Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

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Program Case Manager

at Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Pay: up to $20.67/hour
18.0000-20.6700 (USD) Hourly
Posted: 1/13/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1352
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Job Description

  

Work Location: Workforce Solutions Phoenix, AZ




PRIMARY FUNCTIONS


  

Performs intake screening to determine the eligibility and suitability of applicants for service and initiate referrals to the appropriate training, placement, support services or other agencies.  Educates, guides, and assists in developing resources to ensure the success of the participants.

  

 

  

Responsibilities of this position include providing individual and /or group services to participants in achieving more effective personal, employment, educational and/or vocational outcomes.  Service are provided through on-going case management, educational resources, job search assistance/placement, and coordination with other agencies to facilitate needed services.

  

 

  


SPECIALIZATIONS


  

Knowledge of the employability problems of targeted populations; working knowledge of the local and national job market environment; knowledge of the operation of public employment services; knowledge of available community social services agencies; skill in interviewing and counseling individuals from diverse economic, educational, ethnic and cultural backgrounds; ability to express ideas clearly, orally and in writing; ability to maintain effective working relationships with people of varied background; ability to evaluate accurately the employability of clients; ability to prepare required records and reports, working knowledge of computer software programs.  Bilingual and Spanish /English preferred. 

  


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


  

Bachelors Degree in counseling, social work or related field with 3 years of related experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education or training which provides the ability o perform job duties. 


  

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES 


  
     
  • Interview applicants to review  eligibility and obtains work history and vocation interest information.
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  • Prescribes training objectives for youth  (16 - 24yrs old) and adults
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  • Refers applicants to appropriate social  service agencies when necessary.
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  • Administers test to determine aptitudes,  and training needs.
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  • Work closely with educational partners,  schools, colleges and trade schools to ensure clients receive proper  services.
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  • Provides job referrals, job coaching and  job placement assistance.
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  • Identifies applicants according to most  in need to targeted grouping categories.
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  • Maintains records and submits monthly  breakdown of applicants interviewed.
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  • Counsels applicants on career choices  and vocational training opportunities.
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  • Provides recruitment services and  represents CPLC and other assigned meetings.
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  • Develops monthly, quarterly reports.
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  • Maintains regular contact with participants.
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  • Meet with program staff regularly to  review and monitor participant’s academic and employment progress.
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  • Conducts monthly participant follow-ups.
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  • Performs other related duties as  assigned. 
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JOB DEMANDS

  

 

  

Ability to travel statewide as needed. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. Able to present operational information to personnel at all levels. Able to identify and recruit potential funding sources.

  

 

  

CONTINUOUS EDUCATION

  

 

  

Employee will be expected to participate in continuous learning, competency building and maintenance of competency skills.

  

 

  

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS

  

 

  

Work is performed in structured environments.  

  

 

  

ACCOUNTABILITY

  

 

  

Reports to and is supervised directly by the Maryvale Project Lead. Employee is also accountable for understanding and complying with CPLC policies and procedures.

  

 

   

Application Instructions

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