Are you looking to do meaningful work that makes an impact in the lives of youth and adolescents? Are you interested in a professional atmosphere where you can continue to grow and learn new skills? National Youth Advocate Program (NYAP) is seeking engaging, passionate, diverse and energized people with a can-do attitude!
NYAP, a non-profit organization, has been serving the needs of youth and families for over 40 years! With over 1000 staff in 9 states, we are a group of dedicated life-changers working to “Be a Part of Something Bigger”!
The Dependency Case Manager will perform duties including, but not limited to:
Actively supports, represents, and extends the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
Completes or revises the Family Risk Assessment with all family members that live in the home to assess the family’s strengths and needs, as well as risk of harm to the child/children in the home, monitoring safety, and immediately reporting incidents involving harm or risk of harm to children.
Maintains contact with families through regular and planned, as well as unannounced, visitation of parents and children.
Provides case management, transportation, parent education, counseling, community resource linkage, advocacy, and other professional services, meeting or exceeding established outcomes thresholds on behalf of persons served.
Prepares for and participates in administrative and court reviews of the case plan and other court proceedings.
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or comparable Human Services field from an accredited institution.
2 years of work experience working in direct service with youth and families strongly preferred.
Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, automotive insurance, and a good driving record.
A willingness to work flexible and non-traditional hours in the service of foster caregivers, families of origin, and persons served.
Capacity to be flexible and responsive to youth served, foster caregivers, system partners, and internal customers.
Capacity to remain objective and professional in all areas of job function.
Demonstrates tolerance and respect for the ideas and actions of others.
Capacity to effectively work with and be respectful and sensitive to persons from various cultures, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, and racial backgrounds.
Proficient use of desktop and laptop computers, smart phones and tablets, printers, fax machines and photocopiers as well as software including word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.
The person in this position needs to follow a team concept and support both agency goals and co-workers. Employees must be able to effectively work with and be respectful and sensitive to persons from various cultures, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, and racial backgrounds.
Internal Number: 10498
About National Youth Advocate Program
NYAP is an energetic instrument of compassion and change in the lives of children, youth, and families and the systems, structures and practices that affect them.
The National Youth Advocate Program (NYAP) has provided cost effective, community based services and support to children, youth and families since 1978. We offer flexible, creative, outcome based solutions to meet the unique needs of the communities we serve and the individual needs of the youth and families involved in our programs.
Thanks to a broad continuum of care, we have the flexibility to tailor our services to meet the needs of the agencies we partner with and the children, and families we are privileged to serve.
NYAP’s revenue is generated by governmental contracts, which is represented by over 200 contracts for services at any given time. NYAP has consistently earned high marks from independent auditors for its stewardship of the program’s funds.
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