The Salvation Army

  • Youth Worker

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Community and Social Services
    Compensation Min
    USD $12.00/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $12.00/Hr.
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Position: Youth Worker (Nights required)

    Location/Department:   PSSM-Red Shield Family Residence, 715 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA                              

    Availability of Position: October 28, 2019- June 12, 2020

    Schedule:  Part Time; 24 hours per week;  include evenings (3:00pm-7:00pm M-F)

    Reporting Relationship: Youth Services Coordinator  

    Salary and Grade:   $12.00 per hour; 72 Non-Exempt


    About the Red Shield Family Residence: The Salvation Army Red Shield Family Residence is a safe and welcoming emergency housing program offering loving, respectful, compassionate, and non-judgmental services in order to empower residents to strive towards self-sufficiency. All family configurations, including families with teenaged children, and single men with children are accepted. Primarily, we serve young mothers with infants and single mothers with school aged children. Many of the women served aged out of the City of Philadelphia Department of Human Services system and have found themselves unable to access safe and affordable housing for their families


    Provides homework help and enrichment programming for school aged children residing in shelter at the Red Shield Family Residence. Is responsible assisting Youth Services Coordinator for creating enrichment programming Monday-Friday for school aged children and coordinating actives with outside providers.


    The YW must possess a minimum of a high school diploma and 1 year of relevant experience.  As a Mandated Reporter, must provide proof of having completed training on recognizing and reporting child abuse meeting the training standards of PA Act 153 of 2014. Meets the Child Protection Clearances required by PA Act 153 to include PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check. The YW possesses an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army. The YW will be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel Programs and be proficient in and the ability to utilize the internet. She/he will be able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.


    Contact:  Please send your resume and a cover letter to:

    Ms. Kelly Devlin


    The Salvation Army’s Red Shield Family Residence

    715 North Broad Street

    Philadelphia, PA 19123

    Or go to:

    Released by the Divisional Human REsources Department on October 10, 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. 1195


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