Valley Youth House empowers and strengthens the lives of children, youth and families through inclusive programming that builds resilience and fosters growth and independence.
We are currently looking for a qualified applicant to fill the following position: FT - Life Skills Case Manager- ($18hr)
Job Description: The Life Skills Case Manager is responsible for client
supervision and guidance, case management, and all aspects of day-to-day
program functions, which may include community relations issues, and liaison
related contacts. This also includes generating goal plans with youth/client,
tracking their accomplishments, submitting all required county, state and
federal documentation. As well as maintaining all
documents related to the client records. The Life Skills Case Manager is under the authority of the Vice-President, the
Director, and reports directly to the Program Supervisor.
- Successfully engage youth/client in developing and implementing
their individual goal and/or transition plan using positive youth development,
trauma-informed and culturally appropriate frameworks.
- A minimum of 50% of the working hours will be spent providing
quality in-person goal planning, instruction and case management services
according to youth's/clients identified level of service.
- Ensure up-to-date paper & electronic client records in
compliance with program, county, state and federal regulations and private
grant requirements as applicable.
- Meet with the youth/client according to program requirements to
model and practice independent living skills with youth/client, including, but
not limited to: academic
and career planning, permanent relationships/mentoring, housing/household
maintenance, priority setting, money management, and health and wellness.
- Be the primary liaison contact and provide regular ongoing case
coordination with community contacts such as: referral/funding sources,
children and youth agencies, landlords, probation, school personnel, employers,
- Participate in on-call rotation as required by program area. (May
be N/A for some programs).
- Address and report any crisis or critical incident as defined by
agency and/or county, state or federal regulations according to the agency's
formalized practice and protocols.
the program and agency in a professional manner and maintain positive community
relationships in a proactive manner.
Qualifications: The Life
Skills Case Manager shall be a mature
individual with the ability to identify with and adapt to the goals and
philosophies of positive youth development in the independent living program.
The Life Skills Case Manager will possess sound judgment and knowledge of
adolescent development. This individual will be organized and highly adept at
managing multiple tasks and assignments. Successful team members are creative
thinkers and flexible in their approaches to people and projects. They will
never have been convicted of any prohibited criminal or child abuse offense.
They shall possess a minimum of two-years experience working with adolescents
and a BS/BA in human services or an equivalent combination of experience in the
field and education. The candidate's race, gender, religion, sexual
orientation, or state of physical disability will not be considered when hiring
for this position.
- Understand and adhere to Valley Youth House policies, practices
- To participate in weekly scheduled supervision with direct
supervisor and be prepared with an agenda.
- To attend and actively participate in team meetings.
attend both external and internal agency trainings and workshops and complete
and pass all required trainings as set forth in the funder and licensing
regulations as required.
- To complete other related tasks as appropriate or assigned.
This agency is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Valley Youth House provides all applicants for employment and all employees with equal opportunity for employment and promotion without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by state or federal law. This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment as well as the use of all VYH facilities, participation in VYH sponsored activities and all employment actions such as hiring, job assignments, promotions, compensation, benefits and termination of employment.