Description We have a wonderful opportunity for a Case Manager in the Transitional Housing Program Plus (THP+) The Case Manager I for THP+ provides intensive case management services for emancipated former foster youth ages 18-25. Services provided center primarily around strengthening independent living skills and housing permanency along with career and education development.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Intake and assessment services. • Assist participants in finding and maintaining permanent housing. • Provide community based case management services to youth in program. • Assist youth in skill-building including independent living skills and parenting skills as applicable. • Assist youth with developing educational and vocational plans. • Assist youth with child care arrangements; have regular communication with child care providers and parenting instructors. • Provide referral assistance to legal services, health services, drug and alcohol services and mental health services. • Assist youth in developing and implementing an "Individualized Program Plan" to meet long-term housing and independent living needs. • Utilize community resources to meet needs of youth in the program. • Maintain statistical data and complete reports as appropriate. • Follow agency protocols and procedures regarding accounting and financial requests • Attend agency and other program meetings as appropriate. • Must be able to communicate effectively, get along with coworkers and management and deal effectively and professionally under pressure. • Monitor Clients housing conditions (residence) to ensure safety and/or cleanliness issues are addressed in a timely manner. • Ensure cleanliness and tidiness at THP+ office sites. Report maintenance issues to manager or Facilities Manager immediately. • Ensure that any BWC vehicles used are kept tidy and that any maintenance or safety issues are reported to the Facilities Manager immediately. • Regular attendance is a requirement of the position. • Work with outside agencies to ensure quality of care for youth and their children. • Participate in agency Program Quality Improvement Activities and Initiatives • Participate in agency Safety initiatives and proactively report safety issues to management immediately. • Other duties may be assigned.
Skills Bachelor's degree (B.A. B.S.) from four-year college or university (preferably in Behavioral Sciences); or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with culturally diverse youth required. Knowledge of foster care, juvenile justice and runaway and homeless youth required. Valid CA drivers license with access to a personal vehicle with current Ins. Fingerprinting, TB test & CPR/First Aid required.
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