Case Manager - (SPA 6 BHF Funds) -LA

Volunteers of America Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

About the Job

About Us: Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at Responsibilities: • Provide outreach and engagement to the homeless community through reports/referrals from shelters, police, churches, social services providers and others • Conduct comprehensive screenings and assessments with homeless families to create a case plan • Provide service linkage and support systems for homeless families, including for children and adolescents, to ensure identified needs are met • Makes referrals to supportive services such as job developers, social workers and health care providers as deemed necessary • Develop support systems to meet homeless families' needs; coordinates and facilitates move-in activities, rental negotiations, and service referrals as required • Provide crisis intervention if needed, and make referrals to appropriate community resources • Provide supportive counseling and advocacy for individuals • Maintain complete client records, daily activity logs, mileage logs, HMIS and other reports as directed • Other duties as assigned Requirements: • Bachelor's degree in social work or related field • 1-3 years experience working with homeless families/individuals or people in recovery • Knowledge of domestic violence, poverty, and federally funded mainstream programs • Developing relationships with families as well as a variety of service stakeholders (school, health and public benefit agencies) Additional Requirements: • Proficiency with Microsoft Office; HMIS database experience strongly preferred • Valid California drivers license, insurance and reliable transportation preferred • Effective written and oral communication skills; bilingual (Spanish) preferred VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer