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Homeless Youth Services - Case Manager South Portland

The Opportunity Alliance

The Opportunity Alliance South Portland ME United States

1 week ago

Case Manager

Homeless Youth Services...

The Opportunity Alliance is seeking a Case Manager to join the team in our Homeless Youth Services Department.

Homeless Youth Case Managers:
• provide intensive case management services to youth and/or families in York and Cumberland counties who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness
• support youth and/or families in finding and obtaining stable housing while promoting safety and security
• link youth and/or families to services and resources which meet their basic needs to support and stabilize the whole family
• participate in program initiatives
• attend team meetings
• coordinate service teams for each youth and or/family, and complete documentation in a timely fashion.

This is a full-time, 40 hours/week position. Position requires a flexible work week including evenings. This position supports Cumberland and York Counties.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Social work or related field required.
• LSW preferred.
• At least one year of relevant experience working in human services with families and children who have experienced mental health issues/trauma, substance use disorder and/or poverty required
• Direct experience volunteering and or working with and for young people in advocacy, youth development, youth leadership and direct social services preferred.
• Ability to respond to crisis situations in the moment required.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively required.
• Excellent organizational skills required.
• Ability to be flexible regarding scheduling, required.
• Demonstrated computer proficiency regarding data entry and recording.
• Must be able to meet physical requirements associated with family visitation, e.g. climb stairs, etc
• Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office and email is required.
• Contracts that have Rider D: Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background, child protective service check & sex offender check.
• Must not be on the state or federal suspension and disbarment list.
• Must be able to exert moderate physical effort with occasional standing, walking, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, typing and frequently lift and carry small children or material weighing up to 25 pounds.
• Driving may be necessary to attend meetings and trainings and for the occasional need to meet with clients offsite and within the program service area. This may include transportation of clients or driving to agency location to complete work. A good driving record is required.

Pay is competitive and will be based on experience and education.

The Opportunity Alliance has an extensive benefit package. Find out more about our benefits here:
• Generous paid time off
• 9 paid holidays per calendar year
• up to 3 floating holidays per calendar year
• Excellent medical benefits at very reasonable cost
• Dental and Vision insurance options
• Agency paid basic life insurance and STD & LTD disability insurances
• 403(b) retirement with a generous agency match
• Student Loan Forgiveness: The Opportunity Alliance (TOA) is a qualified employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. This means that if you have a student loan and meet certain criteria, you may be eligible for loan forgiveness while working for us.

Why Work for TOA?

The Opportunity Alliance works with people to build better lives and stronger communities. We provide advocacy, leadership, and support to identify the goals and address the needs of individuals, families, and communities.

The Opportunity Alliance envisions contributing meaningfully to a community in which families and individuals are thriving and supported as they pursue their aspirations for a better life. Within The Opportunity Alliance, there is a shared belief that positive change is possible.

The Opportunity Alliance (TOA) is a multi-service, comprehensive, high impact organization providing 46 integrated community based and clinical programs serving more than 20,000 people annually throughout the state of Maine.

TOA tackles some of our community’s most pressing problems: poverty, homelessness, mental illness, substance use, and domestic violence. Our programming draws from a wide range of resources, blending evidence-based practices with practical experience and community resources.

The Opportunity Alliance is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Please submit a cover letter and resume along with your application.

Thank you
South Portland ME USA

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