The Salvation Army

  • Water Safety Instructor

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Compensation Min
    USD $15.59/Yr.
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Position: Water Safety Instructor
    Location/Dept.: Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, Philadelphia PA
    Availability: Immediate
    Schedule: Part-time - Must be willing and able to work weekends and evenings as will be required in performance of duties or as requested to support the ongoing operations of the Kroc Center.

    Reporting Relationship: Aquatics Program Manager

    Salary and Grade: $15.59 per hour: 75 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.
    • Free Kroc Center membership for employees
    • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!




    The Water Safety Instructor provides swimming lessons for individuals of all ages and instructional levels. Additionally, this function assures the safe utilization of all aquatic areas by Kroc Center members and guests. The use of superior customer service in providing oversight of these areas is required. Must be able to be flexible in support of the Kroc Center team in all areas of center operation, as needed and assigned.


    Requirements: High school diploma, GED or enrolled in a program designed to result in such achievement required. Current WSI required, 1 years teaching experience preferred (all levels). Prior work experience as a lifeguard in PA preferred. Current CPR/AED First Aid required. Strong customer service and interpersonal communication skills required. Must be able to read, write and communicate in English. Must have ability to work and relate well with people. Proficiency in oral and written communication skills. 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 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
    Or submit your online application:
    Internal applicants can apply at:

    No phone calls please.


    Released by the KROC HR Department on 2/25/20



    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, nation 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.1250


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