The Salvation Army

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

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Community and Social Services
    plus benefits
    Compensation Min
    USD $17.00/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $17.00/Hr.
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Position: 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; Sunday-Thursday; 3:30 pm – 11:30 pm

    Reporting Relationship: Assistant Director

    Salary and Grade: $17.00 per hour; 76 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!


    Position Overview: The Shift Supervisor function is to provide direction, support staff and take affirmative action, as needed. The Shift Supervisor is to ensure staff follows ESH policy and procedures and, also clearly enforce rules and regulations with residents.


    The Shift Supervisor is responsible for assisting families with their needs, listening to their concerns, and re-directing residents that break rules and regulations. The supervisor provides a written account of shift activities, completes census data, incident reports, and bed checks.


    The Shift Supervisor is responsible for screening all potential residents, approving entry for all families coming into the shelter system and for placing information into the HMIS computer data system. They are required to conduct an intake on all families entering our program and for informing them about our rules and regulations. The shift supervisor is responsible for maintaining a safe environment and is required to perform regular building checks to ensure that the building is safe, clean, and secure.


    High School Diploma (or GED) and a minimum of 2 years supervisory experience. Must have a working knowledge of word processing and database programs. Strong organizational ability, proven ability to manage staff, ability to follow up with complaint, problem solve, be flexible, must have very strong verbal and written skills. Ability to work independently and under pressure while remaining tolerant, patient and respectful of all people we serve. 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: 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 January 2, 2019



    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. 954


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