The Salvation Army

  • Recreation Assistant

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

    Position: Recreation Assistant (RA)
    Location: The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center (RJKCCC), Philadelphia PA
    Availability: Immediate
    Schedule: Full time - Must be able to work weekends and evenings  
    Reporting Relationship: Fitness & Recreation Manager
    Salary and Grade: $11.29 - $13.45 per hour depending on experience and education; 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 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 Recreation Assistant will assist in the development and implementation of traditional and non-traditional recreational activities, giving direct supervision to same as assigned in the recreation venues throughout the RJKCCC campus


    Requirements: 2 years or more of experience, college degree a plus. Detail oriented. Ability to work with a diverse population, including various age ranges from age 3 and up.  Must be safety conscious. Must possess ability to provide excellent customer service and problem solving skills. Must possess excellent program development skills in a variety of sports and physical activities. Must be able to read, write and communicate clearly in English. Must be able to handle difficult situations/confrontations in a professional manner. 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 have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission Statements of The Salvation Army and the RJKCCC.  

    Contact: Please send or fax your resume along with a cover letter with salary expectation to:
    The Salvation Army Kroc Center
    Human Resources Department
    4200 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19129
    Fax: (215) 558-1499
    External applicants go to:
    Internal applicants go to:

    No phone calls please.


    Released by the Kroc Center Human Resources Department 2/25/20

    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. 1245


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