Case Aide

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Caregiving/Babysitting



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About Graham Windham In full partnership with families & communities, Graham Windham strives to make a life-altering difference to children, youth and families affected by abuse, neglect and delinquency by providing each child we serve with a strong foundation for life: a safe, loving, permanent family and the opportunity and preparation to thrive in school and in the world. With over 600 full-time employees serving children and families in multiple programs throughout Westchester County, Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Harlem, Graham Windham provides an exciting & enriching work experience. Graham Windham is one of the first organizations in the New York City to implement Solution - Based Casework. Solution - Based casework helps children and families to be the solution to the seemingly insurmountable problems in their lives, from generational cycles of poverty, abuse, and neglect to unemployment, domestic violence, and severe health problems. By recognizing and reinforcing their innate strengths and ability to cope, we at Graham Windham empower them to take the lead in making change in their lives. About the Program At Graham Windham our Family Foster Care programs help children to get back to their families, adopted into a new family or connected to someone who is willing to be an anchor for children, throughout their childhood and into adulthood. To help us do that, we have hundreds of loving & highly qualified foster parents primarily in Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Bronx and Westchester County- who serve as our foster children's substitute family. The Treatment Family Foster Care (TFFC) program extends this support along with additional services to children and youth with specialized emotional, mental health and/or other developmental needs. About the Position Graham Windham's Foster Care program seeks a Case Aide to Support the unit's team in efforts to ensure excellent quality care and healing to Graham Windham's children; and ensure that every one of our children is living in a nurturing, safe, and permanent family as quickly as possible. Duties & Responsibilities (but not limited to): + Collects, organizes and files report cards, attendance records, individualized education plans (IEP) and other data related to youth's educational outcomes. + Gathers and enters data in the New York State Office of Children and Family Services' CONNECTIONS electronic case record system (that data spans - progress notes, sibling visit grids & diligent search packages) + Manages mail and correspondence including family planning letters, filing & calendars. + File purchase orders, check requests and other correspondences to other agency departments. + Manages and organizes case records for the unit - this includes creating new case records, closing old case records and maintaining separated sibling logs. Qualifications Requires High School Diploma; Min. one (1) year of experience working directly with families and children; time management and organizational skills; Computer literate, MS Office; Ability to work with diverse populations; Team oriented; Overtime when necessary. Full-Time position; $15-$17 P/H. EOE

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