The Community Engagement Specialist will provide support and guidance to clients seeking assistance with emergency needs, utilizing case management skills to guide them to greater sufficiency. Responsible for interviewing, evaluating, and administering appropriate aid to clients including connecting with referrals to other Salvation Army and/or community services.
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.
This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of the position. Other job related responsibilities and tasks may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for this position.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work or related field.
Certifications: valid Wisconsin Driver’s License with
clearance to drive from The Salvation Army’s insurance carrier preferred.
Supervisory Responsibility: N/A
Physical Requirements: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Travel: Occasional out of town and/or overnight travel for conferences or seminars.
Working Conditions: Work environment characteristics 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.
Much of this job is performed indoors in normal room temperature conditions. When the duties require being outdoors, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
At times the duties will involve working with individuals having infectious and/or communicable diseases.