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Case Manager-(DOHMH) LIP Washington Heights

Job Details

New York, NY
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$44,900.00 - $49,000.00 Salary
Nonprofit - Social Services


Comunilife Inc.'s Life is Precious Program in Washington Heights is looking for a Case Manager to work with its youth. The main projected goal of Case Manager for the Life is Precious program is two-fold: one- to reduce suicidal risk, ideation and attempts by providing robust programming and holistic case management to Latinx girls aged 12 -17. The Case Manager is responsible for providing program coverage, and to provide individual, group and family supportive counseling to the youth and their families. The Case Manager will lead and/or assist with activities and groups in collaboration with other staff; and two - to increase referrals to the program by providing Outreach and Awareness workshops and presentations to the broader community, and by developing, nurturing and strengthening community partnerships with schools, mental health clinics, youth programs, and other stakeholders.
Essential Duties:
  •  Liaise to provide outreach, engagement and follow-up with girls referred from emergency departments to assure continuity of mental health treatment and encourage participation in the Life is Precious program.
  • Provide case management and counseling to connect the clients with services and improve coping and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to think outside of the box with creating programs that stimulate the interest and are relative as well as age appropriate for young adults. In addition, activities should expand horizons and provide healing, calming experiences for the clients.
  • Reinforce vocational exploration, internships and community service to enhance participants’ career planning, learning, personal growth and civic responsibility.
  • Coordinate trips, celebrations and special events on weekends to bring whole families together and increase the clients’ cultural pride and awareness.
  • Collaborate with various community agencies, public officials, and organizations.
  • Assist with all recruitment efforts.
  • Meet on a regular basis with the Program Coordinator to discuss accomplishments and program related matters.
  • Represent the program amongst community providers (i.e. schools, churches and community centers) relevant to the program focus and populations.
  • Document community activities, outings and development involving families.


Education and Experience Requirement(s)
BA or BS in human services field; experience working with children and families; Bi-lingual English/Spanish.
Physical Demands
Ability to travel to community partners, local schools.
Working Conditions
General afterschool program and office environment
Comunilife is an EEO employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.