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Case Manager - FTS

Company: Central City Concern
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Central City Concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing comprehensive services to single adults and families impacted by homelessness, poverty, and addictions in the Portland metro area. CCC values and celebrates diversity and we hire skilled and passionate people to meet our mission through outcome-based strategies that support personal and community transformation.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Flip the Script is a voluntary, African American, Culturally Specific program that supports justice-involved men/women. The FTS case manager acts to ensure the stability of all participants and is familiar with and able to access resources for benefits/entitlements, alcohol & drug treatment, mental health treatment, peer support, employment support, housing support & advocacy support.

Duties Include:

  • Provide case management services for special needs offenders referred by the Department of Community Justice
  • Stay in communication with clients, parole/probation officers, and treatment providers.
  • Complete the intake/interview process of clients upon referral
  • Assist clients in collaboration with P.O.s and housing providers in transitioning to housing.
  • Facilitate groups.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with treatment providers and other outside resources for clients.
  • Go inside the jails & prisons to share information about the FTS program
  • Participate in culturally specific outreach efforts to engage prospective clients, including appointments, home visits, and community-based services.
  • Develop relationships with organizations, providers, community leaders, and advocacy groups serving the African American community.
  • Use a culturally sensitive lens to guide all aspects of service delivery, ensuring that the impact of socio-political & cultural factors is consistently considered
    Requirements:
    • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
    • Minimum of 5 years of case management experience.
    • Must be a team player, and have good time management, communication, computer, and organizational skills.
    • If a recovering chemically dependent person is, a minimum of 2 years of sobriety is required.
    • Must possess an MRT facilitator certification.
    • Must possess a current driver's license, pass a DMV background check, and be designated an "acceptable" driver as outlined in Central City Concern's Fleet Safety Policy. Must pass an initial driver's training and an annual recertification training.
    • Must not actively be on parole or probation.
    • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB Test, and background check.
      Benefits: Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our employees!
      • Generous paid time off plan beginning at 4 weeks per year at the time of hire. Accrual increases with longevity.
      • Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with an employer match of 6.25% in your 1st year, 8% in the 2nd year, and 10% in your 3rd year! Fully vested with your first contribution!
      • 10 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the employee's discretion.
      • Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance coverage.
      • Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term Disability Insurance!
        This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required for the position.

        As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer and pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.

        Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

        The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) Associated topics: case manager, development, liaison, manage, plan, program development, program management, project development, project management, resource development

Keywords: Central City Concern, Portland , Case Manager - FTS, Executive , Portland, Oregon

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