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Position Title

    Lead Case Manager - New Ground Everett

Description

    The Case Manager provides comprehensive case management and career guidance
    services to homeless youth in the Transitional Living Program (TLP). The Case
    Manager will be part of a team delivering support services and temporary housing
    to young people moving towards self-sufficiency.

Responsibilities

    A. Program Delivery
        1. Provide ongoing career guidance and educational counseling.
        2. Identify educational resources and job training programs.
        3. Coordinate a life skills class for residents each month.
        4. Help locate resources for financial aid.
        5. Assist in gaining access to on-going healthcare.
        6. Assist in providing access to transportation for youth attending school, job
        interviews, appointments, etc.
        7. Coordinate delivery of resident's case management in all areas of education,
        employment, personal and health needs.
        8. Supervise the live-in Resident Manager.
        9. Facilitate the growth of the site’s staff team of Resident Manager and
        Weekend Relief.
        10. Ensure that Resident Responsibilities in their Housing Contract are followed.
        11. Attend bi-weekly TLP meetings.
        12. Other duties as assigned.

    B. Clinical Tasks
        1. Conduct participant intake and assessments.
        2. Assist in the development of Individualized Living Plans.
        3. Keep accurate, up-to-date participant records and collect data on resident
        progress toward goals.
        4. Complete monthly and/or quarterly program reports.
        5. Provide participant follow-up and aftercare services for 6 months to those
        leaving the program and moving into permanent housing.
        6. Participate in agency or professional group seminars, trainings, and
        conferences to increase professional knowledge.

    C. Advocacy
        1. Develop referral network of specialized service providers.
        2. Working with other case managers, local government, schools, and some
        area employers to develop jobs and mentoring opportunities for program
        participants.
        3. Work with community volunteers to develop new program resources and
        career options for participants.
        4. Work with Program Manager to do client advocacy and systems advocacy on
        behalf of homeless youth and families.

Required Skills and Qualifications

    A. Education and Experience
        1. Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling or Bachelor's Degree plus five
        years of experience.
        2. Experience working with abused and/or homeless youth preferred.
        3. Experience in youth education and employment programs preferred.
        4. Education or experience in cultural competency.

    B. Knowledge, Skills and Ability
        1. Ability to work as part of a team.
        2. Must have own transportation available with necessary insurance.
        3. Employees and volunteers who operate their own or Friends of Youth vehicles
        on Friends of Youth business must have a safe driving record as defined by
        Friends of Youth. Employees and volunteers who operate their own vehicle(s)
        on Friends of Youth business must carry auto liability insurance that complies
        with the requirements of Friends of Youth.
        4. Knowledge of relevant COA standards and participation in a Performance and
        Quality Improvement process.
        5. Must demonstrate sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences and
        a commitment to the value of cultural competency.

Hours

    40 hours / week

Salary

    $20 - 21 / hour DOE

Reports to

    Transitional Living Program Manager

Location

    Everett

Application Deadline

    Open until filled

Contact

    Send cover letter and resume to Leah Rankin at leah@friendsofyouth.org

Job Posting Date

    4/12/18
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