Case Manager – Homeless Youth Services

EMPLOYER: The Opportunity Alliance

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Description:

The Opportunity Alliance is seeking a Case Manager to join the team in our Homeless Youth Services Department.

Homeless Youth Case Managers provide intensive case management services to youth and/or families in York and Cumberland counties who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness.  Case managers support youth and/or families in finding and obtaining stable housing while promoting safety and security.  Case Managers link youth and/or families to services and resources which meet their basic needs to support and stabilize the whole family.  Case Managers participate in program initiatives, attend team meetings, coordinate service teams for each youth and or/family, and complete documentation in a timely fashion.

This is a full-time, 40 hours/week position. Position requires a flexible work week including evenings. This position supports Cumberland and York Counties.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field required. LSW preferred. At least one year of relevant experience working in human services with families and children who have experienced mental health issues/trauma, substance use disorder and/or poverty required. Direct experience volunteering and or working with and for young people in advocacy, youth development, youth leadership and direct social services preferred. Ability to respond to crisis situations in the moment required. Ability to work independently and collaboratively required. Excellent organizational skills required. Ability to be flexible regarding scheduling, required. Demonstrated computer proficiency regarding data entry and recording. Must be able to meet physical requirements associated with family visitation, e.g. climb stairs, etc Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office and email is required. Contracts that have Rider D: Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background, child protective service check & sex offender check. Must not be on the state or federal suspension and disbarment list. Must be able to exert moderate physical effort with occasional standing, walking, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, typing and frequently lift and carry small children or material weighing up to 25 pounds. Driving may be necessary to attend meetings and trainings and for the occasional need to meet with clients offsite and within the program service area. This may include transportation of clients or driving to agency location to complete work. A good driving record is required.

How to Apply:

Contact: Izzy Diamond
Phone: (207) 553-5882

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: https://www.opportunityalliance.org/