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Family Services Associate

Company: The Salvation Army USA Western Territory - Cascade
Location: Mcminnville
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionRecruiting Opportunity Closes: 04.03.2024
Hourly Wage: $14.20
Hours per Week: 20
Status: Non-Exempt / Part Time
Number of Positions: 1
Department: McMinnville Service Extension
Position Title: Family Service Associate

The Salvation Army 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.
Application Instructions:
Complete the online job application, upload a resume.
To apply online go to:
To apply in person go to 1950 NW Second St., McMinnville, OR 97128. Bring a resume and complete the job application provided to you. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Questions, contact Trisha Gallagher at or call (503) 472-1009. Ms. Gallagher is the sole point of contact for questions regarding this position.
Recruiting Accommodation Statement:
To obtain assistance with accommodations related to the American's with Disabilities Act (ADA) concerning your application process, please contact 1-888-887-6528 or , attention Eric Hansen or Sheila Jordan.
The Salvation Army will comply with all governmental orders and any contractual obligations relative to COVID-19 safety measures, including mandatory vaccination of staff, if required. The Salvation Army will consider requests for exemptions from any such requirements on either religious or medical grounds.
Education and Work Experience: High School diploma. Must have at least 6 months' office experience. Good written and verbal communication skills. Must work well with minimum supervision. Must be able to lift and move a minimum of 15 pounds.
Scope of Position:
Under the supervision of the DSP & Service Extension Director, participate in helping ensure clients receive assistance through The Salvation Army while protecting their confidentiality. Must also meet multiple deadlines as well as keep work areas in orderly, clean, and safe conditions as this area represents The Salvation Army.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Maintain Client confidentiality.
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • Maintain professionalism.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    Preform duties as assigned such as:

    • Answer phones and take detailed messages.
    • Make food boxes.
    • Keep Food Bank clean and orderly.
    • Assist in making holiday Food and Toy boxes.
    • Assist in meeting deadlines for monthly reports.
    • Assist in Holiday distribution.
    • Practice client confidentiality.
    • Interview clients to ensure they meet set guidelines.
    • Keep current files on all food bank/ social service clients.
    • Track in kind donations.
    • Ability to lift and move a minimum of 15 pounds.
    • Work with volunteers and community service workers to ensure efficient operations.

      Physical Requirements:
      Equipment used:

      • Business Phone System
      • Personal Computer and Workstation
      • All-in-One Printer/Copier/ Fax Machine
      • Hand Truck

        This position requires job related lifting loading and unloading. On occasions lifting may exceed 15 pounds and should be attempted safely using appropriate equipment and in accord with recommended procedure.
        Walk, bend, stoop, sit, stand for short/long periods of time, kneel, twist body, push, pull, lift and carry up to 15 pounds for short distances, have a sense of touch, reach, grasp with hands and fingers, climb stairs, hear, identify colors, have close vision, have finger dexterity, speak and read, also will include wearing plastic or rubber gloves, working with household cleaners, exposure to inside and outside temperate variations, exposure to dust and molds, and may require operation of company owned vehicles.
        Working Conditions:
        Regular and punctual attendance.
        This position requires that you work in an environment with frequent interruptions, multiple deadlines, and competing priorities. While in this position you may encounter situations involving frustration, antagonism, anxiety, and deadlines. The work involves a high degree of independence.
        The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a criminal history information check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered.
        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 to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army would attempt to satisfy requests if the accommodation needed is reasonable and no undue hardship will result.Qualifications
        EducationHigh School or Equivalent (required)
        ExperienceMust have at least 6 months' office experience. (required)

        Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: The Salvation Army USA Western Territory - Cascade, Portland , Family Services Associate, Other , Mcminnville, Oregon

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