Bilingual Case Manager, Maple Street
Job Details
Experienced
Maple Street Shelter - Redwood City, CA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$23.00 - $28.00 Hourly
Day
Nonprofit - Social Services
Position Description

About Us: LifeMoves is one of the largest and most effective providers of shelter and supportive services across Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Peninsula.  As a results-driven organization, since 1987, our mission has been to provide interim housing and supportive services that create opportunities for homeless families and individuals to rapidly return to stable housing and long-term self-sufficiency. Our successful therapeutic service model combines clean, modern housing with intensive supportive services that promote dignity and motivate our clients to achieve autonomy.  LifeMoves operates over 15 major sites from San Jose to Daly City.

Culture: LifeMoves staff are dedicated to serving our community.  Diverse in background, outlook and life experience, our team addresses important social issues with passion and creativity.  A culture of collaboration and innovation provides a thriving and successful environment for all. We foster personal growth through ongoing investment in the professional development of our staff.  Together, we are committed to breaking the cycle of homelessness and helping our clients achieve long-term self-sufficiency.

Position Summary:

LifeMoves | Maple Street Shelter in Redwood City is currently seeking an experienced, motivated and team-orientated Bilingual (Spanish Speaking) Case Manager.  Maple Street provides emergency and transitional housing for 141 single men and women each night. Maple Street also serves up to 20 Veteran clients every night. Under the supervision of the Program Director, Case Managers act as strong supports and advocates for clients, with the ultimate goal of helping them attain stable housing and self-sufficiency. Their responsibilities include developing and implementing individual case plans for a caseload of clients, as well as assisting the Program Director to maintain the facilities and develop program services.

Position Duties:

  • Develops, implements and revises individual case plans and consistently monitors progress toward client goals
  • Provide on-going supportive and/or case management functions in accordance with the case/treatment plan
  • Act as professional liaison for LifeMoves and our community partners
  • Communicate appropriately as needed with probation officers, social workers and family members
  • Participates actively as a team member in supporting clients and the facility as needed
  • Stay current and knowledgeable about external community resources, referrals and service linkages
  • Provides crisis management for clients; makes linkages for interventions as appropriate
  • Facilitate at least one clinical or life skills group in addition to morning group
  • Maintains client and program records in accordance with applicable standards and regulations, grant requirements, etc.
  • Maintains a high level of ethical conduct regarding confidentiality, dual-relationships, and professional stature
  • Participates in continuing education activities, remaining knowledgeable in area(s) of expertise
  • Attends weekly case consultation meetings and monthly trainings; meet regularly with supervisor to exchange pertinent information and receive supervision
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Position Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or related field, with a minimum of two years’ case management experience
  • Prefer minimum of 2 years’ experience in chemical dependency or other drug treatments
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; proven ability to collaborate with community partners
  • Understanding of the issues faced by homeless individuals and other marginalized populations in crisis
  • Availability to work occasional evenings and weekends. 
  • Experience working with mentally ill and dually diagnosed clients highly desirable
  • An understanding of ideas and practices that promote diversity, equity and inclusion; and a commitment to ongoing professional development in this area.
  • Bilingual Spanish-speaking

We have a comprehensive benefits package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending Account, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401K, etc.

To learn more about our non-profit organization, check out our website at www.lifemoves.org

LifeMoves is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

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