The Salvation Army - Southwest Division
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at The Salvation Army - Southwest Division
Pay: from $17/hour
Job Status: Full Time,Contract/Temporary
Categories: Non-Profit/Social Services, Healthcare - Behavioral/Mental Health, Healthcare - ALL CATEGORIES
- Conduct comprehensive assessments of potential program participants to determine financial impact of Covid-19 Pandemic.
- Develop Individualized Housing and Service Plans for each participant using the comprehensive assessment.
- Develop and maintain files related to programs, properties, and general matters, according to Salvation Army guidelines.
- Determine and recommend to supervisor the level of financial assistance for eligible participants.
- Establish individualized case management plans with families most at-risk for entering the homeless system due to Covid-19 financial hardship and provide those families with supportive services to stabilize their housing.
- Provide case management services including, but not limited to: ongoing case management to families following housing stabilization to ensure success, providing appropriate resources, tools, and counseling to assist participants during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
- Prepare requests for financial assistance and submit all required documentation to supervisor for approval.
- Interface with landlords whenever necessary to acquire necessary signatures and documentation or advocate for participants.
- Facilitate payment agreements with landlords.
- Manage and track financial assistance funds without overspending.
- Collaborate with other departments and agency programs to ensure program goals are being met while upholding the agency mission.
- Submit monthly narrative, statistical, and grant reports; other reports as required.
- Make follow up contacts to participants to determine client’s ongoing need.
Skill / Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field.
- Experience working with clients in crisis and the strong ability to effectively resolve and cope with immediate crisis situations.
- Knowledge of community resources, particularly for low income individuals, available in the Clark County service area.
- Excellent knowledge of and ability to use current Microsoft software computer programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and the internet
- Excellent interpersonal, telephone and communication skills, both written and verbal
- Excellent detail, organization and file management skills
- Demonstrated dependability, maturity, and initiative; must be able to maintain program/guest/agency confidentiality and treat everyone with dignity and respect. Ability to work alone and as a part of a team.
- Ability to maintain a self-motivated and self-directed schedule, address multiple projects in a timely manner and take projects from beginning through completion
- Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances
- Knowledge of the Homeless Management Information System.
- Bilingual is preferred.
- Must possess a valid Nevada driver’s license and pass a motor vehicle record check.
- Reliable transportation.