Follow Up Case Manager - ISY


Job Type

Full Time

Published:

04/13/2018

Address

300 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn
New York
11205
United States

Description

Position: Follow Up Case Manager - ISY

Program/Department: In-School Youth (ISY) Program

Reports to: ISY Program Coordinator

Hours: Full Time

Position Summary

Brooklyn Community Services is one of Brooklyn’s first and largest non-sectarian social services agencies. BCS, which presently serves more than 10,000 individuals annually, is committed to a broad and diverse range of services including education and child care; services to strengthen families; and services to foster self sufficiency for adults.

Funded through the federal Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA), the In-School Youth (ISY) program provides year-round services to high school juniors and seniors who meet certain eligibility requirements. ISY programs help participants graduate from high school, pursue college education, and develop career goals. Services Include: Guidance and Counseling, Paid Internship Opportunities, Tutoring, College Preparation and Out-of-City College Trips, Project-Based Leadership Activities, Sports, Arts, Technology, and Recreation Activities, Individualized Service Strategies (ISS) and Career Planning Assistance. All In-School Youth program participants are guaranteed a paid work experience over the summer.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide holistic and comprehensive case management services to all Follow-up participants including: goal setting, weekly outreach, counseling services, mentoring, advocacy and referrals.
  • Write monthly case notes of follow-up participants; including all services provided within that month.
  • Make sure each follow-up participant is enrolled in one of the following milestones: Post-Secondary Education, Unsubsidized employment, Military, Qualified Apprenticeship, or Advanced Training.
  • Collect milestone documentation every 3 months for DYCD outcome submission.
  • Input milestone notes and information into the DYCD Capricorn system.
  • Meet with participants on an individual basis throughout the contract term regularly to discuss goals and progress.
  • Maintain Follow up participant files of your caseload up to date.
  • Monitor participants during internships, and collect weekly timesheets to enter participants work hours in the YEPS database for the summer, and Capricorn database throughout the school year.
  • Monitor HS seniors participants academic progress to ensure they obtain HS credential by June 30, 2018
  • Complete WIOA exit interview forms by August 19, 2018
  • Help with the recruitment of 35 juniors attending 2 High Schools in Brooklyn by September 30th, 2018
  • Foster a strong working relationship with school guidance counselors, teachers, and other school stakeholders.
  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings and/or trainings.
  • Engage participants in after-school activities and conduct outreach for inactive participants.
  • Meet deadlines established by Program Coordinator and DYCD.
  • Meet with program director regularly to discuss updates and progress of caseload.
  • Supervise youth during drop in hours, college visits and school trips, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by Program Coordinator.

 Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required. Experience and demonstrated skill in working with youth required. Strong case management and job development experience. Excellent organizational, written, and communication skills. Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective. Willingness to be creative, take initiative, and work as an integral part of a team.’

Benefits

Medical insurance, voluntary dental and vision insurance; 23 accrued vacation days and 12 sick days, life insurance coverage paid by employer, pre-tax commuter benefits, 403b retirement plan as well as training and professional development opportunities.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

sfischler@wearebcs.org

Email Resume and Cover Letter to:

Stacey Fischler, Program Director

sfischler@wearebcs.org


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