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Life Coach - Transitional Age Youth (TAY)

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ARC is looking for an experienced Life Coach (case manager) to work with Transitional Age Youth (TAY) in the Los Angeles area. This position’s focus will be providing direct case management services to individuals being released from the Department of Juvenile Justice facilities and other local youth carceral facilities. The Life Coach’s role is to take full responsibility for the needs of these individuals – that includes basic tasks such as obtaining identification, teaching life skills, referrals to therapy, legal services, mentorship, career readiness participation and training. The ideal candidate for this position has both lived experience and demonstrated experience with youth aged 18-25. This position requires full and thorough knowledge of the specific and unique needs of this community.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

·     Provide individualized case management, advocacy, and referral services to transitional age youth.

·     Incorporate an emphasis on skills development, including experiential learning, healthy living, creative arts, and public service.

·     Meet regularly with youth in-person and virtually to maintain a positive relationship with the youth.

·     Facilitate structured cognitive behavior therapy sessions in group-based settings with program participants.

·     Implement and maintain a non-punitive environment that motivates youths to engage in the process of individual change.

·     Support individuals in developing foundational independent living skills, securing full time employment, encouraging higher education and teaching financial literacy.

·     Maintain electronic/file documentation in accordance with all regulatory and internal policies while remaining HIPPA compliant.

·     Create and maintain case files, including Individualized Service Plans (ISP’s) for caseload.

·     Engage clients in individual case management sessions regularly to discuss progress/regression of service plan goals.

·     Identify ongoing needs and provide linkages to ancillary resources as needed.

·     Provide referrals for group and/or individual mental health counseling; educational, vocational, and/or employment preparation and placement services; and a variety of social and recreational activities.

·     Ensure all newly released members participate in a comprehensive needs assessment within 24 hours of program entry.

·     Facilitate groups, including cooking, basic computer skills, employment preparation, budgeting skills, activities of daily living and others which are relevant to the development of independent living skills.

·     Participate in continuing education trainings, community-based provider meetings, and ARC staff trainings as assigned.

·     Develop resources through outreach and collaboration with community providers.

·     Collaborate with other staff members to ensure adherence to safety and security measures.

·     Meet program participants at the ARC office when they first return to the community.

·     Transport members to appointments, events, and activities as needed. 

·     Available to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings, as needed by the supervisory team.

·     Perform all other duties as assigned by the supervisory team.

ARC is looking for an experienced Life Coach (case manager) to work with Transitional Age Youth (TAY) in the Los Angeles area. This position’s focus will be providing direct case management services to individuals being released from the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
Salary
At least USD $50,000
/ year

Benefits

·     ARC pays 75% medical/dental/vision benefits for individual; 50% for dependents.

·     Employer funded life insurance.

·     10 paid vacation days, 6 paid sick days.

·     ARC pays 75% medical/dental/vision benefits for individual; 50% for dependents.

·     Employer funded life insurance.

·     10 paid vacation days, 6 paid sick days.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Los Angeles, CA
Associated Location
1320 East 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021, United States
Ste 260

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Please email a Cover Letter and Resume to Ellen Goldwasser at egoldwasser@arc-ca.org

  Please note that employment is contingent upon proof of fully vaccinated status for COVID-19.

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