DISASTER CASE MANAGER, HURRICANE EVACUEE SERVICES

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $45,000
Maximum: $45,000
Details: Salary is $45,000, plus excellent benefits

Published

08/07/2018

Address

4 W 43rd St
Suite 407
New York
NY
10036
United States

Description

NYDIS is seeking full-time Case Managers (CMs). CMs will be based both at the NYDIS offices near Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan. CMs will be responsible for helping evacuees of the 2017 Hurricanes in Puerto Rico (PR) and the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) in accessing disaster recovery resources, including the Unmet Needs Roundtable. The CM will report to the Case Management Supervisor. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.  

 

Duties include:

• Conduct employment and housing needs assessments for evacuees from PR and USVI displaced in NYC

• Identify barriers to self-sufficiency and conduct unmet needs assessments as necessary

• Connect clients to existing nonprofit and government services for resources and referrals

• Assist clients in developing a recovery plan that meets their individual long-term recovery goals

• Submit cases to the Unmet Needs Roundtable for both emergency assistance and sustainable recovery needs

• Maintain and track an active caseload of around 35 households

• Assist in identifying gaps in service and emerging trends in unmet needs 

• Learn and remain knowledgeable about constantly changing recovery resources  

 

Qualifications include:

• Bilingual fluency in Spanish and English, both written and spoken, is a requirement

• Client-centric approach to case management and disaster recovery work

• Familiarity with NYC public benefits programs and affordable housing programs 

• Disaster case management and/or client assessment/casework experience 

• Highly organized and detail-oriented

• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills - in person, in writing, and on the phone

• Positive energy and the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse staff 

• Computer skills - familiarity with Microsoft Office, Outlook, databases, internet & social media use 

 

Education and/or Experience:  

• Bachelor’s degree required

• 1-3 years’ experience in case management, benefits coordination, or housing casework 

 

Salary is $45,000, plus excellent benefits  

 

No Phone Calls Send Cover Letter & Resume to office@nydis.org


All qualified candidates should apply – candidates from ethnic and religious minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. NYDIS does not discriminate against any individual or group for reasons of age, color, creed, culture, gender, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or race. 

Benefits

Excellent benefits.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual fluency in Spanish and English, both written and spoken, is a requirement.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

No Phone Calls

Send Cover Letter & Resume to office@nydis.org 


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