Case Manager for Targeted Case Management (601-136)

Volunteers of America - Chesapeake Lanham, MD
FUNCTION:

The Case Manager is responsible for coordinating resident activities, assisting resident's needs, coordinating and providing both on and off-site services, referring residents to community resources, providing case management to interested residents and monitoring resident progress, monitoring service plans, and acting as a liaison between the resident and service providers. Driving and/or the transportation of residents is a responsibility of this position.

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Required Skills

REQUIREMENTS:

Successful candidates must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, counseling, social work or related human service fields.

The successful candidate must be able to develop strong relationships with the resident population, be able to mobilize groups and individuals, advocate, organize and problem-solve.

Flexibility to provide services that may occur during evenings, weekends, and holidays in addition to standard weekly schedule.

OTHER:

* This position requires driving your personal vehicle for company business. Must be privileged to drive according to the criteria set forth by Agency MVR guidelines.

* Valid driver's license in jurisdiction of residence

* Vehicle liability coverage if driving personal vehicle (on occasion, may be required to transport clients in personal vehicle)

* Acceptable Criminal and CJIS background checks, OIG Exclusion and CPS checks

* Negative Drug/TB screening

* CPR/First Aid Certification must be acquired and maintained once employed

Required Experience

Have at least two years of experience working with low income individuals. Demonstration of expertise and more than four years providing services to a similar population may be substituted for the four year degree. Training is eligibility for procedures of Federal and applicable state entitlement programs, legal liability issues relating to providing service coordination.

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