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BronxConnect Reentry Lead Case Manager – CASAC

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Urban Youth Alliance International | The Bronx, NY
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Urban Youth Alliance International


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Published 14 days ago

Salary

$41,000 - $47,000


Position Description:

BronxConnect Workforce and Reentry Case Managers are responsible for providing comprehensive case management services for those returning from New York City jails. The Workforce Case Manager is part of the BronxConnect Workforce and Reentry team.  He/she will work under the supervision of the Workforce and Reentry Manager to provide case management services, counseling, referrals to employment, housing, substance abuse services as well as any service client may need to help them stabilize, secure employment and avoid recidivism. The Case Manager is also responsible for maintaining client records, database, making and monitoring referrals for clients, conducting individual and group counseling, and interacting with the families of clients.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

As Lead Case Manager you will:

 •      Provide weekly supervision and case manager meetings.

•      Assume case load of the hardest to serve clients, and those needing therapeutic support 

•      Provide therapeutic counseling for individuals and/or group sessions to assist them in dealing with substance use and/or mental depression.

•      Ensure case managers update database tracking and client case notes in a timely manner.

•      Aid clients with health, employment, educational/vocational and housing goals.

•      Support Program Manager in implementing tiered program services to men and women coming home from city jail.

•      Initiate and maintain relationships with community resources and reentry resources.

•      Maintain relationship with NYS Division Parole, NYC Probation and NYCDOCS.

•      Work with Jails to Job/ Fedcap personnel to execute contract, secure services for clients, and promote positive living to reduce recidivism.


Knowledge and Skills Required:

·      Strong writing skills; competencies writing goal based/person progress notes evidenced by successful completion of writing sample

·      Must be computer literate with working knowledge of MS Office products

Qualifications:

•      Requires a valid NYS CASAC 

•      AA degree combined with exceptional experience. 

•      Minimum 3 years related experience in substance use treatment.

•      Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills. Bilingual a plus.

•      Experience working with returning citizens and persons impacted by the criminal justice system. 

Position Description:

BronxConnect Workforce and Reentry Case Managers are responsible for providing comprehensive case management services for those returning from New York City jails. The Workforce Case Manager is part of the…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 2-Year Degree Required

Benefits

Health, Dental, Vision, Vacation, Paid Personal and Paid Sick Days included in package.

Health, Dental, Vision, Vacation, Paid Personal and Paid Sick Days included in package.

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish Language a plus.

Spanish Language a plus.

How To Apply

Please email a resume and cover letter to the attention of Program Manager Felicia Lemons.

-No resumes will be considered unless accompanied by a cover letter.-

No phone calls will be taken.

COVER LETTER MUST INCLUDE DESIRED SALARY.

Please write a one paragraph description of your previous experience. Separately, write a letter as if you were writing to potential employer seeking to secure employment for our high risk youth. Please address all letters to Felicia Lemons, Program Manager

Send emails to jobs.uyai@gmail.com. No faxes please.

To familiarize yourself with our agency, please checkout our website at: BronxConnect.org

Please email a resume and cover letter to the attention of Program Manager Felicia Lemons.

-No resumes will be considered unless accompanied by a cover letter.-

No phone calls will be…

Location

The Bronx, NY
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