Case Manager

Case Manager

Case Manager 150 150 a496881
My Brother's Keeper Transitional Housing
Published
June 11, 2024
Location
San Diego
Job Type
Contact Name (not public)
Antwone OQuinn
Main Phone
619-900-6998

Description

Are you looking for a dynamic organization that values your person and your talent. An organization that is passionate about ensuring foster youth successfully transition from dependance to independence.

My Brother’s Keeper is a new organization with plans for rapid expansion which will create many opportunities for career advancement.

Love, respect, and acceptance are a few of our strongest values.  We work as a team to faithfully serve and empower our youth. We strive for excellence and are committed to continuous improvement.

Your Future Team

Our San Diego office is seeking Case Managers for our THP-NMD program.  My Brother’s Keeper provides housing and supportive services for emancipated foster youth between the ages of 18-21.  Our program is client-centered, trauma-informed, and reflective of best practice standards in the field.

Your Impact

We serve youth ranging in age from 18-21, our multi-faceted approach ensures youth receive the guidance to support housing, employment, education, wellness, and other needs they may have for a successful transition. Our Case Workers are responsible for offering participants a safe and welcoming environment to support their transition to independence and self-sufficiency. This position will be responsible for providing crisis intervention, case management, on-site community engagement activities, and daily programming operations at various hours and days. This position will provide a strengths-based, individualized approach to assist our participants in reaching their personal goals and will be responsible for assuring maintenance of a safe, clean, and nurturing living environment for the residents.

Your Skills and Duties

  • Conduct client-screening interviews and assess service needs via phone and face to face interview
  • Assessment and case planning on each participant residing in scattered site apartments
  • Provide crisis intervention, situational and group counseling to residents and phone clients
  • Coordinate case planning with residents, clients and collaborating agencies
    Provide information and referrals to other community resources and services
  • Keep well-written, concise case notes to include all pertinent information for each participant using County and State mandated tracking systems
  • Maintain records and case files for all participants
  • Follow up on discharged/aftercare clients
  • Communicate effectively with Program Directors, co-workers, participants, families, and other service providers
  • Provide a secondary on-call option during specified times
  • Ensure residents maintain safe and adequate living environment in accordance with California Community Care Licensing standards
  • Work independently and as a team member to create innovative ways to meet contract goals and provide a high level of service that is engaging and meets the needs of the participants
  • Develop and maintain community outreach regarding the Transitional Housing Programs (THP+, and THPP-NMD) and Transitional Housing & Youth Development Department, including volunteers and local businesses

Education & Work Experience

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Bachelor’s degree in social science, psychology or a related field is required, Master's degree preferred
  • Experience working with young adults (ages 18-24) required
  • Familiar with the operations of a transitional living program
  • Experience with Independent Living Skills issues preferred
  • Basic computer knowledge and skills
  • Must be able to work as part of a team
  • Must be self-aware, flexible, adaptable and teachable
  • Valid CA Driver's License
  • Current CDL H6 print-out (must be dated within 30 days of application.)
  • Pass pre-employment drug testing
  • Criminal record clearance by being fingerprinted prior to reporting to work and signing a statement regarding criminal convictions
  • A physical exam and negative TB test results
  • Ability to adequately observe participants activities, enforce safety regulations and apply appropriate policies and procedures
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification required and must be from one of the following certifying organizations: American Red Cross, American Heart Association or American Safety & Health Institute

My Brother’s Keeper engages in value-based decision making to create the best possible outcomes for our stakeholders, including our employees.  We offer an excellent work environment and upward mobility.  If you find that we share the same values and you thrive in a collaborative, team-based environment then My Brother’s Keeper may be the right choice for you. You may be one step closer to making a difference in a child, family, and community’s life.

Compensation: $30.00 hour

How To Apply

Please send your resume to information@mbkhousing.org

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