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Case Manager (New York, NY)

Project Renewal is a leading non-profit organization with the mission of ending the cycle of homelessness by empowering individuals and families to renew their lives with health, homes, and jobs. Our comprehensive and integrated 24/7 programs are designed to offer the holistic care our clients need.  With a staff of 950+ and an annual budget of $100 million, Project Renewal is one of the larger social service nonprofits in New York City.

Title: Case Manager

Locations: Multiple opportunities are available in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Manhattan in our Homeless Shelters, and Supportive Residence Housing

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Case Manager include but are not limited to the following activities:

  • Provide case management and counseling services by conducting intake, psychosocial and housing assessments of clients to identify and obtain financial entitlements, housing and other concrete services (Health Insurance, Food Stamps, SSI etc.)
  • In collaboration with each client, prepares and monitors an Independent Living Plan, identifying long and short-term objectives to be achieved
  • Identifies and makes referrals for community based treatment and support services
  • Counsels clients through individualized and group sessions on issues such as wellness self-management, maintaining sobriety, complying with medication, pursing employment, independent living skills etc.
  • Collaborates with on-site psychiatric provider/nursing/primary care to ensure each client has an aftercare plan
  • Maintains accurate and up to date written client documentation as required and in accord with city, federal, state and local agency regulations and guidelines
  • Inputs client information and updates into the database system

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field of experience required
  • 1-2 years of experience working with homeless mentally ill adults or other special needs population preferred
  • Excellent oral, writing and listening skills
  • Proficiency in computer required.
  • Bilingual or multilingual a plus 

Benefits:

We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including:

Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); FSAs (health care, dependent care & commuter expenses); Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Generous Paid Vacations, Personal Days, Sick and Holidays

To apply: e-mail resume with cover letter indicating position and salary requirements: careers@projectrenewal.org

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