Details: Salary range starts at 43k and is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package.
The Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit organization that works to create a more effective and humane justice system by performing original research and helping launch reforms around the world. The Center creates operating projects that have been documented to reduce the use of jail and prison, assist victims of crime, and strengthen communities. Nationally and internationally, the Center performs original research and provides consulting services to justice innovators.
The Harlem Community Justice Center’s Men’s Empowerment Program seeks to create a trauma-informed, holistic and culturally competent victim services support program for men of color living in East and Central Harlem who have experienced victimization and have had, or are at risk for, justice system involvement. The program seeks to address perceived norms around masculinity that dissuade men who have experienced victimization from utilizing help-seeking behaviors.
The Harlem Community Justice Center is seeking a Case Manager. Reporting to the Men’s Empowerment Program Coordinator, the Case Manager is responsible for administrative tasks associated with the program, as well as elements of program implementation such as intake and group facilitation. The Case Manager will be part of a team of specialists working on the program.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Engage in program design, development and implementation under the leadership of the Program Coordinator and Social Worker;
- Conduct daily intakes with participants in the Men’s Empowerment Program;
- Assess participants’ needs through intake process including assessing for trauma;
- Support Program Coordinator and Social Worker to facilitate programming including trauma informed groups;
- Communicate with service providers to facilitate, follow-up, and assist participants with voluntary service referrals;
- Complete all necessary documentation and input data, e.g. regarding completion of program elements, reliably and accurately into a proprietary case management software;
- Participate in on-going trainings and attend staff meetings;
- Engage with the local community including attending community events and conducting outreach when needed.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a BSW, BA or related degree and 1-2 years of experience. Experience facilitating conversations related to identity, oppression, and privilege preferred. Candidates must have the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds in a culturally-competent manner. Ability to effectively collaborate with on-site partner agencies and court personnel is required. Experience with trauma-informed practice, mental health services, co-occurring disorders and anti-oppressive practice strongly preferred. Candidate must excel at client engagement and be comfortable working with adults, adolescents and families and be highly organized and excellent time management skills. Candidate must be self-motivated, driven and have the ability to work in a fast-paced work environment.
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