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Case Manager (Part-Time)

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Coalition for the Homeless
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New York City, NY

Coalition for the Homeless


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Published 7 days ago

Hourly pay $21.00 - $23.00 commensurate with experience and education

PART-TIME CASE MANAGER (18 hours per week)

Coalition for the Homeless

Coalition Houses (10024 zip code)

www.coalitionforthehomeless.org

The Coalition for the Homeless is the nation’s oldest advocacy and direct service organization helping homeless men, women and children. We believe that affordable housing, sufficient food and the chance to work for a living wage are fundamental rights in a civilized society. Since our inception in 1981, the Coalition has worked through litigation, public education and direct services to ensure that these goals are realized.

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 Coalition Houses and Bridge Building 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.

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). Must submit cover letter and current resume to jmorera@cfthomeless.org – and include the job title (Coalition Houses PT Case Manager) in the subject line.  

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 client 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 Coalition Houses and Bridge Building 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 Coalition Houses and Bridge Building 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 Coalition Houses and Bridge Building 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 Coalition Houses and Bridge Building Program Director to review client issues/concerns, and service needs, among other matters;

12. perform all other duties as may be assigned by the Coalition Houses and Bridge Building Program Director, Deputy Executive Director for Programs or designee.

REPORTS TO: Coalition Houses and Bridge Building Program Director

SCHEDULE: 18 hours per week

HOURLY PAY RANGE: $21.00 - $23.00 per hour

How To Apply

Submit cover letter and current resume with salary requirements. Include the job title (Coalition Houses PT Case Manager) in subject line of E-mail. Email: jmorera@cfthomeless.org. No telephone inquiries please. Persons of color and formerly homeless individuals are encouraged to apply. EOE



PART-TIME CASE MANAGER (18 hours per week)

Coalition for the Homeless

Coalition Houses (10024 zip code)

www.coalitionforthehomeless.org

The Coalition for the Homeless is the nation’s oldest advocacy and direct service organization…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • Other Education Requirement
  • Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

English (verbal and written) required, Spanish a plus

English (verbal and written) required, Spanish a plus

Location

New York City, NY

How to Apply

How To Apply

Submit cover letter and current resume with salary requirements. Include the job title (Coalition Houses PT Case Manager) in subject line of E-mail. Email: jobs@cfthomeless.org. No telephone inquiries please. Persons of color and formerly homeless individuals are encouraged to apply. EOE

How To Apply

Submit cover letter and current resume with salary requirements. Include the job title (Coalition Houses PT Case Manager) in subject line of E-mail. Email: jobs…

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