Case Worker-Emergency Financial Assistance

Sarasota, FL 1701 S Tuttle Ave. 34239, 1701 S Tuttle Ave, Sarasota, Florida, United States of America Req #14094
Monday, February 12, 2024

Location: Sarasota County Area Command – Sarasota County, FL

Position Type: Full Time – Monday to Friday – 8am to 4pm

Pay Range: $20.30

About this opportunity:

Monitors caseload of clients participating in an Emergency Financial Assistance program. The Case Worker is responsible for administering emergency financial assistance through a variety of resources under the direction of the Director of Social Services.

Key responsibilities:

  • Serves as an advocate for client in order to acquire services that will prevent further crisis prevention services.
  • Conducts pre-screen phone interviews to determine initial eligibility for program enrollment based on the established guidelines and requirements.
  • Meets with clients to discuss need and complete required paperwork; Collects and reviews all necessary documents from EFA clients either via email or in-person.
  • Ensures completion of client application to determine eligibility and establish the needs.
  • May perform work at one or more locations to meet with clients based on the approved meeting schedule set forth by the Director of Social Services.

 

What we are looking for in you:

  • Two years of college coursework from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Behavioral Science, or a related field, AND
  • Two years experience working in a social or public service environment with experience assisting the public,OR
  • any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) 5-10% of work time.

Duties are usually performed seated.  Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.

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.

 

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Why work for us?

The Salvation Army offers a broad range of career opportunities, particularly targeted toward those motivated by our mission, to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

The Salvation Army strives to do the “Most Good” for its employees by offering a greater sense of purpose in the work performed, by training and mentoring employees and by offering competitive compensation and benefit plans.  Whether employed as a truck driver, administrative support team member or the director of a program, our employees understand at the core of their work is the opportunity to be an integral part of an organization that is Doing the Most Good.

Five values at the heart of everything we do…We are…

  • Passionate
  • Compassionate
  • Uplifting
  • Brave
  • Trustworthy

Additional Information:

All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree 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

Other details

  • Job Family FL-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Social Services
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $20.30
  • Required Education Associate Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • Sarasota, FL 1701 S Tuttle Ave. 34239, 1701 S Tuttle Ave, Sarasota, Florida, United States of America