Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
Community Service Worker Assists individuals and families through emotional support advocacy and guidance in developing and using their own potential to more adequately meet their social, health, emotional and economic needs. Determines eligibility for service to meet client needs and refers cases requiring a professional social work assessment to department social workers. Links clients to needed social services. Maintains effective liaison and cooperates with other centers/agencies in developing and using their cooperation to more adequately meet their social, health, emotional and economic needs. Maintains effective liaison and cooperates with other centers/agencies in developing and implementing effective problem solving plans for individuals and families. Develops, plans, and leads groups of a less complex nature in response to community and client need, in consultation with center’s social workers. Assists social workers in coordinating departmental services to community social agencies, hospitals, schools and other resources. Promotes public awareness of organizational activities and provides public education activities to community and individual clients of a less complex nature. Provides general information and referral services to clients. Completes case records, statistical data and monthly reports as well as other written documentation