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.
Provide direct street homeless outreach, engagement, location, identification, and screening of homeless Veteran households to determine eligibility for Rapid Re-housing or Homeless Prevention services. Provide Vet-to-Vet support based on assessed need, housing stability plan, or Veteran request for assistance navigating Veteran resources. The Veteran Navigator will implement coordinated outreach efforts within service area communities to implement rapid resolution/problem solving approaches within the coordinated entry systems (CES) in each locality in coordination with the Rapid Resolution Case Manager.
Key Performance Indicators:
Education: Bachelor degree in human services OR closely related field of study OR Bachelor’s degree WITH evidence of a military leadership position OR military experience closely related to human services
Certifications/Licenses: None required
Physical Requirements: Include sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, and twisting; grasping, pushing, and pulling objects; reaching overhead; lifting up to 25 lbs. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.
Travel: Ability to travel 75% of the travel. Most travel is accomplished in one day with periodic overnight travel out of town possible depending on service area.
Driving: Must possess a valid driver's license from the state in which you reside. Must be approved through The Salvation Army Fleet Safety Program to drive either a Salvation Army or personal vehicle on Salvation Army business.
Working Conditions: Work is performed in a typical office environment. Full-time position; may require some weekend and evening work. Must pass a background check and meet requirements of agency’s drug free workplace policy.
Other Requirements: The SSVF program provides services to vulnerable adult households. Applicants with felony convictions for child abuse, endangerment, or crimes against persons, cannot be considered.
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.