Position Title: Case Manager

Report To: Executive Director
We are looking for an resourceful intelligent and resilient Social Worker to act as an advocate and help people foster their capacities and coping mechanisms in order to improve and better their daily lives and experiences.
Basic Functions: Under general supervision, performs routine duties:
• Respond to inquiries from the Community Outreach Specialists, Grandparent Advocate, Helpline, Department of Children & Family Services(DCFS) and our Village Partners.
• Documentation of staff services, requests and complaints requiring the development of specific service plans.
• Assist in gathering, reviewing and analyzing case specific data that affects DCFS.
• Assist in assessing related needs and problems of families and work with the External Affairs Department to determine the type of intervention needed to address case issues.
• Work with the courts.

Responsibilities: Plan with to implement support packages and help clients deal with difficulties.
• Interview clients and assess their current conditions both strengths and weakness.
• Promote and train community residents and DCFS clients on the impact of program initiatives, policies & procedures and develop linkages to resources.
• Assist in ensuring that timely and appropriate follow up occurs regarding presenting case problems and issues. Address each case as a unit and set tailored measurable goals.
• Maintain files of case inquiry regarding service delivery and assistance provided.
• Monitor and evaluate clients progress and modify treatment plans accordingly.
• Attend Meetings in which community residents relate unfulfilled social service needs and develop documentation that will help Sankofa Safe Child Initiative make decisions regarding best practice outcome-based follow up.
• Maintain accurate records and report on Clients Status.
• Attend Case conference and provide evidence in court.
• Refer Clients to community services to help them.

Qualifications:
• BS, MSW, MA or related degree and 1-2 years of experience in social service or community development.
• Meaningful work experience that contributes to the development of the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
A. Ability to work with staff/ team work
B. Ability to communicate ideas in written and oral form
C. Ability to work collaboratively with community residents and establish and maintain rapport.
D. Social perceptiveness and empathy.
E. Ability to build and maintain professional helping relationships.
F. Ability to relate and communicate with diverse population and groups.
G. Resilience along with ability to assess situation.
H. Willing to submit to back ground check.
I. Willing to train and be trained.
J. This is a drug free environment

The Joint Apprenticeship Committee for Local 130 will accept applications for admission to the Plumbing Apprenticeship Program starting TUESDAY, January 23, 2018 through THURSDAY, February 22, 2018:

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED IN PERSON ONLY AT THE FOLLOWING TIMES AND LOCATIONS: TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS AND THURSDAYS FROM 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.;
AND THURSDAYS FROM 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. AT BOTH OUR CHICAGO AND JOLIET OFFICES:

1400 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 421-1028

2114 S. I-80 Frontage Rd.
Joliet, IL 60436
(312) 421-1028

JANUARY 23RD & 25TH, 2018, FEBRUARY 6TH, 8TH, 20TH & 22ND, 2018: TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS FROM 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.; AND THURSDAYS FROM 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. AT OUR VOLO OFFICE:

31855 N. U.S. Hwy 12
Volo, IL 60073
(312) 421-1028

*REGISTRATION FEE: $25.00 Money Order or Cashier’s Check payable to: Plumbers’ JAC Local 130

**Optional, if you wish to purchase the Test Taking Tip book for $10.00, your money order or cashier’s check should be in the amount of $35.00 (no cash, credit cards or personal checks will be accepted)

*REQUIREMENTS: You must apply in person.

You must bring the following items:
• Your valid driver’s license,
• Your Birth Certificate or U.S. Passport,
• Your original High School Diploma OR G.E.D. equivalent OR Sealed High School Transcripts OR College Diploma WITH Transcripts
• $25.00 non-refundable application fee

*QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Must be able to read, write, and speak English.
2. Must have a High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.
3. Pass an aptitude test, a drug screen, a physical exam and an agility test
4. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license
5. Must be at least 18 years of age. (Applicants who are 17 years of age may be placed on the eligibility list if proof is provided he or she will be 18 years of age prior to being registered by the JAC).
*SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

THERE ARE ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS TO THESE REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS.

Applicants submitting the required documents will be given all the information where and when to appear for the aptitude test (See **above to purchase Test Taking Tips book for $10.00), drug screen, physical, and physical agility test.

At the time of indenture you must:
• Have a valid Driver’s license
• Have a reliable form of transportation
• Pass a drug test

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1016 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607 
(312) 888-9191
(312) 277-3716 FAX

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