Title Bilingual Case Manager I – Alternatives to Detention
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Alternatives to Detention Case Manager assesses low-medium risk juvenile offenders and their families to help provide a continuum of alternatives for youth determined not to require detention. Program services will include family assessment, referral, case advocacy, home detention, reporting centers, non-secure shelter (cool bed), intensive case management and wraparound family support services. Program goals include preventing youth from being unnecessarily detained and reducing juvenile delinquency. Staff will provide comprehensive assessment, advocacy, linkage and referral, coordinated case planning, and other supportive services, including ensuring that youth attend all court hearings as required. Bilingual English/Spanish required. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Criminal Justice or related field.
  • Two years of related experience in case management and direct client service, particularly experience with at-risk youth and families preferred.
  • Valid CA Driver license.
  • Transportation of clients required.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and be willing to use it for job-related tasks.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of trauma-informed care interventions and practices.
  • Knowledge and experience working with diverse cultures.
  • Ability to manage multiple demands and prioritize when needed.
  • Ability to respond to a referral and assess a minor within 15 minutes.
  • Strong communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant resources within the community.
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SAY San Diego, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.