Department: The Salvation Army’s Kirby Family House, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Reports To: Kirby Family House Program Director and Corps Officers
Schedule: Full-Time; 8 AM to 4 PM; Monday-Friday
Salary and Grade: $17.00 per hour; 75 Non-Exempt
The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:
The Caseworker will assist the Program Director in coordinating the day-to-day activities of the program. Primary responsibility will be facilitating resident progress with individualized goal planning. With guidance from the Director, the Caseworker will be responsible for ensuring that program participants comply with employment, budgeting, life skills, goal planning, and all other requirements of the program. With guidance from the Director, the Caseworker will ensure that program participants have the resources needed to complete individual goal plans, including but not limited to, connectedness to mainstream resources, housing, and community outreach programs.
BSW or BA/BS degree in related field of study. A minimum of 2 years Social Work experience required. As a Mandated Reporter, must provide proof of having completed training on recognizing and reporting child abuse meeting the training standards of PA Act 153 of 2014 within 30 days of employment with recurrent training required every five years thereafter. Meets the Child Protection Clearances required by PA Act 153 to include PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check. Applicant must have an understanding of and an appreciation for The Mission of The Salvation Army.
Contact: Please send or e-mail your resume and a cover letter to:
Lt. Ismael Ortiz
17 South Pennsylvania Avenue
Wilkes Barre, Pa. 18702
OR External candidates interested in this position please apply online at http://careers.salvationarmy.org.
Internal candidates interested in applying for this position please apply at http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com.
No phone calls please.
Updated by the Divisional Human Resources Department on January 24, 2023.
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. 1809
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