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Success Coach Youth FORCE (Case Manager)

Company: YMCA of South Florida
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Success Coach Youth FORCE (Case Manager)

The YMCA of South Florida is now hiring a Success Coach Case Manager to join our Youth Development Youth FORCE Team in Broward County. Case Managers are primarily responsible for the engagement, assessment, goal development and creation of extended learning plans for the youth participating in the YOUTH FORCE Program.

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct a complete intake and registration of students.
  • Works with agencies and service providers to facilitate case coordination and information sharing.
  • Refers youth and their families to appropriate community agencies or counseling agencies for social and educational needs.
  • Maintain case records and provides assistance with appropriate documentation.
  • Assist with prevention/education curriculum development and presentations.
  • Coordinate, prepare and maintain required charting and documentation in a timely and thorough manner.
  • Adhere to all confidentiality requirements and standards.
  • Plan, initiate and monitor innovative programs for youth and their families.
  • Work with culturally diverse students, families, and staff.
  • May provide some direct supervision to interns and volunteers.
  • Adhere to the Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting requirements which mandate by law all child care personnel to report suspicions of child abuse, neglect, or abandonment. The YMCA requires employees to follow the internal reporting procedures with the assistance of the Program Managers.
  • Ensure that the proper staffs to child ratios are maintained at all times and reports discrepancies to the Site Supervisor or Program Manager as needed.
  • Assist the Site Supervisor in any other appropriate ways as directed.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university and a major in social work or a related field.
  • One (1) to Two (2) years experience in working with adolescents in an educational criminal justice, or human services setting required
  • Professional training in child abuse is preferred.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before individuals, public groups and employees of the organization.
  • Experience coordinating youth development and youth enrichment programs.
  • Effective organizational, time management and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain open channels of communication between home and school.
  • Knowledge of school/community relationships and community problems, interests and concerns.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and leadership ability.
  • Knowledge of basic computer programs.
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of community groups, organizations, district staff, consultants, students and parents.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to submit to and satisfactorily clear a thorough Level II fingerprinting background screening.

The YMCA of South Florida is a Drug Free Workplace and is committed to the policy of Equal Opportunity prohibiting discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation, age or disability.

Keywords: YMCA of South Florida, Fort Lauderdale , Success Coach Youth FORCE (Case Manager), Other , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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