The Salvation Army

  • Assistant Shift Supervisor (3:30 pm – 11:30 pm)

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Community and Social Services
    plus benefits
    Compensation Min
    USD $15.00/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $15.00/Hr.
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Position: Assistant Shift Supervisor (3:30 pm – 11:30 pm)

    Department: PSSM - The Eliza Shirley House, 1320 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

    Availability of Position: Immediately

    Schedule: Full time; Tuesday - Saturday; 3:30 pm – 11:30 pm

    Reporting Relationship: Assistant Director

    Salary and Grade: $15.00 per hour; 75 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
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Remitted Tuition Program
    • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
    • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!



    The Assistant Shift Supervisor is responsible for supporting the shift supervisor in maintaining the shifts scheduled duties, confirm the building is safe and secure and ensure  residents adhere to our policies and procedures.


    As the Assistant: A typical evening requires assistance with the intake reception, handing out medications, distributing tokens, providing snacks to children and assisting the general needs of the residents. As the assistant, you would monitor the residential floors in the absence of a resident advisor in addition to covering the front desk reception.  The assistant is required to report any immediate building violations to the Shift Supervisor and, as directed, enter it in the Maintenance Log Book.  Complete Log book with any pertinent information gathered on your shift.  Assist with monthly fire drills.


    In the absence of the Shift Supervisor, you are responsible for the following: Completing intakes on clients entering our program, placing data on computers HMIS system, and assigning clients a room. Completing building checks, ensuring that staff are following their assigned duties and reporting any infractions, assist staff with resident’s concerns and complete absenteeism forms. Entering pertinent information of the shift events in the daily Log book. Completing evening bed check and reporting curfew violations. Monitoring rooms and making sure residents keep their assigned area clean and tidy.  Ensure that staff is discarding out-dated clothing, assisting residents with their laundry and review and assign staff to assist with submitted donation requests.


    High school diploma or GED; with at least one (1) years supervisory experience.  Must have good customer service skills and an ability to get along well with people.  Must be able to exercise patience and be respectful of residents, staff, and guests.  Must have basic computer skills.  Must be an independent, self-starter with strong organizational skills, problem solving ability and work a flexible schedule that may include weekends and holidays.  Verbal and written communicational skills are essential. 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. An appreciation for, and understanding of, the philosophy and mission of The Salvation Army. 


    Contact: If you are interested in this position please submit your resume and cover letter as instructed below.


    Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at 

    Prospective employees can apply online at      


    No Phone calls please.


    Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on December 18, 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. 948


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