The Salvation Army

  • Soup Kitchen Assistant

    Job Locations US-PA-East Stroudsburg
    Job ID
    Food Services
    Compensation Min
    USD $10.00/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $10.00/Hr.
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Position: Soup Kitchen Assistant                                                                                                    

    Department: East Stroudsburg, PA Corps

    Availability of Position: Immediate                                                                                             

    Schedule: Part Time, 20 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 1:00pm   

    Reporting Relationship: Feeding Program Coordinator            

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


    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
    • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!


    The purpose of this position is to support the mission of the Salvation Army through the providing of direct service to clients by providing meals.  The Coordinator will maintain a clean, safe and sanitary kitchen and storage areas. The Coordinator will work closely with the commanding officer and the Food Pantry/Volunteer Director.


    •  Follows all laws, policies, regulations, rules and procedures and complies with the instructions and or directives from his/her supervisor(s).Plan daily menu
    • Prepare and serve meals according to the agreed upon schedule
    • Clean kitchen and eating area daily
    • Establishes an effective working rapport with all other staff.
    • Orders all items necessary for an effective feeding program
    • Orders items as necessary for the Emergency Disaster Services program
    • Orders all janitorial supplies for the Corps including the Shelter
    • Cooks for various Corps functions including Volunteer Dinner, Estate Planning Seminar etc.
    • Schedule cleaning/maintenance/repairs of equipment in Kitchen area
    • Maintains records in compliance with various Grant requirements
    • Perform other duties as requested by the Commanding Officer
    • Must be courteous to clients, volunteers, staff and the general public
    • Appropriately prepares memorandums and correspondence.
    • Must maintain Serv-Safe certification and any work related clearances as mandated.
    • Prepares Safety Data Sheets
    • Provide volunteer hours to Executive Secretary for Statistics
    • 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 email your resume along with a cover letter including salary requirements to: Or go to



    No phone calls please                 


    Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on June 5, 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. 787


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