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Services of Hope Case Manager in Dallas, Texas

Services of Hope Case Manager-I has a wide range of responsibilities to carry out. From working with clients to designing and implementing the various outreach programs. The Services of Hope organization relies on the case manager job to create a smooth and efficient transition for the client from poverty to self-sufficiency. Their overall responsibility is to ensure the outreach functions are run in a proper way.Job DescriptionThe job of a case manager varies depending upon the project they are working with. However, the typical responsibilities are as follows:Overview:Do you like helping people get through tough times? Do you have a compassionate heart and critical thinking mind? Then you might be a great case manager. Also called social and human service assistants, case managers help people who are in difficult situations with advice, figure out what kind of help they need, help them find the services they need, create plans for treatment or recovery, work with other health and human service providers, and keep tabs on client's progress with treatment plans. Case managers may work for or in concert with a social worker, psychologist or similar health and human service authority.Case managers work in many aspects of people's lives, and may work with children and families, senior citizens, those with disabilities, recovering addicts, the mentally ill, immigrants, ex-offenders or the homeless. Each of these jobs have their own specific needs and requirements.The primary function of this position is to oversee the daily operations of the Workforce Development Department by assisting veterans in finding employment, case managing clients with vocational barriers, and supervising Workforce Development staff in their efforts to provide career case management to veterans. This position reports to the Program Manager.Responsibilities: Oversees daily operations of Workforce Development Department including staff and Career Center. Ensures case management services are provided to clients enrolled in the Workforce Development program; includes addressing legal, educational, or health barriers. Works with clients and staff to develop an employment plan. Maintains primary responsibility for the tracking of the client's progress through his or her particular program and documents such progress in the case note section of the client case file and/or on various workforce forms ln the client file. Assists with the preparation of proposals, budgets, and application packages. Performs necessary taskstoachieve Workforce Program goals and compile data for reporting. Responsible for City of Dallas monthly/ quarterly reports and corrective action plans, aswell as reports for other workforce funders and organizations weekly, monthly, and year-end reports. Uses a variety of local, regional, and national labor market information to assist clients in making informed employment choices. Assesses clients' need for supportive services and initiates appropriate supportive services. Ensures a detailed case file is maintained on each client and assures that all veteran case files include a skill set assessment. Secures meetings with Workforce Solutions /Rescare hiring representatives to present the organization's programs and makes presentation of clients' employment backgrounds to prospective employers. Meets with referred clients to assess employment skills and goals and refer to job openings. Develops and maintains a database of local area employers contacting them at least monthly for potential job opportunities for clients. Oversees job readiness and retention classes for clients to increase marketable work-related skills for obtaining and retaining employment. Works to place clients who have completed a retraining/vocational education program, as needed. Coordinates career fairs, job clubs, on-the-job training programs, and work therapy programs with clients and prospective employers. Handles special projects as required. Performs other duties as req