The Salvation Army

Community Engagement Case Worker

Job Locations US-NY-Riverhead
Job ID
2018-4193
Category
Community and Social Services
Compensation
Salary is $11.00/HR
Type
Temporary Full-Time

Overview

Under the general supervision of the Commanding Officers or designee, Community Engagement Case Worker functions as part of a team assigned to support individuals who choose to participate in The Banquet Table Initiative.  The Community Engagement Case workers assist assigned individuals in developing and maintaining viable living, working and social situations in the community by obtaining needed supplemental support. The Community Engagement Case Worker will complete, monitor and engage participates through an individual service plan model, facilitating small groups/ activities, connecting individuals to community resources and positive peer support. 

Responsibilities

  • Plan, prepare and deliver weekly small group meetings.
  • Schedule monthly presentations by community partners.
  • Foster relationships with community members and program participants for deeper engagement.
  • Conduct small group meetings with soup kitchen participants 2x per week or as scheduled by Commanding Officer.
  • Maintains a case-record for program participants, completing required intake forms. 
  • Documents progress of program participants on a bi-weekly basis to assess progress or lack thereof. 
  • Records individual and community resource information and treatment plans manually or using a computer.
  • Work with program participants on individual service plan models regarding plans for meeting service needs, and aids that mobilize and encourage participants to be resourceful to attain goals. The goals developed should be measurable and objective.
  • Maintains up-to-date, practical individual case records on each assigned participant.
  • Secures information, personal, medical, social, or otherwise adhering to HIPAA regulations.
  • Refers participants to community resources and other organizations.  
  • Assists individuals in finding and getting into vocational training or other training, supportive opportunities. 
  • Other job-related duties that may be assigned.

Qualifications

  • Must have a driver’s license
  • Must be bi-lingual (Spanish/English)
  • Ability to work with recipients/residents, families, and staff in a caring and respectful manner, and with due understanding of and consideration for cultural differences.
  • Ability to serve as a role model to recipients.
  • Ability to complete written forms and reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, recipients/residents, families, and the public.
  • Ability to prepare accurate and timely documentation, reports and other written material as assigned.

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