Position: Employment Specialist
Department/Location: Pottstown Works, Pottstown, PA
Availability of Position: Immediate and contingent upon funding
Schedule: Part-Time; 20 hours a week with the possibility of evening and weekends
Reporting Relationship: Pottstown Works Director
Salary and Grade:$15.00 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.
· 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!
Pottstown Works is a program of The Salvation Army that seeks to combat poverty and boost economic development in the Pottstown community. The program matches job seekers and employers, while addressing the barriers to work in a personal and compassionate way that fosters sustainable employment and long-term resiliency.
The Pottstown Works Employment Specialist will assist the Director in managing the employer recruitment process and relationships with both employers and members of the Pottstown Works job readiness program who are seeking employment or are in the first year at a job. The goals of the position are twofold: mentor the program member toward achieving 12+ months of employment and assist employers with satisfying goal of reduced turnover and increased economic development. The Employment Specialist will also assist program members in identifying goals and the means of meeting those goals toward achieving advancement and self-sufficiency.
Contact: Please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements as instructed below:
The Salvation Army
P.O. Box 378
Pottstown, PA 19464
Or external candidates interested in this position can apply online at http://careers.salvationarmy.org.
Internal candidates interested in applying for this position can apply at http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com.
No Phone Calls Please.
Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on July 27, 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. 1591