Services for the UnderServed, Inc (SUS) Case Manager in Brooklyn, New York
Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to 25,000 individuals and their families living in New York City and Long Island. SUS believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose.
For more than 35 years, SUS has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health challenges, poverty, & histories of incarceration and/or trauma.
We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.
For an assigned caseload of 18 to 22 clients, the Case Manager for this Men’s shelter will provide comprehensive case management services, conduct intake process with new consumers within 24 hours of admission, and conduct psychosocial, vocational/educational, and housing assessments and documentation of same. The Case Manager will assist consumers with the application process to obtain financial entitlements and medical benefits where appropriate. He/she will facilitate group and individual counseling, workshops, psych education, and recreational activities.
We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays
A minimum of one year experience working with chronically homeless individuals with co-occurring disorders. Bachelor’s degree in a Human Service field required. Master’s degree can be substituted for experience.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, to assist adult males of diverse ethnicities, backgrounds, ages, and sexual preferences.
Bilingual highly preferred.
CPR and First Aid certification a plus.
SUS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
External Company Name: Services For The Underserved, Inc.
External Company URL: http://sus.org/
Street: Blake Avenue Men's Shelter