahickon Ave

    Philadelphia, PA, 19129

    Fax:  (215) 558-1499            

    OR go to:

    Internal applicants:            



    No phone calls please.


                                        Released by the Kroc Center Human Resources Department 11/27/18



    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. 754



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