Homeless Veterans Case Manager
Company: Volunteers of America Massachusetts
Posted on: May 10, 2022
Who We Are -- VOAMASS gives members of the community who need help
the most the services, support, and self-esteem they need to create
a fresh start. At VOAMASS, our dedicated teams are committed to
serving the whole person.
What We Do -- Through our powerful integrated behavioral health
care model, we bring together vast resources from a diverse team of
caring staff to help each client meet their personal goals. The
care we provide paves the way for greater opportunity and second
chances by focusing on the critical pillars towards a healthy life:
behavioral health, financial stability, and safe housing.
As the Case Manager, you'll have a dynamic and critical role
providing continuous advocacy and education around supports and
services in the community in order to reduce homelessness, and
advocate employment among veterans and veterans at risk of
homelessness. As the Case Manager you will conduct day to day
support and services for veterans identified by the program with
specialization in employment placement and support, homelessness
prevention/rapid re-housing and transitional supportive
This role is about making a difference in the lives of the people
we serve. You'll bring the following qualifications:
Preference to Military Veterans given.
High School diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor's Degree in
Human Services/ Psychology is highly preferred.
At least one year of experience in case management or working with
Knowledge of veterans programs, services, and military culture.
Demonstrated experience/work history working with housing
authorities, employers and employment placement agencies, mental
health clients and substance abuse programs.
Reliable transportation and excellent driving record.
Proficient skills using Microsoft Outlook, excel, and word
preferred. Knowledge of Microsoft Access, and Adobe Acrobat Pro a
Participate in outreach and advocacy efforts to help employ
homeless veterans in Middlesex and Essex and Suffolk Counties.
Connect with other providers, employers, and employment placement
agencies, including housing providers, for referrals and
Develop, maintain, and document a strong network of veteran
referral sources designed to generate daily referrals.
Conduct initial pre-screens on new referrals, and qualifies
candidates for program.
Coordinate with Case Managers and HVRP staff to provide services
Assist the prospective clients in gathering documentation necessary
Conduct overflow of the intake and assessments for clients as
Direct employment seminars as necessary and a once monthly new
client program orientation
Strong resume building and interview skills
Ensures that inquiries about the application and admissions process
are responded to in a timely manner.
Use online data system to track and update all Veteran clients and
Participates in all required team meetings and external meetings as
Performs other duties as required.
Since 1934, VOAMASS has provided critical services to the residents
of the Commonwealth. From pioneering early residential treatment
programs in the 1960's to leading today in the field of mental
health prison diversion programming, VOAMASS can be counted on to
tackle our greatest challenges.
VOAMASS is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and
Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon
race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including
pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a
protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or
other applicable legally protected characteristics.
For full-time employees, our comprehensive and generous benefits
package includes: --
Competitive Health, Vision and Dental insurance
Flexible Spending and Health Reimbursement Account
Employer paid Life and Long-Term Disability
403(b) matching retirement plans
Tuition Remission Programs
Loan Forgiveness (PSLF Program)
Employee Discount Program
Blue Care Line (24/7 Nurse hotline)
Generous Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time Benefits
13 Paid Holidays
Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap
In accordance with VOAMASS' duty to provide and maintain a safe
workplace, we have adopted a mandatory vaccination policy to
safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our
clients, partners, visitors, and the community at large from
COVID-19. This policy complies with all applicable laws and is
based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention and the Massachusetts Department of Public
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