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Youth Case Worker I (EUREKA)

Redwood Community Action Agency

1100 California Street near Clark Street

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compensation: $21.00 hour
employment type: full-time
job title: Youth Case Worker I
SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS & EXPECTATIONS FOR THE YOUTH CASE WORKER I – working in the Youth Service Bureau Division and the Community Care Licensed Facility #125000571. This position serves under the general direction of the Community Services Division Director and is directly supervised by the Shelter Programs Manager or their designee.
The Case Worker I will work with youth, ages 12-25 that are in various YSB Housing/Shelter Programs, are runaways, homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless; as well as their families, with a primary goal of family reunification or independence and prevention of referred youth entry into the juvenile justice system.
The position requires carrying a caseload of, on average, 12 active youth and up to 12 aftercare youth cases; and working with a team that fosters positive transitions and impactful outcomes for participants. This position may be required to act as Facility Manager in the absence of management staff.
Each Case Worker may be assigned specialized services in one of these three (3) areas:
• Provide outreach, information, and presentations within the Community to partnering agencies, schools, law enforcement, health clinics etc. May advocate within the Community for YSB programs and conduct outreach services for potential shelter clients.
• Works with older youth who have aged out of foster care and are living in one of the YSB housing locations.
• Works with younger youth who are housed within the YSB Emergency Shelter.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Specific Tasks:
• Provide intake interview to determine program eligibility and whether or not crisis intervention is appropriate (i.e., suicide prevention, placement in shelter care)
• Provide telephone crisis intervention response to youth and families via the YSB hotline.
• Assist in the development of community delinquency prevention programs
• Provide emergency field response and on-call after hours on a rotating basis. Ability to arrive to work within 30 minutes of receiving call.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor of Arts in social work, psychology, or related field (experience may be substituted for education on a year-by-year basis)
• College degree in a non-related field and (1) one year of experience may be substituted for bullet #1
• One (1) year experience working with children, youth and families in a counseling, crisis intervention or similar capacity

For more info contact Patt Sweeney at 707-443-8322 ext. 205. Position is available IMMEDIATELY and open until filled.

Go to www.rcaa.org/employment-opportunities - for required employment application, complete job description, and qualifications.

NOTE TO APPLICANT
RCAA is an “Essential Business” that continues to operate during unexpected events, such as: earthquake, natural disaster, or a public health emergency. Thus, employees of RCAA are expected to continue to perform their jobs while observing safety precautions.
This position is considered a “safety-sensitive” job and will be subject to RCAA’s “Substance Abuse” policy.
As a condition of employment all employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.
This job description is just a snapshot of the complete job description. It should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards for the position. Incumbents will be required to follow instructions and perform other duties as required by their supervisor.

RCAA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7746932695

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