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Crisis to Housing Case Manager

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Job Summary

To actively participate in the crisis to housing continuum at Oasis towards the end goal of making homelessness for youth and young adults (ages 13-24) rare, brief and one time. This position specifically provides assessments, safety planning (with youth and support people- family, teachers, DCS workers etc.), and case management, housing navigation and coordinated entry services to homeless/street youth in the Metro Nashville area. There are a few hours a week that this position could be involved with other case managers doing street canvasing.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide screening, assessments and safety planning to youth and young adults who are experiencing homelessness, have runaway and/or fleeing violence. 
  • Work closely with families to strengthen relationships and work toward family reunification when appropriate
  • Assist youth in creating plans to leave/avoid homelessness and support them in goal obtainment
  • Provide support to youth who have entered as short term living situation (Host Home, Youth Shelter) with the plan to move toward longer term stability.
  • Help to build and implement strong internal collaborations that maximize Oasis resources for young people.
  • Assist youth formally and informally as they master life skills, included but not limited to:  job readiness, communication skills, transportation, budgeting.
  • Provide referral services and follow-through with appropriate adjunct services, including: mental health services, medical, housing, etc. as needed.
  • Learn and operate from a trauma informed/positive youth development approach to foster a safe healing environment to enable youth to overcome their life challenges.

Qualifications

  • Ability to form strong, caring and affirming relationships with all youth – specifically including LGBTQ+ youth.
  • Ability to apply Motivational Interviewing principals and operate from a Trauma Informed Care approach.
  • Clear understanding of racial inequities and willingness to operate from an anti-oppression model.
  • Knowledge and ability to access community resources.
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Additional Information

Benefits

Paid Time Off

Health

Dental

Vision

401K

401K Match

LTD

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to Amanda Thomas athomas@oasiscenter.org

Oasis Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is operated in accordance with a policy which does not permit discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, handicap, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Details

  • Date Posted: September 14, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Salary Range: 32K- 36K