compensation: Starting salary of $39,000. Competitive pay commensurate with education and experience employment type: full-time
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Work Site: 1575 Yarmouth, Boulder, CO 80304
Will be working remotely, until the EFAA office is opened
Hours of Work: 40.0 hours per week. This person will work within the hours of 8:00 - 5:30 with a specific schedule determined by the employee and their supervisor in conjunction with other staff who work at those locations. Regular and timely attendance is an essential function of this job. This position is supervised by the Basic Needs Program Manager.
EFAA’s mission is to provide stabilizing services, innovative programs, and transformative advocacy to strengthen families and create a thriving community.
For 100 years, EFAA has been a locally operated community safety net for families in times of need. In addition to committed staff, EFAA has strong community partnerships and a thriving volunteer program which helps to facilitate our mission.
General Statement of Duties:
This position divides its time between two programs: as a Basic Needs Case Manager providing day-to-day casework services with families and individuals that are having difficulty in meeting basic material needs and as a Bringing School Home Case Manager providing supportive case management to new residents in Boulder Housing Partners Bringing School Home Program. These roles require individual and team-based decision making, assistance with an array of administrative duties, while also participating in the training and support of volunteers.All EFAA staff are required to contribute to the development of the organization.
Duties may include, but are not limited to:
Conduct professional interviews with diverse participants
Provide bilingual (Spanish) conversational casework services for Spanish speaking participants
Regularly collaborate with co-workers and supervisor on cases
Maintain working knowledge of community resources available to assist the populations served
Enter all relevant information into the database for tracking and analysis
Make decisions regarding participant services on a daily basis
Distribute assistance to participants according to EFAA's policies and procedures
Complete case management related paperwork in an accurate and timely manner
Identify and report on unmet needs
Work with Supervisor on participant related issues including but not limited to: case related paperwork, working with challenging cases/participants, in-services with outside agencies, budget related issues, etc
Maintain positive working relationships with groups and individuals referring people to EFAA for help
Participate in Basic Needs Plus case management programming based on agency needs and funding
Attend regular meetings as a member of the Program Team
Provide support to other paid and volunteer staff working in the Boulder
Take proper safety precautions, anticipate unsafe circumstances and act accordingly to prevent accidents
Adhere to and practice EFAA Safety Rules. Responsible for ensuring volunteers and supervised staff adhere to EFAA Safety Rules at all times
Identify and participate in professional development activities
Participate in hiring of new staff members as needed
Make suggestions on improvements in procedures, policies and programs to improve EFAA
Complete a professional development plan in the annual performance review
Help support occasional evening and weekend events
Bringing School Home - 15% time allocation
Provide supportive, whole-family case management during the first 3 months of residency as part of a collaborative program with Boulder Housing Partners
Complete assessments, track goals, and provide resource referrals
Review applications and enter relevant information into tracking spreadsheet
Contact applicants to assess current housing situation and interest in the program
Coordinate with Boulder Housing Partners staff to arrange for move-ins at Bringing School Home sites
Complete needs/vulnerability assessments and set goals according to results
Hold case management meetings with participants at their Boulder Housing Partners apartment complexes
Related undergraduate degree and/or relevant experience.
1 year of on-going case management experience
Verbal spanish language proficiency
Experience working with low-income and ethnically diverse households
Familiarity with Microsoft programs as well as the ability to use additional software programs
Professional level oral and written skills
2+ years of on-going case management experience
Familiarity with Boulder County community resources
Experience providing case management support to adults with children engaging in the two-generation (2gen) approach.
Working Environment, Physical Activities and Equipment Used:
Typical office environment. Regularly uses a computer for data input and other work.
May temporarily be assigned to work remotely.
Why You Should Apply:
EFAA's culture is employee-focused providing access to a generous benefits package including:
Up to 100% employer paid health insurance premiums and employer paid Simple IRA contributions
family friendly policies and practices
designated paper time
a commitment to professional development and training
How to Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter
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