Case Manager - Pico Youth and Family Center
The primary responsibilities
of this position are establishing relationships with youth, providing case
management, conducting street outreach, and maintaining a safe environment in
the center. This includes assessing situations, developing individualized goals
and plans, and providing appropriate referrals. One on one goal setting and
tracking of all case managed youth through an outlined achievement plan
centered around academics, employment, family, community and personal goals. Integral to this position is the ability to
motivate peek performance from at-risk, gang involved and probationary youth. The
Case Manager must build and maintain working relationships with clients for youth
serving programs and agencies in the community
The person in this position
must be able to perform the duties outlined on this job description. A valid
driver's license and current automobile insurance is required. Night driving
may be necessary. Must be able to work under stress and be able to respond to
emergencies. Mobility is required. Ability to prepare documentation and
communicate reports. Evening hours, rotating Saturdays, and some holidays. In
addition, must have set field hours and set office hours and must comply with
these hours. Demonstrate a high level of respect for youth as individuals and
as part of a community and culture, and an understanding of different cultural
Responsible for building
relationships with at-risk youth and their parents, to assist in their
empowerment. Encourages youth to give
back to their community and to become leaders in their neighborhoods. Provide intensive case management to a
minimum of 25 cases per year. Participates
as a member of the management/counseling team. Must also be able to perform any
other duties provided by Executive Director and On-Site therapist.
·Interviews participants to assess their needs and
·Performs comprehensive assessments on individual
clients, develops and implements service plans, identifies programs, and
involves client’s family when appropriate.
·Creates awareness of problems and situations that
participants may not view as dangerous.
·Works as an advocate for the participant once contact
has been established with the pertinent programs.
·Monitors the participant’s individual goals and
motivates new goals.
·Creates and updates accurate files and maintains
complete client chart notes which will reflect the progress of participants.
·Provides information and assistance, referral and
advocacy on behalf of clients. And follows-up with service providers.
·Conduct outrach to attract new participants.
Bachelor’s degree in Social
Science and two year’s experience working in the field.
Must be Fluent in
English/bilingual if applicable.
Must have a car, valid
California driver’s license, and show evidence of insurability.
Must have excellent oral,
written and organizational communication skills.
Must be effective in conflict
Must have computer skills,
specifically in Excel and Word.
Must have good attention to
Cover Letter & Resume to:
Manager, Angel Villasenor
Monica, CA 90405