Join the SLH team! Case Manager/Children’s Service Specialist

Case Manager / Children’s Services Specialist

Would you like to join the Saint Louise House team and be part of helping mothers and children overcome homelessness?

Saint Louise House is looking for a Case Manager/Children’s Service Specialist:

Case Manager / Children’s Services Specialist Job Description

Saint Louise House provides long-term supportive housing to mothers with children overcoming homelessness in Central Texas. With a deep belief in the power of women to transform their lives, their families and our community, the Case Manager/Children’s Services Specialist partners with families to reach their individual goals.

Position Description:

The Case Manager / Children’s Service Specialist is responsible for providing strengths-based, intensive case management services to assist program participants to effectively complete their goals for achieving independence while living at Saint Louise House. He/she will also serve as the lead on developing children’s group curriculum and activities.

Specific responsibilities include:

Providing Case Management Services

  • Manages a case load of program participants, including but not limited to:
    • Works in partnership with program participants to develop and implement weekly service plans
    • Utilizes a solution-focused/strengths-based theoretical framework in all settings, language, and documentation
    • Provides life skills training as required by the program and the program participant’s long-term service plan and individual goals
    • Makes appropriate referrals and assists program participants in accessing government and non-governmental services and resources

Children’s Services Lead

  • Serves as the lead facilitator for the children’s psycho-educational group, StarKids
  • Develops curriculum and plans activities for StarKids group
  • Works in partnership with the Volunteer Coordinator to plan children’s events and activities
  • Develops opportunities for teen participation and input

General

  • Provides admissions support by responding to questions about admissions into Saint Louise House housing programs
  • Coordinates with the Volunteer Coordinator to prepare apartments for new program participants and assist program participants who are moving out of Saint Louise House

Qualifications:

  • BSW required; LBSW, LMSW, preferred
  • Proficiency in Spanish is a plus
  • Two years of case management experience with homeless women with children or relevant populations, preferred
  • Experience working with survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and women in recovery, preferred
  • Experience developing and facilitating psycho-educational groups, especially for children is a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of Austin area social service resources, preferred

To apply send resume with cover letter to:

Attention Judi Venuto

Director of Operations

Saint Louise House

jvenuto@saintlouisehouse.org

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