The Salvation Army

Housekeeper/Floor Monitor

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
Service Worker
Compensation Min
USD $13.75/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $13.75/Hr.
Regular Part-Time


Position: Housekeeper/Floor Monitor

Department: The Eliza Shirley House, 1320 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

Availability of Position: Immediately          

Schedule: Part-Time Plus; 20-28 hours; Sun-Thurs Flex Hours                                                                                                         

Reporting Relationship: Shift Supervisor   

Salary and Grade: $13.75 hour; 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, 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!


About Us: The Salvation Army Eliza Shirley House provides emergency housing services for homeless families (women and children) 365 days of the year. We provide temporary accommodation for families for approximately 30 to 60 days at which time they are placed into long term City of Philadelphia housing programs. During their stay at the Eliza Shirley House, our goal is to help stabilize residents, as many are in need of much more than food and housing. Our educational programs help them become more financially independent. Additionally, we reach out to them emotionally and spiritually. We also believe in play and entertainment, as this allows us to gain residents trust, break down barriers and help them center themselves so they can continue their journey into independent living.



Position Overview: The Housekeeper is responsible for cleaning residents sleeping area, hallways, bathrooms, lounge area, shower, steps, walls, etc.


Floor Monitor:

The floor monitor is responsible for assisting residents with their needs, for ensuring residents leave their assigned floor by set hours, and for ensuring that residents are following the rules and regulations at ESH.


A typical day the Housekeeper/Floor monitor will report to their assigned floor and from 8am -9:30am M-F they will be required to monitor the residents. This consists of assist residents with any needs they may have, ensure residents are up, dressed and ready to leave the floor by 9:30am. After the residents leave the floor all rooms are swept, dusted and mopped. All showers, bathrooms, lounge areas cleaned and mopped, furniture wiped down, and trash emptied. Walls, blinds, trash cans are cleaned as needed or directed. At 3:00pm residents return to their assigned floor.


On the Weekend the floors close at 12:30pm so floors are monitored from 8:am to 12:30pm. Bathrooms and showers need to be checked, and trash needs to be emptied, but cleaning duties differ on the weekend.


The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the candidate will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.


High School Diploma or GED. One (1) year Housekeeping experience in related field of work. Must be an independent self-starter and be able to work a flexible schedule.  Ability to work independently and under pressure while remaining tolerant, patient and respectful of all people we serve. Must have excellent customer service skills and an ability to get along well with all people. 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 understand and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.


Contact: If you are interested in applying for this position please submit your resume and cover letter. 

Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at 

Prospective employees can apply online at                                                


          No Phone Calls Please.


Refreshed by the Divisional Human Resource 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. 1550


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