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Intensive Case Manager Level 3 - Illinois 

About the Organization OUR MISSION



Endeavors passionately serves vulnerable people in crisis through our innovative, personalized approach.



We seek to provide comprehensive, effective, and innovative services that encourage growth, allowing people to build better lives for themselves, their families, and their communities. Why? Because we believe that everyone holds the capacity to grow, heal, change, succeed, and affect others positively.



OUR VISION



We restore dignity and improve the quality of life for the vulnerable people we serve through the benefits of our programs.



We seek to unify families and communities torn apart by poverty, unemployment, or neglect by providing real, practical solutions and a path to earned income. We do this through a wide array of programs and services supporting children, families, veterans and those struggling with mental illness and other significant disabilities.



 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Shift -not applicable-  
Number of Openings 1  
Category Migrant Services  
Location Chicago, IL  
Description

Endeavors has been selected as an Energage 2023 Top Workplaces USA award recipient! We ranked in the top 25% of workplaces as far as work-life balance, top 25% of workplaces for meaningful work, and company direction!

Important: Candidates must be proficient in Spanish/English (written and spoken language skills).

JOB PURPOSE: The Level 3 PRS Intensive Case Manager will provide short-term, trauma-sensitive treatment case management and supportive services to unaccompanied immigrant children released from federal custody. The Level 3 PRS Intensive Case Manager works in collaboration with program staff and supervisors to cultivate a client-centered and trauma-informed approach to service provisions.

 
Position Requirements

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct weekly in-person home visits for the first 45-60-days of services
  • Monthly contacts for remainder of PRS to stabilize placement and assessing safety and appropriateness of child’s placement with their caregiver (sponsor) and connecting child to services in the community to address risk factors
  • Provide crisis intervention, safety planning, family preservation and additional therapeutic support
  • Carry a maximum caseload of 3 Level 3 PRS cases
  • Ongoing case management with a focus on screening and making appropriate referrals to address child’s needs in the following domains: Placement issues, safety issues, education, health, mental health, legal/immigration proceedings, substance abuse, independent living, criminal/juvenile justice, child enrichment activities
  • Facilitate workshops, meetings, or conferences associated with the program, including, creation, management, and delivery of culturally centered instruction, and orientation materials to clients
  • Actively establish, enhance and maintain liaison relationships with key government agencies, and non-profits/ community organizations
  • Comply with policies and procedures governing the program and ensure that the program is operating at maximum efficiency
  • Meet or exceed program productivity expectations on a regular and sustained basis
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Demonstrate Exceptional customer service, in Everything you do, by placing the child, family, Veteran or client first to support our mission to "Empower people to build better lives for themselves, their families, and their communities."

 

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with strength based, cognitive behavioral and trauma sensitive approach
  • Minimum of 1 years of experience relevant to the position and working with vulnerable or migrant populations; 3 years preferred
  • Proficiency in Spanish/English (written and spoken language skills)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Able and willing to travel domestically up to 75% of time (within and outside of the posted state)
  • Must pass FBI and CA/N checks
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Driver’s License with clean driving record required

EDUCATION: Master’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or other relevant behavioral science in which direct clinical experience is a program requirement; or a Bachelor’s degree with at least five years of clinical experience. Licensed or eligible for licensure.
ATTENDANCE: Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined in the employer’s
sole discretion.
LICENSES: Driver’s License with clear record.
VEHICLE: Must have daily use of a vehicle without prior notice.
OTHER: Must be available and willing to travel to various locations and with such frequency as the business
need dictates.

EXCEPTIONS TO THESE CRITERIA MUST BE APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT HEAD.

 

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:

  • COMMUNICATION: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively via oral or written means. Ability to present a friendly and positive demeanor to parents, school personnel, licensing, staff and the general public. Ability to make oral presentations.
  • COMPOSURE: Ability to remain calm and maintain self-control in the midst of difficult circumstances and emergencies. Ability to respond in a professional manner in all situations.
  • DECISION MAKING: Ability to set work priorities and to evaluate and create solutions to work related problems. Ability to think analytically and evaluate the impact of decisions.
  • ORGANIZATION: Ability to plan ahead several months to a year. Ability to keep various on-going projects organized and files maintained accurately. Above normal levels of concentration and memory required. Requires good time management practices and the ability to meet multiple deadlines.

 

 
Salary/Wage  
EOE Statement Endeavors® and Endeavors Unlimited, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or status as a veteran in accordance with applicable federal laws. Endeavors® and Endeavors Unlimited, Inc. also complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location its employees are working. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to: hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Endeavors® and Endeavors Unlimited, Inc. are "Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers."  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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