Homeless Shelter Case Manager
Since 1971, A New Leaf has faithfully worked in service to our mission of “Helping Families…Changing Lives,” making a positive impact in the lives of more than 24,000 people each year in the Phoenix Metropolitan area. Services focus on HEALTH, HOUSING, AND COMMUNITY SERVICES, offering a continuum of support to move households from crisis to long-term health and stability.
A New Leaf continues to grow to respond to needs in our community by developing comprehensive, relevant and effective services for vulnerable and underserved families, children, and adults.
A New Leaf’s East Valley Men’s Center (EVMC) provides shelter and support services to single men in our 100+ bed facility. We strive to provide a hand up and not a hand out at the East Valley Men’s Center. Our program is considered a “working man’s facility,” requiring and assisting men to secure employment and save money for their transition to safe, stable housing.
We're looking for a full-time Case Manager who will assist the program and the clients by providing a supportive and structured environment to assure safety and respect.
Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM, some evening hours flexibility may be required
Location: Mesa, AZ
Pay Rate: $14.00 per hour (not negotiable)
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide case management services to homeless clients; establish/maintain client files.
- Directly responsible to Program Manager for issues regarding admission and discharge, while being in conformance with the agency’s program definition and policies as relevant to program/client needs.
- Screening, assessing and developing service plans, and monitoring the implementation of strength-based case plans and progress towards goals.
- Assisting clients in obtaining community services and benefits, securing appointments with outside services and agencies as needed, including identification of funding sources and linkages to other agencies/services.
- Providing referrals and/or coordinating transportation for clients to community services as needed (as relevant to program/client needs).
- Facilitating and coordinating discharge planning transition and follow up according to plan.
- Recognizing common symptoms of mental disorders and/or addictions.
- Recognizing the indications, common side effects, reactions and interactions of psychotropic medications prescribed for self-administration by agency clients.
- Completing accurate case documentation and agency paperwork in a timely, correct, and thorough manner.
- Coordinating services with clients/families and other service providers.
- Maintaining client demographic information and reporting this information to Administrative Assistant / Program Manager.
- Providing educational information as needed to assist clients/families in reaching goals.
- Attending and participating in court hearings as required to meet program needs and within scope of practice.
- Performing intake screenings, lethality assessments and basic needs assessments for potential clients (as relevant to program/client needs).
- Schedule client appointments and obtain required authorizations (as relevant to program/client needs).
- Assist in the translation of barriers and successes into positive system changes (as relevant to program/client needs).
- High school diploma or GED required.
- 2 years experience working with homeless or economically disadvantaged population required.
- Knowledge of community resources
- Due to state licensing, applicants must be a minimum 21 years old.
- Demonstrate and provide strong communication skills both verbally and in writing.
- Committed to teamwork and have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Demonstrate a basic understanding of Trauma Informed Care.
- The skills necessary to engage and work with others from diverse ethnic and cultural groups, coupled with maintaining professionalism at all times.
- Able to maintain proper professional and personal boundaries, while protecting our Resident’s Rights.
- Possess a valid driver’s license with reliable transportation, current auto liability insurance and a clean 39-month motor vehicle record.
- A Class One Fingerprint Clearance Card or be able to pass various background checks in order to obtain one.
We appreciate your interest in our organization. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
A New Leaf is an at-will employer. Any offer of employment with A New Leaf is contingent upon a successful consumer report to include verification of employment, education, criminal background search and driving records.
A New Leaf is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and participates in the E-Verify program. A New Leaf participates in el program de E-Verify. Equal Opportunity Employer.
BENEFITS PACKAGE: All of our employees enjoy the following benefits: direct deposit, competitive pay, accrued sick time, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), annual team member appreciation event, informal, yet professional team environment.
For full time employees, we also provide the following included in the total compensation plan: Health/Dental/Vision Coverage, Accrued Sick and Vacation Time, Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, AD&D, Short Term Disability, 401(K), Tuition Reimbursement, and a Wellness Program which has received a Silver Level of excellence in worksite wellness by providing employees with Annual Biometrics, Gym Reimbursements, Wellness Initiatives, Workers Compensation improvements, and much more!
- Pay Type Hourly
- Required Education High School
- Mesa, AZ, USA