About Us:: LifeMoves is one of the largest and most effective providers of shelter and supportive services across Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Peninsula. As a results-driven organization, since 1987, our mission has been to provide interim housing and supportive services that create opportunities for homeless families and individuals to rapidly return to stable housing and long-term self-sufficiency. Our successful therapeutic service model combines clean, modern housing with intensive supportive services that promote dignity and motivate our clients to achieve autonomy. LifeMoves operates over 15 major sites from San Jose to Daly City.
Culture: LifeMoves staff are dedicated to serving our community. Diverse in background, outlook and life experience, our team addresses important social issues with passion and creativity. A culture of collaboration and innovation provides a thriving and successful environment for all. We foster personal growth through ongoing investment in the professional development of our staff. Together, we are committed to breaking the cycle of homelessness and helping our clients achieve long-term self-sufficiency.
Position Summary: LifeMoves | Guadalupe EIH is part of the overall SJ Bridge program, which includes the Goodwill of Silicon Valley - SJ Bridge employment program. LifeMoves will provideappropriate on-site services or connection to suitable services to include housing search for suitable housing solutions and provide basic needs. LifeMoves will provide support services that support self-sufficiency (e.g. financial workshops, resume building, nutrition, and conflict resolution) to participants with the goal of securing permanent housing for the participants. We provide opportunities that build brighter futures for the next generation.
Case Manager Duties:
Develops, implements and revises individual case plans and consistently monitors progress toward client goals
Provide on-going supportive and/or case management functions in accordance with the case/treatment plan
Act as professional liaison for LifeMoves and our community partners
Communicate appropriately as needed with probation officers, social workers and family members
Participates actively as a team member in supporting clients and the facility as needed
Stay current and knowledgeable about external community resources, referrals and service linkages
Provides crisis management for clients; makes linkages for interventions as appropriate
Facilitate at least one clinical or life skills group in addition to morning group
Maintains client and program records in accordance with applicable standards and regulations, grant requirements, etc.
Maintains a high level of ethical conduct regarding confidentiality, dual-relationships, and professional stature
Participates in continuing education activities, remaining knowledgeable in area(s) of expertise
Attends weekly case consultation meetings and monthly trainings; meet regularly with supervisor to exchange pertinent information and receive supervision
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology or related field, with a minimum oftwo years' case management experience
Prefer minimum of 2 years' experience in chemical dependency or other drug treatments
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; proven ability to collaborate with community partners
Understanding of the issues faced by homeless individuals and other marginalized populations in crisis
Availability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
Experience working with mentally ill and dually diagnosed clients highly desirable
An understanding of ideas and practices that promote diversity, equity and inclusion; and a commitment to ongoing professional development in this area.
Bi-lingual Spanish language capabilities preferred
We have a comprehensive benefits package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending Account, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401K, etc.
To learn more about our non-profit organization, check out our website at www.lifemoves.org