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Youth Case Manager

Company: Cocoon House
Location: Everett
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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 the Youth Case Manager works to ensure that youth are setting and maintaining progress toward goals in various domains including basic needs, life skills, education, employment, health, mental health, and substance use. Our Youth Case Manager....

  • Ensures safety of youth by assessing emergency situations, de-escalating situations, and seeking proper support.
  • Ability to communicate critical information in person, on the phone, or in writing. Must be able to assess resources for dangerous situations and access emergency services.
  • Follows mandated reporter requirements by documenting incidents and calling CPS appropriately
  • Maintains a cooperative environment free of discrimination, retaliation and harassment.
  • Ensures that residents are following guidelines of program.
  • Provides services and support during their stay.
  • Relates with youth and staff with a positive and collaborative approach.
  • Maintains and demonstrates healthy boundaries with youth. What does a shift look like? Full-Time, 40 hours
    • Develop realistic long-term or transitional housing plans with residents when required.
    • Make appropriate referrals for medical, dental, mental health, and chemical dependency needs.
    • Meet weekly with the residents assigned to caseload.
    • Maintain all necessary logs and paperwork regarding client files with accurate data and ensuring pertinent information is communicated on appropriate forms, logs, and calendars.
    • Weekly Comprehensive Case Plan meetings with Clinical Supervisor and Site Supervisor when required
    • Maintain individual and common files.
    • Communicate directly with other providers to assure youth are following through with their commitments and developing community networks.
    • Attend community meetings and ability to direct wrap-around meetings with staff and youth.
    • Communicate with staff regarding youth needs and case plan follow through.
    • Understand all contracts that effect residents such as RSLP and HOPE.
    • Ensure that residents are following guidelines of program. Provide services and support during their stay.
    • Meet weekly with the residents assigned to caseload. Pay Scale: $20-22/hr
      Cocoon House will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified persons with disabilities upon request. Candidates with lived experience, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ are strongly encouraged to apply! Requirements: General:
      • Bachelor's degree
      • 6 months working with youth or similar populations
      • Must be 21 years of age or older.
      • Clear a background check with DCYF.
      • Possess a valid Washington State driver's license, insurance and reliable transportation. Physical:
        • Ability to effectively communicate with all internal and external clients
        • Be able to hear voices and alarms.
        • Ability to read and comprehend a variety of materials
        • Ability to operate phone, computer, and record information for files and logs
        • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
        • Ability to travel for various distances through urban or rural environments in various weather conditions
        • Must have ability to run up and down indoor and outdoor stairwells in case of youth emergency.
        • Go up and down stairs PI202057895

Keywords: Cocoon House, Everett , Youth Case Manager, Executive , Everett, Washington

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