The Salvation Army

  • Shelter Monitor

    Job Locations US-PA-Norristown
    Job ID
    Community and Social Services
    Compensation Min
    USD $9.00/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $9.00/Hr.
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Position:  Shelter Monitor                                                                                                                                                

    Department:  Family Residence and Temporary Winter Women’s Shelter, Norristown, PA                            

    Availability of Position: Immediate (4 positions available)

    Schedule: 3-On-call as needed; and 1-Part-Time Temporary/Seasonal; 8 hours shifts, evenings, overnight and possible weekends and holidays; flexible days and hour

    Reports to:  Monitor Supervisor 

    Salary Grade: $9.00 per hour; 71 Non-Exempt


    Position Overview: To monitor and assist clients.



    • Enforce House Rules.
    • Must remain on floor at all times-exception is to let clients out the front door.
    • Discover and report violations or incidents.
    • Put cold breakfast food items out at 6:30 AM.
    • Routine custodial functions related to Emergency Housing and the 24 hour sheet-trash is to be removed from floor after the Day shift Monitor arrives.
    • Manage laundry facility.
    • Provide wake up calls as posted
    • Assist clients in remembering and implementing house details/chores.
    • Clerical duties related to direct service including but not limited to: 24 hour sheet, client daily report, child food care, chore check sheet, client personal sheet and monitors log book.
    • Maintain clients’ room sheet and record notes on a daily basis.
    • Performs related duties as assigned.



    • High School Diploma.
    • Human service experience.
    • Prior residential or customer service work experience.
    • Must be able to read, write and speak well in English.
    • Must have computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel Programs and be proficient in and the ability to utilize the internet.
    • 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 send or fax your resume along with a cover letter including salary requirements to:


    The Salvation Army

    Emergency Housing Director

    533 Swede St.

    Norristown, PA 19401

    Fax: 610-275-1323

    Or go to:


    No phone calls please


    Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on November 12, 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. 919



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