CARC Case Manager

CARC Case Manager

TITLE: Case Manager

DIVISION: Community Assessment Referral Center (CARC)

RATE: $17.50-$20.16/hour + .96¢/hour Bilingual Premium (Spanish/English)

STATUS/SCHEDULE: Nonexempt, Union/ Full-time, 40 hours per week

SUPERVISOR: Program Director

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Case Manager ensures that youth coming to CARC receive caring and professional case management services. Case Managers assist youth and their families with the implementation of recommended treatment plans so they are able to re-focus their attention into positive and productive behaviors and choices.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Conduct intake assessments with youth, including interviewing parents, guardians, and/or other involved adults.
2. Provide short-term interventions and ongoing case management services for youth.
3. Engage and support participant’s family in program regularly.
4. Support youth in meeting their treatment goals.
5. Network with other youth providers to establish liaisons and resources.
6. Maintain ongoing caseload and consistent documentation of case management contacts and client progress.
7. Make official contacts with schools, counselors, probation officers, attorneys, and others associated with the youth.
8. Communicate with probation officers on youth’s status. Attend probation meetings & court dates.
9. Participate in weekly client reviews, monthly staff meetings and other agency related meetings as directed by the Program Director.
10. Meet youth in the field with flexible scheduling.
11. Perform tasks and responsibilities in a complete and timely manner, complying with agency policies and standards and conforming to scheduling requirements of this job and program.
12. Maintain a creative, team-building, cooperative approach to job performance and seek to bring a constructive problem-solving orientation to all tasks.
13. Phone coverage including answering and responding to incoming crisis, business, informational and referral calls.
14. Other duties as assigned.

COMPETENCIES:
1. Experience successfully working with disenfranchised youth
2. Excellent organizational and writing skills required
3. Excellent collaborator who is adaptable and is committed to open communication
4. Knowledge of system collaboration preferred
5. Knowledge of community-based agencies serving adolescents in S.F strongly preferred

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary and climb stairs.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
1. A combination of three years of college and/or relevant experience working with the SFUSD or SF Juvenile Justice system preferred
2. Ability speak/read/write Spanish/English strongly preferred

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

1. TB clearance
2. Valid CA driver’s license & clear DMV record
3. Transportation (requires a car or access to a car for traveling to sites)

SECURITY CLEARANCE:
1. Must pass DOJ/FBI background check
3. Possession of reliable transportation, valid CA DL, insurance and clean DMV record required

OTHER DUTIES:
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.

HOW TO APPLY:
If interested, please email resume and cover letter to cmcarc2018@huckleberryyouth.org or fax to 415-751-6480.

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.

FAIR CHANCE:
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified
applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Huckleberry Youth Programs | 3310 Geary Blvd. | San Francisco, CA 94118 | (415) 668-2622