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Case Manager

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Calvary Women's Services | Washington, DC
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Calvary Women's Services


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Published 17 days ago

March 2, 2020
February 28, 2020
$50,000 - $60,000

Description

The Case Manager works with the case management and program team to offer case management and personal support to women living in Calvary’s transitional housing programs and participating in the Calvary’s Rapid Rehousing program. The staff team works from a strengths-based model, offering resources to support women in achieving their goals for health, financial stability and independent living. The Case Manager works both on-site at the housing programs and off-site in the community in residents’ homes, at appointments with residents and at meetings. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with a caseload of 15 women; developing and reaching the goals outlined in personalized case plans
  • Engage women in on-site services including therapy, recovery meetings, medical care, education and employment services
  • Make referrals for community-based services; strengthen relations with other service providers in the city
  • Complete intake process for new residents
  • Maintain current and accurate hard-copy and electronic case files
  • Work one evening shift each week; on-call duties on rotation with other case managers
  • Ensure that Rapid Rehousing clients achieve the objectives of maintaining long-term housing, by complying with the terms of their lease agreement and have case plan that helps them achieve their desired level of self-sufficiency.
  • Mediate household, roommate, and/or landlord-tenant disputes that threaten housing stability.
  • Serve as point-of-contact for landlords and maintain positive landlord relationship.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Team player
  • Excellent active listening and crisis intervention skills
  • Proficient use of data collection tools to track client progress
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communications skills; proven ability to communicate with diverse audiences
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) required
  • Own transportation is required for trips out of the office
  • Must be willing to visit clients in their homes throughout DC, in any neighborhood
  • Experience with Rapid Rehousing model preferred

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field and three (3) years of case management experience.
  • Experience working with women and the issues of substance abuse, mental health, trauma and homelessness
  • Familiarity with transitional housing and other residential housing models
  • Preferred Requirements: Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field; LICSW, LPC or LMHC

ABOUT CALVARY WOMEN'S SERVICES

Calvary Women’s Services offers housing, health, education, and employment programs that empower homeless women in Washington, DC, to transform their lives. Calvary’s programs are designed for women who are survivors of violence and trauma, are living with mental illness, or are in recovery from substance abuse. Through personalized services and with peer support, each woman identifies and builds on her own strengths in order to meet her goals for safe housing, good health, and financial independence. With more than thirty years’ experience, we know our model works: every five days, a woman moves from Calvary into her own home with the skills and confidence she needs to succeed.

Calvary is currently engaged in program and organizational growth, focused on achieving our vision of ending homelessness for women in our community by moving aggressively in three strategic directions; increasing the affordable housing available to women, expanding opportunities for women to secure sustainable income, and becoming a leader in advocating with and for women in DC.

Description

The Case Manager works with the case management and program team to offer case management and personal support to women living in Calvary’s transitional housing programs and participating in the Calvary’s Rapid Rehousing…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Benefits

We offer great benefits including:

  • 100% of employee’s CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield medical insurance
  • Optional dental and/or vision insurance coverage
  • 100% of employee’s life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical, dependent care, and transportation reimbursable expenses
  • Portable life insurance
  • Aflac Supplemental Policies for Accidents, Hospitalizations and/or Cancer Protection
  • Generous vacation (beginning at 15 days), sick leave and holidays
  • Professional development funds for training and education

Benefits

We offer great benefits including:

  • 100% of employee’s CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield medical insurance
  • Optional dental and/or vision insurance coverage
  • 100% of…

How to Apply

To apply, please email at careers@calvaryservices.org with the name of the position in the subject line.

Applications should include a cover letter and resume.

To apply, please email at careers@calvaryservices.org with the name of the position in the subject line.

Applications should include a cover letter and resume.

Location

Ward 8, Anacostia, Washington, DC 20020

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