The Case Worker will serve the clients of the Family Counseling and Resource Center. Case Workers coordinate and conduct outreach activities within the community, such as speaking engagements and family health fairs, for the purpose of educating individuals on crime victim issues, enhancing intervention skills and/or increasing awareness of crime victim services available at RMYA and elsewhere in the community. The Resource Case Worker will also conduct initial needs assessments for community families, working with families to link them with appropriate services they need as identified in their initial assessments. This person is responsible for scheduling follow-ups with the community families to identify if services needed have been established, identify new services needed, and coordinating additional services provided by RMYA such as counseling appointments, psychiatric appointments, residential/emergency care services. Please note this position is a grant funded position for two years.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work required or related field required. Previous experience in case management services required. Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field preferred.
SALARY: $27,000 plus benefits
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
- 1-2 years case management experience required, ideally in an emergency client-service environment, with a track record of successful case management services with children and adolescents.
- Exceptional reasoning, problem solving, and strategic thinking skills and ability to think creatively.
- Ability to build relationships and influence others through the interaction of stakeholders with different interests and needs.
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. Bilingual in Spanish highly preferred.
- Ability to work proactively in an ambiguous, dynamic, multidimensional organization.
- Ability to manage multiple simultaneous deadlines while maintaining attention to detail.
- Maturity, humility, strong work ethic, sense of humor, and roll-up-my-sleeves attitude.
- Demonstrable passion and commitment to working in the field of child sex trafficking and neglect prevention, and/or the nonprofit sector.
- Familiarity with the challenges facing child service agencies and abuse prevention efforts at local, state, and national levels.
- Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and evening hours, and comfort with occasional travel.
- Valid driver’s license or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire. Must have acceptable driving record.
- Successful clearance of a criminal background check, including fingerprinting and drug screening.
Immediate Supervisor: Clinic Administrator
Please note this position is a grant funded position for two years.