Disaster Case Manager Jackson County

at  Catholic Charities USA

Oregon, Oregon, USA - 00000

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Description:

DISASTER CASE MANAGER JACKSON COUNTY

Disaster Case Management Program
40 hours/week; Non-exempt
Limited term position; dependent on funding
Reports to: Disaster Case Management Supervisor

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position provides direct case management services to disaster survivors and their families through advocacy, information and referral, crisis intervention services and recovery services in the Jackson County area.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services or equivalent lived and or worked experience required.
  • Background in case management and/or social work.
  • Existing knowledge and understanding of Disaster Case Management requirements and case planning strongly preferred.
  • Existing knowledge of state, county, and local community-based agencies servicing disaster survivors strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated competency working with people from diverse cultures. Ability to work with all individuals in a culturally-competent manner.
  • Work within a strengths-based trauma informed approach.
  • Ability to communicate concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing in English required; bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred.
  • Ability to effectively work with standard office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Teams and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrate judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential matters.
  • Commitment to Catholic Charities mission to work in partnership with vulnerable populations to achieve lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize work, be proactive, take initiative, follow through, and simultaneously manage multiple priorities to ensure goals are met in a timely manner. High attention to detail required.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and take on new responsibilities.
  • Strong analytical and strategic problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work well in team setting, as well as independently; be flexible and adapt well to different dynamics in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Travel within Jackson County and other areas of Oregon required. Must have driver’s license, access to vehicle and ability to obtain automobile insurance at levels required by agency (100/300/100).
  • Satisfactory results from criminal, civil and/or motor vehicle background check required.
    COMPENSATION: Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. Competitive benefits package, including: 100% employer paid health insurance (employee portion), disability, life insurance, paid time off, 12 paid holidays, retirement plan, free parking and more.
    TO APPLY: Submit your application, resume and cover letter at https://catholiccharitiesoregon.applicantpro.com/jobs/

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Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough needs assessment and develop a recovery plan to address identified disaster related un-met needs.
  • Develop a relationship with client families so as to provide the best advocacy and direction to these families to ensure their reaching self-sufficiency.
  • Assist the survivor to determine the best course of action for both short and long term recovery.
  • Develop, implement and monitor recovery plans with disaster survivors and their families to return at a minimum to pre-disaster level of well-being.
  • Provide extensive and intensive case management and follow-up services.
  • Provide highly skilled and culturally sensitive services to diverse populations.
  • Provide crisis intervention to individuals and families facing emergencies around food, shelter, medical, re-construction and other needs as presented by client.
  • Utilize knowledge of the resources available at all levels of government (federal, state and local), as well as government and community resources to make appropriate referrals to resolve identified issues.
  • Conduct home visits as necessary.
  • Advocate and interact with other service providers on behalf of participants.
  • Ensures complete case files and present case files to Case Management Supervisor for review.
  • Maintains current and accurate documentation of services provided to clients.
  • Ensures all client data is current in web-based disaster case management database(s).
  • Identify and connect disaster survivors to resources on the local, state, and federal level.
  • Reports gaps in services to Case Management Supervisor.
  • Assist clients in applying for and receiving public and private benefits.
  • Attend regular sessions with immediate supervisor.
  • Complete statistical reports.
  • Participate in trainings and coordination meetings as requested.
  • Adherence to Catholic Charities policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


REQUIREMENT SUMMARY

Min:N/AMax:5.0 year(s)

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