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Case Manager PT - (GRYD - Southwest)

Adult Services | Los Angeles, CA | Part Time

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

24 - Hour incident response coverage in and around the GRYD Zone in an effort to reduce gang violence and engage families impacted by gang violence

Responsibilities:

 Case Manager:

  • Serves and engages gang-involved youth or young adults, between the age of 14 years and 25 years in a GRYD Zone
  • Conduct comprehensive screenings and assessments with individuals to develop a case plan
  • Completes documentation and provides services consistent with program needs
  • Assists clients with obtaining benefits with WorkSource, YouthSource and FamilySource Services
  • Participate in planning meetings at Summer Night Lights ("SNL") sites in or near the zone
  • Makes home visits to assist clients and family with services needed
  • Maintain triangle of protocol with LAPD, and GRYD Office
  • Plan strategies to engage local gangs/crews proactively maintain peace
  • Maintain all documents and case files; complete incident response reports and log follow up activities in the GRYD database

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma; Bachelor's degree in related fields preferred
  • 5 years' experience working with At-risk families/individuals or gang population
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel; database experience strongly preferred
  • Valid California driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation
  • Effective written and oral communications skills; bilingual Spanish preferred

Additional Requirements:

  • LA VITA certification preferred but not required
  • Trained on the GRYD Model of practice and the efforts to Outcome Database
  • Proven ability to interact positively with diverse groups of client population with varying education and economic backgrounds particularly gang affiliated individuals

VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer