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Case Managers - Youth Services

Company: Action for Boston Community Development, Inc., (AB
Location: Chelsea
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

CURRENT OPENINGSRETURNING APPLICANT? LOGIN NOWCase Managers Youth ServicesRequisition Number: 2022-ET/Y-020Department: Education, Training and Youth ServicesEmployee Type: RegularHours Per Week: 35Overview:Action for Boston Community Development is a nonprofit human services organization that each year provides more than 100,000 low income residents in the Greater Boston region with the tools and resources needed to transition from poverty to stability and from stability to success. Within the Youth Services program, the Case Manager plays a key role in providing both case management services to youth in various programs. The Case Manager assesses the needs, skills, and barriers of participants and jointly determines the appropriate pathway, support services, and resources needed to ensure the participants' success.Duties include:Responsible for assessing the needs, skills, and barriers of participants and jointly determines the appropriate pathway, support services, and resources needed to ensure the participants' success. Work with individuals in their caseload for the duration of their participation in programs, and help organize and coordinate services to reduce fragmentationRecruit potential youth participantsProvide orientation, screening, intake and assessment for potential program participantsIdentify and prioritize a participant's goals, personal strengths, needs, and barriersDevelop an Individual Service Strategy (ISS) of action through which the participant will use their strengths and overcome barriers in route to achieving their goalsIdentify, within and outside of ABCD, the resources needed to pursue those goalsWrite case notes for each youth that accurately reflect the youth's progress, issues and overall program performanceUtilize an agreed upon coaching model to assist the participants in changing habits while reducing the participant's dependency upon the case manager before the end of the programPerform other related duties as assigned from time to time.Job Qualifications:A minimum of one to three years of relevant experience and a high school diploma or equivalent and some college coursework or professional certification requiredA Bachelor's degree in education, social work, human services, social science or related field strongly preferredMust have demonstrated leadership skills and entrepreneurial talentsWillingness to take risks and develop new initiativesCareful attention to detail and accuracyExcellent communication skills, as well as strong organizational, planning, and time management skillsAbility to work with groups and individuals of diverse economic, social, and cultural backgroundsWhy ABCD?Make an impact on the communityProfessional development opportunities and trainingsHealth and Dental InsuranceLong-term and Short-term Disability InsuranceLife Insurance403B Retirement Plan with employer match and vestingPaid Time Off13 Observed Holidays

Keywords: Action for Boston Community Development, Inc., (AB, Chelsea , Case Managers - Youth Services, Other , Chelsea, Massachusetts

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