LOCATION: Childrens Services, Allentown, PA
REPORTS TO: Family Support Services Director
SALARY and GRADE: $22.00 per hour; 78
SCHEDULE: Part-Time; 20 hours per week working a
flexible schedule with some evenings as needed to fulfill the job
Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package
to eligible employees including:
paid time off every year that includes: holidays, vacation time and
funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of
for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability,
AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
importantly a job with a good purpose!
Salvation Army Childrens Services mission is Doing the Most Good by
Nurturing Children, Strengthening Families and Engaging
Communities. We do this by protecting and caring for every child,
building caregiver capacity through trauma informed education and
support and partnering with local community organizations that have
a heart for foster care and adoption. The Salvation Army has a long
rich history of serving the community and offers innovative
programs that meet the diverse needs of children, youth, and
function of this position is to provide permanency services to
resource families and children moving towards permanency. Direct
services include but are not limited to: Child Preparation, Child
Profile and Post-Permanency Services. The Permanency Specialist
will evaluate, assist with planning, and promote the development of
agency services as they pertain to permanency service
Degree in Social Work Preferred and Bachelors in Social Work
of five years experience in a human service setting serving
children and/or families.
in foster care and adoption setting preferred.
an understanding of the effects that separation and loss, neglect,
physical and sexual abuse has on a child as well as complex
of Trust Based Relational Intervention Principles.
in foster care and permanency services providing child and family
driving record, valid drivers license, a reliable automobile, and
insurance are required.
in scheduling work hours is necessary to meet the needs of children
interpersonal and communications skills, engagement skills,
advocacy skills, organization skills, computer skills and ability
to work as a team member is critical.
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.
an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The
Please send or e-mail your resume and a cover letter to:
Oursler, Family Resource Specialist
Salvation Army Childrens Services
Hamilton Street, Suite 200
apply online at: http://careers.salvationarmy.org
the Divisional Human Resources Department on March 25,
All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran
Salvation Armys Mission Statement
Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part
of the universal Christian church.
is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of
is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ
and to meet
human needs in His name without discrimination.