Federal Case Manager
Summary
Title:Federal Case Manager
ID:3051
Notes:N/A
Starting Pay:$35,000 Salary
Location:Hutchins, TX
2nd Location:N/A
Classification:Full-Time Salaried
Work Schedule:Varies, M-F
Description
VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA - Texas

Are you looking for a job that makes a difference?  Do you have a passion for helping others?  We may be the right organization for you:  VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA TEXAS.
 
For 100 years VOA Texas, a faith-based and non-profit organization, has operated with a mission of “Helping America’s Most Vulnerable Reach Their Full Potential” through various programs throughout Texas.  Programs are locally created, managed and delivered to provide a wide array of human services.  YOU can be part of the passion, mission and tradition!
 

FEDERAL CASE MANAGER
Hutchins, TX

The Federal Case Manager position is available in the Community Re-Entry program of VOATX that provides a network of support to recently incarcerated individuals.  VOATX seeks to break the cycle of incarceration by helping individuals build life skills that will support them through the process of re-entering the community.  This position is responsible for the provision of case management services to Federal clients of the Community Corrections Center

Responsibilities Include:
  • Coordinates intake and orientation of new clients within established time frames.
  • Establishes and revises the Individual Goals and Objectives/ Treatment plan with the families, other agencies and community resources as appropriate.
  • Counsels clients on personal, family, financial, employment, behavioral, and crisis matters.
  • Documents services regularly, as prescribed by contract and maintains complete and current case files and records.
  • Advises Facility Director on discipline, special needs, and emergencies; recommends appropriate action or alternatives.
  • Coordinates the release of clients from program either back into the community or to an institution as appropriate.
  • Conducts Living Skills and group counseling sessions as directed; utilizes authorized curriculum during group sessions.
  • Monitors and notifies staff of potential psychological crisis with individual clients that may affect the operation of the program or the facility.
  • Attends required meetings and training as directed.
  • Assumes On-Call Supervisor responsibilities as directed.
  • Serves as VOA representative with sponsoring agencies, institutions, and community resources on an as needed basis.
  • Prepares release paperwork on all clients within the specific time frames.
  • Reviews all passes and coordinates them with the Facility Director and sponsoring agency as required
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a human services field, preferably with two years transferable case management experience, OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to maintain detailed records.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of consumers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to work effectively under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and sound judgment and to react with discretion under varying conditions.
  • Ability to recognize problems and take corrective actions as determined by agency and program policies and procedures.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interact with staff members and community contacts
  • Displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust, and treats people with respect.
  • Demonstrates ability to work with multi-disciplinary team.
  • Flexibility of scheduling work hours to meet the needs of the program.
  • Demonstrates high degree of integrity and ethical standards.
  • Must have valid Texas Driver License (Must be received within 30 days of employment) and ability to be meet company insurance requirements (with satisfactory MVR record); valid Vehicle Liability if driving personal vehicle.
Volunteers of America Texas offers a rich benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Life Insurance, Vacation and Sick time, other optional benefits and a retirement plan.  VOA TX also provides some benefits for part-time employees.

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