Case Manager – Safe Parking Program, New Beginnings Counseling Center. 40 hours per week/full-time, exempt Case Manager position. Program provides overnight safe parking for individuals and families who live in their vehicles; case management and rapid re-housing assistance to help the homeless return to living in traditional and permanent housing; employment preparation and coaching; and street outreach to the more chronically homeless.
Responsibilities and tasks include a wide range of case management activities working with the homeless population – primarily with adults – including shared oversight and management of the Safe Parking Program and its lot monitoring activities; case management tasks helping the homeless secure housing and look for available housing/rental units, coordinating housing with landlords, connecting the homeless with community resources and government and health benefits, and developing case plans with clients in order to help them stabilize and resume healthy functioning; resume preparation, job coaching and connection to employment opportunities; food distribution and connection to resources during street outreach activities; collection of data and shared responsibility for tracking outcomes and program performance measures; community advocacy and participation in collaborative task force activities; presenting and providing information to community members and organizations about the program; working with the media; and coordinating with inter-agency programs and activities.
The ideal candidate has experience providing case management activities to the homeless population and embraces a Housing First approach to helping homeless individuals and families stabilize and return to permanent and traditional housing. The position requires that the case manager be an emphatic and compassionate listener with solid boundaries. The case manager must have a demonstrated ability to multi-task, coordinate community-wide activities, collaborate with partner agencies, delegate tasks, implement grant/programmatic activities, and manage staff. Experience with HMIS preferred and/or a solid demonstrated ability to use complex software and Microsoft Excel for data collection and reporting. The position requires initiative, resourcefulness, and the ability to be self-directed and work autonomously. Masters degree in psychology, social work, or counseling preferred but not required, however, this is not a clinical position. Bi-lingual a plus but not required.
Work hours are Monday – Friday, 9-5 although there will be some night time and weekend hours on occasion to attend community events and/or to manage any off-hour client crises that may arise. Case manager will share on-call responsibilities. Must have a working vehicle with liability insurance and pass a background check. Salary is $20 per hour with basic medical and dental benefits provided, as well as paid time off. Position begins asap.
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