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Housing Case Manager-Chemung
We are Hiring!
Charities of Chemung/Schuyler is growing and seeking a Housing Case Manager to
join our Team.
Catholic Charities’ mission is to support all people in
need and advocate for social justice and human dignity in partnership with the
Diocese of Rochester and the greater community. We envision a
just and compassionate community rooted in love and the dignity of all
people. Our objectives are to address the needs of the community’s most vulnerable
people and to challenge conditions causing poverty and despair.
you're looking for an opportunity to express and explore your passion for
helping others, then join a team that truly makes a difference DAILY, in
people's lives. We are looking for empathetic, thoughtful candidates who have
enthusiasm for helping people. We have supportive leadership who invest in our
people and provide opportunities for employees to thrive, grow and learn.
miss out on being a part of something special!
Catholic Charities Chemung Schuyler has a new opening for a
Housing Case Manager in their Gateways team! The Housing Case Manager (SHCM)
skillfully provides strengths-based support to persons experiencing housing
instability and assists with all aspects of compliance with OMH, HUD and other
contract and regulatory requirements, providing effective service delivery that
complies with contract and regulatory requirements and meets or exceeds the
program’s targeted outcomes. The SHCM will have a specified participants’
caseload and ensure coordination of participant’s needs, bringing expertise in
one or more of the following areas: mental health, homelessness, addictions,
dual diagnosis, and domestic violence.
- Complete initial assessment, participant
screening, tenancy requirements and regular support for program
participants, as set forth by funders.
- Assist participants in
preparation, submission and renewal of forms/documents such as social
security documents, tax and rent refund forms, housing applications, Department
of Social Services etc.
- Assist participants with goal
development and attainment including housing plan, budgeting, etc.
- Assist participants to further
develop the competencies such as, but not limited to social support
systems, daily living skills, and budgeting skills, using community-based
services whenever possible.
- Assist participants with
transportation and the development of skills to independently transport
- Interpret and institute the guidelines
and regulations for all Housing programs, per the funder’s regulations.
- Ensuring apartments in all programs are
maintained at standards established for apartment recertification and
safeguarding that all participants are living in a healthy, safe and
habitable environment, reporting the need for household furniture/supply
replacement or property maintenance in a timely manner.
- Ensure participant fees
related to rent and program fees are paid in a timely manner and in
accordance with agency policy, procedure, or business practice, assisting
as appropriate with delinquency issues.
- Assist, as needed, participants
in complying with treatment/service providers, ensuring that there is no
lapse in service/funding.
- Advocate for the acquisition
of housing and other community resources, ensuring coordination of
- Advocate/mediate for participants
experiencing difficulties with landlord/tenant disputes or provider,
employment, funding related issues.
- Act as a resource and assist participants
transitioning from the program to a more/less restrictive level of care,
ensuring a continuity of care with providers and funding streams.
- Act as a resource to ensure
the participant has access to services and to ensure that the rights and
confidentiality of the participant are not overlooked or denied.
- Conduct routine housing
inspections to see how participants are doing and to identify those who
need help, communicating any concerns with the SHS and working in tandem
with the participant to maintain their unit, providing a teaching
opportunity, which will include hands on assistance or other service
- Implement emergency response
procedures and notifications promptly, in case of participant injury or
- Collaborate with team members
and partner agency colleagues to identify, establish and implement
processes that will ensure efficient operation of programs and services.
- Maintain accurate and comprehensive
documentation (both written and data entry) on all participants sufficient
to fulfill program evaluation and reporting obligations, including but not
limited to assessments, service plan goals, service plan reviews,
utilization reviews, hospitalizations, self-preservation testing,
discharge planning, progress notes, and income.
- Demonstrate ability to work
within applicable data
systems, as required.
- Maintain all program records
in a timely fashion, producing monthly and/or quarterly reports to
appropriate funding and monitoring agencies.
- Responsible for the renewal of file
documents with expiration dates that include release of information (ROI)
and/or consents to release information, housing quality inspection
packets, income verification.
- Attend staff meetings,
treatment team/provider meetings, and staff development/training seminars
in accordance with agency policy, procedure, or business practice.
- Other duties as assigned.
Position Title: Housing
Salary: $21.50-23.00/hour depending on
education and experience.
Schedule: Full Time: Monday-Friday
We offer a comprehensive benefits package (see below) to our
full-time workforce members who work 30 or more hours per week.
are we looking for?
Someone who is passionate about making a positive impact in
Someone who values partnership and works well both
individually and as a part of a team.
Someone who is empathetic, ethical, and goal orientated.
Someone who is a great communicator and has exemplary
attention to detail.
degree in human services or social work and two years’ related experience
degree in human services and four years’ related experience.
combination of education and experience may be substituted at the discretion of
the Executive Director.
you will get:
offer a comprehensive benefits package (see below) to our full-time workforce
members who work 30 or more hours per week.
depending on education and experience.
Full time, M-F
Paid Time Off: Accrue up
to 10 days in the first year, 15 days after 1st Anniversary.
Holidays: 12 paid
NY State Paid Sick Leave
Agency Sick Leave
Group and Term Life
403b Retirement Plan,
with agency contribution for those that qualify (subject to agency performance)
My Better Benefits –
provides discounts and savings on thousands of products and services.
Our hiring process and timeline:
Applications will be reviewed regularly until the position is
Phone screenings will be conducted with qualified candidates.
In-person one-hour interviews will be conducted with
candidates who advance after the phone screening
In-person interviews are typically with 2-4 Interviewers
Selected candidate(s) to start ASAP.
***Catholic Charities is committed to leveraging the talent
of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our agencies and our
people. EOE/AA Disability/Vet