The Salvation Army

  • Congregational Life Staff Assistant

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Community and Social Services
    Compensation Min
    USD $11.29/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $13.45/Hr.
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Position: Congregational Life Staff Assistant (CLSA)
    Location/Dept.: The Salvation Army Kroc Center (SAKC), Philadelphia, PA
    Availability: Immediate
    Schedule: Part Time Plus (up to 29 hours weekly) 
    Reporting Relationship: Congregational Life Officers
    Salary Grade: $12.00 per hour, 72 Non-Exempt


    To find out more about The Salvation Army KROC Center go to


    The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible Part-Time (over 20 hours per week) 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!



    The Congregational Life Staff Assistant (CLSA) will provide assistance to the Congregational Life Corps Officers by performing general duties throughout the Corps. The CLSA will assist program leaders in all areas of Corps programming, provide leadership for outreach activities, ensure setup/tear down of program areas, give oversight to ongoing and special activities, perform clerical/recordkeeping duties and assist in keeping the Corps neat and orderly. This position will include the development and implementation of programs at the Corps including small groups, youth and adult Bible programs. The CLSA will also coordinate and implement transportation and evangelizing in the community. This is a Salvation Army ministry position that requires active participation in the overall Kroc worship experience.


    High School Graduate, college in related ministry field preferred. At least one year of progressive experience as a Mentor. Must be able to function in a fast-paced, frequently changing work environment. Must possess or be willing to learn excellent customer service skills. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. The successful candidate will have the have ability to work well with others while responding to direction and feedback. Must be able to read, write, and clearly communicate in English. This position requires the ability to function effectively with minimal supervision. Must be able to remain calm in escalating circumstances. Must possess the ability to work with diverse ethnic and socio-economic populations. 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 within 30 days of employment with recurrent training required every three years thereafter. 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. Must possess an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.


    Contact:  If you are interested in applying for this position please submit your resume and cover letter online. 


                                        Online Application:

                                        or internal candidates:

                                        Fax: (215)558-1499

                                        No phone calls please


    Released by the Kroc Center Human Resources Department 12/06/19


    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. 1221


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