Stabilization and Permanency Case Manager

 

Date Posted:September 9, 2019
Position Name:Stabilization and Permanency Case Manager

 

YWCA Central Alabama is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. We work every day to make a positive change in the lives of individuals and in the community. 

YWCA of Central Alabama is seeking a Stabilization and Permanency Case Manager for the Domestic Violence Services program. This position will coordinate and provide permanent housing assistance for women and children experiencing homelessness and/or who are at-risk of homelessness and provide case management and crisis intervention services to residents of the Family Violence Center.

Essential Functions:
  1. Complete thorough assessments and provide individualized case management services to assist clients with identifying and obtaining affordable, permanent housing.
  2. Determine eligibility for federal housing financial assistance and complete appropriate referrals to support safety and permanent housing goals.
  3. Develop a housing stabilization plan to assist clients with retaining permanent housing upon the termination of financial assistance.
  4. Provide financial literacy education to clients to ensure economic success upon exiting shelter or receiving homelessness prevention financial assistance.
  5. Work with community agencies and landlords to increase knowledge of housing options and resources to enhance the effectiveness of services to clients.
  6. Adhere to standards, policies, and procedures of federally funded grants and programs 
  7. Provide advocacy and public education as needed.
  8. Provide coverage of domestic violence crisis line and shelter supportive services as needed.
  9. Provide emergency night & weekend on-call coverage of domestic violence crisis line and shelter supportive services on a rotating basis.
  10. Maintain detailed statistics and complete reporting requirements for programs and grants.

Core Competencies:

  1. Case Management
  2. Problem Solving
  3. Effective Communication
  4. Social Awareness

Required Education and Experience:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field from an accredited college or university
  2. Three years of experience providing direct services to individuals, children, and families.
  3. Computer skills in word processing and a willingness to adapt to new software.
  4. Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance if applicable for job function.
Applying:

Qualified applicants please send cover letter and resume to Cleola Callahan at ccallahan@ywcabham.org.