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New York City

 

PER SCOLAS SOCIAL WORK CASE MANAGER (NAVIGATOR)

LOCAted in Bronx, NY

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Per Scholas is seeking a dynamic, team oriented individual to serve as a Social Work Case Manager (Navigator). The Navigator will be responsible for supporting young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 to ensure their success in the training program. He/she will provide specialist support to each young adult in the program. He/she will work with approximately 150 students per year in collaboration with Career Advancement team. Some evening work may be required.

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Address short term and long term barriers to young adult students to provide referrals to social service agencies that are responsive to their unique needs. Follow up with the service providers to monitor outcomes and ensure appropriate services are provided
  • Research and develop additional resources and partnerships across that city that can be used to provide external referrals to students and alumni
  • Troubleshoot problems related to public programs and social services specific to young adult trainees
  • Support the day to day recruitment, training and programming for the TechBridge program
  • Meet programmatic goals and compliance as required by Per Scholas’ partners and funders
  • Reports to: Director of Career Advancement

Case Management

  • Maintain weekly contact with each young adult student in our young adult bridge program. Document contact and meetings in real-time, using case notes in Salesforce.com.
  • Meet with young adults one-on-one to support with any support related issues providing connection to outside referrals as necessary
  • Maintain monthly contact with each young adult student across all programs training for a duration of three months. Contact includes ongoing assessment of trainee’s strengths and challenges throughout all phases of the program and counseling around the removal of barriers that impede engagement and retention in each phase (i.e. housing, family support, health care access).  Note:  This contact may continue beyond three months, if necessary.

Program Support

  • Work collaboratively with other team members, including career coaches, technical instructors and business solutions team to support students to graduation and post-graduation employment
  • Continually assesses the degree to which young people are successful in the program and make recommendations for improvement
  • Manage program related budgets to provide monetary resources to students and alumni as needed

 

WHAT YOU’LL BRING TO US

Professional Requirements

  • Master of Social Work degree
  • LMSW preferred or planning on earning licensure within six months of hire
  • At least 3 years’ experience providing effective, efficient case management support to young adults in a social services environment
  • Knowledge of trends and issues, laws and regulations related to the development and delivery of case management services preferred
  • Ability to establish relationships with individuals and organizations of influence within the social services community, including civic groups, charitable agencies, related government entities, fundraising sources, etc.
  • Must meet all relevant licensing, credentialing, etc. requirements.
  • High proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience using Google Apps and Salesforce experience a plus
  • Ability to work occasional evenings

 

Personal characteristics

  • You have a strong passion for helping individuals in often overlooked communities become employed and financially stable
  • You thrive in a creative, inventive, fast-paced startup environment with people who are passionate about their work and mission.
  • You are data-driven, results-oriented and a forward-looking catalyst for social change.
  • You have a collaborative and flexible work style. You’re excited to work cross-functionally with other departments and independently.
  • You are an effective presenter and communicator with strong oral and written skills.
  • You are tech savvy and can learn quickly.
  • You are effective at managing your time and you can balance multiple priorities under changing circumstances and timeframes.
  • You have excellent organizational skills and a strong attention to detail
  • You stand behind our mission, believing that individuals from any community should be able access well-paying career positions, and that talent should recognized and recruited from many diverse sources.

 

WHY WORK HERE?

We believe our staff is the heart and soul of the organization. Our workplace culture is challenging, supportive, collaborative and mission-driven. We take a genuine interest in career paths and work-life balance, and take contributing ideas from staff at all levels. Working at Per Scholas means working somewhere full of engaging, savvy, diverse people who care deeply about pushing our work forward.

You’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual professional environment, self-development opportunities, innovative technology, and benefits like health care and a 401K match.  If you want to work in a progressive organization, where you can build something meaningful and have fun while doing it, we would love to hear from you.

 

ABOUT PER SCHOLAS

Per Scholas is a national nonprofit that drives positive and proven social change in communities across the country. Through rigorous and tuition-free technology training and professional development, we prepare motivated and curious adults who are unemployed or underemployed for successful careers as IT professionals, and we create on-ramps to businesses in need of their talents. Today we provide our solutions in six cities across the country: Atlanta, GA; Greater Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dallas, TX; the National Capital Region; and New York. To date, Per Scholas has trained 6,000 individuals, helping them build lasting, life changing skills and careers in technology.

 

QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions about this role, please feel free to email Suzanne McShane, Talent Acquisition Specialist at smcshane@perscholas.org. We look forward to viewing your application!

Learn more at perscholas.org.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. See our full EEO statement here.


Baltimore

 

ST AMBROSE HOUSING AID CENTER, HOST HOME PROGRAM MANAGER

Based in Baltimore, MD

The mission of St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center is to create preserve and maintain equal housing opportunities for low and moderate-income people, primarily in Baltimore City, and to encourage and support strong and diverse neighborhoods. St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center is seeking a dynamic Host Home Program Coordinator to join the team.  

 

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Director of Homesharing, the Host Home Program Coordinator will co-design, implement, lead, and help evaluate the St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center Host Home Program, which is being launched as part of the Point Source Youth Baltimore Pilot. The Host Home Program identifies, screens, and trains community members who volunteer to host for youth aged 18-24 who are in need of immediate housing, for which hosts receive a stipend and ongoing support from the Host Home Program Coordinator. The Host Home Program emphasizes participation by LGBTQ+ welcoming and affirming hosts. The Host Home Program Coordinator will collaborate with Point Source Youth Baltimore Pilot partners Star Track and YES! to identify and appropriately connect young people in need of housing with hosts. Star Track and YES! are the lead partners for youth case management; St. Ambrose Housing is the lead partner for host case management, which includes communicating, troubleshooting, and celebrating hosts.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Development: Co-create program policies and procedures with Point Source Youth, based on Host Home Program best practices. Areas to develop include:

  • Recruitment, screening, ongoing support, and retention of hosts
  • Communication practices between partner organizations to assure needs and concerns of youth and hosts are being addressed in a regular and systematic way.

Program Implementation: Plan and execute activities to implement the Host Home Program.

  • Activities to recruit, screen, support, and retain hosts
  • Ongoing case management of hosts
  • Regular communication and collaborative meetings with youth case management partners

Engage youth in Host Home Program consultation and feedback: meet with youth consultants in development of Host Home Program policies and procedures and attend bimonthly Youth Consultant Team meetings.  Attend Point Source Youth Baltimore Pilot meetings ;and St. Ambrose Housing Aid staff meetings

Participate in Host Home Program evaluation: collaborate with Point Source Youth to set up formative evaluation interviews with hosts and youth participating in Host Home Program as well as relevant St. Ambrose Housing and partner organization staff. Coordinate youth survey distribution with Point Source Youth and researcher.

Cultivate culture of learning for Host Home Program: plan and attend regular, ongoing trainings related to topics connected to Host Home Program including supporting LGBTQ+ youth experiencing housing instability, positive youth development, trauma-informed care, and host home best practices.

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • BA with 5+ years’ experience in field of social services, housing, community organizing, or other relevant work; Consideration may be given for a unique combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with working with LGBTQ+ youth of color and commitment to integrating youth voice and best practices working with LGBTQ+ youth of color into all components of Host Home Program.
  • Project management and/or program development experience
  • Experience working in a collaborative setting
  • Experience recruiting, training, and supporting staff, volunteers, teams, community coalitions, and/or another group working toward a common goal.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, creativity, and a commitment to and passion for St. Ambrose Housing Aid’s mission and the mission of ending youth homelessness.

Physical requirements:  This position normally requires the physical demands of standing, walking, bending, lifting or performing other work requiring medium exertion, talking, and hearing on a regular basis to perform the job requirement. These physical demands are required up to 90% of the time.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  Be sure to reference the position name in the subject line and/or cover letter.  Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience. This is a full time 12 month position plus benefits. St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


TO APPLY, PLEASE SEND RESUME AND LETTER OF INTEREST VIA EMAIL TO

JILLJ@STAMBROS.ORG


San Jose

 

BILL WILSON CENTER

BASED IN SAN JOSE, CA

Bill Wilson Center is a nationally and regionally recognized leader for providing services to at-risk youth and families. Our agency -- from our executive team to our line staff -- is committed to improving the lives and conditions of the people we serve.  We provide direct services to more than 3,500 children, youth, young adults and families in Santa Clara County. BWC provides services that meet the cultural and linguistic needs of our whole community. We value our unique ethnic diversity as well as the LGBTQ community and non-able body community. Join us and become a difference maker at Bill Wilson Center!  Find out more at http://www.billwilsoncenter.org/bwc_jobs/

We have a wonderful opportunity for a Host Home Coordinator to implement, lead and help evaluate the Host Home Program.  Recruiting of LGBTQ friendly host homes for youth age 18-24 in need of immediate housing. Also responsible for retention of host homes as well facilitating trainings and certifications for host home members. In addition, will provide some case management to clients assigned to the program.

The Host Home Program emphasizes participation by LGBTQ welcoming and affirming hosts. The Host Home Program Coordinator will collaborate with local partners and appropriately connect young people in need of housing with hosts.  


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Marketing: Assist the Marketing department with materials for marketing and recruiting
    • Field all calls of prospective host homes and send out interest packets
    • Contact newspapers and other media on a weekly basis regarding advertising possibilities. Maintain social media presence for the program.
    • Create a plan that includes creative ideas for marketing and recruiting host homes
  • Program Development: Co-create program policies and procedures based on Host Home Program best practices. Areas to develop include:
    • Recruitment, screening, ongoing support, and retention of hosts
    • Communication practices between partner organizations to assure needs and concerns of youth and hosts are being addressed in a regular and systematic way
  • Program Implementation: Plan and execute activities to implement the Host Home Program. This includes:
    • Activities to recruit, screen, support, and retain hosts
    • Meet with potential host home families in person at office or their home to assess appropriateness and fit for program to help through completion of paperwork
    • Ongoing case management of host
    • Regular communication and collaborative meetings with youth case management partners
    • Complete initial and annual home inspections for host homes and maintain appropriate documentation.  Maintain minimum number of required available host homes.
    •  Track host home family file documentation for compliance before and after placement (including DOJ fingerprint processing)
  • Engage youth in Host Home Program consultation and feedback: meet with youth consultants in development of Host Home Program policies and procedures and attend bimonthly Youth Consultant Team meetings
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required
  • Participate in Host Home Program evaluation  
  • Cultivate culture of learning for Host Home Program: plan and attend regular, ongoing trainings related to topics connected to Host Home Program including supporting LGBTQ+ youth experiencing housing instability, positive youth development, trauma-informed care, and host home best practices
  • Keep inventory of forms needed for host home recruitment/placement
  • Create and send memos, newsletters and correspondence to host homes
  • Organize appreciation events and other activities to increase host home retention
  • Work collaboratively with all LGBTQ agency programs, Rapid Rehousing, Transitional Housing and Drop in Center Case Managers
  • Complete special projects as required
  • Participate in agency Program Quality Improvement Activities and initiatives
  • Participate in agency Safety initiatives and proactively report safety issues to management immediately
  • Regular attendance is a requirement of the position.
  • Other duties as assigned
     

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree OR equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with homeless, culturally diverse youth required. Tenacious attitude with ability to market and recruit to obtain host homes willing to house LGBTQ youth.  Current CPR and First Aid Certification required (or complete within 30 days of hire). Valid California driver's license with access to a personal vehicle with current insurance that can be used for company business. Fingerprinting/background check as required by the Department of Justice and/or Title XXII regulations. TB test required.

SALARY RANGE:

Depending on experience.  Benefits include 100% employer paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance/AD&D, Long Term Disability and Employee Assistance Program as well as access to Flexible Spending Account for Health and Dependent Care and Commuter Benefits, Voluntary Short Term Disability, Supplemental Life Insurance, Voluntary Accident Insurance and more!  BWC also offers a 401k Retirement Plan with a discretionary Employer Contribution.  We also have a generous Personal Time Off (PTO) Plan and Paid Holidays.  In addition, we offer extensive training, cell phone stipend, mileage reimbursement, staff Wellness Program/Activities and much more!


TO APPLY, PLEASE SEND RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO:

Bill Wilson Centers
Attn: Resumes

FAX: (408) 244-4022

EMAIL:  resumes@bwcmail.org


EEO:
Bill Wilson Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. The order in which duties and responsibilities are listed is not significant. Because of a need to remain responsive to the needs of our clients and our Agency's operations, responsibilities may be modified at any time.