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Homeless Outreach Worker / Case Manager

Polish American Association Schaumburg, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We are seeking an Homeless Outreach Worker / Case Manager to join our non-profit organization!

In this role you will be responsible for identifying sites used by homeless individuals, establishing initial contacts, building trust and rapport, case management, referrals, advocacy for homeless individuals and families on the streets and in the drop-in center, providing links for non-English or limited-English individuals with other community services.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct street and back alley patrols in the Polish community
  • Identify sites used by the homeless
  • Community outreach and dissemination of information about available services
  • Make needs assessment for the clients on the street
  • Make referrals to appropriate resources for clients requiring services beyond the professional domain of PAA, and make follow-ups as needed
  • Make intake assessment for the clients in drop-in center
  • Conduct daily living skills groups on daily basis
  • Provide language interpretation and translation of documents for clients
  • Provide or arrange transportation of clients to appropriate facilities according to client needs
  • Collect and record clients’ information into the client-tracking databases
  • Prepare and submit quarterly and annual reports in database
  • Participate in meetings and workshops
  • Case planning, case coordination and record keeping
  • Assist in food distribution at PAA’s Food Pantry

Requirements:

  • H.S. diploma and continuing training in addictions, behavioral sciences, or related fields; an Associate’s degree in behavioral science or related field preferred
  • Previous work experience within the homeless population
  • Basic knowledge of chemical dependency and psychiatric issues

We Offer:

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package!
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Life Insurance​

Apply Today!

Company Description
Comprehensive Human Services Organization working with those requiring assistance in achieving full participation in the economic, educational, professional and cultural life of metropolitan Chicago.

Polish American Association

Why Work Here?

Manage full gamut of clinical services while allowing for personal engagement w/ staff, clients and community partners.

Comprehensive Human Services Organization working with those requiring assistance in achieving full participation in the economic, educational, professional and cultural life of metropolitan Chicago.

Address

3834 North Cicero Avenue
Schaumburg, IL
60194 USA