The Salvation Army

  • Community Skillbuilder Part-Time

    Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
    Job ID
    Human Services
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army is hiring! We are seeking individuals with a passion for helping others, and a desire to do the most good in their own community.


    Provide services designed to restore, rehabilitate, and support a child/youth’s developmentally appropriate functioning as necessary for the integration of the child/youth as an active and productive member of their family and community with the goal of achieving minimal on-going professional intervention.   Service modality may include individual and group settings in the community. The skill builder will communicate with their direct supervisor to ensure program requirements are met. 


    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    • The Skill Builder follows and implements service plans as written to offer immediate and intensive services to children age 0-21 with behavioral health needs.
    • Assisting the child/youth to develop and apply skills in natural setting intended to foster and promote the developmental and needed skills identified in assessment or though the ongoing treatment of a licensed practitioner in accordance with the treatment plan.
    • Use rehabilitation interventions and individualized, collaborative, hands-on training to build developmentally appropriate skills to promote personal and community competence.
    • Increase social and interpersonal skills of identified youth/child to restore, rehabilitate, and support their integration within their community setting and personal relationships.
    • Assist in the development of daily living skills that support the effect of the child’s diagnosis and increase self-management.
    • Services can occur in a range of settings including community locations where the child/youth socializes, lives, works, attends school, and/or engages in services.
    • Deliver service activities in accordance with Medicaid billing and agency standards and the youth/child’s treatment plan.
    • Document all case activity in accordance with Medicaid billing and agency standards.
    • Collaborate with service providers who may be part of established treatment plan.
    • Demonstrate cultural competence and trauma-informed practice, as well as integrate understanding into daily responsibilities and participate in meeting the objectives of The Salvation Army, Syracuse Area Services Strategic Plan and participate in mandatory and optional trainings.


    Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice due to business needs.



    ·         Must be 18 years old and have a high-school diploma, high school equivalency preferred, or a State Education Commencement Credential (e.g. SACC or CDOS); with a minimum of one year of experience working with at-risk youth.


    ·        Job requires access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license that meets The Salvation Army insurance requirements.


    The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of disability status, veteran status, or any other New York State or federally protected characteristic.



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