Reentry Employment Case Manager

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $35,000.00
Maximum: $40,000.00



Application Deadline:



1525 Newton Street Northwest
District of Columbia
United States


THRIVE DC provides meals, crisis assistance, employment training, and comprehensive support services to homeless and low-income men, women, and children in downtown Washington, DC. THRIVE DC”s mission is to provide a safe, stable, and welcoming environment in which a person can have his or her immediate needs met and be given the support, services, and opportunity need to reach his or her full potential.  

Job Title:                                Reentry Employment Case Manager

Immediate Supervisor:           Reentry/ Workforce Development Manager

Hours:                                    40 hours/week


(Required):     Bachelor’s degree in a social work or similar human services field. 2 or more years of related experience in a community-based, nonprofit setting. Positive communication and interpersonal skills; strong work ethic and ability to work as part of a team; enthusiasm, sense of humor, creativity, flexibility, and patience.  Ability to work in intense emotionally charged situations and to model constant patience and calm in a sometimes-chaotic environment. 


(Preferred):     3 or more years of direct social service experience preferably in the area of reentry ; knowledge of and experience with workforce development strategies; reentry and homeless services in DC; previous experience working in the area of workforce development, employment readiness with persons with serious and persistent mental illness. Crisis management, job development, reentry  mental health experience a plus. Proficiency in Spanish Language a plus

Key Responsibilities:             

  • Conduct outreach to clients to engage them in services that will  help them  obtain gainful employment after incarceration, particularly employment readiness related activities
  • Conduct intakes and assessments tor provide individual counseling and case management for individuals in our Workforce Development/reentry programs
  • Provide information and referrals to THRIVE DC clients and serve as their advocate in the community.
  • Design and facilitate groups in support of employment, education and other rehabilitation goals for THRIVE DC clients.
  • Provide support to trainees in THRIVE DC’s Real Opportunity Employment Training Program.
  • Coordinate and conduct employment readiness workshops for clients participating in Thrive DC Workforce Development activities.
  • Data entry into Workforce Development/Reentry databases


Additional Responsibilities:   


  • Maintain client records, including intakes and referral and outcome tracking, and help manage program supplies and track inventory.
  • Strengthen relationships with community service providers and employers to facilitate placements of clients into employment opportunities.
  • Work with fellow staff members to help develop new resources and programs for clients.
  • Deal with conflict in a manner that produces positive results and maintain a professional and confidential manner at all times.
  • Take initiative and work independently with little supervision.
  • Have the ability and willingness to do occasional physical labor including lifting, carrying, cleaning, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Competitive Benefit package

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish a plus

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

To join our team, please submit a resume, salary requirements and/or salary history, and detailed cover letter describing why you are interested in the position. Resumes submitted without cover letters will not be reviewed. No phone calls, please.