Federal Case Manager
Title:Federal Case Manager
Starting Pay:$35,000 Salary
Location:Hutchins, TX
2nd Location:N/A
Classification:Full-Time Salaried
Work Schedule:Varies, M-F

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!

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
  • 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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