Part-Time ELECT Case Manager, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Posted by Congreso de Latinos Unidos on September 19, 2016

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is currently seeking a part-time Case Manager for the Education Leading to Employment and Career Training (ELECT) Teen Parenting program within the Family and Housing Services division at Congreso. The part-time ELECT Case Managers requires a sincere interest in working with and supporting teen parents, their children and their overall health and development. The part-time ELECT Case Manager works up to 20 hours a week and is responsible for the following: providing school based case management services, homes visits, ongoing assessment, the development and/or review of service plans, referral connection and follow-up, advocacy, data collection and data entry as well as submission of programmatic & statistical reports.

The part-time ELECT Case Manager report directly to the ELECT Program Manager and/or Coordinator.

Essential Responsibilities
 Carrying a caseload of teen fathers or mothers as assigned by supervisor
 Conduct home visits weekly/biweekly, monthly or as assigned by supervisor.
 Develop a goal plan with each teen for frequent and periodic monitoring and assessment
 Provide health, parenting and prevention education to program participants in their homes, communities, and at assigned school sites
 Provide and assist clients with healthy options, referrals and information about health choices while providing advocacy as needed
 Engage other family members in the intervention plan of clients services and during the health/parent education sessions when appropriate.
 Assist clients with crisis intervention services
 Maintain accurate and up-to-date client files and documentation
 Network with area organizations, hospitals, daycare centers, clinics, etc. to identify and connect clients with appropriate community resources
 Conduct presentations and outreach activities to identify and recruit teen parents to program
 Maintain proper documentation of client records according to goals work plans, agency and funding guidelines
 Submit all program reports as indicated by the program supervisor
 Regularly attend and participate in staff meetings, training sessions, forums, and bi-weekly supervisory meetings
 Comply with all client and program confidentiality regulations mandated by federal, state, city and agencies
 Able to work within traditional business hours (8am-5pm). Weekly schedule (up to 20 hours per week) to be created with supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications
 BA/BS degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or related social science discipline
 Experience providing case management to high risk and diverse client population preferred.
 Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively communicate with individuals and groups required.
 Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.

Come serve the community. Employees come to Congreso because of their passion to work directly with members of a vibrant and diverse community towards greater self-sufficiency. We have grassroots in Philadelphia’s Puerto Rican community and a commitment to strengthen all who live in the communities we serve. Our campus is located in the heart of the Eastern North Philadelphia neighborhoods we serve and includes a charter school that houses college courses at night.

Come celebrate culture. Employees come to Congreso because of the diversity of our employees, clients, and community we serve. We seek to serve all clients through practices that show inclusion, empathy and understanding regardless of cultural identities.

Come be part of our “familia.” Employees come to Congreso for a working culture that reflects our family-centered service approach and our commitment to balance work and family. Our “mi casa es su casa” welcome extends to employees and all who seek services from us. Our employees value the feeling of being “like family” and the close and supportive relationships they have with co-workers.

Come grow professionally. Employees come to Congreso to gain experience, learn new skills, and grow
professionally. Our Primary Client Model™ provides employees with continuous education and professional development in client-centered, data-informed, and culturally appreciative service delivery. We recognize supervisors as leaders and an essential link between retention and service quality. All supervisors engage in regular professional development and organizational strategy conversations with Congreso’s President/CEO. Congreso has a reputation for leadership development, with many former employees now in leadership positions at the local, regional and national level.

To Apply
To apply for this position please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements here. For more information about Congreso and other career opportunities pleas go to

Congreso is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Congreso is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and all applicants for employment. All employment decisions at Congreso are made without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability or military/veteran status, or any other protected class as set forth under applicable State, Local and Federal Civil Rights Laws.

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