Apr 29, 2024

Lead Case Manager

  • The Salvation Army
  • 1200 N B St, Sacramento, CA 95811, USA
  • $21.00 hourly
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Job description

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 for God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Under the direct supervision of the Emergency Shelter Supervisor, the purpose of this position is to supervise and manage case managers and all case management activities and programs geared to emergency shelter assistance, case management, and housing assistance services to homeless individuals.


  • Supervises all Case Managers at the Emergency Shelter.
  • Assigns and supervises daily work tasks to case managers.
  • Supervises the provision of case management and housing services to shelter clients.
  • Manages logs, reports, and client files of shelter clients.
  • Manages quality and quantity of client case management appointments.
  • Responsible for reviewing client’s information, inputting and creating HMIS reports for all shelter contracts.
  • Manages records and prepares monthly reports with the Social Services Administrative Assistant.
  • Develops and maintains a community referral list for the Emergency Shelter including community resources, organizations, agencies and the continuum of care as needed.
  • Lead the coordination with TSA Case Managers, and Sacramento Step Forward (SFF) Navigators to ensure all clients have a V-SPDAT and are “Document Ready”.
  • Establishes and maintains a housing referral system for clients, including landlords, rental agencies, management companies, local and regional housing authorities.
  • Ensures that Case Managers meet with clients at least twice a month, depending on contract requirements.
  • Ensures the implementation of case management standards as required by all funding sources including: Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA), Department of Human Assistance (DHA), and Veteran’s Administration (VA).
  • Advises client individually, or in other small groups regarding plans for meeting needs, and aids client to mobilize inner capacities and environmental resources to improve social functioning.
  • Helps client to modify attitudes and patterns of behavior by increasing understanding of self, personal problems, and client's part in creating them.
  • Refers clients to community resources and other organizations.
  • Drives customer clients to appointments, events, and workshops.
  • Compiles records and prepares reports. Creates and maintains client files.
  • Accesses and records client and community resource information.
  • Develops and conduct periodic workshops and/or one-on-one session for clients and potential clients on housing and related issues.
  • Develops and strengthens collaborative relationships with housing specialists, supervisor and case managers.
  • Ensures that Case Managers maintain accurate and confidential case records on each client served.
  • Tracks and reviews HMIS and Bridges client data.
  • Attends trainings as required by The Salvation Army.
  • Completes and submits reports and paperwork in a timely fashion as designated by the Supervisor. Meets deadlines and department productivity demands.
  • Acts as role model within and outside the agency.
  • Maintains a positive respectful attitude.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • AA Degree; at least five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be familiar with the social services aspect of The Salvation Army.
  • Ability to respond in a professional manner to inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to track and present very accurate information
  • Must have good English written and verbal skills. Bi-lingual preferred (Spanish-other languages a plus.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with staff and clients.
  • Must have ability to empathize, communicate and work with a variety of people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive materials and information.
  • Ability to work independently and without daily immediate supervision.
  • Knowledge and experience with Word and Excel 2003 or 2007.
  • Knowledge and experience with Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) highly desirable.
  • Ability to drive a Salvation Army
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Complete The Salvation Army’s Decision Driving course training.
  • Authorize The Salvation Army to add name to DMV Pull Notice Program list for driving records.


  • Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on an intermittent or sometimes continuous basis
  • Ability to grasp, push, and/or pull objects
  • Ability to reach overhead
  • Ability to operate telephone
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to operate a computer
  • Ability to process written, visual, and/or verbal information
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment and tools PC, Fax Machine, Telephone, Calculator, Copier, Printer
  • Miscellaneous office equipment including but not limited to staplers, three-hole punch, etc.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $21.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to Relocate:

  • Sacramento, CA 95811: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person