Are you ready for an amazing opportunity to join an innovative program and make positive changes in your community?
Position Title: Youth Housing Case Manager
Who is Youth Services?
Youth Services has been a highly-respected part of the Windham County of Vermont community since 1972. Our mission: Working together to build resilience and be a catalyst for change. Youth Services is a supportive, creative, dynamic workplace.
How will I make a difference?
The Youth Housing Case Manager will make a difference in our community by…
- Maintaining a caseload of 12-14 clients ages 16-23 and providing services that connect youth to resources, unpaid support and empowerment, and leadership opportunities
- Coordinating the department’s programs which provide housing access to youth ages 16-24 using a housing-first approach
- Being the expert on all things related to housing resources and services for youth experiencing homelessness in our community
- Being a vital, enthusiastic and supportive member of the Youth Development Programs team
- Noticing and working to change unjust systems in our community and state
Can I see myself here?
We have found that our staff at Youth Services succeed when they:
- Emphasize connection and relationship in their work and are able to build meaningful relationships that are rooted in empathy and mutual accountability
- Value feedback
- Think systemically
- Are passionate about justice and believe that everyone deserves to have their needs met
- Value collaboration that comes from working on a team
- Are tenacious problem-solvers
- Have a sense of humor and find creative ways to implement ideas
- Value a strength-based service approach and deeply believe in harm reduction
- Can change priorities quickly
- Are looking for more than just a job
Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes, and auto insurance.
Community-based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage
How can I be considered for the position?
You can be considered for this position if you meet the following qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in sociology, psychology or related field or an equivalent amount of education, training, work experience, and lived experience
- Experience working with at-risk youth and/or families in a volunteer, internship, or paid position
- Knowledge of trauma, adolescent development, and best practices in case management
- Have a very solid, bordering on expert, level of understanding of google suites
To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to humanresources (at) youthservicesinc.org by October 21st. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.
We are unable to consider applicants without a cover letter. If the resume submission platform does not allow for cover letters, please send a cover letter directly to humanresources (at) youthservicesinc.org
Compensation: $17.00 per hour with annual cost of living increase and comprehensive benefits
Youth Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Youth Services is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage
people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQIA+ applicants, and people from other
underrepresented groups to apply, recognizing and respecting those diverse perspectives and
experiences are valuable to our team and essential to our public service.