Case Worker- Community Connections Coordinator
SD014
 Brooklyn, NY

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide intensive case management, counseling and assistance to prevent homelessness among at- risk youth
  • Work with street and homeless youth to identify options for housing, including returning home if deemed appropriate
  • Act as a liaison with any existing service provider involved with the youth or their family
  • Assist families to become the young person’s primary support system
  • Provide follow-up services to youth who reunite with their families for a period of 90 days.
  • Submit timely reports to supervisor as requested
  • All other relevant duties as delegated by supervisor
  • Engage youth in job fairs and career building events
  • Establish vital linkages with local resources.

SCO Family of Services is an equal employment opportunity employer

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS degree
  • Knowledge and understanding of at-risk youth population required
  • 1-3 years experience working in human services
  • Flexibility in schedule required
  • Driver’s license preferred

WORKING CONDITIONS

Employee must be able to work effectively and efficiently within a demanding work environment.