The Salvation Army

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Case Worker

Case Worker

Job ID 
2016-2455
Job Locations 
US-NY-Brooklyn
Category 
Administrative
Compensation 
Salary is $13.00/HR
Compensation Min 
Compensation Max 
Type 
Regular Part-Time

More information about this job

Overview

To maintain the Food pantry, Soup Kitchen and other assistance programs. This position must maintain proper files and statistics as well as assist social service clients as needed

 

Responsibilities

  • Interview clients to determine individuals needs
  • Advocate on behalf of clients, making necessary referrals for service and assistance
  • Serve as liaison between The Salvation Army Bushwick corps and public social service agencies
  • Handle telephone inquiries related to request for services
  • Provide financial assistance to clients following strict guidelines to determine need and approach in providing solutions for each problem/ need presented
  • Responsible for creating and maintain welfare records and files including case management for tracking clients’ needs
  • Maintain statistics to be reported on a monthly statistical report
  • Attend meeting related to job responsibilities e.g. agency networking etc.
  • Assist community center director with the coordination of seasonal activities, programs, services and assistance e.g. Thanksgiving, Christmas etc. Summer camp
  • Compete any other task or duties given by Supervisor

Qualifications

  • High school diploma and at least 2 years of experience in the field of social work
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Lotus Notes
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) is a plus