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CASE MANAGER/SOCIAL WORKER

The Site Coordinator/Case Manager is a 35-hour per week, year round, and full time exempt position with LAUNCH of Philadelphia. The Site Coordinator position is a school-based position with field responsibilities under the direct supervision of Point of Contact within the LAUNCH ELECT Administrative Team under the general supervision of the Senior Director for ELECT/Social Service Division of LAUNCH of Philadelphia. In addition, the Site Coordinator reports to the principal in the assigned school site.

The Site Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all contracted program services and LAUNCH requirements into a seamless delivery system.

JOB PURPOSE:

The purpose of the Site Coordinator position is to support the students that are pregnant and parenting and serves as a team member for the overall ELECT division and helps to coordinate resources.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

·      Managing recruitment, outreach and enrollment processes for    

            expectant and/or parenting youth

·      Implementing the contracted services for each participant: quarterly

            home visits (at minimum), four service hours per month (at minimum),

            developing individual student plans, individualized bi-weekly case

            management

·      Completing weekly case management entry

·      Utilizing different databases to access student attendance and grade

            point averages

·      Assist in identifying child care services/providers

·      Making social service referrals, and following-up on outcomes

·      Evaluating all students’ academic information and obtaining needed

            services to help students meet goals and accumulate credits for

            graduation.

·      Identifying additional service providers and developing referral

relationships

·      Knowledge of city systems and/or services including; Family Court,

            DHS, County Assistance Office, CCIS, WIC, Truancy Court

·      Addressing issues and facilitating skill-building around parenting

            issues, communications skills, employability, and responsible

            fatherhood.

·      Working closely with teachers, roster office, counselors, families,

     community resources, and higher-level institutions to achieve program      

     goals for students.

·      Accessing Homebound Instruction and coordinating homework collection/delivery during extended absences.

·      Implementing Family Strengthening Curriculum (parenting education workshop series)

·      Facilitating group workshops on topics of parenting and life skills

·      Coordinating with SDP or CISP designated workshop providers (topics include: health and nutrition, family planning, substance prevention, violence prevention, job skills, vocational and college information, and fatherhood information and skills).

·      Coordinating field trips and community activities.

·      Assist with summer and post-high school job/educational placements

·      Attend required professional developments, trainings, meetings and events

·      Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

·      Experience working with adolescents or programs within schools

·      Knowledge of the County Assistance Programs and community resources

·      Case management experience

·      Excellent oral and written communication skills

·      Engaging presentation facilitation and public speaking skills

·      Excellent organizational skills

·      Familiarity with web-based data collection systems and basic software

 applications (including Excel)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·      Completion of a bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university in Social Work (preferred),

·      Psychology, Human Services.

·      Three to five years work experience in Case Management.

·      Must work effectively with all levels of staff and management.

The Site Coordinator/Case Manager is a 35-hour per week, year round, and full time exempt position with LAUNCH of Philadelphia. The Site Coordinator position is a school-based position with field responsibilities under the direct…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    October 11, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Compensation

USD 40,000 - USD 40,000
Grant funded, non-negotiable

Benefits

Medical (AETNA) – 1st of the month following 60 days of employment; ; Vision, Dental, STD, LTD;  PTO Time (comprised of vacation, sick and personal)

Medical (AETNA) – 1st of the month following 60 days of employment; ; Vision, Dental, STD, LTD;  PTO Time (comprised of vacation, sick and personal)

Location

On-site
5407 Grays Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143, USA

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