The Case Manager reports to the Program Manager and is responsible for providing services and engaging youth in program by performing the following duties:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide individual, face to face case management to 40-45 ILP youth focusing on five fundamental components: Permanence and Connection for Independence, Education, Employment, Youth Development and Housing.
Coordinate outreach with social workers for youth age 14-15 informing them of “Early ILP” services available
Collaborate with DFCS staff, Career Development Unit, Educational Services Unit, DFCS ILP, Social Workers, Juvenile Probation Officers, adult supporters and other stakeholders working with ILP youth
Design, create, and collect information for monthly calendar and newsletter.
Attend required agency and stakeholder meetings.
Bachelor’s Degree (BA) from four-year college or university plus 2-4 years of comparable work experience.
Experience working with foster care system, probation and/or transition age youth required.
Experience working with culturally diverse youth required.
Knowledge of local Child Welfare and Juvenile Probation policies, procedures and governing legislation preferred, but not required.
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.
For consideration, send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.