The Salvation Army

  • Recreation Assistant

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Community and Social Services
    with some benefits
    Compensation Min
    USD $10.00/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $10.00/Hr.
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Position:  Recreation Assistant (RA)                                

    Location: Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center (RJKCCC), Philadelphia PA

    Availability: Immediate

    Schedule: Part Time, 20-29 hours per week; may vary based on scheduled events, evenings and weekends required

    Reporting Relationship: Fitness & Recreation Manager

    Salary and Grade: $10.00 per hour; 71 Non-Exempt


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


    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!


    The Recreation Assistant will assist in the development and implementation of traditional  and non-traditional recreational activities, giving direct supervision to same as assigned in the recreation venues throughout the RJKCCC campus. 


    High School Diploma or equivalent, college degree a plus. Detail oriented. Ability to work with a diverse population, including various age ranges. Must be safety conscious. Must possess ability to provide excellent customer service. Must possess excellent program development skills. Must be able to read, write and communicate clearly in English. Must be able to handle difficult situations/confrontations in a professional manner. 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 have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission Statements 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 Avenue

                                        Philadelphia, PA, 19129

                                        Fax: 215-558-1499

                                        Or go to:

                                        Internal applicants go to:                    

                                        No phone calls please.


                                        Released by the Kroc Center Human Resources Department October 4, 2018



    The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    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. 776


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