Shelter Case Manager– Partners for Peace
Organization: Partners for Peace
Job Title: Shelter Case Manager
Annual Salary: 30,867.00
Specialized responsibilities of this position:
1. Collaborate with the Shelter Advocate, Housing Navigator, Residential Team Leader, and other shelter staff in developing and maintaining programming for shelter guests including case management, advocacy, and other support and referral services as outlined by Maine Housing’s Emergency Shelter and Housing Assistance Program (ESHAP).
2. In collaboration with direct service advocates, coordinate the processing and safety planning for potential shelter guests, including shelter calls, assessments, intake meetings, and sheltering new guests.
3. Provide support to Housing Navigator and shelter guests as they work towards obtaining permanent housing.
4. Work directly in partnership with each shelter guest to assess needs, safety plan, and create goals identified by the shelter guest, to increase safety and independence after the guest leaves shelter.
5. Assist the Residential Team Leader in compiling data for reporting and information necessary for reconciling the shelter budget.
6. With the Shelter Advocate, coordinate and maintain the safety and comfort of the shelter by providing budgetary insight, co-facilitating house meetings, and assisting with overall upkeep of the shelter building.
7. Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum qualifications for this position:
1. Basic requirements as listed in Responsibilities of All Staff.
2. Understanding of the impact of community systems and institutions on people affected by domestic violence.
3. Excellent written and oral communication skills. 4. Collaborative decision making skills.
5. Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
6. Bachelor’s degree in social services, psychology, or related field
Preferred qualifications for this position:
1. Experience working in a residential facility.
2. Experience providing case management services.
3. Working knowledge of MaineCare billing requirements.
4. At least one year’s case management experience strongly preferred
Candidates should enjoy working independently in a friendly, fast-paced setting, and have a strong commitment to ending domestic abuse.
The successful candidates will be able to work effectively with a diverse group of staff and a changing resident population and demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills. Prior experience working with people affected by abuse and with consensus decision-making is a plus. All staff participate in crisis intervention, advocacy and community response work.
Open Date: 2019-03-28
Close Date: 2019-04-11
Instructions: To view the job descriptions, including a list of minimum and preferred qualifications, for these positions please click on the following link: https://www.partnersforpeaceme.org/about–us/join-the-team/
Please send your resume, cover letter and an essay of views on domestic abuse to the following address:
Hiring Committee Partners for Peace
P.O. Box 653
Bangor, ME 04402-0653
or Via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Preference will be given to applications received before April 11, 2019. No telephone calls, please. Submissions received without all requested documents will not be considered.