The Salvation Army - Metro Division Intake Worker - Emergency Assistance in Hutchinson, Kansas
The Salvation Army Mission:
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.
Job Objective: In this temporary position, part time position, the Intake Worker will assess individuals/families for eligibility for services. The Intake Workers will also supervise the residents who are living in the facility.
Pre-screen individuals/families that are in need of emergency assistance for eligibility both in person and on the phone
Provide linkages with appropriate agencies/community resources
Complete intake process
Completion of daily, weekly, monthly documentation, including client interviews, Assistance Information System forms in a timely and accurate manner
Model appropriate social and interpersonal interaction
Participate in staff trainings (Blood Borne Pathogens, Safe From Harm, First Aid, etc.)
As part of The Salvation Army, comply with all confidentiality laws applying to social services
Education: G.E.D or High School Diploma is required. College experience preferred
Experience: Direct experience in Social Services (volunteer or paid position) preferred. Must be at least 18 years of age
Ability to work with a diverse population
Good communication skills (oral and written)
Emotional maturity, honesty and flexibility
Good organizational skills
Supportive of administrative and program objectives
Ability to operate office equipment including telephone, personal computer, copier, fax and scanning equipment
Physical Requirements: Include speaking, hearing and vision ability, and manual; bending, squatting, walking; sitting and standing for extended periods of time; lifting, pulling and pushing of materials up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.
Working Conditions:Work is performed in typical office environment; will require weekend and holiday hours.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.