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Strengthening Families Together Case Manager

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Strengthening Families Together Project (SFTP) Case Manager is a full-time, exempt position with benefits who will provide intensive, therapeutic case management services to families experiencing challenges with housing, financial security and/or mental health issues.

SFTP is based on the Five Preventive (Proactive) Factors for Strengthening Families (adopted from the Center for the Study of Social Policy’s Strengthening Families Project) framework: (1) Parental Resilience, (2) Social Connections, (3) Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development, (4) Concrete Support in Times of Need, (5) Social Emotional Competence of Children

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct intake and baseline assessments
  • Conduct benefits screening
  • Conduct brief therapy and crisis intervention services to provide a bridge and linkage to longer term therapeutic supports if needed
  • Assist families with completing and submitting social service benefit applications
  • Individualized service plan (ISP) development
  • Comprehensive information and referral services to housing, financial literacy, and mental health supports
  • Tracking program participant service utilization and outcome data
  • Making and tracking referrals (internal and external) for specialized services
  • Conduct Parent Workshops
  • Coordinate Financial Literacy Workshops
  • Advocacy for families
  • Assist with housing relocation, eviction prevention, housing search, landlord liaison activities, financial coaching, and housing counseling.
  • Link to housing service providers and coaches

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work, human services, or related fields
  • Have case management experience and experience with brief therapy or task-centered counseling
  • Must demonstrate a genuine passion for community organizing, community youth development, and working with populations often denied access to vital human services due to social or economic barriers
  • Must be skilled and passionate about developing and implementing intensive case management systems and processes
  • Must have excellent organizational, management, and interpersonal skills, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills and team building skills
  • Must be able to utilize planning time effectively and consistently produce top quality results
  • Must be an excellent problem-solver who can balance multiple tasks and responsibilities
  • Must complete at least twenty hours of professional development training per year
  • Must attend all required staff meetings and trainings
  • Skilled or trained in motivational interviewing, a plus
  • Ability to supervise graduate student interns in social work, counseling, or related fields, a plus

Strengthening Families Together Project (SFTP) Case Manager is a full-time, exempt position with benefits who will provide intensive, therapeutic case management services to families experiencing challenges with housing, financial…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

Health insurance, dental insurance, 401(k) match, paid sick and vacation time

Health insurance, dental insurance, 401(k) match, paid sick and vacation time

Location

On-site
105 Spring Street, Cambridge, MA 02141

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@eastendhouse.org.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@eastendhouse.org.

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