Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program Case Managers for Klaras Center for Families works to provide coordination of community homelessness supports, via case management, skills training. and assessment for young adults 18-24 who are either homeless or at risk of homelessness.  Collaborates with the local Continuance of Care, other YHDP programs, and regional social services providers to ensure responsive housing supports are quickly accessed for young adults in need throughout the six-county service area.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:

 

  • Provides coordination of community homelessness supports, via case management, skills training, and assessment for young adults 18-24 who are either homeless or at risk of homelessness
  • Collaborates with the local CoC, other YHDP programs, and regional social service providers to coordinate services
  • Performs outreach to young adults in the community and assists with linking to services as appropriate
  • Responsible for attending consultations, technical assistance calls, and quality assurance trainings as they relate to the provision of high-quality case management services
  • Acts as a liaison to the Heart of Texas Homeless Coalition’s Heart to Home Coordinated Entry system while also performing other necessary Coordinated Entry functions
  • Complete all documentation in an accurate and timely manner as shown on management reports
  • Refers families of consumers to appropriate social welfare and health agencies to obtain assistance as needed
  • Performs other related duties as required

Knowledge, Skills, and Essential Functions

  • Excellent written communication  and computer keyboarding for inputting clinical documentation
  • Excellent verbal communication with consumers, staff, and community providers
  • Time management required to meet service goals
  • Local travel 30% to consumer homes, school, and other community settings
  • Stooping, bending, sitting, standing, keyboarding for prolonged periods, and lifting 15 lbs.
  • Ability to be CPR and PMAB certified
  • Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required. 30% local travel

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's or Master's in social work, psychology or related field with ability to obtain Qualified Mental Health Professional credentialing Required
  • 1 year of case management and working with homeless youth and young adults preferred 

Hours: M-F 8AM-5PM with other as needed

Salary: $30,000 - $36,172 ANNUALLY DOQ 

Benefits:

Heart of Texas Region MHMR strives to offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Employer paid Health Insurance
Employer paid Dental Insurance
Employer paid Life Insurance
Payroll Direct Deposit
10 paid Holidays per year
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

Excellent 401-K Retirement Plan (Center will contribute 12% of employee earnings)
              **Certain Requirements Needed**

 

Location: Klaras Center for Families

                 1105 Jefferson Ave. Waco, TX

 

Department: Klaras Center for Families
This is a full time position

Visit Careers at Heart of Texas Region MHMR Center

Personal Information









Attachments

Other Information