Social Case Worker (Warwick/Cranston)
Seeking 2 qualified applicants to provide a variety of case management and social services to residents of an organization that provides a number of services to homeless individuals and families.
–The Housing Stabilization Case Worker provides case management and housing support services to homeless men and women dealing with significant barriers to stable housing. The Housing Stabilization Case Worker provides intensive case management, including but not limited to, resolution of issues that have led to homelessness, work toward decreasing barriers to obtaining housing, life skills coaching and skill building, and coordination of care with other service providers necessary for maintaining stable housing.
–The Operation First Step Case Worker are the front line staff working with an emergency ‘transitional’ shelter for adult homeless women who cope with a wide variety of problems (e.g. mental illness, addiction, etc.) and have limited housing options. They work directly with program participants and implement and coordinate a detailed case plan for each individual within the program. The Operation First Step Case Worker is expected to perform a number of tasks including but not limited to providing comprehensive assessments, facilitating links to resources and services, and educating residents in life skills in a community living situation while encouraging independence.
*Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Social Work or Human Services or equivalent field.
*Minimum of 3 years experience working with individuals experiencing homelessness, mental *Knowledge of medical, psychological, educational, social service, housing and community resources and how to apply and use them effectively.
*Knowledge of principles and techniques of interviewing, assessment, counseling and the ability to plan, develop and implement case and treatment plans.
*The capability to set and observe appropriate personal boundaries and limits.
*The ability to recognize emergency and crisis situations and take action and seek interventions when needed.
*An ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task.
*Dependable with excellent organization, interpersonal communication and time management skills.
*Maintain a valid driver’s license, and have access to own transportation.
*Possess intermediate computer skills, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet and email.
Full time. Competitive salary. Benefits after 90 day period.
Please apply by sending resume by emailing it to email@example.com
- Location: Warwick/Cranston
- Compensation: Competitive salary and benefits. Commensurate with experience.
- This is at a non-profit organization.
Shelter Worker-Part time/Per-diem (Cranston/Warwick)
Shelter Workers are the front line staff working with a nightly emergency shelter for adult homeless men who cope with a wide variety of problems (e.g. mental illness, addiction, etc.) and have limited housing options. The Shelter Worker carries out a variety of duties related to the operation of the shelter including intaking and orientating guests, providing support that meets the needs of clients entering the shelter including but not limited to the provision of food, clothing and support towards resolutions of issues that have rendered them homeless.
The ideal candidate must have a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Human Services or an equivalent sector. In addition, at least 2 years experience working with the homeless population, individuals in crisis and experience with issues of mental illness and substance use. Also:
*Demonstrated suitability to work with disadvantaged/challenging adults in a diverse environment.
*Demonstrated ability to work independently and also in a team environment.
*Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
*Demonstrated physical/mental ability to perform the duties of the job.
*Demonstrated ability to provide work direction and to understand and maintain client/worker boundaries.
*Ability to follow a reasonably high degree of confidentiality.
*Ability to recognize emergency and crisis situations, and take action appropriately and know when to seek intervention.
*Possess basic computer skills; including Word, Excel, Internet and e-mail.
PART-TIME per diem/relief, nights, weekends and holiday a must. Please respond via email with contact information and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Location: Cranston/Warwick
- Compensation: $11-$15 hr, commensurate with experience, Part-time/per diem only
- This is a part-time job.
- This is at a non-profit organization.