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Case Aide- Independent Living

Company: Employment Opportunity & Training Center of NE PA
Location: Scranton
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Title: Case Aide- Independent Living

Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania

Employment Type: Part-Time

Minimum Experience: Entry-level

Compensation Rate: $16.50 - $17.50 Hourly

Description: Job Title:Case Aide- Independent Living Program; Young Adult ServicesReports To:Young Adult Program ManagerHours:FLSA Status:Part-time/Hourly Outreach Culture And Benefits:Outreach's mission statement states, " With respect for the individual and with the highest professional standards, Outreach – Center for Community Resources offers a variety of programs that promote family stability and economic self-sufficiency.". We strive to embody this mission in our employment as well. At Outreach, you will find an environment where you are family, and family comes first.To help achieve this goal, we proudly offer the following benefits to eligible employees; medical, dental, and vision insurance,short term and long term disability, life insurance, generous PTO, a 401k plan, personal and bereavement leave time, and flexible work arrangements. Summary:Part-time member of Outreach team responsible for assisting independent living case managers/manager with the provision of transportation and other related, non-professional duties. The goal is to help the caseworker/manager enhance a family's ability to be self-sufficient.Duties:? Learn appropriate regulations and agency policies.? Participate in prescribed training programs.? Legally and physically be able to operate a motor vehicle for the purpose of client transportation, transportation of supplies and materials on behalf of the agency.? Assist caseworker/manager by providing other supportive services as detailed in the case service plan.? Report outcome of activities to the caseworker or the assigning entity (supervisor, director, etc)? Be physically able to work evening hours as requested.? Be able to use a computer along with any application currently in usage.? Be able to ambulate throughout agency and private homes.? Must operate under the guidelines of Outreach. ? Participates in team meetings as assigned. ? Performs other duties as assigned.? Office attendance is mandatory. Qualifications:The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education/Experience:Valid driver's license. 1-2 years related experience and/or training. Helpful experience and/or background to include, experience in human services; familiarity with probation/parole, office of youth and family services & the court system; experience working with youth and at-risk populations.Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office software and database software.Certificates and Licenses: * Must have, or meet the requirements to obtain, current ACT 33 (Child Abuse) & 34 (Criminal Background) Clearances.* Must be able to obtain additional clearances as required.* Must have a valid driver's license.* Must annually complete all training hours required by Outreach and/or accreditations.Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities at this time.Work Environment:The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Traveling in a high-crime/low-income area is often necessary. Local, regional and occasional long-distance travel required. The ability to work justice involved individuals is required. Position is in Lackawanna County; an easy commute from Wilkes Barre, Hazleton, Bloomsburg, and Stroudsburg.Physical Demands: The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally transporting supplies/materials.


Keywords: Employment Opportunity & Training Center of NE PA, Scranton , Case Aide- Independent Living, Other , Scranton, Pennsylvania

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