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Case Manager (VS-90)

Adult Services | Los Angeles, CA | Full 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.

VS-90 provides transitional housing to male Veterans who are on parole or probation. The goal of the program is for the client to transition into independent housing with sound financial planning skills and reduced institutional thinking. Services include case management, individual and group therapy, job referrals, and counseling regarding benefits and money management. This is a sober living program lasting six months (can be extended to 2 years). The goal of the program is for the client to transition into independent housing with sound financial planning skills and reduced institutional thinking.  Transitional housing, case management, food, job referrals, financial counseling.

Responsibilities:

The Case Manager provides services to an assigned caseload of participants. The responsibilities are summarized as:

  • Provide outreach and engagement services to the literal homeless in the community
  • Conducts intakes including completion of bio-psycho-social assessments
  • Works with participants to develop individualized service plans with interim goals; conducts regular meetings to assess and document progress
  • Provides one-on-one counseling with participants; provides individualized life skills and financial education
  • Maintains lists of resources for participants, researching new resources as needed; provides referrals for participants; coordinates and/or provides transportation for participant and resident services
  • Facilitates cognitive-behavioral, recovery dynamics and life skills groups
  • Maintains all paperwork and required documentation, including participant database; documents resident behaviors, incidents, and complaints
  • Other duties as requested

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in science or social work required
  • 1-3 years experience working with homeless families/individuals or people in recovery
  • Ability to develop relationships with families as well as wide variety of services stakeholders
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid California drivers license, current auto insurance, and clean driving record
  • Experience in adult case management preferred

VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer