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Case Manager - State Opioid Response Program

Company: Community Teamwork
Location: Lowell
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Case Manager - State Opioid Response Program
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

    We are seeking a Case Manager who will be responsible for providing case management to clients and their families. Provide advocacy, support, and referral information and assist clients and families to overcome barriers to become self-sufficient.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Complete intake and needs assessments with each family, which may involve a broad range of areas including housing, finance & budgeting, employment, education, food & nutrition, school & daycare, legal issues, health, parenting, and daily living skills.
    • Work closely with families to identify and build upon strengths and develop strategies to address barriers and concerns identified through the assessment process.
    • Help clients build self-sufficiency plans.
    • Assist clients to transition to self-advocacy roles.
    • Facilitate housing workshops and trainings.
    • Integrate a DE&I lens in all activities, encourage colleagues to engage in DE&I work, and contribute to our mission of building a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization for our employees, clients, and partners; requires ongoing investment in a personal and professional journey to understand identity and address unconscious bias, power, and privilege.


      • Bachelor's Degree preferred, preferably in a Human Services related field. Significant case management experience may substitute for degree.
      • Minimum of 3-5 years' experience working with low income individuals or families required.
      • Minimum of one-year assessment, advocacy and case management work in a Human Service field required.
      • Knowledge and experience working with low income, culturally diverse, and at-risk families and individuals.
      • 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.
      • Ability to work effectively with and meet the needs of people from a diverse range of backgrounds, cultures, and identities, including underserved communities and people from the different racial groups, socioeconomic statuses, nationalities, and languages that make up CTI's clientele.

        Commitment to Diversity Equity and Inclusion
        Community Teamwork is committed to an equitable, non-discriminatory, and anti-racist approach in all components of our organizational structure and operations, including the job application process. We recognize that people of underprivileged backgrounds and underrepresented identities often are not afforded equitable access to resources, opportunities, and professional development. We offer professional development, training, and tuition reimbursement opportunities to ensure that you and CTI are set up for success. We encourage you to apply if you see an opening that is exciting to you and include examples of your work that you feel demonstrate your qualifications. Please feel free to speak to all experiences, skills, and educational certifications that you feel are relevant. We look forward to reviewing your application.

        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 team in an organization committed to excellence.

Keywords: Community Teamwork, Lowell , Case Manager - State Opioid Response Program, Executive , Lowell, Massachusetts

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