The Salvation Army - Southwest Division

Mesquite, NV

Program Assistant

Posted 11 days ago · Full time

Job Description

Location: The Salvation Army – Mesquite Status: FT Regular Supervisor: Service Center Coordinator 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. QUALIFICATIONS • Associate degree in Human Services, Public or Business Administration, or related discipline. Minimum one year of related experience may be substituted for degree requirements. • Experience working with agencies that serve vulnerable populations preferred. • Experience working with homeless and/or at-risk families preferred. • Bilingual (English – Spanish) preferred • Strong verbal and written communication skills. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, etc.) • Ability to communicate and work effectively with a diverse group of residents, staff and community partners. • Must have a valid Nevada driver's license with a clean motor vehicle record SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: The Program Assistant will assist the Case Manager and Service Center Coordinator in overseeing the day to day operations and administration of all grants. They will also assist with assurance of grant reporting compliance which includes conducting file reviews. The Program Assistant will create and/or maintain spreadsheets for tracking grant spending, outcomes, and statistics. Will also assist Service Center Coordinator with grant renewals and new grant submissions. Will also be responsible for maintaining client database and referrals for services and generate reports. Program Assistant will complete accurate and timely data entry into HMIS system. Must attend all scheduled team meetings and trainings. Other duties may be assigned by direct supervisor as it relates to the position of Program Assistant. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 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 in order to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is reasonable and no undue hardship would result. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and reach with hands and arms on a continuous basis. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to focus. The employee must have the ability to operate a telephone, desktop or laptop computer, as well as the ability to access and produce information from a computer, and to understand written information.

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