The Salvation Army

  • Shelter Monitor

    Job Locations US-PA-Chester
    Job ID
    Service Worker
    Compensation Min
    USD $8.60/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $8.60/Hr.
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Position: Shelter Monitor
    Location: Warming Center, 151 W. 15th Street, Chester, PA
    Availability of Position: Immediate (2 positions available)
    Schedule: 1-Part-Time; 20-29 hours per week; 1-On-call under 19 hours per week

    Reporting Relationship: Shelter Manager
    Salary and Grade: $8.60 per hour; 70 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, 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!


    Position Overview: The Shelter Monitor is responsible to supervise and maintain order at all times as well as to uphold The Salvation Army standards and program policies and procedures while homeless single men and women participate in the overnight service.


     Provide supervision at the Warming Center site in order to ensure a safe place for all guests. Direct clients to shelter location in The Salvation Army gym. Perform written intake of each new client referred to the Warming Center Shelter. Refer clients in need of case management to the Stepping Stone Program. Maintain a daily log and census of shelter clients. Complete written incident reports for any unusual and troubling situations and report them. Immediately report to the supervisor or director any damage to property at shelter location. The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the candidate will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.


    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 submit your resume along with a letter of introduction with salary requirements to: No phone calls please.


    Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on August 27, 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. 1166


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