Case Manager - County Re-Entry Task Force (CRTF)
Job Details

Title:                           County Reentry Taskforce Case Manager

Unit:                           Court Advocacy

Reports to:                 County Reentry Taskforce Coordinator

Status:                        Full Time; Regular; Non-Exempt

Location:                    Long Island City, NY 11101

Days/Hours:               Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Some evening hours will be necessary depending on program needs.


Position Summary:

Responsible for conducting screenings, assessments, and counseling sessions; developing treatment plans; making referrals internally and externally; facilitating Cognitive Behavioral Intervention (CBI) groups; and monitoring and reporting to County Reentry Taskforce (CRTF) stakeholders on client progress.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct intake interviews and needs assessments for clients;
  • Perform general Counseling/Case Management duties, including weekly individual sessions with clients, referrals to community-based resources, developing client schedules, and client centered treatment plans;
  • Assist clients in identifying and prioritizing needs;
  • Provide referrals to ensure all participants’ concrete needs are addressed;
  • Provide crisis intervention when needed in collaboration with supervisor;
  • Facilitate CBI groups;
  • Ensure accurate and timely data entry of all client information into the agency’s database;
  • Provide accurate and timely data and information to be included in CRTF reports;
  • Monitor participants attendance and compliance with mandate requirements;
  • Conduct toxicology for clients as needed;
  • Advocate for individual client services;
  • Lead case conferences for optimum collaboration among internal programs and external agencies;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with community-based organizations;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with all CRTF stakeholder including parole, the District Attorney’s Office and others.
  • Attend and participate in all necessary CRTF meetings, conferences, and trainings;
  • Conduct weekly chart audits;
  • Engage in his/her own ongoing professional development; and
  • Additional responsibilities as required.
  • High school diploma or GED/HSE required; Bachelor’s degree or higher desired;
  • Experience and commitment to working with criminal justice involved mandated participants;
  • Strong Microsoft Office and database entry skills;
  • Strong assessment and engagement skills;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus;
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills; and
  • 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 our Harlem office for events and/or meetings.


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.