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Below is a list of our current job openings. Please send a cover letter and resume to info@learning-web.org.to apply.

Youth Outreach Case Manager Full Time (40 hrs. week)

Job posting

The Case Manager works within our Youth Outreach Program.  This direct service position supports both non-residential program services, the Housing Scholarship Program (HSP), and our Transitional Living Program (TLP), which provides housing to homeless youth ages 16 to 24 years of age.  The Case Manager provides services to youth using a positive youth development approach to case management, combined with a harm reduction model and trauma informed service delivery protocols. 

 

Reporting Relationship

The Case Manager reports to the Director of Youth Outreach.

Scope of Work / Responsibilities Include

·         Maintain caseload of HSP, TLP and Youth Outreach non-residents.

·         Determine eligibility, gather intake information, and conduct assessment of strengths, needs, and interests of participants.

·         Provide crisis intervention, identify, and assess immediate and long-term needs of participants, including safety, well-being, and self-sufficiency.

·         Advocate on participant's behalf with other service providers, property owners, the legal system, etc. and provide community resource referrals as appropriate.

·         Assist participants in finding stable, safe housing.

·         For youth entering HSP/ TLP apartments – orient and support them to set up a safe, healthy home, and transition to stable housing upon exit from the program.

·         Provide skill building in full range of independent living skills in both one-to-one and small group training.

·         Provide assistance in the areas of health promotion (physical, cognitive, emotional/mental education, and employment).

·         Place and monitor participants in workplace apprenticeships, based upon the participant's interests and skills. Recruit, screen, and support worksite mentors.

·         Ensure that all agency, Federal grantor, and NY State mandates, policies, & procedures are followed throughout the course of work and maintain required documentation on both program and participants.

·         Represent organization to outside agencies, community groups, etc. as directed.

·         Participate in supervision, staff meetings, and assist the Learning Web in reaching broader organizational goals such as fundraising and program development.

·         Maintain high ethical standards when carrying out all duties and maintain strict adherence to all confidentiality, legal, and agency guidelines in all areas of service provision.

·         Maintain program / client files, input client related information, intakes, case notes into data management system, maintain data tracking / reporting systems.

·         Other duties or projects as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree preferred and experience working with youth or young adults in a community setting.  An Associate degree will be considered if the candidate possesses additional related work experience.

·         Experience with vulnerable youth population, particularly youth of color and youth from lower socio-economic backgrounds desired.

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills.

·         Ability to read, interpret, and analyze budgets, government regulations, and technical procedures.

·         High level of organization including the abilities to manage multiple projects simultaneously, to prioritize work, be detail oriented, and to know when to seek assistance.

·         Ability to interact well with team members and take direction.

·         Ability to understand confidentiality and handle information of a confidential nature, required.

·         Must have computer expertise using Microsoft Office Suite and relevant Social Media Platforms.

·         Employment application and background check required.

·         Reliable transportation and clean driving record required.

·         Must be available to work some early evenings and in rotating on-call emergency schedule.

Compensation :

·   Salary range commensurate with experience:  $40,000-$43,000

·   85% paid individual health insurance

·   Generous sick and vacation leave

To Apply:

Send a cover letter and resume to:  info@learning-web.org 

 

Final candidate must complete a Learning Web Job Application, pass a criminal background check, a State Child Abuse Registry check, and a Driver’s license check.

For information about our agency and programs, please visit us on the web at www.learning-web.org 

The Learning Web is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or disability.  Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

 

 

Case Manager Full Time (40 hrs. week)

Job posting

The Life Skills Case Manager works within our Youth Outreach Program (YO). This direct service position supports the Life Skills, Supporting Strong Families (SSF), Foster Care Youth (FC), ESSHI and other YO programs, serving young parents, children, and at-risk youth who are currently housed but face significant life barriers. Using a long-term approach, Life Skills provides independent living-skills preparation and intensive case management. Youth are engaged in our program and offered an array of services to develop the full range of skills needed to transition towards independence.  The Case Manager provides services to young parents, children and at-risk youth using a positive youth development approach to case management, combined with a harm reduction model and trauma informed service delivery protocols. 

 

Reporting Relationship

The Case Manager reports to the Director of Youth Outreach.

Scope of Work / Responsibilities

·         Maintain an intensive caseload of Life Skills, SSF, FC, ESSHI and YO participants.

·         Use both a Positive Youth Development approach and an individualized strengths-based approach to case management, combined with a harm reduction model, and a trauma-informed care protocol.

·         Determine eligibility, gather intake information, and conduct assessment of strengths, needs, and interests of participants.

·         Provide crisis intervention as necessary, identify and assess immediate and long-term needs of participants, including safety, well-being, and self-sufficiency.

·         Planning and facilitating independent living skills in both one-to-one and small group training.

·         Advocate on participant's behalf with other service providers, the legal system, etc. and provide community resource referrals as appropriate.

·         Assist participants in identifying their goals and support them in achieving them.

·         Collaborate with service providers, schools, parents, and other community supports on the client’s behalf.

·         Provide assistance in the areas of health promotion (physical, cognitive, emotional/mental) education, and employment.

·         Place and monitor participants in workplace apprenticeships, based on the participant's interests and skills. Recruit, screen, and support worksite mentors.

·         Ensure that all agency policies & procedures are followed throughout the course of work and maintain required documentation on both program and all participants.

·         Represent organization to outside agencies, community groups, etc. as directed.

·         Participate in supervision and staff meetings and assist The Learning Web in reaching broader organizational goals such as fundraising and program development.

·         Maintain high ethical standards when carrying out all duties and maintain strict adherence to all confidentiality, legal, and agency guidelines in all areas of service provision.

·         Maintain program / client files, input client related information, intakes, case notes into data management system, maintain data tracking / reporting systems.

·         Other duties or projects as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree preferred and experience working with youth or young adults in a community setting.  An Associate degree will be considered if the candidate possesses additional related work experience.

·         Experience with vulnerable youth population, particularly youth of color and youth from lower socio-economic backgrounds desired.

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills.

·         Ability to read, interpret, and analyze budgets, government regulations, and technical procedures.

·         High-level of organizational skills including the abilities to manage multiple projects simultaneously, to prioritize work, be detail oriented, and to know when to seek assistance.

·         Ability to interact well with team members and take direction.

·         Ability to understand confidentiality and handle information of a confidential nature, required.

·         Must have computer literacy using Microsoft Office Suite and relevant Social Media Platforms.

·         Employment application required.

·         Reliable transportation and a valid driving license required.

·         Must be available to work some early evenings and in rotating on-call emergency schedule.

Compensation

·   Salary range commensurate with experience:  $39,500-$43,000

·   85% paid individual health insurance.

·   Generous sick and vacation leave

To Apply:

Send a cover letter and resume to:  To info@learning-web.org

Final candidate must complete a Learning Web Job Application, pass a criminal background check, a State Child Abuse Registry check, and a Driver’s license check.

For information about our agency and programs, please visit us on the web at www.learning-web.org 

The Learning Web is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or disability.  Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

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