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Caseworker

Company: The Salvation Army, Silvercrest Management
Location: vancouver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description 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 meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

General Statement: Employees will be seen by the public as representing the Army and are expected to conduct themselves in accordance with the standard that upholds the mission we exist to accomplish.

Qualifications: College education in a discipline that enhances the ability to work with distressed and/or marginalized populations is preferred. Show a desire to work with vulnerable people. Willingness to function as a team player. The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment. Demonstrate a variety of competent computer skills. Possess a drivers' license/insurance and be willing to operate a company owned vehicle as needed.

Job Description: This caseworker position is a key role in the effective delivery of a variety of social services. The employee is expected to conduct client assessments, collect personal data/history, determine eligibility for assistance, and conduct basic casework services.

Responsibilities:

Work collaboratively with others to accomplish common goals and objectives that promote the organization's mission, vision, and values.

Report directly to the casework supervisor regarding daily tasks.

Have all financial assistance approved by the director, accountant, or officer before issuing the assistance.

Conduct general casework for those in need of material, financial, social, and/or spiritual assistance. This includes but is not limited to conducting intake assessments, collecting personal/demographic data, developing case histories, advocating for clients, and providing information & referral services.

Work to provide immediate and/or long-term care within the limits of available resources, skills, and other boundaries as determined by the agency.

Perform daily computer work to maintain case files.

Work with a variety of funding sources as available and comply with funding requirements as directed.

Develop and maintain community contacts and resources for client needs and effective casework.

Go on home visits as needed for effective deployment of services and/or follow up.

Attend community forums and meetings as necessary for contract services and/or the effective working relationship with other service providers.

Do monthly, quarterly, and annual housing related reports as required for various reporting needs.

Assist with food pantry operations as needed. Example: relief for lunch/breaks and backup when food pantry intake worker is absent or unavailable.

Perform clerical duties as needed for department needs.

Attend meetings as requested.

Seasonal Duties:

Assist with the Angel Tree program in doing the intake, data entry, and support the distribution of toys to families for kids.

Physical Capabilities Required:

Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, cabinet drawers, and reach overhead.

Ability to operate a complex multi-faceted telephone system.

Ability to operate a desktop and/or laptop computer.

Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

Ability to access and produce information from a computer.

Ability to understand oral and written information.

Ability to walk, sit, stand, and bend intermittently and/or continuously.

Ability to exercise good hand eye coordination (using hand to hand, hand to finger, hand to object).

Ability to hear and speak clearly.

Ability to see clearly both up close and at a distance.

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is a reasonable and no undue hardship would result.

Other duties may be requested or assigned within the employee's capabilities and what is found to be moral, ethical, and legal to both employee and employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/People with Disabilities

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The Salvation Army is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified job applicants, job candidates, and employees with disabilities to ensure they enjoy equal access to all employment opportunities and benefits of employment as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. EEO is the Law.

Keywords: The Salvation Army, Silvercrest Management, Vancouver , Caseworker, Other , vancouver, Washington

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