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Case Manager/Runaway and Homeless Youth Program

Waypoint

Empowering people of all ages through an array of human services and advocacy.


Runaway and Homeless Youth Outreach/Case Manager: Waypoint is seeking an innovative, energetic, creative, compassionate, and hard-working individual to provide prevention and intervention services to disconnected, in-risk, and runaway and homeless youth between the ages 12-17 on the Seacoast. The case manager is responsible for outreach and community engagement with the intention of connecting with youth using a Positive Youth Development Approach. The case manager will also provide connection to emergency housing options, crisis intervention, supportive counseling, and needs assessment, with the goals of enhancing safety and stability for the youth. In addition, a component of this work entails engaging parents or legal guardians for the purpose of family mediation, preservation, and/or reunification.

The appropriate candidate will be able to work independently and be a team player, have the ability to manage crisis, and build and maintain relationships while collaborating with a myriad of community resources. Successful candidates must have a true heart for disconnected youth and the ability to use innovative and creative approaches to outreach and engagement as this position requires some grit and some hustle. You must be able to work a variety of hours including evenings if needed. Other skills required include efficient organizational skills, time management, computer skills, the ability to complete quality paperwork timely and professional and effective communication skills. 

This is a full time benefit eligible position. Waypoint is an equal opportunity employer offering a flexible work environment with ample paid time off and a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care.

Requirements:

BA in Social Work or related degree with 3 years experience working with high risk youth populations. The chosen candidate will be required to submit to a criminal background, motor vehicle record check, and have a valid driver’s license & auto insurance that meets company standards. 

How to Apply:

Apply on line at www.Waypointnh.org

Salary Range:

$16.75 - $17.25

Job Location:

Seacoast

Date Added: November 1, 2019

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