Benefits: dental, life insurance, medical, vision, 401k
Community Youth Services is recruiting for Case Manager position provides case management services and case coordination for youth in Young Adult Housing.Starting pay is $17.78 per hour/month. (Non-exempt) (Fulltime)CYS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, age, marital or nursing mother status, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. About the Agency:CYS has been a successful and established non-profit in downtown Olympia for nearly 50 years, providing a full continuum of care to meet the needs of at-risk youth and their families in our community. Our 20+ programs help youth with: housing, placement stabilization, family preservation, foster care, education, job training, employment, independent living skills, delinquent behaviors, shelter, and basic needs. About 4,000 youth – and their families – seek services annually in their transition to become independent, successful adult members of society.Community Youth Services is the largest child welfare agency serving southwest Washington, employing over 175 staff and supporting 120 volunteers. CYS provides a staff driven culture where we view our staff as our greatest asset in providing quality services, which shows in our 95% staff retention rate.For new full-time employees: 3.6 weeks of vacation leave10 paid Holidays12 days of sick leaveMerit increases of 2.8% annually within pay gradeCost of Living increases annually when possible Free benefits that include:Health insuranceHealth Savings Account (HSA) – CYS contributes $100 per monthDental insuranceVision insuranceLife insuranceTeledocEmployee Assistance Program After one year of employment:Retirement: 100% vested with no time minimums. 3% CYS contribution toward your 403(b) whether or not you invest yourself. Additional 100% CYS match of your retirement contributions up to 2% of your compensation.Eligible to apply for tuition assistance program. Position Qualifications:Education and direct experience working with at-risk teens/young adults and juvenile justice, Dept. of Corrections and/or CPS/Family Court must equal a minimum of four years. If education is used to meet this requirement, degree/courses must be in a social science or related field. A transcript may be requested to determine if courses taken qualify.Additional experience required in community networking, coordinating case management for multi-disciplinary teams, and providing a safe and nurturing environment for youth.Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours. AGENCY QUALIFICATIONS:The ability to pass an extensive background check with no history of conviction or perpetration of child abuse or physical harm to a child or children or an individual aged 18 years and above who is or may be unable to take care of themselves, or is unable to protect themselves against harm or exploitation by reason of age, illness, trauma or disability, or any other reason.Professional and personal conduct that maintains a personal and professional background so that criminal history remains free from unlawful conduct. Certain crimes may disqualify employees to have unrestricted access to children or vulnerable populations in accordance with Department of Social Health and Services policy and Washington State law. Professional or personal conduct that causes this clearance to be suspended or denied will result in suspension and/or termination of employment. (Pursuant to RCW 43.43.832, 43.43.832(7), 43.43.834, 43.20A.710 and WAC 388-06.).A valid Washington State Driver License with a minimum of five years’ driving experience and a three-year good driving record evidenced on a Washington driver’s abstract. The ability to pass and maintain a clean driving records check at employment and annually. Professional or personal conduct that results in a restricted or denied driving status could result in termination of employment. (Candidates relocating to the area must provide current proof of three-year driving record from current state; and have ten days from date of employment to provide a copy of a Washington Driver’s License and Washington driver’s abstract.).Proof of personal auto insurance levels provided on your insurance declaration page. Coverage must be current, and copies provided to HR at renewal. Coverages at or above $100,000 combined single limit is required for positions that require driving and is recommended and preferred for positions that have occasional driving.A sensitivity and responsiveness to the cultural differences in the organization's employment and service population.Must possess or obtain within 30 days of employment CPR/1st Aid/Bloodborne Pathogen certification. Some positions require CPR before a first shift.Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as part of a team. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS A. Direct ServicesCollaborate with the Admissions Case Manager to move participants into YAH properties.Transporting Weight Requirements (when assisting with moving participants in and out of the program):Must be able to independently lift, move and/or carry items weighing up to a maximum of 50 lbs.Maintain a caseload of approximately 14 participants.Document all client and family information in the case file and enter all necessary information into the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS).Complete an Individual Services and Housing Plan (ISHP) with each youth on a monthly basis.Provide referrals to and coordinate services as needed. This may include but is not limited to assisting with employment and training/placement, assisting with school enrollment/attendance, assisting with health care/mental health services, providing and/or coordinating transportation to residents, and coordinating childcare and other support services.Schedule and coordinate wraparound team meetings as needed.Assist and accompany youth, when needed, to participate in service learning opportunities and healthy recreational, cultural, and civic activities.Assist with coordinating/scheduling Life Skills Workshops.Assist Case Manager 2 in facilitating life skills workshops/meetings in order to provide critical skills and support for program participants.Counsel youth using a trauma-informed approach and solution-focused techniques in order to facilitate personal growth and minimize crisis.Complete exit paperwork, develop and implement after-care plan, and provide follow-up services if needed once a youth is discharged.Assist Program Coordinator and Director in completing program status reports to funding sources as outlined in program grants.Serve as a liaison between the program and referral agencies, service agencies and appropriate committees while developing a positive relationship with community partners.Share in the staff rotation for carrying program cell phone for participant emergencies.Assist with the cleaning of apartments. This may require the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). B. Professional Development:Attend required staff meetings and contribute input on program and agency issues.Attend scheduled in-service training for on-going development of professional skills.Meets with supervisor on a monthly basis to review performance and SMART goals. C. Other Related ResponsibilitiesAttends relevant trainings, conferences and department/program staff meetings.Uses Agency or personal vehicle to perform agency business.Maintains confidential information.Participates as a flexible member of the agency team in order to accomplish the overall agency goals.Follows agency policies and procedures Code of Ethics, RCW’s, WAC’s, and other applicable external regulations.Participates in creating and maintaining a workplace that values diversity and is free of racism, sexism, heterosexism, and other discriminatory practices.Manages time and other resources in a skilled manner.Demonstrates professionalism and appropriate boundaries in all interactions.Functions with creativity, independence and initiative.Communicates effectively in both oral and verbal form.Performs other work as assigned. CYS is an Equal Opportunity EmployerIn order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Community Youth Services will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Community Youth Services will not tolerate discrimination in employment or personnel practices including the advertisement of positions, recruitment, selection, promotion, demotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoffs, or termination. These activities shall be conducted without regard to race, color, sex, creed, religion, age, marital or nursing mother status, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. Applicants wishing to receive job posting in an alternative format, or who need accommodation with the application process are encouraged to contact CYS Human Resources.
Join an organization that is dedicated to empowering at risk youth and families to meet goals around safety, stability, belonging and success. Join a team of professionals whose shared vision is centered around every youth/young adult being part of a supportive home and community while achieving their full potential for personal growth. WHY? Because CYS believes in strengthening our communities by empowering youth and families to create their own success. Join CYS and be a part of the solution with an employer that provides a staff driven culture where we view our staff as our greatest asset
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Join an organization that is dedicated to empowering at risk youth and families to meet goals around safety, stability, belonging and success. Join a team of professionals whose shared vision is centered around every youth/young adult being part of a supportive home and community while achieving their full potential for personal growth. WHY? Because CYS believes in strengthening our communities by empowering youth and families to create their own success. Join CYS and be a part of the solution with an employer that provides a staff driven culture where we view our staff as our greatest asset in providing quality services, which shows in our 90% retention rate. Community Youth Service is a non-profit located in Olympia, WA.