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Monroe Harding

VOCA Case Manager

Monroe Harding

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Job Summary

Monroe Harding’s mission is to change young people’s lives. Our cause is to ensure that foster care youth and other vulnerable young people build a solid foundation of strengths that position them for success in adulthood. Our cause and mission are accomplished through trauma and resiliency informed programs and services in foster care, supportive housing, clinical emotional and mental health support services, and education, career development, and life skills support services.

Monroe Harding seeks an individual to provide supportive services to victims of crime, including but not limited to responding to the emotional, psychological and physical needs of the young adults, assistance with life stabilization, providing the resources and training to understand and participate in the criminal justice system and to restore a measure of security and safety to the victim. VOCA Specialist will coordinate services for young adults, including mentoring, mental health services, healthcare, and Monroe Harding’s Youth Connections program.  The Specialist will walk alongside victims of crime as they heal from past trauma, and journey to self-sufficiency as they create a self-determined future.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Liaison with Monroe Harding’s Youth Connections resource center, community partners, schools and families.
  • Partner with the Youth Connections Career Coach to ensure participation in the Work Force Development Program.
  • Partner with Monroe Harding’s Clinical Services to ensure mental health needs are being addressed.
  • Write monthly and weekly reports on the progress of the youth.
  • Guide and coach the youth in everyday life skills.
  • Participate as a member of a case management team planning for the development of the individual youth in residence and carrying out those plans.
  • Responsible for teaching youth appropriate behaviors, utilizing various counseling and supporting techniques. 
  • Assist in scheduling necessary appointments and arrange transportation for youth.
  • Be available at least once/week for youth to share his/her feelings and personal needs when appropriate. 
  • Active participant in the development and creation of program design.

Hours:  Monday – Thursday, daytime hours;   Sunday, 5 hours in the evening

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or a related field and experience working with victims of crime.

Competencies

Ability to build rapport   

Advocating 

Consistency

Listening Skills      

Crisis Management/De-Escalation         

Written Communication

Applicants must pass thorough background check and drug screen.  Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license. 

Additionally, The Diana Screen® is administered to all potential applicants to help ensure that ethical boundaries between children and adults are maintained. At Monroe Harding, the safety and protection of the youth who have been entrusted to us is our #1 priority.

Additional Information

Benefits

Health Insurance

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Life Insurance

Long Term Disability

Option to enroll in Short-term Disability, Accident, and Critical Illness Insurance

401K

Generous Paid Time Off Package

Professional Development Opportunities 

How to Apply

Contact Information and Procedure:

Think you are interested in joining our team?  Please submit a resume and cover letter to Evelyn Tidman at careers@monroeharding.org. Please list the position for which you are applying in the cover letter.

Monroe Harding is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Details

  • Date Posted: April 22, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services