Case Manager - Homebase Program

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $38,000
Maximum: $40,000

Published

09/18/2018

Address

1475 Myrtle Avenue
Brooklyn
New York
11237
United States

Description

POSITION

Case Manager, Homebase Program


EMPLOYMENT TYPE

Regular FT – 35 hours/week


SALARY

$38,000 - $40,000, annually


REPORTS TO

Program Director


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Homebase Program is NYC premier homelessness prevention program. The community-based initiative assists households who are at-risk of shelter entry in order to resolve their housing crisis and lay the groundwork for self-sufficiency. The Homebase Case Manager position will be responsible for providing housing assistance and holistic case management services. He/She will provide ongoing social services to program participants to secure long-term housing stability. He/She: 

  • Coordinates services and activities to provide program participants with necessary tools to sustain their housing and prevent homelessness
  • Works with the client, household members, supervisors and supplementary staff to execute the service plan; establishes goals and actions which address the immediate housing crisis and the underlying causes of the crises
  • Monitors and evaluates program participants’ progress on the implementation of their service plan
  • Conferences client cases with the Supervisor and Program Director and determines the necessity of financial subsidies
  • Prepares all necessary documentation to prepare in-house subsidy applications on behalf of the client
  • Provides referrals for clients to access community supports, public benefits and entitlements
  • Maintains accurate record keeping via case files and the designated computer database
  • Engages in the arrangement, coordination, monitoring and delivery of services to Homebase program participants ensures that program participants’ rights are protected
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisors or Program Director.


COMPETENCIES

  • Bilingual English/Spanish required
  • Experience not required, training is provided
  • Working in non-profit organizations and commitment to social justice is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to advocate
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with a team
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, ability to problem solve and build relationships

Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Benefits:
  • Accident, Disability and Specified Disease (Cancer) Insurance:
  • Pension Plan:
  • Tax-Deferred Annuity
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Commuter Benefits Plan (CBP)
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holidays: The RiseBoro observes 12 holidays, annually

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual English/Spanish Required

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

SUBMIT RESUME and COVER LETTER TO

Kathy Montanez, Assistant Program Director, kmontanez@riseboro.org


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