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Westhab, Inc. Case Manager - 41st Street in New York, New York

JOB TITLE:                            CASE MANAGER

DEPARTMENT:                          SERVICES

REPORTS TO:                           SENIOR CASE MANAGER

LOCATION:                             New York, NY

FLSA:                                  NON-EXEMPT

SALARY:                             $38,000 TO $52,000 PER YEAR



The Case Manager assesses families’ needs, plans a course of action, links family to services and monitors progress for a caseload of families with children in a homeless shelter.  S/he must assure families receive appropriate information and referrals to address issues so that they can obtain and maintain housing. 


  • Conduct intake and assessment process to orient client to the program and develop individual service plan reflecting assessment needs and goals.

  • Meet weekly with client to assist with the achievement of individual service plan goals.

  • Coordinate services with Housing Specialist, other staff and external partners

  • Provide advocacy for individual clients around entitlements and services.

  • Provide crisis intervention, aggressive and supportive counseling to strengthen clients’ ability to make appropriate life decisions.

  • Document case management activities in accordance with agency and funding source guidelines and procedures.

  • Complete Housing applications (both written and computer generated) for clients based on their individual needs and functioning.

  • Achieve monthly placement quota, as assigned.

  • Facilitate workshops, groups and escort clients as applicable.

  • Attend staff meetings and trainings to enhance skills that are related to job function.

  • Must be able to work flexible, alternate schedules which may include evening and weekend shifts.

  • Perform other related duties.


    Bachelor Degree in Social Work or Human Services Field preferred.  At least 1 year of case management experience working with the homeless, mentally ill, substance abuse and/or low income populations. Bilingual a plus. Strong relationship building skills required. Ability to work independently but know when to raise issues to supervisor. Excellent organizational and time management skills necessary. Ability to effectively multi-task and follow-up on a timely basis. Strong PC skills required including Word and Excel.


    Westhab is a prominent community development organization, providing housing and supportive services for more than 10,000 of the most vulnerable members of our community each year. We are staffed by an extraordinary group of hard working professionals that are fully committed to our mission - Building Communities. Changing Lives. Working at Westhab is not easy. Our expectations for all staff are high. We believe that the people and the communities that we have the privilege to serve deserve our very best every day. We are a results-driven organization that focuses on empowerment and impact. If you want to apply for this opportunity, it should only be because you feel ready for the challenges and expectations that come with joining this kind of team. (EOE)



    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ensures safe and healthful working conditions to workers by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.  Westhab complies with all applicable OSHA standards, rules and regulations in addition to keeping our workplaces free of serious recognized hazards.

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