Case Manager – Project Ready
TITLE: Case Manager – Project Ready
SALARY: $17.50 – $20.16/hour + $0.96/hour Bilingual Premium (Spanish/English)
STATUS/SCHEDULE: Non-Exempt Union/FT (40 Hrs/wk)
SUPERVISOR: Program Director
Huckleberry Youth Programs is piloting a program to help struggling 8th grade students successfully matriculate into high school. Be a part of the development of this critical support program. This Case Manager’s primary responsibilities include providing case management and social emotional learning experiences for students. The Case Manager must be able to work within a collaborative process, include families in services, and negotiate successfully with multidisciplinary systems such as middle and high schools.
- Conduct assessments of youth to identify short/long term goals.
- Develop treatment goals and interventions with project READY team.
- Facilitate attainment of treatment goals through the use of case management.
- Network with other youth providers to establish liaisons and resources.
- Maintain ongoing caseload and consistent documentation of client contacts.
- Engage participants’ families in program regularly.
- Make official contacts with school officials, counselors and others associated with the youth.
- Act as liaison to school site and administration.
- Co-facilitate a group for youth in the program.
- Participate in trainings.
- Coordinate and attend outings for participants.
- Conduct field visits on a weekly basis for clients on caseload.
- Assist in the development and implementation of a summer intensive program for Project READY participants.
- Participate in CARC staff meetings.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Maintain an awareness of the agency’s mission and work to promote the positive individual and social change goals it embodies. Strong commitment to the well-being of youth, social justice, and a positive youth development approach.
- Ability to authentically and meaningfully engage youth and work in partnership with youth.
- Ability to manage multiple projects and work independently.
- Ability to work and advocate in a collaborative process and negotiate various systems.
- Maintain a creative, team-building, cooperative approach to job performance and seek to bring a constructive, problem-solving orientation to all tasks.
- Be comfortable with a fast-paced environment that is frequented by youth.
- Must be able to address crisis as it emerges in multiple settings.
- Maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times.
- Exercise discretion and professional judgment at all times in keeping with the responsibility carried personally and by the agency for the care and welfare of youth and families.
This position operates out of the CARC offices. This role routinely includes driving and transporting youth. The position also includes the use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. CARC is located in downtown San Francisco and is accessible by public transportation.
This role requires the ability to talk, hear and sit, to occasionally drive a vehicle, to be able to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds unassisted.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- A combination of three years of college and/or relevant experience working with the SFUSD preferred.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Ability to speak Spanish strongly preferred
- Knowledge of community-based agencies serving adolescents in SF strongly preferred
- Past experience successfully working with disenfranchised youth strongly preferred.
ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:
- TB clearance
- Valid CA driver’s license & clear DMV record
- 2 years driving experience
- Reliable transportation
- Must pass DOJ/FBI background check
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
Huckleberry Youth Programs is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing equal opportunity to its employees and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race; color; ethnic background; religion; gender; gender identity or expression; sexual orientation; national origin; ancestry; age; marital status; pregnancy, childbirth, or other related medical condition; disability, including HIV-related conditions; or status as a covered veteran. This policy applies to every aspect of employment, including but not limited to: hiring, advancement, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, compensation, benefits, training and working conditions.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
If interested, please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 415-751-6480.