Per Diem Case Manager

Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS)

About the organization

CUCS is a nonprofit, community-based organization dedicated to helping people rise from poverty, exit homelessness, and develop a healthy lifestyle. We build strong communities where our knowledge links with people who have the deepest roots in their neighborhoods to provide resources to the under-served; together we deliver the promise of hope, improved health, and a sustainable home off of the streets. Understanding that each of the individuals we come to know has different needs and believing nobody wants to be out on the street, we connect consistently and reliably with our clients over a period of days, weeks, and months. Working side-by-side with our peers and clients, we guide low-income, vulnerable individuals toward brighter futures. Offering comprehensive services to our clients results in a foundation for improved quality of life. Our passion is creating caring environments with holistic services for vulnerable New Yorkers.

Duties

POSITIONS AVAILABLE IN: Brooklyn, Bronx, and Harlem

The Case Manager will participate and contribute to a program culture that is client-centered, outcome-oriented, and dedicated to continuous quality improvement.

Responsibilities:

Carry a caseload of 10-12 clients and provide regular field-based follow up, counseling, and case management. Clients on caseload are expected to be seen for a minimum of 6 visits per month.

May involve tasks such as escorts to appointments, assistance with applying for entitlements, coordination of care between outside service providers, linkage to community resources, and other tasks as assigned by program management.

Qualifications

Requirements:

One year experience in a mental health setting preferred.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Computer literacy.

Bilingual English/Spanish preferred, but not required.

Valid NYS driver’s license required.

Salary

$19/hour

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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