Young Adult Case Manager, People’s Emergency Center

Posted on April 26, 2010

[posted 4/11/2010]

Young Adult Case Manager, People’s Emergency Center

Description:
People’s Emergency Center is the oldest provider of emergency shelter and supportive services to homeless women and children in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Services include emergency food, clothing and shelter; transitional housing; case management and counseling; parenting and life skills; child care; teen education and recreation; welfare-to-work preparation and job placement assistance; and permanent housing opportunities.

The Young Adult Case Manager must be committed to People’s Emergency Center’s belief in the quality, dignity and worth of every person and recognize that homelessness and poverty are systemic issues that require community responses.

Qualified applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree. Prior experience in social services is preferred, with a strong focus working with low-income young adults and pregnant and parenting youth. Primary responsibility for the Young Adult Case Manager is to provide case management services for the clients, specifically homeless youth heads of household, ages 16-21. Additional crucial responsibilities are client assessment; implementation planning, case management conferences and advocacy. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills in order to communicate with a diverse population, including clients and their families, external support networks, and social service provider agencies. Must be able to maintain required documentation. Qualified applicant will be flexible, have excellent organizational skills, be able to work independently and as part of a team.

People’s Emergency Center employees are eligible for a generous benefits package which includes group health insurance, vacation, personal and sick time off, flexible benefits plan, pension plan, disability and life insurance and tuition reimbursement. EOE/M/F/D/V

Read more at: http://www.idealist.org/en/job/374345-140


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