Location: Shelter, 344 N 7th Street, Allentown, PA
Reports To: Interim Shelter Director
Schedule: 2 - Full time at 35 hours per week; 3 – Part-Time 20+ hours per week
Salary and Grade: $12.00 per hour; 71 Non-Exempt
The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible Full-Time employees including:
The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible Part-Time employees including:
Position Overview: Understand and enforce Hospitality Rules and Regulations, as well as, any manuals that pertain to one’s responsibilities. Understand and enforce the Employee Code of Ethics. Be on time for all scheduled shifts as indicated on schedule. Follow proper call of procedures. Be available to cover shifts as needed i.e holidays, to cover sick, vacation, etc. Orient and train newly hired monitors. Report to the Director or Caseworker any resident infractions or concerns. Provide coverage and security at the front desk. Pass out daily mail to Guest. Complete meal logs for Guest who eat at the shelter. Serve meals. Clean and maintain all common areas of the shelter including the kitchen and bathrooms. Complete laundry as needed. Provide residents with toiletries, bed linens and blankets as needed. Clean out rooms as residents exit the shelter. Read daily logbook and complete daily tasks and responsibilities as indicated. Document in logbook and important events or supplies needed. Complete all assigned tasks on daily chore list. Answer all telephone calls, take accurate messages, and forward to appropriate individual.
Provide overall support for women and children residents of both our emergency shelter and the permanent housing program. This may include, but is not limited to: supervision and guidance, enforcement of shelter rules and regulations, maintaining a safe and secure environment, verbal and written communication with co-workers, monitoring and documenting the resident’s behavior, as well as, attendance and absences from the program, performing housekeeping and cooking responsibilities, clerical tasks, and completing emergency intakes.
Associates or Bachelor’s Degree, but will accept High School Diploma or GED (or actively enrolled) with experience. While an appreciation for, and understanding of, the philosophy and mission of The Salvation Army is required, being active Salvationist is a plus. 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.
Contact: Please submit your resume and cover letter as instructed below.
External candidates interested in this position please apply online at http://careers.salvationarmy.org.
Internal candidates interested in applying for this position please apply at http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com.
No Phone Calls Please.
Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on 7/12/2021
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. 1582