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Case Manager

Job Details

Experienced
CARDINAL MANNING CENTER - LOS ANGELES, CA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$22.00 - $24.00 Hourly
None
Day
Nonprofit - Social Services

Case Manager

 

HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY!  Please join the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Los Angeles (SVDPLA) in its mission to serve those in need. We currently have an opening for a full time, Case Manager position in our Social Services Department at the Cardinal Manning Center (CMC) to work in our LAHSA contracted program.  The CMC is a 65 bed homeless shelter for men, and a Drop-In Center serving all people in need.   The CMC is located in the skid row section of downtown Los Angeles.

 

Position Summary:

The Case Manager will engage homeless individuals referred to our LAHSA contracted Interim Housing Program, and conduct thorough assessments, case planning, and provide case management services, which includes assisting clients in accessing behavioral and physical healthcare, educational, vocational, job search and placement, legal assistance, governmental benefits, and with qualifying for, and helping them apply for subsidized, and other permanent housing opportunities.  The position reports to the Program Director of Social Services.

 

Position Functions:

  1. Be an actively positive and professional representative of SVDPLA and CMC, at all times.
  2. Develop effective, trusting relationships with clients with a focus on facilitating their growth towards independence.
  3. Provide ongoing, intensive case management services and respond to crises, with assigned clients.
  4. Assist assigned clients in conducting housing searches and in facilitating their application and placement in suitable, permanent housing.
  5. Provide information, referrals, and advocacy for needed services.
  6. Maintain accurate and timely documentation of client information; service delivery; goalsetting; progress notes, discharge plans, etc.
  7. Network with outside service providers to identify relevant services to assist and support client growth during CMC stay and sustained independence post discharge.
  8. Attend community meetings as assigned by supervisor.
  9. Participate in supervision, case management, and staff meetings.
  10. Facilitate community meetings for program residents.
  11. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services, or a related field from an accredited college or university;
  • Prior professional experience working with and coordination of services with people experiencing homelessness, indigent and/or low-income individuals is highly desired;
  • Experience working with clients and staff in a residential setting preferred;
  • Experience with identifying housing, and other relevant client resources, and building effective professional relationships with community partner agencies;
  • Experience working within a team of professionals in a social services setting;
  • Computer skill proficiency required in Outlook, Excel, Word, and other Microsoft software programs; and
  • Written verification of full COVID-19 vaccination is required for all St. Vincent de Paul employees;
  • Bilingual English/Spanish language skills is preferred.

 

 

Physical Requirements of the Job:

This job position requires significant time sitting, standing, and lifting and carrying items weighing up to 25 pounds at a distance of up to 10 feet.  Also, there may be some field work at times.  

 

All full-time employees are offered medical, dental, vision and 403b options. The Society covers 90% of the cost for medical, vision, and HMO dental benefits.

SVDPLA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.

The society of St. Vincent de Paul will consider the employment of qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.

 

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