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The Salvation Army - Metro Division Caseworker in St. Louis, Missouri

Overview

Are you looking for a job where you can, "Do the most good"? The Salvation Army service extension office in Moberly, Missouri, is looking for a part-time, 20 hours per week, Caseworker. This position comes with benefits such as 11 paid holidays, vacation time, sick time, personal time and enrollment in the company funded pension plan after one year of service. The Caseworker will provide intake, assessment, and services to individuals seeking Emergency Social Services (ESS) assistance. This will include assistance with food, clothing and furniture vouchers and other basic needs items. Starting pay is up to $15.75 an hour depending on education and experience.

Responsibilities

  1. Provide on-site and occasional outreach assistance to clients seeking emergency assistance.

  2. Provide persons seeking assistance with intake and assessment activities to determine client eligibility and to match clients with resources.

  3. Distribute food products and clothing vouchers as warranted to eligible clients and refer persons to other agencies as necessary.

  4. Identify resources available in service areas and maintain a current community resource guide to provide information and referral services and inform persons of the resources available to them.

  5. Network with community agencies and organizations to maximize services to persons and occasionally liaison between clients, The Salvation Army and other agencies.

  6. Record electronic and written client information in paper and computer records and maintain client confidentiality.

Full job description available upon interview.

Qualifications

Associate’s degree in human services field with one (1) years related work experience with some supervisory experience. Combination of education and experience will be considered. Must have an outgoing personality with good communication skills and an ability to work with diverse cultures. Strong leadership style and good organizational skills required. Commitment to carry out The Salvation Army’s mission is essential. Knowledge of The Salvation Army and Government, State and community resources is helpful. Must have working knowledge of computers. Must have reliable transportation, a valid Driver’s License and pass TSA MVR check. Good communication skills as well as the ability to work with diverse and challenging personalities are essential.

Physical and work environment requirements: Capable of occasionally lifting 20 pounds and sometimes up to 40 pounds. Occasionally move 50 or more pounds using dolly/cart/truck. Must be capable of performing in an office environment to include: using a computer, answering phones, etc. Most work will be indoors in a temperature-controlled environment.

The Salvation Army Central Territory does not participate in unemployment compensation programs. The Salvation Army, as a church, is exempt from participation in federal and state unemployment insurance programs.

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Job LocationsUS-MO-St. Louis

Job ID2020-15371

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CategorySocial Services

TypeRegular Part-Time

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