The Salvation Army

  • Caseworker/Facilitator

    Job Locations US-PA-Bloomsburg
    Job ID
    2020-6637
    Category
    Social Services
    Compensation Min
    USD $11.00/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $11.00/Hr.
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Position: Caseworker/Program Facilitator
    Location: The Salvation Army – Bloomsburg PA Service Center

    c/o First Presbyterian Church (SA Service Center office is location inside of church)

    345 Market Street

    Bloomsburg, PA  17815

    Availability of Position: Immediate
    Schedule: Part-Time 21 hours per week (3 days per week)
    Reporting Relationship: Central Regional Manager
    Salary and Grade: $11.00 per hour; 72 Non-Exempt

     

    The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

    • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, vacation time and sick time.
    • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
    • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
    • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!


    Position Overview: Maintain a positive presence in the Bloomsburg Community, develop and maintain current programs of The Salvation Army, and foster food relations with volunteers and other community agencies.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Candidate will be expected to respond courteously and promptly to all communications, provide intake and referral services for Salvation Army clients through the Bloomsburg Service Center and the surrounding areas in Columbia County, insuring confidentiality of all client information. The caseworker will provide monthly statistical reports to the Regional Manager and regular Service Unit Committee meetings and work closely with the chairperson of the Bloomsburg Service Unit Committee. He or she will also provide intake for governmental and other agency funding programs such as EFSP, maintain all records within established guidelines for each program, organize and coordinate all seasonal programs and create others as needed or prompted including Camp, Community Cares, Back To School, Thanksgiving food assistance, Sheetz for the Kidz Christmas, and all Salvation Army Christmas programs of Angel Tree, Food Baskets, and assistance with the Red Kettle Campaign as needed. The caseworker will also be in charge of office inventory management, training any new employees or volunteers, maintaining good relations with the First Presbyterian Church and will need to be self-motivated and self-directed to prioritize work and have a quick response to those in the field. The caseworker will also be responsible to attend United Way meetings and other local agency meetings as necessary or recommended to further the outreach and effectiveness in the community for the Bloomsburg Service Center. The caseworker will also perform all other duties as assigned by the Regional Manager.

    Qualifications

    • High School Education with 5 years of experience and/or extensive work history in diversified setting.
    • Working knowledge of computer programs: Microsoft Windows, Word, Power Point, Excel, and Outlook.
    • Typing speed of at least 40 wpm and excellent telephone and all other communication skills.
    • Ability to work compassionately and effectively with persons seeking assistance.
    • Child Protection Clearances PA Act 153 requires that all prospective employees complete the following clearance and background checks:   PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record/Fingerprint Check.
    • Have an appreciation for and understanding of the philosophy and mission of The Salvation Army.

     

    Contact:  Please mail, email or fax your resume and cover letter to: 

    Rebecca Netznik, Regional Manager

    PO Box 641

    Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

    Email: rebecca.netznik@use.salvationarmy.org

    Fax: 914-369-1412

     

    Or current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com. 

    Prospective employees can apply online at http://careers.salvationarmy.org.      

                      

                                                                                    No Phone Calls Please

     

    Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on January 23, 2020

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    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

     

    The Salvation Army will not hire any applicant for employment if the criminal background check reveals a conviction (or a guilty plea or plea of nolo contendre) for any sexual or violent crime.  This policy is intended to help ensure safety in Salvation Army workplaces.

     

    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. 1275

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