The Salvation Army

  • Program Aide

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Compensation Min
    USD $8.99/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $8.99/Hr.
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Overview

    Position: Program Aide

    Department:  The Salvation Army Philadelphia Pioneer Corps, 1920 Allegheny Avenue.

    Availability of Position:   Immediate Seasonal Summer

    Schedule: Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 3 PM Full-Time Summer Position; Part-Time 15 hours during the school year

    Reporting Relationship: Program Director

    Salary and Grade:   $8.99 per hour; 70 non-exempt


    Overview: The purpose of the program aide is to provide assistance to the teachers and the coordinator/director.  The aide will assist with meals, rotation of children throughout all programs, escort children to various activities and trips, facilitate completion of academic work, oversee materials and enrichment activities, ensure that the facility is clean and prepared for the next day, and completes other assignments as required.


    *Interacts with children in various activities (e.g. snack time, group or individual play, academic lessons, etc.) for the purpose of providing for a safe and positive learning environment.

    *Serve breakfast and lunch. Oversee meal paperwork and ensure accuracy

    *Cleans work areas (e.g. classroom, storage, lunchroom, work tables, empty trash etc.) for the purpose of maintaining an orderly environment.

    *Evaluates environmental situations (e.g. disciplinary problems, hazardous conditions, etc.)

    for the purpose of taking appropriate action.

    *Assists other personnel in supporting them to complete their work activities.

    *Escorts children to and from the pool, library and other activities.

    *Attend required training.


    High school diploma; college preferred. Desire to work in an educational setting with children and/or adults.  Friendly demeanor with the ability to interact well with children, families and 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. Candidate must also complete the mandated reporter child abuse training.  Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.


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

    No phone calls please

    Released by Human Resources Department on May 7, 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. 766


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