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Case Manager

MoveFwd



 

Organization Summary:

 MoveFwd (formerly Teens Alone) has been providing supportive services for youth experiencing homelessness and free mental health counseling for youth and families for 27 years in the western suburbs of Minneapolis.  Programs include barrier free mental health services and support groups, support and advocacy services for youth and young adults experiencing homelessness, a Drop-in Center, street and community outreach, and a Transitional Living Program.  


(movefwdmn.org)

 
Location: Twin Cities Metro Activity Area: Human Services and/or Youth Development
Category: Health/Human Services Workforce Closing Date: open until filled
Job Type: Full Time Salary: TBD
Hours: 32/hrs week 
 

Primary Duties:

 Provide case management services to youth and young adults needing assistance with housing and basic needs and those enrolled in the Transitional Living Program. 

Conduct assessments with client to determine goals, barriers, resource needs and other factors related to case planning, acting as a broker for services and referring them to community resources when necessary.

Facilitate a monthly group meeting for the TLP program participants

Act as liaison between youth/landlord relationships relating to tenancy issues

Assist youth in living independently

Act as a liaison with other service providers

Maintain consistent home visits with youth

Provide necessary transportation according to availability

Keep updated records of all interactions with clients and any other contacts made on their behalf

Provide on-going monitoring and reporting of participant’s progress

Provide on-going Independent Living Skills instruction in one on one settings

Attend and contribute to appropriate weekly case review/team meetings

Provide guidance for youth in the apartment search process

 

 


Experience:

BA Degree in Social Work or Youth Development preferred, or related field

2 years experience working with homeless or youth from under-served populations

Experience with completing assessments and goal planning 

Valid MN Drivers license and insurance


 

Additional Info:

This candidate will have:

High level of self awareness and ability to work effectively with and relate to diverse populations

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially for client advocacy

Ability to work independently and show high aptitude for decision-making

Demonstrated ability to efficiently organize, coordinate, track and complete multiple tasks as well as adjust to changing priorities

Knowledge of child welfare systems, public and federal assistance programs, and other community resources

Strong communication skills

Desire to continuously learn for personal and professional growth

Access to reliable vehicle and ability to maintain good driving record and insurance levels as directed by MoveFwd, to fulfill job duties that require travel into the community.   

 


How To Apply:

 Send resume and cover letter to HR@movefwdmn.org

No phone calls please


 

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