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Please see job summaries and qualifications below.

 

Evangeline's house assistant program manager (full time)

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 to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

SCOPE OF POSITION:

Assist the Program Manager as needed.  Provide temporary shelter, care, compassion, meals, and supervision for up to six Washington State Foster Care youth (10-17 years) and emerging adults (18-20 years) in emergency placement situations for a maximum of 30 days while awaiting placement.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • 21 years of age

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work or a related field

    • five years of successful related experience (need High school diploma or GED)

  • One or more years of supervisory experience, preferred

  • Education may be substituted for some experience

  • Proficient in typing, organizing and filing

  • Have some working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other software

  • Self-motivated and work with a minimum of supervision

  • Maintain confidentiality with personal information

  • Preferably have knowledge/experience of customer service, social services and local resources

  • Valid Driver’s License with clear driving record

  • Successfully complete TSA Driver Training

  • HIPAA Training

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills

  • Effectively work with a diverse population in a team environment

  • Annual Mandated Reporter training

  • Have or obtain a First Aid/CPR card

  • Have or obtain training on Bloodborne Pathogens

  • Have a negative TB test every two years

  • Pass a Criminal Background Check

  • Pass a DSHS Background Check

  • Produce a recent negative TB test

  • Have or take de-escalation and restraint training

  • Food Handlers permit

  • HIPAA Training

  • Capable of auditory and visual supervision; verbally and physically interact with children in care

  • Possess skills/abilities to successfully work with the challenging behaviors of youth in care

  • Effective communication and problem-solving skills

  • High personal standards of cleanliness and thoroughness

  • Be available to be on-call to cover other shifts during the week; some Holidays

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with preparing monthly staff meeting & trainings

  • Participation in lead/management meetings

  • Ability to manage employees and youth successfully within the program’s structure

  • Able to communicate effectively with professional agencies and administration

  • Prepare and manage an annual budget

  • Compile Evangeline’s House monthly statistics as directed

    • Manage Program Operations Specialists with Program Manager

    • Assist in development/revisions of program and practices

    • Serve as agency’s public awareness representative along with Program Manager

    • Attend lead meetings

    • Prepare and present disciplinary actions when needed

    • Fill in for staff when necessary; provide relief for staff breaks when necessary

    • Oversee staff schedules, timesheet procedures and breaks

    • Keep Background Check Log

    • Keep track of and maintain records of trainings and certificates for staff.

    • Ensure all required and appropriate paperwork is filed

  • Contribute to a positive morale in the program

  • Develop positive, professional relationships with coworkers

  • Support new employees/volunteers by explaining the program and policies and procedures

  • Follow and ensure compliance of all Child Safety policies and procedures

  • Ensure HIPAA, WAC guidelines, contract, licensing and local policy and procedure compliance

  • Model appropriate social and interpersonal behaviors for youth

  • Comply with youth disciplinary guidelines

  • Properly implement behavior management (de-escalation and restraint)

  • Assist in planning activities and participating when necessary

    • Manage youth transportation needs; HEART Program, school bus schedule and off site needs

    • Accompany youth to school and appointments as needed (driving, riding or walking)

  • Ensure the safety of all children in care

  • Administer medications to youth and document daily

  • Complete intake and discharge paperwork, when needed

  • Communicate (and document) with caseworkers and other agencies regarding youth in care

  • Ensure repair and supply requests are communicated as required

  • Conduct and/or oversee monthly fire drills; report written results to the Program Manage
  • Maintain facility security by ensuring windows and doors are locked; report any security concern
  • Clean the facility and do laundry when needed
  • Assist with snow removal when necessary
  • Work different shifts on occasion

  • All other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on an intermittent or continuous basis

  • Grasp, push, pull, objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, carts, doors, and reach overhead

  • Operate a telephone

  • Operate a desktop computer

  • Access and produce information from a computer

  • Understand written information

 

Custodian (1 Full time and 1 part time)

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 to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

SCOPE OF POSITION: Works within the routine job description, tailored to specific program needs. Responsible to supervise other employees and/or volunteers only as directed by supervisor. Requires skills or experience working with people. Ability to work with minimal supervision and as directed. High personal standards of cleanliness, thoroughness, and attention to detail. Physical ability to satisfactorily complete all tasks in an efficient manner. Must be able to work effectively within the environment of people in crisis. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:  

  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check. 
  • Must possess identification documents sufficient for hiring as required by the Department of Homeland Security. 
  • Previous janitorial or maintenance experience. 
  • Must have physical ability to lift 40 pounds, and the physical ability to satisfactorily complete all tasks in an efficient manner. 
  • Must be able to readily communicate problems verbally or in writing to immediate supervisor

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Adhere to daily check list for cleaning and maintenance of both buildings and grounds as determined by seasons and event schedules 
  • Daily sweeping and mopping of all common areas, offices, lobby, etc. 
  • Vacuum all office spaces and hallways as needed
  • Dust and straighten furnishings as needed 
  • Empty trash receptacles in meeting rooms, warehouse, food bank, offices, labs, break-rooms and restrooms 
  • Clean all restrooms, break-rooms, and Practice Kitchen walls, floors, fixtures and surfaces daily. Stock paper products and soap dispensers 
  • Weekly window cleaning in all spaces of both buildings
  • Keep supplies adequately stocked in the Emergency Family Shelter and Sally’s House janitorial closet. Assist the shelter staff with the proper methods, chemicals and techniques for building custodial duties
  • Assist Shelter staff in maintaining building security and safety
  • Keep building exterior patrolled for trash, cleanliness and repair problems 
  • Report all graffiti, repair problems or hazardous conditions to the Property and Maintenance Coordinator promptly 
  • Perform snow removal and apply de-ice products as needed during working hours. 
  • Strip, wax or burnish ceramic and VCT tiled areas as directed on a periodic basis. 
  • Replace burned out light bulbs as necessary in both buildings.  
  • Operate all necessary cleaning equipment, hand tools and apparatus to perform custodial duties. 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Property and Maintenance Coordinator, Business Administrator, or Commanding Office
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  
  • Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on an intermittent or continuous basis 
  • Ability to grasp, push, pull, objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, carts, doors, and reach overhead
    Ability to operate varied maintenance equipment (floor care, snow blower, lawn care equipment) 
  • Ability to operate a telephone and other office equipment 
  • Ability to access and produce information from a computer 
  • Ability to understand written information 
  • Ability to lift up to 40lbs on a regular basis
  • Ability to sweep, clean, shovel snow, and perform other janitorial tasks as needed 

 

 

Sally's House Child Caregivers (Full Time, Part time and Extra On-Call Positions)

Caregivers working in Sally's House are caring for children in emergency situations for children 2 to 12 years of age that are removed from their home due to abuse, neglect, abandonment or criminal activity. They provide a caring, safe and loving home for up to 20 children at one time.  

Candidates should be at least 21 years of age. Minimum of 12 Months of paid/volunteer experience caring for or supervising children. Must have a high school diploma or GED.  Additional education in the field is preferred. Must be able to successfully pass a DSHS and Salvation Army criminal history background check.

.Evangeline's House Assistant Program Manager