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Vocational Case Manager

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Project Renewal
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New York, NY
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Published 28 days ago

Title:                 Vocational Case Manager

Program:          Third Street and Kenton Hall


Overall Responsibilities:

The Vocational Case Manager will provide comprehensive case management services to pre-employment clients located at the Third Street and Kenton Hall homeless shelters for men (located around the corner from each other). He/she will provide direct support to the Vocational Counselor and will directly assist clients with acquiring all documents, services, and material items needed to obtain employment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Vocational Specialist include but are not limited to the following activities: 

  • Assisting with the assessment of client vocational skills, strengths, and barriers to employment.
  • Helping clients obtain documentation for employment including valid I-9 documents, diplomas, licenses, credentials, and certificates.
  • Ensuring clients have working phone number with appropriate voicemail message and professional email address.
  • Referring clients as needed to obtain business attire, haircuts, and other services related to personal hygiene and professional appearance.
  • Assisting clients with obtaining rap sheets, certificates of relief from disabilities, and other documents needed for employment.
  • Educating clients how employment will impact their benefits and referring clients to Entitlement Specialists for further assistance with benefits and budgeting.
  • Helping clients gather information regarding their work history.
  • Monitoring weekly attendance and performance for internship and training programs.
  • Facilitating group workshops as needed.
  • Communicating with shelter staff about clients’ progress and collaborating to assist with employment goals.
  • Entering accurate and timely client information, progress, and documentation into required databases and case records.
  • Participating in various staff meetings at Next Step, Third Street, and Kenton Hall.
  • Supervising clients during work shifts for internship and training programs

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Must have at least 1 year of experience in case management, vocational counseling or workforce development serving special populations including adults with histories of homelessness, substance use, criminal backgrounds, and/or serious mental illness 
  • Knowledge of public benefits and entitlements is strongly preferred
  • Excellent communication and computer skills are a must

To apply: submit your resume with a cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org

Title:                 Vocational Case Manager

Program:          Third Street and Kenton Hall


Overall Responsibilities:

The Vocational Case Manager will provide comprehensive case management services to pre-employment clients located at the Third Street and…

Details at a Glance

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

Benefits

We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); FSAs (health care, dependent care & commuter expenses); Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Generous Paid Vacation, Personal Days, Sick and Holidays

We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); FSAs (health care, dependent care &…

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

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