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Post Date: Jul 15, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 7/26/2021
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - California - Long Beach
Job Reference: 9701
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Join our team and make a difference in people’s lives! 

We're looking for an Intensive Case Manager (ICM) for the Long Beach, CA area!

Our Philosophy

LifeSTEPS is committed to build thriving communities by empowering individuals and families through supportive housing and services. The STEP in LifeSTEPS stands for “Skills Training and Educational Programs” and is the heart of our mission. We believe community development is built “One STEP at a time.” Our vision is that every person served by LifeSTEPS will be empowered with the skills, resources, and support to maintain stable housing and break the cycle of poverty. Our founders believe that building affordable housing is only the first step. It is also essential to provide meaningful programs that empower people to move forward in their lives.

About us

LifeSTEPS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. It was founded in 1996 and currently has over 300 partnered affordable housing properties all over the state of California. We serve several regions from Sacramento, Bay Area, South Bay, Central Valley, LA Valley, Desert, and LA South Region. We work with 90,000 residents all over the state and we’re on a mission to provide effective educational and supportive services to maximize the strengths of individuals and build resilient communities.

About the Position

The Intensive Case Manager (ICM), under the direction of the Project Manager, is expected to provide assistance and aids individuals and families requiring assistance from the organization.

Core Duties (but not limited to) Intensive Case Manager

Promote and live out the LifeSTEPS workplace values of integrity, innovation, empowerment, respect, and personal growth in tandem with the oz principals.
Assess participants to identify needs such as personal and family adjustments, finances, employment, food, clothing, housing, and physical and mental impairments to determine nature and degree of assistance.
Promote, coordinate and tailor services to meet identified needs.
Must be physically at each assigned property as scheduled and spend the required contracted hours at each assigned property per month.
Assist participants individually, with family, or in other small groups regarding plans for meeting needs; aid participant to mobilize inner capacities and environmental resources to improve social and economic functioning.
Advocate and refer participants to community resources, human services, and other organizations as needed.
Identify the need for and assist in the development of auxiliary services to facilitate bringing applicants into job-ready status.
Instruct applicants in resume writing, job search, and interviewing techniques.
Compile records and prepare reports.
Complete all administrative assignments including timely data entry in multiple databases.
Review service plan and perform follow-ups to determine quantity and quality of services provided participants and status of participant cases.
Access and record participant and community resource information.
Secure supplementary information such as employment, medical records, or school reports as needed.
Study and assess strengths and weaknesses of existing resources.

Job Specifics:

Official Job Title: Intensive Case Manager
Job classification: Non-Exempt, 40 hours per week 
Job Location: Long Beach, CA

Education and/or Experience and/or License Certification:

Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or related field.
Two (2) years of experience in a similar environment providing social services, specifically working with homeless and formerly homeless populations.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for the degree.
Valid California Driving License and reliable, insured transportation required

Our Benefits

In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in the lives of those we serve, all employees will receive the following benefits:

Competitive pay based on skill and experience
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Leave
Employee Assistance Program
LifeSTEPS Perks Program
Benefit eligible employees working 30 hours per week or more will also receive:

Medical, Dental Vision, and Life Insurance
401(k) plan
Identity Theft Program
Pet Insurance
Paid Time Off

Contact Details
Name: Heather Ramirez-Kotey
Address: 3247 RAMOS CIR
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 95827
Country: United States
Ph: 9169650110240
Email: Heather@LifeSTEPSusa.org