Case Manager-Project READY

Case Manager-Project READY

TITLE: Case Manager

DIVISION: Project READY

SALARY: $15.97-18.40/hour + 0.96¢/hour Bi-lingual Premium (Spanish/English)

STATUS: Non-Exempt/Union

WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time, 40 hours per week

SUPERVISOR: Program Director

AGENCY OVERVIEW:

Huckleberry Youth Programs (HYP) is a critical provider of essential safety net services for high-needs youth and their families in San Francisco and Marin County. For nearly 50 years, HYP has developed and maintained prevention programs that promote the health and leadership of youth, and, as a result, divert youth from violence, crime and gang involvement, as well as other harmful behaviors, including running away, drug/alcohol abuse, risky sexual activities, and involvement in the juvenile justice system.  The agency employs approximately 50 staff members, and operates on a $5 million annual budget.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Huckleberry Youth Programs is piloting a program to help struggling 8th grade students successfully matriculate into high school. This Case Manager’s primary responsibilities include providing case management and social emotional learning experiences with students. The Case Manager must be able to work within the collaborative process, include families in services, and negotiate successfully with multidisciplinary systems such as middle and high schools. The Case Manager will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:

DUTIES:

  1. Conduct assessments of youth to identify short/long term goals.
  2. Develop treatment goals and interventions with project READY team.
  3. Facilitate attainment of treatment goals through the use of case management.
  4. Network with other youth providers to establish liaisons and resources.
  5. Maintain an ongoing caseload and consistent documentation of client contacts.
  6. Engage participants’ families in program regularly.
  7. Make official contacts with school officials, counselors, and others associated with the youth.
  8. Act as liaison to the school site and administration.
  9. Co-facilitate a group for youth in the program.
  10. Participate in trainings.
  11. Coordinate and attend outings for participants.
  12. Conduct field visits on a weekly basis for clients on caseload.
  13. Assist in the development and implementation of a summer intensive program for Project READY participants.
  14. Participate in CARC staff meetings, client reviews, and trainings.
  15. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. A combination of three years of college and/or relevant experience working with the SFUSD preferred.
  2. Knowledge of community based agencies serving adolescents in S.F strongly preferred
  3. Past experience successfully working with disenfranchised youth strongly preferred.
  4. Excellent organizational and writing skills required.
  5. Demonstrate a creative, team-building, cooperative approach to job performance and seek to bring a constructive, problem-solving orientation to all tasks;
  6. Knowledge of system collaboration preferred.
  7. Criminal justice clearance as required by the agency.
  8. Ability speak/read/write Spanish/English strongly preferred
  9. Possession of reliable transportation, valid CA DL, insurance and clean DMV record.
  10. Ability to lift & carry up to 10 pounds unassisted on a regular basis

Huckleberry Youth Programs is committed to workforce diversity.  Qualified applicants will receive full consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national origin.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and a cover letter to Stacy Sciortino, Huckleberry CARC, 44 Gough St., Suite 104, San Francisco, CA  94103, fax 415-437-2511, or e-mail ssciortino@huckleberryyouth.org.

Huckleberry Youth Programs: 415-668-2622 | hyp@huckleberryyouth.org