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Case Planner [ACS]

Work Location

North Bronx, NY

Job Type

Workspace

Compensation

Full Time

On-Site

$60,000 / Year

Case Planner


Title: Case Planner

Classification: Non-Exempt

Status:  Full-time

Salary: $60,000

Location: New York City

Supervisor: Case Planner Supervisor

Hire Date: Hiring immediately - start date of July 1st, 2024


About IRAISE


I'RAISE Girls & Boys International Corporation is a heartfelt haven founded in 2012 by the visionary Chief Executive Officer, Shanequa Moore. As a beacon of hope and resilience, we stand tall as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, proudly led by individuals from BIPOC and women communities. Since our inception, we have woven a tapestry of support, dedication, and transformation that defines who we are.


I’RAISE is not just an organization; it is a promise to make a difference in the lives of families. We are the guardians of youth, catalysts for community restoration, and architects of improved quality of life for minority children and families. Our purpose is etched in the very fabric of our holistic programs that commit to the well-being and empowerment of every child.


RAISE, EMPOWER, AND INSPIRE EVERY CHILD is not just a mantra; it's our guiding vision since 2012. We aspire to elevate self-esteem and self-worth, ensuring that every child, irrespective of background, finds success and progress in all facets of life


Join us in this journey of compassion, empowerment, and transformation. Together, we can rewrite the narrative for every child, building a future where potential knows no bounds.


I’RAISE + ACS: 

I’RAISE is partnering with the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) using the School-Based-Early Support model. The goal is to partner closely with schools to connect families to support and services well before concerns warrant a call to the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). ACS, through I’RAISE, intends to offer families “light touch” service options that strive to connect families to community resources through case management, address families’ concrete needs, support parent/caregiver capacity in their caregiving roles, and avoid unnecessary investigations.


Position Summary:

The Case Planner (MSW) will be responsible for providing comprehensive case management services to families enrolled in the School-Based Early Support program. They will work closely with families, school staff, and community partners to assess needs, develop service plans, coordinate access to resources, and monitor progress towards goals. The Case Planner (MSW) will utilize trauma-informed practices, motivational interviewing techniques, and evidence-based interventions to support families in achieving positive outcomes.


Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing prevention services to

    caseloads of no more than 12 families

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of family strengths, needs, and goals

  • Develop individualized service plans in collaboration with families, incorporating their input and preferences

  • Provide ongoing case management support, including crisis intervention, advocacy, and referral to community resources

  • Coordinate with school staff, community partners, and other service providers to ensure seamless delivery of services

  • Monitor progress towards goals and adjust service plans as needed

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date case records in accordance with agency policies and regulatory requirements

  • Participate in team meetings, case conferences, and trainings as required

  • Provide support and guidance to less experienced staff as needed

  • Collaborate with program leadership to evaluate program effectiveness and identify areas for improvement

  • Case Planners to student ratio will be 1:10 - Caseloads may be manageable to ensure case planners can effectively deliver quality case management; to ensure clients receive support and professional development, and for families to receive quality services


Qualifications / Requirements:

  • BA/BS/Bachelors of Social Work required 

  • At least two years of relevant experience; providing case management services to children and families, preferably in a school-based or community-based setting

  • Masters in Social Work graduate degree or equivalent preferred.

  • Knowledge of child welfare and family support services in New York City

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

  • Proficiency in Google Suite and case management software preferred


Travel Requirement:

  • Ability to travel within New York City public schools to perform job-based duties

  • Must be a New York City Resident with a valid Social Security Number - I’RAISE does not provide relocation assistance nor provide any visa sponsorship at this time 


Full-Time Employee Benefits

  • Paid-time off (PTO):

    • Vacation: 10 days for 1st & 2nd year, 14 days for 3rd year, 20 days for 4th year and onward, 6 days personal, 6 days sick, holidays, etc. Mental health days (1 day per month)

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits 

  • Retirement Plan - Matching

  • Worker Compensation

  • Disability Benefit

  • Professional Development Small Tuition Reimbursement

  • Loan Forgiveness - We are a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. To read about eligibility requirements visit https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

  • Any added employee benefit


Comprehensive Background Clearance Requirement

  • Reference Checking 

  • Previous Employment Verification 

  • SCR Clearance

  • SEL List Check 

  • NYS-DJSC Criminal Background Check/Fingerprint 





TO APPLY & FOR MORE INFORMATION


Visit 

https://www.iraiseinc.org/jobopportunity/iraise


Complete the Job Application Form 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScC5-COuk8JppurnX9bBCxMhFdQTABVCfRQQaVR-gHOhtDrRw/viewform 

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