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.
MENTAL HEALTH RESPITE MISSION STATEMENT: The Mental Health Respite Program will provide structure and supportive services to participants to aid them in successfully transitioning to the community environment at the lease restrictive level of care.
SUMMARY: Provide direct service to adult individuals who experience mental health issues and homelessness. Interact with program participants and staff with empathy, dignity, and respect.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other similar and related duties may be assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be 19 years of age or older and able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. One to two years related experience preferred.
COMPUTER SKILLS: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, Lotus Notes or similar software and the internet. Basic typing skills required. Basic computer knowledge needed to access time clock and personal information via a web-based system.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Attain Medication Aide Certification within 90 days of employment. Attain CPR/First Aid Certification within 90 days of employment. Keep certification and update when required.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Must pass all applicable background checks. 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.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
WORKING CONDITIONS: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but will range from quiet to loud.
NOTICE: As The Salvation Army is considered a religious organization it is exempt from Unemployment Insurance and Cobra.