Do you want to use your skills and talents to make a lasting difference in the world? We are mission-driven, focused on positive results for people and believe that people should be treated with dignity and respect. If you feel the same way, we encourage you to join us in making a difference!
If you desire a better work/life balance and can work in a fast paced environment with excellent growth potential, we would like to hear from you.
1. Operates as a member of the Community Services Division team
2. Provides outreach to Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) candidates and daily support and monitoring to existing PSH residents.
3. Coordinate the provision of services and meals to participants, including intake, and crisis intervention in emergency shelter.
4. Provides assistance to Case Manager to support ongoing case management functions.
5.Other duties as assigned within the guidelines of this position
1. A high school diploma or equivalent is required for this position. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred with preference in areas of the human services field. All degrees must come from a regionally accredited educational institution which has U.S. Department of Education approval.
2. A minimum of one (1) year of experience providing direct service in social work, crisis intervention, or counseling is preferred.
3. Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
4. Demonstrated capacity to work with individuals/families in crisis situations.
5. Demonstrated capacity to work with persons from diverse ethnic, racial and social backgrounds.
6. Ability to relate to individuals in a warm, non-judgmental manner.
7. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, and Teams.
8. Strong verbal and written communications skills. Must be fluent in spoken English so that clients and other service providers can understand the case worker when advocacy services, counseling, direction, etc. are provided.
9. Passage of complete background clearance, physical and Tuberculosis (TB) Test.
10. Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet, has adopted and follows the Codes of Ethics established by Catholic Charities USA, the National Association of Social Workers and the American Psychological Association. As an employee of the Agency you are expected to support these codes to the extent doing so is consistent with and allowed by applicable law.
11. A valid driver’s license, reliable means of transportation and proof of liability insurance is required.