Social Services Assistant
The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Social Services Assistant for the Bryan Corps, located in Bryan, Texas.
Assists the Lead Social Services Worker in providing social service assistance to eligible clients in the following areas: food, lodging, clothing, furniture, and financial assistance; interviews clients to determine need and eligibility to receive services; prepares accurate and complete client records; provides food pantry and clothing closet assistance to clients.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of effective and efficient methods for organizing and maintaining records and ability to perform the same. Skill in Microsoft Word and Excel applications with the ability to effectively create and maintain Spreadsheets. Ability to interview clients in order to evaluate and serve their needs. Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with the public and community agencies. Ability to prepare accurate and complete client records, reports and statistics. Ability to cultivate and maintain effective relationships with a diverse group of people and remain sensitive to their concerns. Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or G.E.D. and No prior experience required, Or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Certifications: Valid State Drivers License (Preferred)
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write and communicate the English language effectively. Ability to perform mathematical calculations. Ability to type and keypunch information into a computer. Ability to sort and file documents alphabetically and numerically. Ability to operate various general office equipment including a telephone, computer and adding machine. Duties are usually performed seated. Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking. Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light to heavy objects (up to 50 lbs.). Working Conditions: Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.
All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.
We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!
- Job Family TX-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Social Services
- Pay Type Hourly
- Bryan, TX 2506 Cavitt Ave 77801, 2506 Cavitt Ave, Bryan, Texas, United States of America