Youth Case Manager

December 15, 2017

Company Name:
St. Joseph Youth Alliance

Title of Position:
Youth Case Manager

Description:
YOUTH CASE MANAGER Job Description Missouri Mentoring Partnership TITLE: YOUTH CASE MANAGER STATUS: Full-time, Non-Exempt QUALIFICATIONS: BS/BA degree in human service field. Experience working with youth, community organizations, volunteers, businesses, and youth preferred. Knowledge of grant programs, case management, monitoring, or related experience is helpful. DEFINITION: Recruits employers and mentors to work with youth in Andrew, Buchanan, Clinton, and DeKalb Counties. Provides career counseling, intensive job readiness, job search, job placement assistance, case management, training/re-training and follow up services to MMP youth ages of 14-24. Requirements include being a motivated, self-starter and a team player. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES: • Conduct outreach and recruitment of youth customers and community business partners. • Develop and maintain contacts with community organizations and educational institutions for the purpose of outreach, recruitment and positive public relations. • Present information regarding youth programs and services to community groups, schools and organizations. • Provide orientation to youth customers on the services and requirements of the program in both group settings and individually. • Conduct mentor training with business partners. • Conduct monthly worksite visits as required within the MMP Manual. • Assist youth with enrollment into program services. • Assist youth customers with education, career planning and career decision-making process. • Assess youth customer’s employment and training needs. • Facilitate and implement job readiness classes. • Assist customers in identifying and addressing barriers to employment. • Support youth customers with positive employment placements. • Refer customers to Career Center or other community resources as necessary. • Provide case management services to youth working to obtain a High School Equivalency. • Provide job development and appropriate job referrals to youth customers. • Conduct follow-up services with youth customers regarding further career, educational or post-secondary development. • Assist in organizing, developing and participating in job fairs, support groups, field trips, newsletters and other youth elements and activities as outlined. • Support youth customers who may be pregnant or parenting in JUMP component of the program. • Facilitate monthly support group for JUMP participants. • Recruit and train community –based mentors for JUMP. • Match youth with community-based mentors for JUMP. • Provide monthly home visits for JUMP participants • Monitor youth performance outcomes. • Other duties as assigned. SKILLS & ABILITIES: • Ability to provide positive, outstanding customer service. • Ability to maintain confidentiality. • Ability to interact positively with a variety of personalities and socio-economic populations. • Ability to work in a team environment and provide support to fellow team members is essential. • Knowledge and thorough understanding of the job search process, Missouri job market, Child Labor Laws, and other related items. • Problem-solving skills, organizational skills, time management skills, and excellent oral and written communications skills are essential. • Proficiency in a variety of computer software applications are required including Microsoft Office Suite, email and internet applications. REQUIREMENTS: • Travel is required. Individual must possess a valid driver’s license with chauffeur’s classification and access to a reliable, insured motor vehicle. • Overtime may be required. • Individual must pass a background check prior to an offer of employment.

Link to Application:
www.youth-alliance.org

Name of Contact:
Jessica Goehring

Email Address of Contact:
jgoehring@youth-alliance.org

Job Posting Expires:
12/23/17