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Case Manager I – Child Welfare and Atten

  2019-11-12     Butte County Office of Education     1859 Bird Street     19.36 - 28.60 hour  
Description:

JOB TITLE: Case Manager I – Child Welfare and Attendance

WORK YEAR: Full-time/ 12 Months/ 220 Days (prorated based on date of hire)/7.5 hours per day

START DATE: As soon as possible after the interviews

SALARY: Salary Schedule 5, Range 19, $19.36 to $28.60 per hour. Placement on salary schedule is dependent upon experience.

BENEFITS: Generous benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision for employee and dependents. Sick and vacation leave accrued. This position qualifies for CalPERS retirement.

AREA OF ASSIGNMENT: Chico, CA

TO APPLY: https://www.edjoin.org/Home/DistrictJobPosting/1243786

DEADLINE: This position is open until filled; to receive full consideration, please apply by Monday, November 4, 2019 at 4:00 P.M.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Under supervision of the Child Welfare and Attendance (CWA) Program Coordinator, the Case Manager I will work with homeless youth, foster youth, truant youth and families, schools/districts, shelters, and service providers to ensure that youth have opportunities for educational success. The Case Manager I – Child Welfare and Attendance will work with the CWA Program Coordinator staff to coordinate case plans with case managers from other agencies and schools, as well as to conduct assessments, develop case plans, provide resources and referrals, and offer on-going case oversight throughout the school year. The Case Manager I will assist with the coordination of related services and staff, including outreach, community support, tutors, youth workers, training, and development of new program services.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS:

Child Welfare and Attendance provides countywide services for truant, homeless youth and foster youth to remove barriers and encourage educational success.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: [May include, but is not limited to the following.]

  1. Develop and coordinate case plans with shelters, service providers and schools that ensure the educational needs and rights of homeless foster youth children and unaccompanied youth are being met
  2. Assist homeless families, foster youth, and unaccompanied youth to enroll in school, receive academic assessments and opportunities through the school, sign up for free school meals, and receive transportation assistance
  3. Provide field support to children, youth, families, and agency partners
  4. Support tutors in gathering and preparing materials for student assistance and coordinate the academic component of the case plan with tutors and school staff
  5. Perform presentations and training regarding the causes and effects of homelessness and foster youth
  6. Gather and report data to CWA Administrator from collaborative services provided
  7. Participate in required orientation, training sessions, supervision meetings, and planning activities
  8. Initiate new program components with BCOE managers to enhance quality and comprehensiveness of community support

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. An Associates degree or equivalent units from an accredited college or university in the fields of education, psychology, social work, health or related field
  2. Two years of experience working with high risk youth and/or very low income families
  3. Two years successful experience in coordinating and facilitating group interactions, meetings, and/or training
  4. Demonstrated successful experience working with educational or social service programs and/or services

-or-

Substitution of Education for Experience:

  1. A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in the fields of education, psychology, social work, health or related field

ABILITY TO:

  1. Provide case management services to high-risk youth and families, applying Family Support Principles and Practices
  2. Facilitate positive working relationships between schools, service providers, families, youth, and School Ties staff
  3. Provide support to families and youth using in-home visitation and off-site safety practices
  4. Work with diverse community groups and populations
  5. Organize and support educational/tutoring activities
  6. Provide trainings to students, school staff, and agency partners
  7. Work effectively as a team member with other youth and adults
  8. Apply excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  9. Proficiency in use of telecommunications and computer applications related to position
  10. Prepare and maintain accurate records
  11. Work productively, creatively, and with independent initiative

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Occasional (less than 25%)

Ability to bend and twist, stoop, and kneel

Ability to lift 40 pounds

Ability to carry 25 pounds

Ability to stand for extended periods of time

Often (25 – 50%)

Sufficient mobility to move about an office

Very Frequent (76%)

Ability to stand and move around an office

Ability to work at a desk, conference table, or in meetings of various configurations

Ability to see for purposes of reading printed matter and observing students and staff

Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels

Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand

Ability to operate office equipment

Ability to reach in all directions

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

NOTE: This list of essential functions and physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary in accordance with the requirements of the job.

OTHER:

  1. To comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new employees must provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States.
  2. FINGERPRINTING FOR CONDUCTING A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION IS REQUIRED and completed upon offer of employment.

TO APPLY: Visit: https://www.edjoin.org/Home/DistrictJobPosting/1243786

Online applications only; no paper copies will be accepted. All online applications must be accompanied by the following attachments; (incomplete applications will not be accepted):

Incomplete applications will not be accepted

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation required, current letters preferred
  • Copy of Associate’s Degree or transcripts showing proof of Associate’s or equivalent

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Handicapped IX Employer

Deaf individuals may use the toll-free California Relay Service (CRS). If you have a TTY: (530) 532-5650. If you do not have a

TTY: 1-800-735-2922. Upon CRS connection, ask for 530-532-5785 for more information about this recruitment.


Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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