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Rite of Passage Night Youth Advocate in Las Vegas, Nevada

Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Adheres to the facility and daily schedules.

  • Conducts initial intake and needs assessment.

  • Develops and oversees the completion of the Client Case Plan and Client Safety Plan based on presenting issues and client

  • Primary program liaison between client, parents/legal guardian, Program Manager and other workers involved with client.

  • Provides monthly progress summaries to Program Manager and other workers involved with client (probation officers, DFS case worker, etc.).

  • Maintain open communication with any workers or professional involved in client cases (VICE detectives, juvenile probation/parole officer, DFS case workers, therapist, etc.)

  • Facilitates CFT meetings every 45 days to include client, parent/guardian therapist, probation/parole, and any other involved professional parties.

  • Ensures comprehensive social services are provided in a timely manner including but not limited to: referrals to medical, mental health, dental, immigration/legal providers, access to appropriate benefits, housing, childcare, education, counseling, transportation, and employment agencies.

  • In conjunction with administrative assistance, manages and updates assigned client

  • Provides court advocacy and court accompaniment when needed by client.

  • Completes Serious Incident Reports and notifies the Program Manager and appropriate individuals/agencies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possess a BA/BS in related field (Master’s degree preferred). Internal candidates must satisfactorily complete 90 days as a ROP Coach Counselor with a standard or above evaluation in addition to a BA/BS degree.

  • Prior case management experience required including three years experience with youth and at least one year of experience providing advocacy and case management to victims of crime, trauma survivors, or similar populations.

  • Any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

  • Background in dealing with juvenile placement agencies is preferred.

  • Must be 21 years old or older

  • Must meet the requirements to be an eligible ROP driver. Must possess a current State Driver’s License and have an acceptable driving record for the past three (3) years.

  • Ability to pass a criminal background clearance check, drug screen, physical and TB test.

Qualifications

Education

Required

  • Bachelors or better in Human Services

Experience

Preferred

  • 3 years: Case Management

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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