Rapid Re-housing Case Manager

 Jericho Project

Project Description

Inspired by the belief that transformation can occur in every individual, Jericho Project was founded in 1983 to help New York City address and end homelessness among men, women, and families. Jericho Project steadfastly works to advance its mission by creating a community that inspires individual change, fosters sustainable independence, and motivates men and women to reach their greatest potential.

Our mission is to end homelessness at its roots by creating a community that inspires individual change, fosters sustainable independence, and motivates men and women to reach their greatest potential. Jericho provides 385 units of supportive housing to formerly homeless and at-risk men and women through seven congregate supportive housing residences in Central Harlem and the Bronx and a 100 + units Supportive Apartment Program in the Bronx. Over 70 units in both congregate and scatter-site settings are targeted exclusively to homeless and low-income veterans though our Veterans Initiative. Another 430 veterans, under Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) will be assisted, specifically those veterans in transition and whom are “at risk” of facing homelessness. Jericho will also serve 65 homeless individuals through its new Rapid Re-Housing (RRH) program that works with veterans ineligible for SSVF, young adults, and single adults.

With a grant from Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the RRH program will assist homeless veterans, young adults, and single adults with rapid-rehousing via a setting of comprehensive supportive services. RRH will serve very low-income young adults, adults over the age of 24, and veterans who are homeless. Using a “housing-first” model of service delivery, the program aims to address the housing crisis before delving into issues that support long-term housing stability. 

Role Description

Jericho Project is seeking an experienced and driven case manager for the RRH Program. The Case Manager will be responsible for providing rapid re-housing services to veterans, young adults, and single adults. The Case Manager will carry a caseload of approximately 30 participants.

Case managers will be required to have frequent contact, but not limited to, weekly or monthly face-to-face meetings, telephone conversations, aftercare contacts and survey distribution, e-mail, and other electronic exchange with each participant on his or her caseload, depending on the need for services and post-placement support. 

Requirements

  •   Bachelor’s degree in human services or a closely related field.

  •   Experience working in homelessness, substance abuse, mental health and/or trauma

    settings preferred.

  •   Experience working with veterans/military, young adults, or LGBTQ populations preferred.

  •   Knowledge of NYC resources preferred.

  •   Must possess strong organizational, writing, communication, and computer skills.

  •   This position includes fast paced case management and some field work. Candidates must be self-starters with the skills and energy to work with high need participants in the community.

  •   Strong engagement and interpersonal skills.

  •   Qualified veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Please refer to the Jericho Project position description for greater detail.