Roosevelt Case Manager

FSLA Classification: Non-Exempt

FTE: 1.0

Purpose of Position: Support the mission of Sponsors assisting men from Lane County released from Oregon state correctional facilities and the Lane County Jail in making a successful re-entry into our community.  Sponsors is nationally recognized as a model utilizing best practices in re-entry services.

Reports to:  Resident Services Director  

Supervisory Responsibilities: No direct supervisory responsibilities. May provide oversight and mentorship to interns and training components to new hires.

Primary Objective: Individualized case management is a core component of Sponsors’ programs, and case managers serve a vital role in conducting assessments, initiating program referrals, developing dynamic case plans, and in carrying out the overall operations of the Transitional Housing program. 

CASE MANAGER RESPONSIBILITIES:

Oversee all aspects of Case Management for assigned program participants.

  • Perform screening and intake for incoming residents using program-approved assessment tools.
  • Monitor status of individualized case plans based on LS/CMI transitional assessment and/or reassessment as needed.
  • Coordinate and communicate regularly with participants’ parole officers and treatment providers.
  • Monitor compliance with conditions of each participant’s release and all Sponsors program requirements.
  • Monitor compliance with requirements of other related programs, including cognitive groups, drug/alcohol treatment, parenting classes, and others as applicable.
  • Conduct regularly scheduled 1:1 session with each participant and maintain communication as necessary.
  • Perform scheduled and random drug and alcohol screenings.
  • Utilize web-based programs and other systems to chart participant progress, maintain accurate entry/discharge records, and coordinate care.
  • Ensure program participants are compliant and progressing appropriately in transition/exit planning
  • Assist participants in developing transition plans with a goal toward long-term stable housing that meets the approval of assigned parole officers.
  • Monitor and discuss participants’ employment, savings, and financial management, particularly as it relates to their transition from Sponsors and into stable housing.
  • Maintain appropriate participant records, both electronic and physical, as required by Sponsors, collaborating agencies, and grant requirements.
  • Facilitate Sponsors cognitive groups and ensure program fidelity, participant compliance, and maintain all group related paperwork in the agency designated time frame.

Assist in the coordination of program operations.

  • Monitor common areas and individual housing units to ensure the safety, security, and cleanliness of the facility.
  • Receive and document physical donations (e.g., clothing items)
  • Receive and route calls, faxes, and walk-in program visitors.

Intra-Agency Collaboration and Communication

  • Attend and actively participate in scheduled program staff meetings, biweekly all-staff meetings, and weekly case management meetings.
  • Participate in scheduled trainings as requested by management staff.
  • Maintain regular direct communication, both written and verbal, with program supervisors and other Sponsors staff regarding participant progress and conduct, facilities operations, and organizational protocols/procedures.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to foster teamwork, promoting process improvement and build relationships
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of people to achieve individual and organizational objectives
  • Committed to the mission and values of Sponsors and reentry services

Education and Experience:

  • Course work in related fields with minimum six months experience
  • Bachelor’s degree, in related field preferred
  • Corrections or reentry experience

Work Environment:

The incumbent typically works in an office environment and uses a computer, telephone and other office equipment as needed to perform duties.  May encounter frequent interruptions throughout the work day.

Physical Demands: 

Walking upstairs, sitting at a desk for prolong periods of time. Noise level in the work environment is typical of that of an office environment.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

This job description is subject to change at any time.

Sponsors is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, equitable, and multicultural work environment. We are stronger and more effective because of the diverse life experiences of our staff. People encouraged to apply include Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and other people of color; people who are gender non-binary; people with disabilities; LGBTQ candidates; and individuals with conviction histories.