Atlantic Street Center is a non-profit, social service agency serving the Seattle area for more than 100 years utilizing family-centered, community-based models.
We currently have an opening for a full-time Case Manager – Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative (SYVPI). As a member of the Counseling Program, the Case Manager-SYVPI is responsible to help youth navigate school and criminal justice systems, access community support services, such as tutoring, mental health and/or employment, and intervene to interrupt the cycle of violence. Case managers provide culturally appropriate outreach, advocacy, and support services. Key responsibilities include case management, project delivery, and community relations, such as: engaging youth and families in services, making successful referrals based on assessed and/or expressed needs, developing and executing comprehensive service plans; documentation of services; networking with and collaborating with community partners to meet all client goals and program outcomes.
Qualified candidates MUST have the following: Two years or more direct social service experience with ethnically-diverse, low income, at-risk youth and their families; prior experience delivering effective case management services; proven ability to work successful in a multi-cultural/multi-ethnic environment, especially with African American and other ethnic minority inner-city youth and families; extensive knowledge of South Seattle communities and youth-related issues. Active registration as Agency Affiliated Counselor in Washington State is also required. .
Preference is giving to those with: a Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, education or related social services; experience working or volunteering with non-profit organizations and/or community-based programs.
Successful candidates will possess strong organizational skills, be able to develop rapport with youth; facilitate youth peer groups and activities for ethnically-diverse at-risk youth; and knowledge of mental health, alcohol/drug, and youth gang issues, as well as juvenile justice system and public school system.
Please see complete job description at http://www.atlanticstreet.org/about-us/jobs for further job details and qualification requirements.
How to apply
Qualified individuals should submit a resume and cover letter clearly stating how you meet or exceed the required qualifications. Please indicate in your email or fax subject line – “Case Manger – SYVPI”
Submit materials by email or fax to:
Manager of Human Resources
Atlantic Street Center
Fax: (206) 329-2171