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Climb CDC is now hiring several case managers for our growing Workforce Training Institute (WTI). These dynamic individuals will have roles beyond those of the traditional case manager. They will function as life-skill counselors, placement advisors, legal advocates and mentoring coordinators as they have life-changing impact on our program participants.
The WTI case manager will provide ongoing counseling, support, advocacy, and guidance to workforce training participants in order to help them handle their personal, legal, and social service needs, especially those that interfere with their ability to meet the program requirements and their personal goals. The case manager will help participants determine their life and career goals, improve job search skills, as well as work efficiently and effectively with all staff in order to actualize their potential.
Provide individual and group counseling to WTI program participants in order to improve mental wellness, focusing on self-identity, self-worth, communication, relationships, respect, trust, honesty, emotional identification and expression, and anger management
Develop individual development/career plans
Develop and facilitate leadership development activities as defined by the program manager
Maintain confidential files on each participant
Build and maintain relationships with community businesses to develop placement opportunities for internships and employment for participants
Ensure placement goals and objectives are met for individual participants and overall program
Assist program participants with their juvenile offenses through diversion
Advocate with human services, health, court, and criminal justice systems to resolve issues facing participants
Recruit, train and match mentors to program participant mentees
Complete reports required by the funder and program manager
Bachelors degree in social work, workforce development, counseling, psychology or related fields
Strong commitment to helping at-risk young people succeed in an innovative training program to reorient their lives, nurture their leadership skills, and enable them to make a difference in their community
Experience with the juvenile justice system is strongly desired
Understanding of the historical and current issues facing young individuals from culturally diverse communities
Ability to establish rapport and relate sensitively to a multicultural group of young people
Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
Excellent public speaking, listening, written, computer and presentation skills
Sense of humor and nonjudgmental attitude
Knowledge of human service, health, court, and criminal justice systems’ programs, regulations, and procedures, and alternative programs