Case Manager – Rapid Rehousing Program
JBWS is a private, nonprofit agency that provides safety, support, and solutions for abuse for anyone who faces the issues of intimate partner abuse regardless of severity of the abuse, marital status, income, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, or ethnicity. The vision of JBWS is to create a community-wide culture that refuses to tolerate the presence of any form of intimate partner violence. Empowerment of its victims and advocacy for social reform are at the heart of our mission and we are committed to advocating for the change necessary to achieve justice, equity, and inclusivity within our organization, our community and the systems with which we work on behalf of our clients. More than 75 paid staff and nearly 200 volunteers work together with the help of the community to fulfill the agency mission. JBWS recognized the impact of the work done in our space and we are committed to staff wellness. Our W.I.S.H. (Wellness Initiative Supporting Health) initiative focuses on the 8 dimensions of wellness, including physical, emotional, mental, etc. to support and educate our staff. JBWS is an equal opportunity employer. JBWS values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for a position at JBWS.
JBWS is seeking a dynamic, committed Case Manager for our Rapid Rehousing Program and Safe House. Our ideal candidate has a proven ability to work compassionately and effectively with diverse clients around various needs, including domestic violence. This person would be responsible for the provision of comprehensive case management services to families including the identification and acquisition of safe, affordable housing and the development of skills to manage household budgets and finances. This individual will have knowledge and understanding of the experiences of marginalized communities, working collaboratively and flexibly to meet the needs of those served.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Case management of designated case load per program requirement.
- Provide intake interviews and assessment of needs.
- Maintain knowledge of existing resources and identify new resources in and outside of Morris County.
- Engage residents in identifying goals and assist in creating concrete steps to support goal attainment.
- Ability to comprehend housing eligibility, compute rents and property owner payments.
- Provide education to clients around housing requirements, lease agreements and budgeting skills.
- Skill building related to daily living, education, employment and housing goals.
- Provide case management services to individuals and families within our safe house.
Include but are not limited to:
- Education: BA in Social Work/related field or equivalent work experience
- Minimum of one year providing direct/case management services.
- Fluent Bilingual English/Spanish ability including verbal, written, reading a plus.
- Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with community partners, property owners and clients.
- Excellent organizational, documentation and interpersonal skills.
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
- Actively contributes to a positive team environment and provides the collaboration needed for high-quality services to survivors.
- Must be culturally aware and sensitive to challenges faced particularly in marginalized populations.
- Candidates with 40-hour domestic violence training preferred, however candidates without training must complete 40-hours of domestic violence training upon hire provided and paid for by agency.
This position is full-time 35-hour per week Monday through Friday.
JBWS values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, interns and volunteers. We welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for a position at JBWS. Males are strongly encouraged to apply.