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Case Manager - (Seasonal) (F/T)

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Bethesda Project
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Philadelphia, PA

Bethesda Project


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Published 11 days ago

December 7, 2020
$17./hr.

Are you looking for the opportunity to use your skills and experience to help those who are in need? Bethesda Project has a great opportunity for you to use those skills to impact the lives of our shelter guests and to be family to those who have none.
  • NOTE: This is a temporary full-time opportunity for the winter season (December 2020 - March 2021). However, there is potential for ongoing placement at the end of the season.
  • Ideal candidates must be available to work a 1PM - 9PM shift.

Bethesda Project provides emergency shelter and social service supports to chronically homeless individuals with histories of drug and alcohol addiction and/or mental health issues. The Case Manager is responsible for interacting with guests of the Shelter Program assessing their needs while making appropriate referrals. In addition, the Case Manager works closely with the Program Coordinator and Shelter Staff to ensure that the guests are safe and are making healthy choices.

Reports to: Program Coordinator

General Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Program Coordinator in identifying individuals who would be appropriate for the Program; conduct shelter intake interviews with potential candidates; meet with Program Coordinator and Shelter Staff, both informally and formally, to discuss and identify guests who are in need of case management services; interact with the guests to learn about their needs while developing trusting relationships.
  • Keep accurate hard copy files as necessary and maintain an online case file for each guest including:  care plan, activity notes, emergency contact sheet, completed assessments, and other necessary documentation.
  •  Identify outside services and make appropriate referrals based on resident needs; accompany guests and residents to critical appointments as needed; initiate referrals to drug and alcohol, mental health, medical, and housing providers; assist guests to maintain important relationships; serve as an advocate between guests and their service providers; assist guests and residents in acquiring needed entitlements such as Social Security, SSI, DPA, VA benefits, and health insurance.
  • Assist guests during times of crisis, anxiety, apprehension or confusion, offering appropriate aid and support.

Skill/Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited 4-year institution in Human Services, Counseling, Social Work or related field; required.
  •  At least one year of direct service experience to the homeless and /or mentally ill, and a strong understanding of homelessness, substance abuse and mental health issues, preferred.
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Excellent writing, organization and communication skills.
  • Team oriented disposition.
Are you looking for the opportunity to use your skills and experience to help those who are in need? Bethesda Project has a great opportunity for you to use those skills to impact the lives of our shelter guests and to be family to those who have…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Temporary
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

F/T Benefits Package, Paid time-off, 403(b), and more!

F/T Benefits Package, Paid time-off, 403(b), and more!

Location

1630 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146

How to Apply

Please apply and submit your resume and salary requirements (Word or PDF Format only) via our website: Click Here to Apply .

Applicants offered employment will undergo a Criminal History Report, reference and background checks.

We regret that we are unable to personally acknowledge receipt of employment inquiries due to the large number of submissions that we receive. No phone calls, please.

Thank you for your interest in Bethesda Project.

Bethesda Project is a non-profit human services provider that has been serving the Philadelphia community for over 40 years. Bethesda Project is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to workplace diversity. We offer competitive wages, benefits, and a 403(b) plan.

EEO/M/F/D/V

Please apply and submit your resume and salary requirements (Word or PDF Format only) via our website: Click Here to Apply .

Applicants offered employment will undergo a Criminal…

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