The Salvation Army Program Assistant in Denver, Colorado

Requisition Number

07082 OC PGM ASST 10/08

Post Date



Program Assistant






On-Call Program Assistant

Lambuth Family Center – Denver, Colorado

Scope of Position: The part time, non-exempt, On-call Program Assistant ensures the safety and wellbeing of guests at the Lambuth Family Resource Center, a 24/7 shelter serving families experiencing homelessness. The program seeks a candidate who is flexible

and available to work awake overnight shifts as well as day shifts on weekends when needed. The assistant works with guests to ensure that all are being safe, responsible and respectful while at the facility. We are seeking a candidate who can work independently

with limited supervision. This position requires the ability to use discretion when addressing or resolving resident matters while providing a positive customer experience for program guests. The assistant requires basic knowledge of record keeping practices

and procedures. This position also has some cleaning responsibilities in addition to light food preparation/serving.


Position Qualifications:

 Preferred bachelor’s degree or work experience in lieu of a degree, plus high school diploma or GED.

 Valid Colorado Driver’s License or valid Identification Card

 Customer service experience; effective communication and people skills

 Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

 Desire to serve others who are overcoming hardships

 Experience using trauma informed care and crisis management techniques, preferred

 Successfully pass background check

 Complete internal Protecting The Mission training for working with minors within 3 months of employment

 Proficient in speaking and writing the English language

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP


  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access

to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure

is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41

CFR 60-1.35(c)

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