The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Intake Worker - Wichita KS area

    Job Locations US-KS-Wichita
    Job ID
    2018-8497
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Social Services
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    To assess individuals/families for services.  Supervise the residents who are living in the facility. 1st shift.

    Responsibilities

    • Pre-screening homeless individuals/families that are in need of a long term, transitional program
    • Provide linkages with appropriate agencies/community resources
    • Completion of intake procedures (paperwork, facility tour, providing supplies, etc.)
    • Completion of daily, weekly, monthly paperwork in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Supervision of the facility and the residents.  Responsible for maintaining the safety of the group and ensuring compliance with house rules and program policies.
    • Assisting residents in the following areas:  Crisis stabilization, developing problem solving skills, appropriate parenting behavior, and independent living skills development.
    • Responsible for snack and meal preparation.
    • Participate in staff trainings (Blood Borne Pathogens, Safe From Harm, First Aid, etc.).
    • Ensure the safety of the residents and the facility.
    • As part of The Salvation Army, comply with all confidentiality laws applying to social services
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor and/or Director.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS:

    • High school graduate (or G.E.D.) required. 
    • Prefer at least 2 years of college in social services field

    EXPERIENCE / BACKGROUND:

    • Direct experience in Social Services (volunteer or paid position)
    • Ability to work with a diverse population


    PERSONAL QUALITIES:

    • Good communication skills (oral and written)
    • Possess emotional maturity, honesty and flexibility
    • Good organizational skills
    • Supportive of administrative and program objectives

     

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