Caseworker
American Red Cross - Dayton, OH

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The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
The American Red Cross is the foremost volunteer emergency service organization in the United States with more than 590 chapters nationwide.

We are currently seeking a Caseworker to work in our Dayton, OH Location in our Family living Center for our Supportive Housing Program. This program assists homeless families leaving our shelter to permanent housing..
This position will typically work Monday through Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm, but also needs to have the ability to work some weekends and evenings as the needs arise.

The Caseworker coordinates assigned casework services for clients and their families. Acts as a liaison between client/family, Red Cross and external agencies/organizations to ensure necessary assistance is provided promptly and effectively.

Some of the duties will be
• Assisting families in finding resources for permanent housing after they leave the Family Living Center homeless shelter
• Assisting families to find counseling services

Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor degree in Sociology, Social Work, Psychology or related field or combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background.

Experience: Minimum 1 year of casework experience in a social service or related environment.

Management Experience: N/A

Skills and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Collects and researches data. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Manages difficult or emotional client situations. Responds to requests for service and assistance. Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Works with integrity and ethically; maintains confidentiality.

Other: Intermediate level proficiency with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Travel: May involve field work.

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at:

www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=30172

The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that offers employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.

Qualifications:
Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor degree in Sociology, Social Work, Psychology or related field or combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background.

Experience: Minimum 1 year of casework experience in a social service or related environment.

Management Experience: N/A

Skills and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Collects and researches data. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Manages difficult or emotional client situations. Responds to requests for service and assistance. Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Works with integrity and ethically; maintains confidentiality.

Other: Intermediate level proficiency with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Travel: May involve field work.

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