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Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator

Company: Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo
Location: Oak Creek
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator in Oak Creek, Wisconsin | Careers at WUM - Oak Creek Corps Skip Branding Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator in Oak Creek, Wisconsin | Careers at WUM - Oak Creek Corps Skip to Main Content Please Enable Cookies to Continue Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the personalized features of this site, including the ability to apply for a job. Welcome page Returning Candidate? Log back in! Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator Job Locations US-WI-Oak Creek Job ID 2021-17719 # of Openings 1 Category Officer Support Type Regular Full-Time Overview Collaborates with the Emergency Assistance Specialist to provide basic support and guidance to clients seeking assistance with emergency needs. Works under Corps Officers/Corps leadership to coordinate volunteers and community outreach events for the Corps. Who we are: Our Mission: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Our message is based on the Bible. Our ministry is motivated by the love of God. Our mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human need in His name without discrimination. Why work for us? The Salvation Army's brand promises to Do the Most Good -and it's our employees that help us get there. At every level, you can have a real impact on your community through the work done inside our walls every day. We are as impassioned about our employees as we are about our mission to help anyone in need without discrimination. Our culture reflects this quality, which makes our offices a seriously great place to work. Just walk inside our doors and you'll quickly see that our employees are proud to support programs that make a difference. The Salvation Army recognizes that peace of mind is important to employees and their families. Because of this, we offer : Competitive Salary Flexible schedules and a casual dress environment Generous paid time off benefits (vacation, sick time, personal time, and 11 paid holidays) Tuition reimbursement Employee Assistance Program, providing 24/7 support, resources, and referrals to help you in your work and personal life Insurance benefits: excellent health, and dental, life, disability Discounts available for Pet Insurance, auto, and home insurance Responsibilities About the role: This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of the position. Other job related responsibilities and tasks may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Social Services/Pathway of Hope Identify and assist clients appropriate for and desiring long term case management through Pathway of Hope. Listen and assess for other needs such as emotional and/or spiritual support and connect with Salvation Army and other community resources. Provide informational materials as needed. Oversees and coordinates the organization and daily operation of the Food Pantry program. Dispenses food orders during weekly distribution hours and in emergency situations. Drives as necessary to pick up food donations. Develop and use working knowledge of community services and housing resources etc. to provide appropriate case management/referrals; provide referrals to other community resources as appropriate to access additional resources for clients to assist clients with their case plans and goal attainment Document all client meetings, encounters, and transactions, as well as enter specific information into Client Management System assuring that accurate and timely records, reports, and statistics are maintained. Participate fully with Pathway of Hope team activities locally and divisionally. Volunteers Develop and implement a system to actively recruit, screen, place and train volunteers within the various Corps programs following guidelines set by the Division and the Central Territory. Oversee and monitor the performance of volunteers to ensure they are supported in their roles, and have the tools needed to accomplish the assigned task. Serves as a Safe from Harm trainer and works with department heads and program leaders to ensure compliance with Divisional and Central Territory volunteer policies. Special Events Coordinate Community outreach events for the Corps and families, including quarterly family fun nights, education classes, Back to School back packs, Food Drives, Angel Tree, Adopt a Family, and Toy Shop. Oversees event set up and publicity, receipt and processing of donations, distribution process, reports and follow up, etc. Collaborate with the Youth Development Coordinator to promote Corps activities and Camp opportunities. Qualifications What we are looking for in you: Education: Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in a related field. Certifications: Valid Wisconsin Driver's License with clearance to drive from The Salvation Army's insurance carrier. Must obtain the Territorial Caseworker Certification within one year of hire Experience: Two years experience working within a social services agency or social work field; administrative support experience preferred. Or - Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities Skills: Ability to learn and apply principles and practices of social work and case management techniques relevant to the services offered Professional boundaries and ethics for social service employees Ability to relate to people, be non-judgmental in approach, and allow clients their right to self-determination while treating them with dignity and respect Demonstrate good interpersonal skills Recordkeeping principles and practices; correct business English, including spelling, grammar, and punctuation Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing Ability to operate basic office equipment. Able to operate computer and office software Must be able to work independently and with other staff members Be able to handle multiple demands with good time management skills Supervisory Responsibility: N/A Physical Requirements: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Travel: Regular local travel, primarily in the Southside service area, to pick up donations. Occasional out of town and/or overnight travel for conferences or seminars. Working Conditions: Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Much of this job is performed indoors in normal room temperature conditions. When the duties require being outdoors, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. At times the duties will involve working with individuals having infectious and/or communicable diseases. All employees recognize that 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. Options Apply for this job online Apply Share Email this job to a friend Refer Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Share on your newsfeed Loading... Application FAQs Software Powered by iCIMS

Keywords: Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo, Vail , Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator, Other , Oak Creek, Colorado

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