Case Manager - Family Services
Job Details
Description

Title:                          Family Services Case Manager

Unit:                           Family Services

Reports to:                 Program Supervisor

Status:                        Full Time; Regular; Non-Exempt

Location:                    Long Island City, NY 11101

Days/Hours:               Monday through Friday, 9am – 5pm with one day per week 11:30am – 7:30pm.  Subject to change depending on program needs

Position Summary:

The Family Services Case Manager aims to increase awareness on the importance of fathers in the lives of their children; while strengthening family bonds. The counselor is responsible for engaging non-custodial fathers in our Fatherhood program, though case management and parenting groups.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct program intake and assessment
  • Perform general case management duties, including bi-weekly individual sessions with clients, referrals to community based services, developing client schedules, and comprehensive treatment plans.
  • Assist clients in identifying and prioritizing needs;
  • Facilitate evidence based parenting groups
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation in multiple databases
  • Assist in planning and participate in events and activities for clients and their children, held both off -site and on-site.
  • Participate in case conferences for optimum collaboration among departments/programs and external agencies
  • Attend and participate in scheduled staff activities, meetings and trainings
  • Perform other related duties as needed.
Qualifications
  • Experience in case management, assessment, and counseling preferred;
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus;
  • Strong verbal and writing skills required
  • Experience working with fathers and individuals who have criminal justice involvement
  • Excellent time management skills and detail oriented
  • Competence using Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel) in a professional environment

 

We seek talented, dedicated individuals from all walks of life who possess a strong commitment to this mission.  Relevant personal experience is a plus.

 

Travel Requirements:  May require travel to other locations

 

Physical Demands:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The responsibilities and requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensing, experience and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

The Fortune Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of conviction history, race, religion/creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, victim of domestic violence status or marital status.

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