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:
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.
And more . . .
B.A. B.S. (preferably in Behavioral Sciences); or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must be punctual, efficient and organized; effective and professional under pressure.
Ability to balance excellent client care with meeting deadlines and ensuring positive program goals and outcomes.
Experience providing services to clients of various racial, ethnic, socioeconomic backgrounds or sexual identity who are overrepresented in homeless populations as well as working in different cultural environments.
An understanding of humility and respect for working with homeless youth and families. Excellent communication skills.
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