• Full Time
  • Seaside, CA
  • Industry Sector : Other
  • Other

Website The Village Project, INC.

Counseling

Why Work Here?
Vision: To inspire hope, dreams, and self-determination for underserved communities.
The Village Project Inc. – Nymbani Program Case Manager

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field

Experience: Minimum of two years of experience in case management or a closely related field.

Supervisor:  Reports to a designated supervisor assigned by the Executive Director

Responsibilities:  As a Case Manager your primary responsibilities include supporting and advocating for clients who have been negatively impacted by the War on Drugs.

Recruitment of Clients:

Your role begins by identifying and reaching out to individuals affected by drug-related issues. This involves actively seeking potential clients who may benefit from the services offered by the Nymbani Program.
Case Management:

As a case manager, you’ll work closely with each client and their family members. Your goal is to provide comprehensive support, address their unique needs, and guide them through the recovery process.
You’ll conduct intake interviews, gathering essential information about the client’s background, challenges, and goals.
Assessing Clients’ Needs: You’ll evaluate their specific needs, considering factors such as mental health, substance dependency, employment, and overall well-being.
Referrals: Based on your assessment, you’ll make referrals to mental health clinicians and connect clients with external resources.
System Navigation: You’ll assist clients in obtaining essential documents, such as driver’s licenses or California Identification cards. This helps them reintegrate into society and access necessary services.
Transportation Support: Occasionally, you’ll provide transportation assistance for court hearings, job interviews, and equine therapy appointments.
Program Performance Reports: Regularly submit quarterly reports detailing program outcomes and progress.
Outreach and Marketing: Develop and execute outreach activities to raise awareness about the program. Launch marketing campaigns to promote its services.
Online Presence: Maintain an active social media presence to engage with the community and share program updates.
Collaboration and Networking: Attend both weekly and monthly internal meetings. Additionally, participate in meetings with community leaders, civic organizations, elected officials, and other stakeholders.
Adaptability: Be prepared for other duties assigned by your program supervisor or executive director.
Core Skills:

Knowledge of the Criminal Justice System: Understanding of the processes and challenges faced by individuals reentering society post-incarceration.
Crisis Intervention: Expertise in managing urgent situations with calmness and efficiency.
Advocacy: Strong advocacy skills to navigate resources and support for clients, including legal aid, housing, and employment opportunities.
Program Development: Experience in developing and implementing reentry programs tailored to the needs of individuals affected by the war on drugs.
Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills for interacting with clients,  clients family members, stakeholders, and community partners.
Cultural Competency: Sensitivity to and understanding of diverse populations, with a focus on reducing recidivism among marginalized groups.
Documentation: Proficient in maintaining accurate and confidential client records.
Networking: Ability to build relationships with community resources, non-profits, and government agencies.
Continuous Learning: Commitment to staying informed about best practices in social work and reentry strategies.

About The Village Project, Inc.:
The Village Project is a community-based organization (CBO) grounded in social justice and serves a diverse population of community members.

Mission: The Village Project, Inc, provides vulnerable adults, children, and families from historically underserved communities in Monterey County with culturally appropriate mental health services, educational support, and social advocacy so that they can become self-sufficient, self-directed, and self-determining members of the community.

Full-Time
Benefits Offered
Dental, Medical, Paid Time Off, Vision
Compensation
$50,000 to $52,000 per year

https://www.villageprojectinc.org/career-opportunities

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