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Truancy Case Manager

Institute for the Development of African-American Youth, Inc.

Mailing Address: Post Office Box 2061                     Administrative Offices:    102 E. Colonial Street           Philadelphia, PA  19103                                          Philadelphia, PA  19102

 Phone: 215-572-7210                                          Facsimile: 215-572-5807

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title:             Case Manager

Reports To:                 Program Supervisor

Location:                     2221 N. Broad Street, S-202

Status:                         Full Time, Salaried Employee (+ Benefits)

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a related Human Service field, or three years experience in nonprofit and/or community based human service agency. 

 Qualifications:  Strong interpersonal and communication skills.  Detail oriented.  Good organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple and varied tasks.  Basic knowledge with computer programs: MS Office and Internet.  Day and evening hours – some weekends.  Travel required in and around the City of Philadelphia (Must own car with valid driver’s license/insurance).

 Basic Functions: Function as a coordinating staff between the Institute and the Philadelphia Department of Human Services, Philadelphia Family Court, and School District of Philadelphia. Conduct screening process of suitable program candidates and conduct in-home family assessments as well as visiting youth in school.  Design and implement individualized treatment plans.  Attend to necessary and appropriate client documentation. 

 Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct initial/ongoing in-home family assessments.
  2. Provide families with language interpretation services when needed.
  3. Develop a Family Development Plan (FDP) for each family.
  4. Facilitate the development of an action plan in partnership with the family.
  5. Initiate timely and appropriate interventions as needed on behalf of the youth/families.
  6. Refer family focused and community based family support services.
  7. Carry a maximum caseload of 25.
  8. Advocate for families in regional/family court.
  9. Prepare appropriate reports, as requested.
  10. Attend all internal agency wide and external meetings as relevant to the program.
  11. And other duties as required.

 Interested candidates should forward their resume to: Director of Administration, Institute for the Development of African-American Youth, Inc., Post Office Box 2061 Philadelphia, PA 19103; send by facsimile to 215.235.9128, or email to hr@idaay.org

 NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE!                  IDAAY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 Rev. 09-09-10

 A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State or by calling toll free 1-800-732-0999.

Date Posted: 
07/25/2012