Case Manager Supportive Services

Interfaith Community Services
Published
August 19, 2021
Location
550 West Washington Avenue, Escondido, CA
Category
Job Type
Salary
$19-$21
Type of Pay
Hourly
Contact Name
Adriana Cruz
Contact Email
adrianac@interfaithservices.org

Description

OVERVIEW: Founded in 1979 in direct response to rising rates of hunger and homelessness in North San Diego County, Interfaith Community Services works to break the cycle of poverty and homelessness by Helping People Help Themselves. Interfaith is the most comprehensive social services agency in North County, providing both immediate safety net services and long-term, life-changing programs designed to meet the holistic needs of people in crisis. Together, in partnership with 250+ diverse faith communities, more than 650 recurrent volunteers, and a growing staff of over 200, Interfaith provides a safe haven and pathway towards self-sufficiency for more than 17,000 community members annually.

WHAT YOU WILL DO: This position will provide direct services to clients, to include but not limited to, intake, assessment and case management, and client advocacy (resources and referrals) to homeless and low-income individuals, with the goal of moving clients from crisis to self-sufficiency and to support the mission of Interfaith Community Services.

• Provides direct services to clients including diversion, Individual Service Plan (ISP), assessment, crisis intervention, advocacy, and case management
• Provides guidance and support to help clients identify their own strengths, set achievable goals and follow through consistently so they can become self-sufficient
• Utilizes Housing First and Diversion strategies to stabilize clients experiencing or at-risk of experiencing homelessness
• Administers supportive services per agency and contract guidelines
• Identifies resources and advocates for clients’ needs
• Links and networks clients with resources within the agency and utilizes other public and private social service agencies as necessary
• Ability to work independently and professionally at partnering agencies, faith centers and other community settings
• Ability to work with and collaborate with volunteers, interns and other agency personnel
• Provides services in the community; working with clients in various settings, which include but are not limited to, other agency programs, faith centers, and school administrations
• Responsible for meeting specific outcomes per month required by program contracts
• Enters data in multiple databases and tracking tools
• Participates in all staff meetings and trainings
• Performs additional duties as assigned

EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION
• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience required
• 1+ years of relevant work experience required
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS
By joining our team, you'll work with amazing people serving those in-need of a hand-up in our community. Benefits include:

Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts - Medical and Dependent Care
Matched 401(k) Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off - Three weeks to start!
Paid Holidays - 13 scheduled
Paid Parental Leave
Paid Bereavement Leave
Work Anniversary Bonus
Tuition Reimbursement
Healthy Rewards Program
Life Assistance Plan
Financial Assistance Program
Flexible Work Schedules
Business Casual Work Environment
Professional Growth and Career Development Opportunities

To Apply Click here

Requisition #1808

Interfaith is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, pregnancy, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, nationality, sex, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Interfaith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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