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Case Manager - Youth Family Foundations

Company: Community Teamwork
Location: Lowell
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Case Manager - Youth Family Foundations - Housing
*Youth Services is expanding to include services not specific to homeless or at-risk young adults!*
Are you interested in a position that will make a difference in your life and the lives of others? Community Teamwork is a private non-profit organization with over 500 employees dedicated to reducing barriers and creating opportunities for low-income individuals and families.
At Community Teamwork our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial and emotional wellness.
We offer:


  • Casual work environment
  • 4 weeks of Paid Time Off
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Paid sick leave
  • Career advancement and professional development
  • 5% contribution to your 401K whether you participate on your own or not.
  • Great co-workers and a great mission with an outstanding Community Action Agency
  • 37.5 hour work week


    We are expanding to include a Family Foundations Housing Case Manager as part of CTI's Youth Services team to support pregnant and parenting young adults (ages 14-24).
    Located at the Youth Opportunity Center in Lowell, the Family Foundations Housing Case Manager will be responsible for supporting pregnant and parenting young adults between the ages of 14- 24. This position is focused on advocacy, support, and community connection to assist participants and their growing families in overcoming barriers to self-sufficiency while working towards stability. With a focus on housing, staff will support in navigating housing opportunities internally and externally to enhance stability for long term success.

    Responsibilities Include:

    • Assess for general need for each family or individual.
    • Connect to community supports geared towards family development.
    • Increase access to nutritional supports.
    • Connection to prenatal supports and in-home supportive services
    • Increasing access to education and employment
    • Creation of individualized goals with a youth focused lens
    • Reduce barriers and overcome obstacles towards stability
    • Data tracking, entry and submission into local and state systems.
    • Support existing Youth Service programming and team members as needed.


      Qualifications:

      • Bachelor's Degree preferred, preferably in a Human Services related field. Minimum 5+ years' direct case management experience may substitute for degree.
      • Two years of experience working with youth and young adults.
      • Ability to work comfortably with pregnant and parenting youth in both group and individual settings, preferably with experience advocating for families.
      • Minimum of one-year assessment, advocacy and case management work in a Human Service field required.
      • Demonstrated knowledge of community resources available to low-income individuals and families.
      • Excellent customer service, organizational, oral and written communication skills.
      • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.
      • Proficient computer skills required in basic computer software and data collection systems.
      • Excellent crisis management skills.
      • Ability to maintain accurate records and confidentiality of information.
      • Excellent attention to detail.
      • Bilingual (English/Spanish, English/Khmer, English/Portuguese) preferred.
      • Valid Driver's License


        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Community Teamwork is a drug free work environment.
        This is an exciting opportunity to become an integral member of an innovative, outcome-focused team in an organization committed to excellence.

Keywords: Community Teamwork, Lowell , Case Manager - Youth Family Foundations, Executive , Lowell, Massachusetts

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