BASIC JOB FUNCTION:|
The Case Manager will provide immediate services to victims of Hurricane Sandy seeking relief in Far Rockaway, Queens.
Conduct intake and triage needs of New Yorkers impacted by Hurricane Sandy to assess physical and mental health needs of victims
Provide information and referrals for those New Yorkers in need of such services. Direct victims accordingly
Provide on-the-spot counseling if need be.
Conduct exit interviews with clients who utilized the disaster relief center to ensure all needs were met.
Collaborate with other vendors at the disaster relief site
Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor
Education/Degree: MSW or related degree required
Years of Experience: 2+
OTHER SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Experience in providing disaster relief services
Knowledge of services available to victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Commitment to the mission and programs of SCO Family of Services
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
Possess a strong belief in people’s ability to grow and change
Strong sensitivity to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics present among staff and clients within agency
Diligent; Strong time management skills
Be a team player
Proficient in Microsoft Word
- Bilingual applicants strongly encouraged to apply
If you are interested in applying for this position please send a cover letter, stating the position of interest, along with your resume to Tom Cocks, Director of Family Development Center (917) 838-0512