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.
WMNI Vision Statement
We envision an army, united in its dedication to boldly follow where God leads, maximizing every opportunity to reach out in love with the life changing of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
**This is a temporary position**
The Social Services Case Worker functions as the Case Worker of The Salvation Army Kalamazoo Corps. This includes oversight of daily social services operation, community collaborations, development of future programs, statistical and program reporting, monitoring of program funding and reporting requirements, as well as providing direct services to clients.
Coordinating Services to meet client needs
Networking with other service providers
Record keeping and Reports
Baccalaureate Degree in social work, sociology, psychology, or related field from an accredited college or university strongly desired. An equivalent combination of education and relevant professional experience that provides for the same skills and abilities may be considered.
A minimumof one year in social work or social service experience required, two or more years preferred.
Experience working with low income populations preferred.
SKilled in effective communication including interviewing, good listening, speaking and writing, compassion and empathy.
Must have good time management and organizational skills.
Ability to assess social service cases and problem solve.
Must have the ability to think collaboratively in a team and to make decisions independently based on agency policy and procedure.
Computer proficiency, especially with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
Computer proficiency with SIMS (ServicePoint) client software required within 90 days.