Runaway&Homeless Youth/Mental Health
The Youth Services Case Manager will provide crisis intervention, supportive and/or intensive support and advocacy services for youth who are at risk, homeless, and/or chronically mentally ill. Duties would include ensuring access to community mental health services, case management and advocacy. In addition the Homeless Prevention Worker will design an individualized, youth-centered model of assistance that fosters client self-advocacy while coordinating income support, housing assistance, etc.
This is a full time Monday - Friday daytime position. Some travel to participant’s homes will be required. Experience working with at risk youth with metal health diagnosis strongly preferred.
- * Must be able to develop productive working relationships with other service providers.*
- * Must have excellent listening, problem solving, planning, and organizational skills.*
- * Must be a team player with the ability to work with a variety of people. *
BA/BS with special interest/experience in mental health services and knowledge of community resources required. Must have a valid NYS driver’s license and your own vehicle.
The Salvation Army offers a competitive benefits package to support the well being of our employees including:
• Health Insurance
• Dental, Vision, Hearing Insurance
• Paid Time Off:
• Remitted Tuition
• Long Term Disability
• Free Life Insurance