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Comunilife Case Manager-(LIP)Queens in Long Island City, New York

Case Manager-(LIP)Queens

Job Details

Job Location

Long Island City, NY

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

4 Year Degree

Salary Range

$4,000.00 - $50,000.00 Salary/year

Travel Percentage

Negligible

Job Shift

Day

Job Category

Professional Services

Description

Comunilife Inc.is looking to fill aCase Managerposition for itsLife is Precious, Queenslocation. The Case Manager for Life is Precious™ is a non-clinical suicide prevention afterschool alternative program for Latina teens ages 12-17. The Case Manager supports teens and families and builds protective factors to prevent suicide attempt and ideation through assisting to provide individual, group and family counseling and provides outreach, referral, and follow-up services. This position offers a generous benefit package including health insurance, dental, vision, dependent care, paid time off, 401(k), tuition assistance program and more.

Areas Of Responsibilities

  • Provide outreach, engagement and follow-up with girls referred to program to assure continuity of mental health treatment and encourage participation in the Life is Precious™ program and assist with client recruitment

  • Provide case management and counseling to connect the clients with services

  • Assist in the creation of age-appropriate programing for young adults that serve to expand horizons and provide healing, calming experiences for the clients

  • Reinforce vocational exploration, internships and community service to enhance participants’ career planning, learning, personal growth and civic responsibility

  • Coordinate trips, celebrations and special events for young adults and their families that increase the clients’ cultural pride and awareness

  • Collaborate with community agencies, public officials, and organizations

  • Participate in program team meetings to discuss accomplishments and program related matters

  • Represent the program to community providers (i.e. schools, churches and community centers) and provide information and training relevant to the program focus and populations

  • Document community activities, outings and development involving families.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required Job QualificationsEducation and Experience Requirement(s):

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field, preferably is social work.

  • Experience working with adolescents and families

  • Bilingual skills in Spanish required

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

  • Proficiency with MS Office and Google product suites

  • Cultural competency in working with Hispanic adolescents and their immigrant families.

  • Proven ability to provide strong social service support and counseling

  • Ability to apply analytical thinking to program matters regarding the Life is Precious™ Program

  • Knowledge of program development and the ability to engage and motivate adolescents

  • Responsible, organized and efficient

  • Demonstrated ability to perform in a team approach and accomplish multiple assignments

  • Demonstrated skill to communicate effectively in writing, verbally, and to listen actively

  • Related experience that demonstrates that the ability to be community minded, patient, creative, flexible, compassionate and culturally sensitive

  • Ability to deal tactfully and diplomatically with other employees, officials, professional and technique groups, clients and the general public

  • Ability to plan and successfully implement and gather patient related data for programs

Comunilife is an EEO employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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