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Outreach Case Manager – Under the supervision of the Outreach Manager, the Outreach Case Manager will be responsible for connecting with youth on the streets to build healthy and strong relationships in hopes of helping them on their path to self-sufficiency. The Outreach Case Manager acts as a liaison to inform youth, the community, and businesses about the services offered by The PLACE to promote the health, safety, and well-being of homeless and runaway youth and to assist them in permanently exiting the street life. Other duties include coverage of the shelter, outreach on the streets, intensive and basic needs case management, and the facilitation of groups, classes, and activities.
Shelter Case Manager – Under the supervision of Shelter Manager, the Shelter Case Manager will be responsible for maintaining the physical and emotional safety of youth accessing the shelter and providing services that are trauma informed, appropriate and effective. This position includes case management, office time for meetings, data entry, file maintenance, advocacy, youth appointments, milieu supervision, and other shelter duties when necessary.
Shelter Supervisor – The PLACE is looking for a flexible supervisor to provide direct care, case management, and other services designed to end youth homelessness in Colorado Springs. The Shelter Supervisor will be based out of The PLACE’s 20-bed shelter, serving youth ages 15-20. Under the leadership of the Shelter Manager, the Shelter Supervisor oversees the shelter environment and the direct care staff during evening and weekend shifts.
Direct Care Support Staff – Under the supervision of the Shelter Supervisor, the Direct Care Support Staff will be responsible for providing direct supervision of youth at The PLACE shelter. This includes assisting youth in increasing self-efficacy, reducing risky behavior, ensuring client safety, providing appropriate and effective program services, and maintaining a safe and positive environment. Duties include supervision of youth in accordance with facility rules and regulations, crisis intervention, facilities maintenance, group facilitation, promotion of a therapeutic environment, accurate, timely, and consistent data collection, and data entry.
Behavioral Health Clinical Manager – The PLACE has received funding to set up a behavioral health program with services billable to Medicaid. The PLACE currently employs between 10-14 case managers serving our target population in shelter, housing, and outreach services. We are looking for a licensed professional to oversee and direct the implementation of the components needed to bill Medicaid for these services. In the next 6-12 months, the person in this position will build a clinical program with other licensed behavioral health professionals and interns.
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