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Young Adult Case Manager

Company: COCOON HOUSE
Location: Everett
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
At Cocoon House we empower young people, families, and communities in Snohomish County to break the cycle of homelessness through outreach, housing, and prevention. Currently, our Young Adult Housing program is looking for the right person to fill the Young Adult Case Management role which works directly with previously homeless young adults ages 18-24. The purpose of this position is to offer case management to 25-30 young adults in a housing first program model between Journeys at Cocoon House and HopeWorks Station II with Housing Hope.Our Case Managers...

  • Build relationships with young adults to establish trust and engagement in services when needed
  • Maintain healthy and safe boundaries with young adults
  • Have a strong familiarity with local services and how to access them
  • Accept and are competent a variety of lifestyles, behaviors, and cultural and spiritual practices
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with the young adults in the program, outside partners, and the public that they work with
  • De-escalate crises and utilize anti-racist, inclusive, equity-based, and trauma-informed care in all of their workWhat does the job look like?Days Full-time: 40 hrs/week
    • Build and maintain case management using strength-based, positive youth development approach with a focus in key areas such as: education, employment, housing, health/wellness, life skills, relationships, and community connectedness.
    • Assist young adults in maintaining housing at Cocoon House or making the transition to other permanent housing options when appropriate
    • On-site support for young adults to remain compliant with their lease agreements
    • Manage accurate and timely data and paperwork related to individual cases Benefits:
      • Medical, Dental, and Vision health options with employer contribution
      • 403(b) retirement plan
      • 21 days of PTO accrued in first year
      • 10 agency-recognized holidays
      • Paid training & testing: CPR/first aid, food handler's permit, blood borne pathogens, abuse awareness, TB testing, and additional in-depth practical trainings.

        Requirements:
        Preferred:
        • Bilingual English/Spanish skills
        • Knowledge of adolescent development
        • Case management skills or experienceGeneral:
          • Must be 21 years of age or older
          • High school diploma or GED
          • Experience working with young adults experiencing homelessness
          • DSHS background clearance
          • Acceptable driver's abstract with no more than 2 violations within last 3 years
          • Possess a valid driver's license, insurance, and reliable transportation
          • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination(s)Physical:
            • Ability to perform range of physical motions, exerting up to 50 pounds
            • Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds
            • Standing, walking, sitting for long periods of time, kneeling, squatting, and stooping
            • Running for brief periods of time
            • Go up and down stairsCocoon House will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified persons with disabilities upon request. Candidates with lived experience and LGBTQ+ are strongly encouraged to apply! PI177061017

Keywords: COCOON HOUSE, Everett , Young Adult Case Manager, Executive , Everett, Washington

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