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Community Services Agency Presentation and Checklist

Community Services Agency Presentation and Checklist

AET/508September 7, 2015 Evelin Hicks, Jodie Lopez, Lisa Olsen, Jodi Nearing, James Stephens Sr.Instructor: Elizabeth Franklin

Our MissionThe Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal ChristianChurch. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its missionis to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. ("The Salvation Army",2015)

Watch this short video for a brief overview of what we dohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYZdFwaA0KY (The Salvation Army, 2011)

Ways We HelpSupport for AdultsAdult RehabilitationVeterans Affairs ServicesPrison MinistriesElderly ServicesCombating Human TraffickingMissing Persons

Children and FamiliesHunger ReliefHousing and Homeless ServicesChristmas AssistanceYouth Camps & RecreationKroc Centers

International and Disaster ReliefWorld Service OfficeSponsorshipEmergency Disaster Services

("The Salvation Army",2015)

Elderly Services Resources OfferedThe Salvation Armys Elderly Services helps thousands of older adults every year by offering them a place to gather to share interests, develop new skills, and enjoy the company of their peers. (salvationarmyusa.org)The resources available vary by location and include:Caring Partners Adult Day Program provides respite to caregivers of the mentally or physically disabled so they can work or manage their responsibilities outside of caregiving. (salvationarmynorth.org)Cool Zones provides a place to stay cool during the hot summer months. (sandiego.salvationarmy.org)Education Services provides information on health and wellness, changes in Medi-Cal/MediCare, and assistance with better manipulating/utilizing available systemsFamily Literacy Program exists to improve literacy and life skills for individuals and families and embraces Adult Education. Space in the Program is limited, and admissions testing is required. (kroccenteratlanta.org)

Elderly Services Resources Offered Cont.HomeCare Program preserves the independence, dignity and quality of life for seniors who require help to stay in their own homes. (salvationarmy.org.nz)Hospice is provided 24/7 and includes inpatient and community care, bereavement support, counseling, spiritual care, equipment loan and education. (salvationarmy.org.nz)Independent Living Units provide one or two bedrooms units for the low-income elderly. (salvationarmy.org.nz)Nutrition Programs (sandiego.salvationarmy.org)Hot meal in a congregate settingTransportation to and from Meal deliveries to the home boundRecreational Activities such as Memory Enhancement Games, Arts & Crafts, Therapeutic Exercise, Drama and Music. (sandiego.salvationarmy.orgSenior Services Program provides help with practical needs and companionship for those in need. (salvationarmy.org.nz)

Adult Rehabilitation ServicesOfferedAdult Rehabilitation provides spiritual, social, and emotional assistance for men and women who have lost the ability to cope with their problems and provide for themselves. The Rehabilitation Centers offer: Clean and healthy living environment; Good food;Work therapy; Group and individual therapy;Physical and spiritual care to re-enter society and return to gainful employment; andAn opportunity to reunite with their families and resume a normal life

("The Salvation Army",2015).

Harbor Light CentersHarbor Light Centers brings hope to those who have fallen captive to substance abuse. Each center provides:Detoxification servicesResidential treatmentTransitional housingOutpatient treatment

Salvation Army Harbor Light Offers Support Without Discrimination as this video is testimony tohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flku_NjPHYQ (The Salvation Army, 2013)

(The Salvation Army, 2015)

Christmas AssistanceThe traditional red kettle is an integral part of the Christmas scene, with millions of dollars donated each year to aid needy families, seniors, and the homelessDonations and financial assistance provide:Christmas dinnersClothingToys for families in needVolunteers distribute gifts to shut-ins in hospitals and nursing homes, and shelters are open for sit-down dinners. Many families receive aid over a period of months after the Christmas season, as well as people struggling with difficult family, emotional, or employment problems.Holiday assistance programs are administered locally

("The Salvation Army",2015).

Online Red Kettle$2.1 million was raised for programs supported by Online Red Kettle funds to help provide:toys, clothes, gifts, meals and hope at Christmastime to over 4,000,000 in need joys of summer camp to over 200,000 children in need for the first timewarm beds to over 10,000,000 homeless families and childrendonations to over 1,200 family stores to fund programs for adults in need of physical and spiritual rehabilitation and mentoringdisaster relief funds to help disaster victims rebuild their lives one day at a time (The Salvation Army, 2015)Lets Sing Along to the Red Kettle Songhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18t0EUVdeLw (The Salvation Army, 2014)

Family StoresWhen you donate goods to The Salvation Army, those goods are then sold through Salvation Army Family Stores.When visiting these businesses, you are shopping, saving money and helping others in your community.What Your purchase does:Helps Recycle goods to recycle livesHelps others less fortunate in your communityHelps save you moneyServes families from all walks of lifeProvides value to the communities it serves(The Salvation Army Family Stores",2015)

Family Stores CONT.Most Common Items DonatedClothingFurnitureVehiclesHousehold GoodsAppliances

Items Not AcceptedCribs/car seatsUsed mattressesBox springsSleeper sofas

Methods of DonatingPick Up Service 1-800-SA-TruckDrop Off BinsCommunity Centerswww.Donatesalvatoinarmyusa.org

("The Salvation Army Family Stores",2015)Watch about the Family Storeshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqUvlkJPMkI (The Salvation Army 2010)

Family Stores Cont.The proceeds from Salvation Army Thrift Stores are used to fund Adult Rehabilitation Centers. These centers help people with addiction find help, hope, and a second chance at life. These proceeds:Fund Adult Rehabilitation CentersGo directly to charitable workProvide thousands of employment opportunities ("Doing The Most Good",2015)

Items that dont sell due to stains, rips, and wear are sent to:Recycling market and are made into other products such as upholstery stuffingSent to other countries to serve the poor and suffering on a global scale. (Giving hope today, 2015).

Community Care MinistriesPurpose:To raise awareness and vision for ministry by presenting opportunities for service that demonstrates the Love of Christ. To motivate, mobilize and train volunteers to carry out Christs commission to care for those in need. To be ministries that respond to the changing needs in our communities. Objectives:Provides regular and seasonal visitation to hospitals, nursing homes, institutions and private homes in the community.To provide comfort, cheer, and when possible, material assistance to those in need. This ministry also provides the hope of Jesus Christ.This ministry is provided through individuals and organized groups.

("The Salvation Army",2015)

Community Care Ministries cont.Membership:Men & women, Salvationist and non Salvationist volunteers who are at least 14 years of age. (Young people 6-14, may become Junior Community Care Ministries Members). Those involved should have a willingness to serve in whatever capacity needed.CCM worker should possess a genuine Christian experience and a sincere personal faith.The non-salvationist volunteer must exhibit a love and compassion for people. (The Salvation Army 2015)

Watch this video for a brief overviewhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxR1zQS8UDI&feature=player_detailpage (The Salvation Army 2013)


\OneDrive\Documents\University of Phoenix\AET 508\Wk 3\PPT\Checklist.docxThis checklist can be used by volunteers watching the presentation to guide their remarks

ReferencesThe salvation army.(2015).Retrieved from http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/mission-statementThe Salvation Army (2011,November9). What is the salvation army [Video file]. Retrieved from You Tube website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYZdFwaA0KYThe salvation army.(2015).Retrieved from http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/ways-we-helpThe salvation army.(2015).Retrieved from http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/christmas-assistancen/ways-we-helpThe Salvation Army (2014,November26). Salvation Army Bell (red kettle song)- Camille & Haley [Video file]. Retrieved from You Tube website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18t0EUVdeLw

References Cont.The Salvation Army.(2015).Retrieved from http://easternusa.salvationarmy.org/use/salvation-army-storesThe Salvation Army (2010,December13). Salvation Army Commercial.mov [Video file]. Retrieved from You Tube website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqUvlkJPMkISalvationarmy.org. Retrieved fromhttp://kroccenteratlanta.org/programs/family-literacy (kroccenteratlanta.org)http://salvationarmynorth.org/community-pages/adult-day-program (salvationarmynorth.org)http://www.salvationarmy.org.nz/need-assistance/seniors (salvationarmy.org.nz)

References Cont.Salvationarmy.org. Retrieved fromhttp://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/elderly-services (salvationarmyusa.org)http://www.sandiego.salvationarmy.org/sierra_del_mar/senior_services (sandiego.salvationarmy.org)The Salvation Army (2013,October9). Salvation Army Harbor Light Offers Support Without Discrimination [Video file]. Retrieved from You Tube website: https://www.youtube.