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Social Services/Corps Program Assistant

Company: The Salvation Army - SW Division
Location: Avondale
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

*LOCATION: *Estrella Mountain Corps - Avondale, AZ*STATUS: *FT 30 hours/week*MISSION STATEMENT: *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.The Salvation Army Estrella Mountain Corps in Avondale, AZ is looking to fill a Social Services/Corps Program Assistant position. The successful candidate for this position will have previous social service experience, have good verbal and written communication skills and possess or develop team player skills. This position is benefit eligible and comes with vacation, sick, health, vision, life insurance, free membership and more.The Social Service/Corps Program Assistant will interview, evaluate, document and provide assistance to clients. This position will maintain current files on all clients and prepare and submit all required reports regarding our client services. This person will be responsible for stocking and maintaining the food pantry, scheduling volunteer drives and planning and executing community events/outreach. Other duties for this position will include planning and coordinating summer youth programs, Christmas program and the Kettle program.*QUALIFICATIONS: ** At least 21 years of age* High school diploma or GED equivalent* 6 months to a year of social service experience preferred* Must be able to communicate both written and verbally* Must have a flexible schedule* Must possess sufficient vocabulary and typing skills to perform clerical duties* Must possess or develop team player skills* Deal with general public in a patient, flexible yet stern, professional manner* Must have a pleasant phone voice and be able to receive and relay messages in a timely and efficient manner* Valid Arizona driver's license with clean motor vehicle record*PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: *Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is reasonable and no undue hardship would result.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and reach with hands and arms on a continuous basis. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must have the ability to operate telephone, a desktop or laptop computer, as well as the ability to access and produce information from a computer, and to understand written information.Job Type: Full-timePay: $15.00 per hourBenefits:* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Employee discount* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceWork Location: One location

Keywords: The Salvation Army - SW Division, Avondale , Social Services/Corps Program Assistant, Other , Avondale, Arizona

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