Human Service Organization Analysis

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Characteristics and Environments of a Human Service Organization Ashley L. Butler BSHS 461 January 27, 2014 Timothy Wong Hale Kipa The local organization chosen is Hale Kipa (which in Hawaiian means house of friendliness (Kipa, 2013)) is a program that offers a chance and setting that support and inspire teens, their relatives and communities to understand their capability and public obligation. Established in 1970, Hale Kipa was formed by a group of apprehensive civilians troubled by the increasing number of runaway teens. Thus began a shelter for adolescents in need. Over the last 40 years, the range of services provided by the program has since grown in both numbers and the amount of programs that Hale Kipa has. Over the years…show more content…
Planned giving is done through a bequest from estate planning, cash, personal property, annuities, life insurance, and trust. All money given to the foundation is tax deductible. The organization distributes money throughout the program where it is needed. Financial reports are completed quarterly and yearly for management. Audits are performed yearly to ensure procedures are followed with each insurance company. Donations and funding provided comes with specific criteria and how they should be…show more content…
A wise human service professional, manager, and case worker will think globally but act locally by taking into consideration the political, economic, social, and technological trends (Lewis, Packard, & Lewis, (2007e), p. 26). Hale Kipa goes beyond current trends to ensure the functions of the organization are up-to-date. In conclusion Hale Kipa has the characteristics of a traditional organizational structure. Profit or non-profit organizations need a budget to function and to continue to deliver services to their targeted population. Hale Kipa is a human service organization that is designed specifically to provide services to Oahu’s Youth. Hale Kipa management strategy contains critical components such as planning, designing, developing human resources, supervising, managing finances, monitoring, and evaluating. These components provide flexibility and help the organization to adapt and develop future strategies and plans which establishes longevity in the field. Works Cited Kipa, H. (2013). Hale Kipa. Retrieved January 28, 2014, from Lewis, J.A., Packard, T., & Lewis, M.D. (2007e). Management of human service programs (4th ed.). Mason, OH: Cengage Learning. Retrieved from University of Phoenix, BSHS462—Building Community in Organizations course

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