Youth Services Case Manager

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $36,000
Maximum: $38,000

Published

10/26/2018

Address

Brooklyn
NY
United States

Description

Position Title: Youth Services Case Manager

Direct Supervisor: Director of Case Management


The Center for Community Alternatives (CCA) is a leader in the field of community-based alternatives to incarceration. Our mission is to promote reintegrative justice and a reduced reliance on incarceration through advocacy, services and public policy development in pursuit of civil and human rights.

CCA is seeking a qualified youth development profession to work directly with a small caseload of court-involved youth. The Youth Services Case Manager will join a dynamic team of youth development professionals committed to helping young people meet their court mandates, prevent further court involvement and achieve their educational and career goals. Services include one-on-one counseling sessions, support groups, afterschool activities, education advocacy, referrals to community-based organizations and family engagement.

 Duties and Responsibilities:   

·        Build positive, strengths-based relationships with youth, their families and communities

·        Conduct intake interviews and needs assessments with youth participants

·        Collaborate with participants to develop and execute service plans; establish goals and actions based on participants’ strengths, interests and areas of growth

·        Conduct weekly individual sessions with participants; support program participants’ progress on the implementation of their service plans

·        Monitor and document participants’ school engagement, program attendance and curfew

·        Conduct toxicology screenings to monitor substance usage

·        Perform fieldwork including home and school visits, escorting participants to appointments and conducting outreach

·        Work with Court Advocacy team to prepare regular updates to the courts and other supervising agencies

·        Participate in weekly team meetings and conference participant cases with supervisor

·        Maintains accurate record keeping via case files and designated computer database

·        Participate in ongoing professional development and training opportunities

·        Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and Youth Services management team

Qualifications:

·        Bachelor’s Degree in social work, education or youth development preferred

·        Minimum 2 years professional experience working with justice-involved youth preferred

·        Knowledge and strong interest in juvenile justice issues and positive youth development practices

·        Ability to navigate multiple service delivery systems and agencies

·        Strong written and oral communication and group facilitation skills

·        Strong interpersonal and teambuilding skills

·        Bilingual a plus

Benefits

Paid Vacation and Sick Time

11 paid holidays

Medical and Dental Insurance

Medical and Dependent Care Pre-Tax Flexible Spending

403(b) Retirement Plan

Life Insurance and Supplement Life Insurance

NYS Disability Insurance

Employee Referral Bonus

Employee Assistance Program

Direct Deposit

Transportation Savings program (NYC) 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

lrinaldi@communityalternatives.org

Please send application materials including a cover letter and resume to Laurel Rinaldi lrinaldi@communityalternatives.org


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