The Salvation Army

Kitchen Worker

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
Food Services
Compensation Min
USD $14.25/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $14.25/Hr.
Regular Part-Time


Position: Part Time Kitchen Worker                                                                                        

Department: The Red Shield Family Residence

Availability of Position: Immediate

Schedule: Part-time Plus up to 29 hours weekly

Reporting Relationship: Kitchen Supervisor

Salary/Grade: $14.25 per hour; 75 Non-Exempt


About the Red Shield Family Residence: The Salvation Army Red Shield Family Residence is a safe and welcoming emergency housing program offering loving, respectful, compassionate, and non-judgmental services in order to empower residents to strive towards self-sufficiency. All family configurations, including families with teenaged children, and single men with children are accepted.


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!


The Kitchen Worker is responsible for food storage an inventory, assistance with food preparation, meal service, and clean up under the Supervision of the Kitchen Supervisor in a family shelter setting.           


  • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of the Salvation Army.
  • Meets the Child Protection Clearances required by PA Act 153 to include PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, and PA Mandated Reporter Training.
  • Must have a food safety certification recognized by the National Restaurant Association or be willing to obtain within 90 days of hire. (Salvation Army will pay for this certification)
  • Must have H.S. diploma / GED.
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English
  • Must be willing to work in a Trauma-informed environment and follow Sanctuary model principles.
  • Must be able to safety use knives, mechanical slicer, and other basic kitchen utensils and appliances.
  • Preferred to have valid driving license and good driving record to operate Salvation Army vehicles.

Contact: Please send, fax or e-mail your resume and a cover letter to:


Syretta Hill, Operations Manager

The Salvation Army Red Shield Family Residence

715 North Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19123

Fax: 215-787-2965



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


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.


Requistion No. 1661


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