555 Cole Street
Huckleberry Youth Programs is seeking someone with a strong commitment to the well-being of youth and social justice to assist us in our mission to educate, inspire, and support under-served youth to develop healthy life choices, to maximize their potential, and to realize their dreams. Since 1967, we have accomplished this by providing San Francisco and Marin youth and their families with a network of services and opportunities by caring peers and adults. Watch our story!
The Behavioral Health Case Manager is a member of the client services team at the Huckleberry Youth Health Center. This position provides engagement, assessment and intervention services including case management and supportive services for youth aged 12-24.
The Behavioral Health Case Manager will provide:
- Provide engagement and assessment for youth who access the HYHC and Cole Street Youth Clinic.
- Provide screenings for youth to determine their service and mental health needs in coordination with the medical team.
- Provide short-term interventions and ongoing case management services which include: Crisis intervention, assessment and service planning, community advocacy, brokerage and coordination of resources, referrals and linkage support and other life skills training and support.
- Build and maintain contact with other service providers (internal and external) to assist in developing a robust referral network, outreach about case management services and ensure that clients’ needs are met as seamlessly as possible.
- Keep abreast of current research and curriculum in adolescent and behavioral health issues and serve as a resource in the community and agency for adolescent and behavioral health trends and the needs and best practices for serving Transition Aged Youth.
We’re looking for someone with the following experience and qualities:
- Experience working with youth that are underserved, marginalized, and/or high-risk with complicated trauma histories
- Experience providing case management services with high-risk and at-risk youth
- Experience working in an adolescent clinic or other health setting
- Experience working within a youth development and/or harm reduction framework
- Must be highly organized, creative, innovative and open to new concepts
- Able to handle competing demands and prioritize tasks while focusing on the needs and experiences of youth
For a detailed job description see our website.
We’re a great place to work! We offer excellent benefits and value work-life balance.
- Medical coverage—100% employer paid for employee and 50% employer paid for dependents
- Dental Coverage—100% employer paid for employee and 50% employer paid for dependents
- Life Insurance—Employer paid
- 16 Vacation days in the 1st year of employment
- 12 Personal Necessity days
- 6 Paid Holidays
We’re a diverse organization and we value diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
Huckleberry Youth Programs is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing equal opportunity to its employees and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race; color; ethnic background; religion; gender; gender identity or expression; sexual orientation; national origin; ancestry; age; marital status; pregnancy, childbirth, or other related medical condition; disability, including HIV-related conditions; or status as a covered veteran. This policy applies to every aspect of employment, including but not limited to: hiring, advancement, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, compensation, benefits, training and working conditions.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Minimum Education Required