The Downtown Women’s Center seeks a full-time Case Manager to provide outreach, housing placement, and individualized case management services to individual women and women with children who are homeless due to domestic violence. The Case Manager will be integral in developing outreach plans to engage women in services and establish eligibility. Once eligibility is established this position ensures clients have the needed financial resources to secure and maintain permanent housing, provides referrals, conducts safety plans, and assists with other services as needed. This position is part of an interdisciplinary team and provides innovative services that are at the forefront of homeless services. An ideal candidate practices Trauma-Informed Care with and approaches case management with a strengths-based approach. This position is a member of the Community Based Housing Department and reports directly to Rapid Rehousing Program Manager.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Competencies (I.e. Flexibility, Communication Proficiency, Budget Management, Relationship Management)
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary. The employee must be able to operate a vehicle.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are 8:30am-5pm.
Regular travel throughout Los Angeles County is required in this position.
Required Education and Experience
Required Knowledge/Skills/Position Qualifications