Homeless Case Manager - Full-Time
Union Category: XI
Location: Duluth, MN
Salary: Starting $17.13 - $20.58 (dependent upon experience)
Benefit Eligible - Yes
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL QUALIFIED PERSONS
SUMMARY: Case Managers maintain responsibility for a caseload and provide case management services for clients who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness. This position provides supportive housing services to homeless individuals. This includes outreach, housing transitional services, and housing sustaining services. The case manager will be trained in and practice SAMHSA's Permanent Supportive Housing Model and the Housing First model as well. The case manager develops excellent working relationships with community partners, housing management, and landlords. Case Manager will collaborate with key community stakeholders and collaborative partners; as well as serve culturally diverse communities.
DUTIES: Functions as a case manager housing specialist. The case manager completes required assessments and other needed documentation which may include a housing stability plan, releases of information, progress notes, and referrals to internal and external providers. The case manager arranges meetings with clients and other providers and coordinates needed client services in areas of housing, mental health, chemical health, financial benefits, insurance benefits, employment, and other basic needs. The case manager works with the team to assist the client in obtaining and maintaining housing in the community. They work cooperatively with other service providers and have a good understanding of program eligibility requirements and referral aspects associated with community resources.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 2000 hours work experience working with individuals who have a mental illness, homeless, and have high barriers to sustaining housing is desired. 6000 hours of related work experience with some college will be considered. Reliable transportation, proof of vehicle insurance, and valid driver's license. Previous experience in providing housing services preferred.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to work in a team setting and knowledge of community resources. At least 2 years working with diverse individuals who have been homeless or at risk for homelessness.
OBTAINING APPLICATIONS: Apply online at www.humandevelopmentcenter.org
FILING APPLICATIONS: APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED OR POST-MARKED BY THE CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Job applicants must meet all minimum qualifications. It is the responsibility of the applicant to verify that applications are on file on or before the closing date.
The Human Development Center
Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
Minorities Encouraged to Apply