The Salvation Army

Residential Direct Support Professional - Collegeville Area

Job Locations US-PA-Royersford
Job ID
Developmental Disabilities
Compensation Min
USD $16.00/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $16.00/Hr.
Regular Full-Time


Position: Residential Direct Support Professional $16 per hr

Department: Developmental Disabilities Program, Montgomery County, Collegeville Area 

Availability of Position: Immediately 

Schedule: Full-time

Reporting Relationship: Program Coordinators

Salary and Grade: $16.00 per hour; 72 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!    


Description of Position:

This position is a non-exempt position with responsibility for support to persons with

developmental disabilities residing in residential programs in Bucks County. 



Minimum requirement of a High School Diploma/GED with a valid driver’s license. Experience should

include supports to people with a range of Intellectual Disabilities, including individuals with dual diagnoses and physical

disabilities.  Familiarity with policies, procedures and regulations toward the abilities of individuals with disabilities

preferred.  Position requires a positive attitude toward the abilities of the individuals with disabilities, good communication

skills and the desire to engage people in activities that meet their interests and broaden their horizons.  Ability to work with

management, staff, families and funding sources in a respectful and courteous manner.  Ability to effectively communicate

with staff and persons we provide services for.  Ability to initiate problem solving. Child Protection Clearances PA Act 153 requires

that all prospective employees complete the following clearance and background checks prior to employment: PA Child Abuse History Clearance,

PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record/Fingerprint Check; with renewals every five years.

It is essential to support The Salvation Army by having an appreciation and understanding of The Salvation Army mission.


Contact: Please send, email or fax your resume and a cover letter to:


The Salvation Army DDP

Attn: Loretta Carey

701 N. Broad Street

Philadelphia, Pa 19123

Email: Loretta.Carey@use.salvationarm

Fax: 215-787-5953

Or go to:


No phone calls please.


Updated by the Divisional Human Resources Department on 7/24/23. 


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. 1641


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