Search

Job

Part-Time Case Manager (18 hours)

Posted by
New
|
Published 20 days ago

POSITION SUMMARY: The Coalition Houses Part-Time Case Manager provides direct services to the clients/residents of Coalition Houses including, but not limited to, case management, advocacy and assistance in obtaining and retaining public benefits and entitlements, education/job skills, seeking employment, individual counseling, conflict mediation, support in achieving and maintaining independent living, access to health care, mental health, and substance use/dependence services. The Part-Time Case Manager assists in ensuring effective service delivery and reports directly to the Residential Housing Program Director. S/he will be expected to function outside of the office in the population of Coalition Houses tenants in meeting their needs when required. The Part-Time Case Manager will perform job duties consistent with the mission and goals of the Coalition for the Homeless and the terms of the contractual agreement with the DHS and other relevant agencies.

Absent an exemption required by law, each Coalition for the Homeless employee is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 

QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in a human services or health discipline preferred. Prior case/care management experience, especially in a supportive housing program, and experience working directly with homeless persons, individuals with mental illness, and/or individuals with histories of substance use is strongly desired. The individual should be resourceful and a creative problem-solver. S/he should possess a strong interest in providing support and collaboration towards client-centered goals. S/he must have the ability to function effectively independently and in the context of a team setting.

 * Work location is Upper West Side in Manhattan in 10024 zip code. Preferred work schedule: Tues 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Wed 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, and Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (note there may be some flexibility to adjust scheduling at hire, provided it fits the needs of the program). 

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Part-time Case Manager shall:

1.    Assist clients in remaining housed by: helping clients obtain or maintain a permanent source of income to pay rent (i.e., Section 8, other benefits/subsidy, employment, etc.); guiding clients in transition from homelessness to housing; and informing client/tenant as to the responsibilities as a member of the community in Coalition Houses;

2.    Assist clients in setting and achieving personal goals (including employment, education, treatment, contact with family, financial stability, socialization, etc.);

3.    Provide clients with the necessary assistance to obtain and retain all appropriate public benefits and entitlements, and provide escort and advocacy services, as necessary, to ensure same;

4.    Develop and maintain working knowledge of and regular contact with health care, social services, and legal systems and agencies to ensure clients access to, referral and placement in all such services, such as mental health, substance use/dependence treatment;

5.    Alert Residential Housing Program Director (or the Deputy Executive Director for Programs in the former’s absence) regarding client emergencies and other immediate needs and assist in efforts to promptly deliver proper services;


6.    Support clients in the maintenance of apartments, household budgeting, interpersonal/familial relationships and self-care needs;

7.    Work in close cooperation with the Maintenance staff, and Manager of Operations to ensure appropriate upkeep of apartments and payment of rent, among other matters;

8.    Assist the Residential Housing Program Director in the design, plan and facilitation of no less than one tenant related special event or outing per calendar quarter, as well as assist in the design and implementation of other program and service enhancements;

9.    Develop and maintain working knowledge of, linkages to, and contacts with health care and social services systems/agencies and organizations to ensure complete and holistic services for the Coalition’s clients;

10. Maintain accurate and proper record documentation with respect to all client files and assist the Residential Housing Program Director with contract requirements, including but not limited to incident reports, maintenance of relevant logs, program reports and/or service summaries;

11. Obtain regular (no less than weekly) supervision with the Residential Housing Program Director to review client issues/concerns, and service needs, among other matters;

12. Perform all other duties as may be assigned by the Residential Housing Program Director, Deputy Executive Director for Programs or designee.

REPORTS TO: Residential Housing Program Director

POSITION SUMMARY: The Coalition Houses Part-Time Case Manager provides direct services to the clients/residents of Coalition Houses including, but not limited to, case management, advocacy and assistance in obtaining and retaining…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
    Intermediate
Compensation
USD $23 - USD $25
/ hour

Benefits

A cover letter with submission of resume.

Include the job title in subject line of e-mail.

Email: jobs@cfthomeless.org (preferred)

People of color and formerly homeless individuals are encouraged to apply

Equal Opportunity Employer

A cover letter with submission of resume.

Include the job title in subject line of e-mail.

Email: jobs@cfthomeless.org (preferred)

People of color and formerly homeless individuals…

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish strongly desired.

Spanish strongly desired.

Location

On-site
129 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038, United States

How to Apply

A cover letter is required with submission of resume

Include the job title in subject line of e-mail

Email: jobs@cfthomeless.org

Persons of color and formerly homeless individuals are encouraged to apply

Equal Opportunity Employer

A cover letter is required with submission of resume

Include the job title in subject line of e-mail

Email: jobs@cfthomeless.org

Persons of color and formerly homeless…

Join Idealist

Sign up today to save your favorite jobs and get email alerts when new ones are posted.