The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Emergency Assistance Caseworker

    Job Locations US-KS-Pittsburg
    Job ID
    2018-7417
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Administrative
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Effectively monitor and maintain emergency assistance distributions.

    Responsibilities

    • Receive calls and visitors to The Salvation Army
    • Screen potential clients for immediate needs
    • Pre-qualify requests as to assistance eligibility
    • Make referrals to other agencies
    • Assist clients to fill out application for emergency assistance, commodities, Christmas sign ups, etc.
    • Verify all important information
    • Coordinate commodities distribution, including volunteers
    • Track all monies spent in their respective spreadsheets, i.e. FEMA, grants, Project Warmth, Commodity food, Officer Fund, etc.
    • Be prepared to report on the status of all funds via spreadsheets, back up documentation, and input into MAAC Link.
    • Assist the Corps Officer in preparing all FEMA files for submission annually, keeping extra copies of everything.
    • Submit monthly statistics to Corps Officer for entering into TSA Stat System
    • Network with other helping agencies
    • Coordinate seasonal outreach with officers, staff and other agencies
    • Purge and store files annually
    • Refer clients to the Corps Officer in times of spiritual need

    Qualifications

    EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS:


    • High School Diploma and basic computer skills, including Microsoft Suite.
    • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation
    • A combination of training, education and experience equivalent to knowledge base as achieved by the above standard is acceptable and at the Corp Officer discretion


    EXPERIENCE / BACKGROUND:


    • Modern office procedures, methods, and practices relating to social services
    • Knowledge of E-mail use and functions


    PERSONAL QUALITIES:

     

    • Positive interpersonal relations skills

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