The Salvation Army

Play Care Associate

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
Child Care
Regular Part-Time


Position:  Play Care Associate               

Location/Dept.: The Salvation Army Kroc Center (SAKC), Philadelphia, PA

Availability: Immediate

Schedule: Part Time - Must be willing and able to work weekends and evenings as may be required in performance of duties or as requested to support  the ongoing operations of the Kroc Center. 

Reporting Relationship: Membership Services Manager

Salary Grade and Rate: 72 Non exempt, $12.49 Per Hour


The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible part-time employees including:

  • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, vacation time and sick time.
  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose


During the COVID Pandemic, our Center is committed to doing everything possible to assure the safety of our staff, members, and guests.


The Play Care Associate provides safe, fun, and secure care to children of Kroc Center members and guests. Each Associate will provide age-appropriate activities and experiences for those assigned to his/her care.  The use of superior customer service in providing such care to each child is required.  Must be able to be flexible in support of the Kroc Center team in all areas of center operation, as needed and assigned.


High school diploma or GED, or enrolled in a program designed to result in such achievement required. Education or experience in a child care or related setting preferred. Current CPR/AED required. Strong customer service and interpersonal communication skills required. Must be able to read, write and communicate in English; proficiency in oral and written communication skills. Must have ability to work and relate well with people. Must have an appreciation for and be able to embrace the Mission of The Salvation Army.   

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


                                    The Salvation Army Kroc Center

                                    Human Resources Department

                                    4200 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19129

                                    Fax:  (215)558-1499

                                    External applicants: Play Care Associate (


                                    No phone calls please.


                                          The Kroc Center Human Resources Department 1/4/2024

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, nation 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. 1471


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