The Salvation Army

Administrative Assistant

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
Social Services
Compensation Min
USD $15.00/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $15.00/Hr.
Regular Full-Time


Position: Administrative Support Professional 

Department: PSSM

Availability of Position: ASAP

Schedule: Full time, Monday — Friday 8am — 4:00pm

Reporting Relationship: Business and Property Manager

Salary and Grade: $15 per hour; Grade 73, 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, 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!


To provide administrative support to the Business and Property Manager, and the Director of Reed House and Shelter Plus Care and, in doing so, always preserve confidentiality and exhibit professionalism in interactions with residents, other staff, and outside agencies and vendors.


  •  Performs duties including word processing, filing, scheduling, record keeping, coordination of meetings and conferences, obtaining supplies, coordinating direct mailings, working on special projects; schedules; exercises independent judgment to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workload; creates and develops visual presentations using Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point software; proofreads copy for spelling, grammar, and layout, making appropriate changes necessary to achieve accuracy and clarity.
  • Experience in multifamily maintenance and experience involving affordable housing, senior housing, or special needs housing.
  • Must be able to keep infomation in a confidential and secure fashion.
  • Must have High School Diploma or GED and at least two years building maintenance experience.
  • Required use of personal vehicle for depositing of rents.
  • Must be a self-starter who can work in an environment with multiple changing work priorities.
  • Good verbal and writing communication skills.
  • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.
  • 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 submit your resume and cover letter as instructed below.

Denise D Pérez

Fax: 215-471-0900

No phone calls please


External candidates interested in this position please apply online at 

Internal candidates interested in applying for this position please apply at          


Updated by the Divisional Human Resources Department on 5/10/22. 

 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. 1693


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