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POSITION TITLE: Senior Services Caseworker
LOCATION/DEPT: Family & Community Services
REPORTS TO (TITLE): Senior Services Manager or Assigned Direct Supervisor
FLSA CATEGORY: Non-Exempt
STATUS TYPE: Flexible Part-Time
To support the full mission of The Salvation Army in providing the highest quality of services to seniors, their families, and caregivers. “Our mission is to serve individuals, families, and communities through holistic programs that equip them to meet present and future life challenges.”
Provide emotional support to seniors in crisis or in at-risk situations. Provide services to stabilize the senior through referrals and resources. Assist seniors with identifying services to maintain independent living.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Other duties, as assigned
Under general supervision of the Senior Services Manager or direct supervisor. This is a direct service position requiring close supervision. Supervision will be scheduled regularly to discuss cases, case progress, and case closures.
Accepts referrals daily from city of Chicago FSS CAS team and will consult with CAS team and SAF&CS staff for support when in the field. Administrative supervision is provided by the SAF&CS Senior Services Manager and/or direct supervisor as assigned. The Senior Services Manager is available for information and direction.
In contacts related to this position’s duties this individual acts as a representative of The Salvation Army and its mission.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT