Responsible for assessing client needs, abilities, and strengths. The Director will facilitate development of client case plans and monitoring to determine progress both individually and as a program. The Director will network with other agencies to identify and collaborate with resource development and delivery. As a holistic approach, the spiritual needs of clients are addressed through church referrals and invitations to all Salvation Army programs, worship services and Bible studies.
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 this position. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.
Supervision of Others: Supervision of Shelter Attendant Lead, Outreach Caseworker, and Pantry workers, and meal program staff.
The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for this position.
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, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Travel: Occasional trainings and/or seminars may be required, including (but rare) out of town and overnight travel.
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.
The duties of this job will be primarily performed indoors under normal room temperatures. The noise level will generally be low to moderate.
At times the duties will involve working around individuals having infectious and/or communicable diseases.