Careers with YES
Job Openings: Case Manager (Job 1A)
Position Title: Case Manager (Job 1A)
Hourly Wage: $16.00 to $18.00 per hour, DOE
Hours Per. Week: 32 Hours per week (Approx.)
Reports To: Executive Director
- Become knowledgeable of all aspects of Case Management within the YES Program standards as follows:
- Receive and respond to crisis calls/emergent situations; Complete assessment tools to determine the needs of the youth/young adult; Conduct face to face meetings with individuals and parent/guardian;
- Apply “Best Practices” through Family Reconciliation Services and Advocacy for youth involved with the courts.
- Submit comprehensive case records for reports and review of case activities; Clearly identify services necessary to stabilize the youth in crisis; Be prepared to present oral reports as requested on activities and case planning; Engage and youth/ young adult education/medical/personal needs, as well as other duties as assigned based on case activities.
- Case Manager shall develop links with community service providers, local resources (public and private sectors), to ensure the youth/young adult participation is appropriate and serves in their best interest.
- Conduct initial intake with new youth/young adult referred to the program; Identify current and basic needs, unstable living environments/situations, medical/dental/vision/mental health issues, educational needs and legal barriers or concerns.
- Develop maintain all documentation and action plans to stabilize the current situation,
- Coordinate services with health providers, law enforcement, schools and community resources to best serve the youth.
- Work independently as needed while being a team member.
- Receive referrals from all agencies, educators & school officials, medical community as well as other youth serving organizations/agencies.
- Maintain comprehensive case records, accurate documentation.
- Gain a working knowledge of and implementation of all WAC’s & RCW’s that provide YES legal guidance in serving youth/young adult enrolled for services.
- Participate in community meetings representing YES with participants.
- Maintain a professional attitude & appearance. Treat people with respect and dignity, even when they don’t reciprocate, as your professional behavior is expected.
- Maintain travel and expense logs as directed.
- Actively participate in YES fund raisers & presentations to the communities we serve throughout the service area. Prepare reports for the Executive Director and the Board Members on activities and the outcomes.
- Participate in responding to after hours and weekend calls on a rotating schedule.
- Liaison for the YES Program with other agencies and organizations.
- Participate in performance evaluations.
- Other duties as assigned.
- B.A in Social Services, Psychology, Social Work, Human Services or like fields, plus 1 year of experience, or an A.A in Social Services, or Human Services Management with 3 years applied services.
- Learn of the RHY (runaway, homeless youth) laws and regulations as well as Family Court Procedures and all legal actions pertaining to the youth and their rights.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written.
- Moderate computer skills a must.
- Non-judgmental communication with youth/young adults and families.
- Sensitivity to the needs and feelings of all individuals that seek assistance from the YES Program.
- Build and maintain professional relationships with service providers and professionals.
- Demonstrate ability to protect confidential information.
- Clear back ground check.
- Valid Driver’s License in the state of residency.
- Current auto insurance.
- Reliable/dependable transportation.
- Familiar with the application of Windows Microsoft programs.
- Operation of office equipment; phones, copy machine, security system.
Within 30 days:
Obtain food handler's permit, TB test, HIV certification, CPR and First Aid training. Cost for all training, tests and permits will be reimbursed by YES.
The mission of Youth Emergency Services is to support youth in making choices that will help them find and keep safe living conditions. YES is committed to supporting young people in their efforts to remain at home or find alternative safe homes in which they can grow and thrive. YES believes that every youth has the right to be loved, respected and live in an environment free of violence, drugs, exploitation and other harmful behaviors.
YES provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status,
Instructions for Applying:
If you're interested in these positions, please specify Case Manager or Host Home Coordinator and email Resume and Cover letter in Word or PDF format to Sarah Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please, no phone calls accepted. Only those candidates being considered will be contacted.