Briarpatch Youth Services has an exciting job opportunity for a skilled professional. The agency is a dynamic non-profit community organization that has served Dane County since 1971. Briarpatch provides shelter, counseling, support, outreach, employment, and supervision services to more than 3,000 runaway, homeless, at-risk, and court-involved youth annually.

Job Title:
Transitional Living Program Case Manager

Description:
Case managers in the Transitional Living Program are responsible for promoting a safe and inclusive environment for all residents at the Briarpatch Transitional Living Program (TLP) facility. The Resident Counselor provides oversight of the TLP house and property and helps hold residents accountable for compliance with TLP house policies while supporting the well-being and transition of clients to permanent housing.

Qualifications:
 Dedication to working with homeless and at-risk youth and families. Possess a working understanding of Trauma Informed Care, Positive Youth Development and Harm Reduction.
 Bachelor's degree in social sciences with 2+ years of experience, or Associate's degree in social sciences with 4+ years of experience will be considered.
 Strong ability to multi-task in high-stress environments.
 Proficiency with Microsoft Office and basic computer literacy.

Duties & Responsibilities:
 Provides case management services to clients as assigned.
 Maintains client case records and the staff communication log as applicable
 Mediates conflicts between residents in a fair and professional manner
 Provides relevant instruction and direction during mandatory weekly house meetings
 Collects service provision and target population data as required by the agency and/or by funding sources
 Provides outreach to the target population as directed by the TLP Coordinator
 Communicates effectively, regularly and respectfully with program staff and volunteers
 Treats all residents with respect and dignity

Hours:
Transitional Living Program is a 24/7/365 program - All staff must have some availability to work evenings and weekend shifts as deemed necessary by the Program Coordinator.

Transportation:
All staff must have a valid driver's license in good standing with insurance.

Compensation Package:
Starting pay is $14.50 per hour but may be adjusted upward dependent on professional experience, licensure, bi-lingual ability and education level
Benefits include: health, dental, life, & disability insurance; paid holidays; SEP/403B plan; flex spending account; mileage reimbursement; and generous paid time off.

To apply, candidates must submit a resume and cover letter to:
Briarpatch Youth Services
Attn: Akillah Wali, Program Coordinator
2720 Rimrock Road
Madison, WI 53713-3337
Or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
No calls or recruiters please.
Briarpatch Youth Services is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Briarpatch Youth Services has an exciting job opportunity for a skilled professional. The agency is a dynamic non-profit community organization that has served Dane County since 1971. Briarpatch provides shelter, counseling, support, outreach, employment, and supervision services to more than 3,000 runaway, homeless, at-risk, and court-involved youth annually.

Job Title:
Youth Counselor / Case Manager

Description:
This position provides services to youth clients of the Briarpatch Runaway & Homeless Youth (RHY) Program. Services may also be provided to family members and youth not staying on site.

Qualifications:
 Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in human services or a related field from an accredited college or university; or, the equivalent of two (2) years of full-time experience working in a human services or youth development setting.
 Applicants should possess a working understanding of Trauma Informed Care, Positive Youth Development and Harm Reduction.

Duties & Responsibilities:
 Provides intake assessment, counseling, and case management services to youth and their families.
 Oversees the daily living activities of youth staying in the shelter. This may include providing assistance and support for meal preparation, completion of daily chores, laundry and similar household responsibilities.
 Establishes and maintains client files; documents client contacts and completes case related documentation in accordance with RHY Program and agency standards.
 Provides assistance and support to volunteers, interns and other RHY staff.
 Maintains a working knowledge of RHY Program and agency policies and procedures.
 Participates in RHY Program on-call staff rotation.
 Answers the RHY Program help-line as necessary.
 Performs other reasonable and related duties as assigned.

Hours:
Full-time positions are 40 hours per week and are typically scheduled between the hours of 9am-9pm Monday through Friday. Part-time positions are scheduled up to 29 hours per week and cover mostly evenings, overnights and weekends. Some nights and weekends required of all staff in our organization.

Transportation:
All staff are required to have a valid driver's license in good standing with auto insurance.

Compensation Package:
Starting pay is $14.50 per hour -- Additional compensation based on experience, professional licensure, bi-lingual ability and level of education. Full time positions are benefitted as listed below. Part Time positions are non-benefitted.
Benefits include: health, dental, life, & disability insurance; paid holidays; SEP/403B plan; flex spending account; mileage reimbursement; and generous paid time off.

To apply, candidates must submit a resume and cover letter to:
Briarpatch Youth Services
Attn: Robin Sereno, Associate Program Director
2720 Rimrock Road
Madison, WI 53713-3337
Or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

No calls or recruiters please.
Briarpatch Youth Services is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.