Vocational Case Manager

Title:                                                     Vocational Case Manager

Program Description:

The Vocational Case Manager will provide comprehensive case management services to pre-employment clients located at the Third Street and Kenton Hall homeless shelters for men (located around the corner from each other).  He/she will provide direct support to the Vocational Counselor and will directly assist clients with acquiring all documents, services, and material items needed to obtain employment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential duties of the Vocational Case Manager include but are not limited to the following activities

  • Assisting with the assessment of client vocational skills, strengths, and barriers to employment.

  • Helping clients obtain documentation for employment including valid I-9 documents, diplomas, licenses, credentials, and certificates.

  • Ensuring clients have working phone number with appropriate voicemail message and professional email address.

  • Referring clients as needed to obtain business attire, haircuts, and other services related to personal hygiene and professional appearance.

  • Assisting clients with obtaining rap sheets, certificates of relief from disabilities, and other documents needed for employment.

  • Educating clients how employment will impact their benefits and referring clients to Entitlement Specialists for further assistance with benefits and budgeting.

  • Helping clients gather information regarding their work history.

  • Monitoring weekly attendance and performance in Pre-Employment Internship Program.

  • Facilitating group workshops as needed.

  • Communicating with shelter staff about clients’ progress and collaborating to assist with employment goals.

  • Entering accurate and timely client information, progress, and documentation into required databases and case records.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree is required.

  • Must have at least 1 year of experience in case management, vocational counseling or workforce development serving special populations including adults with histories of homelessness, substance use, criminal backgrounds, and/or serious mental illness. 

  • Knowledge of public benefits and entitlements is strongly preferred.

  • Excellent communication and computer skills are a must.  

 

To apply: e-mail resume with cover letter indicating position and salary requirements: careers@projectrenewal.org    

1/11/18