Hsm 240 Goals and Objectives

Goals and Objectives
Demetrius Wren
HSM 240 Public Policy Services in Human Services

Goals and Objectives of the Salvation Army

Due to the fact that many human service organizations and programs are receiving funding from either public or private sources, producing results that can be measured is necessary. In order to produce these results successfully, organizations need to set in place their goals and objectives. One of the main purposes for human resource organizations is to help the well being of people in the community, therefore having a clear and defined set of goals and objectives is necessary in order to be relevant and successful. The success and significance of the Salvation Army is proven by their longevity being one of the oldest human service organizations circa 1865. Not only does the Salvation Army explain its goals and objectives clearly, they also have a proven track record of results that are favorable throughout the world. The Salvation Army is widely recognized and respected throughout the human service industry and the world. Their goal is to “assist those who are homeless, abused or disadvantaged in pursuit of its goals: serving the most people, meeting the most needs and doing the most good”. They are also well known for their disaster relief services, youth services, soup kitchen, senior services, rehabilitation services, emergency services and a slew of other programs to help the community. The Salvation Army has set a purpose and is very effective at continuing to be a relevant force in the human service community.

The Salvation Army is a global organization established in 1865 with the same mission; preaching the gospel and meeting the human needs without discrimination. The objectives of the organization is the advancement of the Christian religion… of education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objects beneficial to society or the community of mankind as a whole. The goals that they have set are long term; as...