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Case Manager II Housing and Homelessness ($600 signing incentive)

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Job Summary

This position works on-site, supporting low-income youth and young adults who may have experience in foster care, homelessness, disconnection from school, juvenile justice and/or other systems in developing the skills to live independently. Provides specialized support to youth and young adults in education, job readiness/employment, housing, or other designated field. Develops strong collaborative community relationships and provides extensive information and referral services. Creates a welcoming and supportive environment at the YMCA. This position primarily works swing-shift, Monday-Friday with nights and weekends as needed.

 

This position is at the Social Impact Center Y, the social services branch of YMCA of Greater Seattle (YGS). The mission of the Social Impact Center Y is to accelerate young people’s ability to build safe, successful, and happy lives. Every year, we serve 5,000 children, youth, young adults, and families across King County with programs that aim to strengthen young people’s ability to develop to their fullest potential through four strategies: reducing risk factors; navigating systems towards successful life transition; ensuring stability, safety and wellness in times of crisis; and building competencies and social capital. The Social Impact Center Y’s programs include housing, behavioral health, foster care licensing, violence prevention, education, and employment. Many of the young people we serve have had involvement in the foster care, criminal justice system, and/or homelessness systems.

 

This position will help with the North End TLP programs: YAIT/Shared Homes, Roy Street, and Shoreline and will require flexibility.

 

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to providing a positive atmosphere that prioritizes safety and inclusivity for all employees. The YMCA of Greater Seattle has implemented safety standards and protocols related to preventative health measures based on CDC and local health department guidelines.

 

YGS will comply with all WA State mandates regarding COVID vaccinations.

 

All YGS staff in Child Care roles will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID by October 18, 2021. All YGS staff will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID by November 1, 2021 regardless of work location. Religious and Medical Exemptions will be considered at time of hire.

Responsibilities

  1. Provides specialized services to youth and young adults in education, employment/career development, housing, technology, or other designated field and supports them in achieving their goals.
  2. Build strong relationships with Y program participants to effectively provide quality services.
  3. Develops individualized, strengths-based, youth-driven service plans.
  4. Must understand contract/grant terms and conditions to ensure program outcome requirements are met and services rendered to young adults appropriately.
  5. Researches best practices in field; creates and maintains specialized resource library.
  6. Maintains clear, professional, timely participant contact notes, service plans, progress updates, outcomes, and other documentation in designated databases.
  7. Teaches life skills, job readiness or other subject matter individually and/or in groups, often experientially.
  8. Teams effectively and collaboratively with YMCA staff and/or community partners to plan and facilitate activities, including visits to related resources in the community.
  9. Builds and maintains collaborative relationships with funding liaisons, other service providers, businesses and/or educational institutions as related to specialized services.
  10. Supports participant success in key domains such as safe and stable housing, permanent connections to supportive adults, education and employment, health and well-being, and life skills.
  11. May supervise volunteers, interns or national service members (AmeriCorps, etc.).
  12. May assist with program coordination or other activities related to job focus.
  13. Participates in YMCA annual fundraising campaign to engage community members in volunteerism and philanthropic support for the Y mission.

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work or related field or equivalent experience. Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered.
  2. Minimum two years of experience working with teens or young adults in employment, foster care, group care, housing, education, juvenile justice, anti-poverty, vocational support, mental health, chemical dependency and/or homelessness fields.
  3. Ability to teach effective independence skills for a variety of learning styles and to plan supportive activities.
  4. Strong youth engagement and relationship-building skills.
  5. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Basic computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  7. Ability to transport self and client(s) in a safe and effective manner, and to meet clients at community locations; proof of adequate vehicle insurance coverage is required, or ability to travel to areas without public transportation.
  8. Current state approved First Aid and CPR certification.*
  9. Current approved HIV blood borne pathogens training.*
  10. Prefer knowledge of and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.

*       Within 30 days of employment or first available training.

 

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:

  • Thrive on working in a collaborative environment
  • Are very adaptable
  • Have high ownership and strong work ethic
  • Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet
  • Truly enjoy being of service to people
  • Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together
  • Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all

At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. We also believe in supporting the wellbeing of our employees and offer a free Y membership as a benefit of employment. 

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. 

 

“YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law.

 

We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on the results of a background check and (on applicable jobs) drug screening, including screening for marijuana. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.

 

If you need assistance of any kind with the application process, reach out to recruiting@seattleymca.org or the HR department at 206.382.5082.”

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MISSION STATEMENT:

Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body.

 

OUR VALUES:

  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Honesty
  • Caring
  • Passion for Excellence

Job Summary

This position works on-site, supporting low-income youth and young adults who may have experience in foster care, homelessness, disconnection from school, juvenile justice and/or other systems in developing the skills to live…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Fecha de inicio
    24 de enero de 2022
Salario
Al menos USD $42.000
/ año

Compensación

Benefits

The following components reflect the entire package available to YGS employees:

  • Compensation—YGS strives to establish compensation levels based on external competitiveness within our sector and internal equity.
  • Y Retirement— For employees who are 21 years of age or older and complete two 12- month periods of Y service, working at least 1,000 hours in each, beginning with the date of hire, YGS contributes on behalf of each eligible employee an amount equal to 12% of their gross compensation.
  • 403(b) Tax-Deferred Savings Plan—Available to all employees. This plan allows employees to save additional pre-tax amounts through payroll deduction.
  • Health Benefits – Access to medical, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Life Insurance – On the first of the month following or coincident with the completion of 2 months of full-time employment, YGS pays 100% of the premium for life insurance for one time the employee’s annual salary
  • Long-term disability insurance – On the first of the month following or coincident with the completion of 2 months of full-time employment, YGS pays 100% of the premium for life insurance for one time the employee’s annual salary.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare and Childcare – Full-time employees can put aside money on a pre-tax basis for eligible expenses not covered or reimbursed by other insurance to include childcare and eldercare expenses
  • Cell Phone Discount Plans – YGS has partnered with T-Mobile and Verizon to offer discounted wireless plans for Y employees and their family members.
  • T-Mobile: Call 1-888-256-5541 to get started and mention promo code: 37896TMOFAV. Orders cannot be placed online, and questions can be directed to Blaine Nixon at https://go.business.t-mobile.com/BNixon.
  • Verizon: Visit any Verizon Store to receive a 30% discount on plans and discounts on some accessories. You must identify yourself as a YMCA employee, as this agreement is with Y-USA.
  • Employee Child Care Discount Plan – The employee discount for Y childcare is currently 34% of the member rate, not to exceed $5,000 a year.
  • Employee Assistance Program - Free, confidential counseling and educational resources through Wellspring. This program is available at no cost to all employees and members of your household and children up to age 26 (regardless of whether they live with you or are covered on your medical insurance). The program provides free phone consultation and up to three free face-to-face sessions with a licensed counselor.
  • YGS membership— All full-time employees and their immediate families qualify for free Y Membership. Part-time staff qualify for free individual membership.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) – increasing accrual levels based on time of service for full time employees. There is no PTO cash-out upon separation. PTO carry-over cap is 120 hours. New hires are on-boarded with 40 hours of PTO at start and at the beginning of the year for their first three years of employment (PT is 20 hours).
  • Personal Holidays – Scheduling of 8 Paid holidays (PHOL)—full time employees may choose to take 8 paid holidays according to the days they wish to celebrate; December 25 is a holiday designated for all staff; PHOL is allocated 2 days per quarter
  • Bereavement Leave—In the event of the death of an immediate family member, the Y allows full-time employees up to three days off with pay.
  • ORCA Business Passport— Staff at the Association Branch and Downtown Branch who work at least 2 shifts or teach 2 classes to qualify for the ORCA Business Passport, with a small fee paid by the participating employee
  • Severance Agreement – May be available to employees whose positions have been eliminated and have sought to obtain another comparable YGS position. The severance cap is no more than 4 weeks’ pay.
  • Access to Pet Insurance
  • Y-USA Education Benefits – Available to all YMCA staff, Y-USA offers a variety of learning and development opportunities, from taking skills training classes to earning a Y-USA Professional Certification to obtaining a graduate degree.
  • Remote Work Opportunities— Availability to work from home during COVID (based on position requirements); after COVID, remote work will be approved on a limited basis.
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Student Loan Forgiveness - As an employee of a nonprofit organization you may qualify for Federal Student Loan forgiveness (based on eligibility criteria). 

Benefits

The following components reflect the entire package available to YGS employees:

  • Compensation—YGS strives to establish compensation levels based on external…

Ubicación

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Seattle, WA, USA

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