The Salvation Army

On-Call Support Staff

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
Service Worker
Compensation Min
USD $12.00/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $12.00/Hr.
On-Call/As Needed


TITLE: On-Call Support Staff            

LOCATION: Emergency Disaster Services, 701 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

REPORTS TO: EDS Director         

SCHEDULE:  On-Call (less than 20 hours per week)

SALARY and GRADE: $12.00 per hour; 72 Non-exempt     


Position Overview: To provide the EDS Department with individuals to assist with response operations and special duty events, as well as special projects when necessary.


The 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.


* To respond to all emergencies as assigned.

* Serve on-call to assist EDS Director and primary staff with secondary support coverage.

* Help ensure visibility of all operations is maintained at all times.

* Assist with the deployment of equipment and personnel during major responses.

* To assist with ensuring that the canteen and response equipment readiness at all times.

* Work with supervisory EDS staff to facilitate logistical supports as needed.

* Represent EDS Department at with on scene partner agencies (Fire, OEM, etc.).

* When on duty wear appropriate EDS uniform and identification.

* Perform related duties as assigned.


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 equivalent.
  • Valid PA Driver’s license.
  • EDS/Emergency Management training preferred, but not required.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours.
  • Basic Computer Skills.
  • Verbal Communications 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.


Contact:  Please send or fax your resume along with a cover letter including salary requirements to:

The Salvation Army, Emergency Disaster Services, 701 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123; Fax:  215-825-4634.  

External candidates interested in this position please apply online at  Internal candidates interested in applying for this position please apply at    



                                                 No phone calls please


Updated by the Divisional Human Resource Department on 7/7/22.




All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


The Salvation Army will not hire any applicant for employment if the criminal background check reveals a conviction (or a guilty plea or plea of nolo contendre) for any sexual or violent crime.  This policy is intended to help ensure safety in Salvation Army workplaces.


Requisition No.1487


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