UMOM New Day Centers
  • 15-May-2020 to 2020-07-14 (MST)
  • Coordination & Case Management
  • $36,000-$40,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time, M-F 9:00am-5:00pm

ABOUT UMOM NEW DAY CENTERS

Founded in 1964, UMOM is Arizona's largest provider of services for families experiencing homelessness. Our mission is to prevent and end homelessness using innovative strategies and housing solutions that meet the unique needs of each family and individual. With an annual operating budget of $22 million dollars, UMOM provides shelter, housing, and supportive services to youth, families, and individuals experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County. UMOM serves just over 12,000 unique individuals across all our services annually, including those families receiving support at the Family Housing Hub.

We would not be able to make a difference in our community through our homeless services without our amazing team. We value our employees' time and hard work, which is why we offer competitive pay and exceptional benefits, including medical, dental, vision, a matching 401k plan, company-paid life insurance, an employee assistance program (EAP), health savings accounts, and a health and wellness plan. We also offer 11 paid holidays and PTO accrual from day one. Most importantly, you'll have the opportunity to work with the most passionate team around!

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Case Manager position is responsible for engaging UMOM's clients to build rapport and provide direct case management support and advocacy with a continued eye toward skill building, resource connection, and employment, with the goal of assisting clients in identifying, obtaining and maintaining permanent housing.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Client Engagement and Rapport Building

  • Assess immediate client needs and ensure immediate connection to resources.
  • Support with orienting clients to program rules and expectations as well as UMOM's full scope of services.
  • Develop a relationship through the showing of empathy, while getting to know their unique circumstances and what truly motivates them.

One-on-One Case Management and Documentation

  • Maintain a friendly, accessible, approachable and responsive attitude to the needs of the clients on your case load.
  • Enter timely and accurate case notes and assessments per agency expectations for each client while maintaining client confidentiality and following program guidelines for charting.
  • Utilize evidence-based practices in service provision, including but not limited to, Motivational Interviewing and Trauma Informed Care.
  • Support clients with securing identification and documentation needed to access housing.
  • Thoroughly assess client need while identifying and strategizing around barriers to long-term success.
  • Assist clients in co-creating a case plan to be able to achieve permanent housing based on their unique needs and circumstances and regularly meet to discuss and review progress.
  • Meet regularly and consistently with your client to hold structured, intentional conversations focused on the skill-building necessary to obtain and retain employment/regular income and obtain and retain permanent housing.
  • Transport and/or accompany clients as needed to support with housing and/or employment search or in order to make connections to other resources.
  • Work in conjunction with UMOM's workforce development specialists to align employment opportunities and obtain employment for your clients.
  • Ensure clients exiting to permanent housing are supported with an orientation to the neighborhood and that connections are made with local contacts and resources, inclusive of but not limited to local viable transportation options.

WORK SCHEDULE

The typical schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm, with occasional nights and weekends, depending on the needs of our clients.

QUALIFICATION AND COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS

Experience and Education

  • Bachelor's degree required, ideally in a related field.
  • Minimum 1-year experience working with at-risk populations and/or case management required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including occasional night and weekend shifts as needed.
  • Knowledge of non-profit sector; experience working with underserved or disadvantaged populations is preferred.
  • Knowledge of community resources and understanding of community health and social service system is a plus.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships within a fast-paced, collaborative setting that values diverse opinions; enthusiasm for helping drive change as UMOM becomes a more data-driven organization.

Computer Skills

  • Basic computer literacy required, including, proficient in Windows operating system, Microsoft Outlook, web navigation, typing and text editing, and the ability to learn new software navigation.

Compliance

  • Valid Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card or the ability to obtain one
  • Valid AZ driver's license and a driving record that falls within UMOM's policy
  • Vehicle insurance in accordance with UMOM driving policy

ADDITIONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • High level of attention to detail and ability to multitask
  • Ability to exercise excellent independent judgment and ownership of decisions
  • Ability to work independently and self-manage to achieve goals while being a strong team player
  • Ability to organize, meet deadlines and prioritize appropriately
  • Willingness to embrace and actively support UMOM's core values

READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We will contact you to fill out the full application if we are interested in moving forward. We look forward to meeting you!

UMOM restores hope and rebuilds lives by providing shelter, services and affordable housing for people experiencing homelessness. Come and join the UMOM team and together we can achieve our mission to end homelessness.

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