Case Manager – Young Adult Shelter

YouthCare

About the organization

YouthCare works to end youth homelessness and to ensure that young people are valued for who they are and empowered to achieve their potential. Founded in 1974, YouthCare was one of the first shelters to serve runaway and homeless youth on the West Coast. The goal was to help young people find safety today, and build a future for tomorrow. Over four decades, we’ve defined best practices and developed programs that are a national standard for excellence. Using a youth-centered approach, we ensure that young people experiencing homelessness ages 12-24 have the hope, skills, and confidence to gain long-term stability.

Duties

YouthCare is currently seeking a Case Manager for our Jackson Street program: Under the supervision of the Engagement Services Program Manager, the Case Manager provides support, intervention, and referral services to young people who we encounter in order to help them remove barriers to independence and stable housing.

Qualifications

Successful candidates will have:
• 2 or more years of experience working with young people experiencing homelessness on the streets or in a milieu setting
• Understanding of issues affecting young people who are runaway, experiencing homelessness, trafficked or victims/survivors and population resources
• Experience connecting young people to relevant services
• Experience maintaining client files
• Experience in safety planning with clients
• Strong clinical understanding of the impact of trauma
• Be flexible and willing to meet with participants in various community locations
• Ability to successfully work independently and as a member of a team
• Personal vehicle, car insurance that meets YouthCare’s minimum requirements, and a willingness to transport young people.
• High School Diploma, GED, or Associates’ Degree in Human Services, Social Work or related field
• Experience and credentials must comply with program contract requirements.

Salary

$17.25/hr. - $20.50/hr. (DOE)

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please submit resume and cover letter.

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