Transitional Housing & Aftercare Case Manager, Preble County | Position Description
YWCA Dayton, dedicated to the empowerment of women and the elimination of racism, seeks an energetic, dedicated person to be an integral part of our team. The Transitional Housing & Aftercare Case Manager is responsible for assuring that case management and related supportive services will be provided to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault as well as residents of YWCA Dayton housing programs. This position is located in Preble County, Ohio. This person supports the mission, vision, and values of YWCA Dayton.
- Assess, orient and facilitate the entry of shelter and transitional residents into housing units.
- Develop case management plan, including identifying existing problems and barriers, setting goals and developing an action plan.
- Coordinate and make referrals to appropriate providers and resources.
- Meet with clients/residents on a regularly scheduled basis to discuss, assess, and assist in the removal of barriers and meeting of case management goals.
- Provide all other case management and follow-up services for clients/residents.
- Provide aftercare case management to clients/residents transitioning into housing units.
- Maintain accurate and on-going documentation in individual client files via electronic record-keeping software, forms and reports following contract requirements, agency and department policies and procedures.
- Respond to client/resident emergencies.
- Attend agency and department meetings.
- Attend interagency and networking meetings as appropriate.
- Perform other tasks as assigned and required by program goals and objectives.
EDUCATION, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s degree in social work, mental health counseling or related fields.
- LSW/LPC preferred.
- 2-3 years’ experience in crisis intervention, domestic violence or related human service field.
- Ability to handle emergency situations.
- Flexibility, creativity, self-motivation and the ability to establish rapport with a culturally diverse population.
- Sensitivity to the needs of families in crisis.
- Strong analytical skills – able to solve problems, make decisions, perform crisis intervention, etc.
- Ability to prioritize tasks.
- Willing to follow supervisory directions and attend trainings, staff meetings and conferences as needed for the position.
- Good computer skills, with the ability to maintain accurate electronic records.
- Good communication and interpersonal problem resolution skills.
- Working knowledge of typical needs and issues of target population.
- Knowledge and understanding of domestic violence, homelessness and interventions in residential settings.
COMMITMENT TO SERVICE:
- Must be responsive to the needs and request of staff, volunteers, donors and Board of Directors.
- Must extend courtesy, friendliness and overall respect to all of the above.
- Will collaborate with other staff and/or departments to meet the needs of the organization.
- Will be available to times and events when evenings and weekends will be required to fulfill duties.
- Listens well, shares work-related information, is open to others’ perspectives, work styles and methods.
- Willingly collaborates and cooperates with others in the organization.
- Develops effective working relationships at all levels and values these relationships as critical to effective work.
- Ability to address conflict in a respectful manner.
- Expresses ideas clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines.
- Consistently follows through on projects and issues.
- Flexible, adaptable and responsive to change.
- Ability to adequately respond to requests and demands in a timely manner.
- Adept at modifying plans/strategies as needed to best meet the needs of those involved.
ANTICIPATED SALARY & BENEFITS:
- $34,008 annually
- Health, dental and vision coverage
- Generous PTO and holiday pay
- Life and AD&D insurance
- Long term disability
- Employee Assistance Program
- YWCA Retirement Fund
TO APPLY: Please submit a letter of interest and your résumé to:
Human Resource Department
141 W. Third St.
Dayton, Ohio 45402
YWCA Dayton Culture and Values
Empowering Women and Eliminating Racism
YWCA Dayton is part of the largest and oldest multicultural women’s organization in the world; we leverage that collective strength into a unified movement joined through the comprehensive mission of eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.
Founded in 1870, YWCA Dayton lives its mission and is a champion of women and girls in three key ways: direct service programming, community outreach and education, and advocacy and public policy support. Our core services are focused on preventing and responding to gender-based violence; supporting women’s economic empowerment; strengthening women and girls’ leadership development; and advocating for legislation and policies that promote racial and social justice for women and girls.
- Emergency shelter and crisis support services for women and children fleeing domestic violence
- Crisis and counseling services for survivors of sexual assault, human trafficking, and stalking
- Affordable housing and life skills training for single women transitioning to independent living from homelessness or abuse
- Housing assistance for women and children who have experienced domestic violence and families who are experiencing sudden homelessness
- Girls LEAD!, an in-school, after-school, and summer camp empowerment and education program for girls 11-18
YWCA Dayton continues to be a touchstone, a stepping stone, or a resting stone for more than 100 women and children, every day. We are constantly working to ensure that the Miami Valley community will always have amidst its future, a place dedicated to empowering women and eliminating racism.