Case Manager - HELP USA (Albany)

  • Albany, NY


: $55,905.00 - $83,990.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Nonprofit

About HELP USA At HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call home. Were one of the nations largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, individuals, veterans, survivors of domestic violence, people with physical and mental health challenges and disabilities, and seniors. With an annual operating budget approaching $150 million and 1400 employees working in nearly 60 programs, we have helped over 500,000 people facing homelessness and poverty to build better lives. We hope that you will consider joining our team in the fight against homelessness. Position Overview HELP USA is seeking a Case Manager to provide services and referrals to homeless veterans who reside in HELP USA transitional housing under the Veteran Administration Grant per Diem Program. As a Case Manager, your responsibilities will include: Conducting initial intake interviews and assessments and developing an independent living plan. Providing advocacy for public benefits including VA benefits, Public Assistance, Social Security, etc. Identifying barriers and challenges that veterans face and utilizing a solution-based approach to effectively resolve issues that threaten housing stability. Preparing housing stability plans with a path to permanent housing and self-sufficiency. Serving as liaison with appropriate agencies and programs and maintaining a network of resources and contacts Requirements Bachelors Degree in Social Work or a related field preferred. Knowledge of the challenges faced by the homeless veteran population and the supportive services available to successfully achieve the goal of permanent housing and self-sufficiency. Prior experiences in case management, assessment, counseling, crisis intervention and housing placement preferred. Knowledge and understanding of team concepts preferred. Valid US drivers license preferred. Computer literate specifically with Microsoft applications required. EOE. A Drug Free Workplace.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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