Lutheran Social Service of MN Case Aide (25545) $800 HIRE BONUS! in Brainerd, Minnesota
City:Brainerd State:MN Country:United States of America Category:Human Services Employment Status:Full Time Description Lutheran Social Service MN is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans. Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve. We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and rewards employees. Consider joining us! As a Case Aide you will assist case management personnel to provide case management services to families who are experiencing homelessness. In this role you will provide support and resources for crisis intervention and counseling services to program participants and help them to develop goals focused on improving stability and self-sufficiency. You will answer client questions, provide linkage to appropriate community resources and advocacy, accompany residents to view apartments and provide information and other resources to client families regarding housekeeping, care of property, parenting issues and needs assessment. You will help case management services staff conduct follow up services to clients who have 'graduated' from LSS housing programs and maintain client files, records, reports and case notes. You will also assist with funding reports, grant writing and site visits. Hours for this position will be evenings and weekends. This position is 32 hours a week and is eligible for benefits as it is Full-time. $800 hiring bonus. $400 at hire $400 at 6 months. Minimum Requirements A minimum of two years' experience in providing direct or indirect social services. Training and/or experience working with homeless or low-income households is desired. A valid driver's license, acceptable driving record and a Motor Vehicle Check. Flexibility and time management skills. Ability to communicate effectively, positively and professionally with participants, providers, family members and others, often from very diverse backgrounds. Ability to work well independently, with excellent skills in teamwork and collaboration. Ability to perform non-traditional tasks while meeting participant needs. Knowledge of counseling theory and techniques, chemical dependency treatment, physical or sexual abuse treatment. Knowledge of the Harm Reduction/Housing First model and commitment to that model. Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/ordisability. We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety and respect. Additional Posting Information:Hours for this position will be evening and weekends. This position is 32 hours a week and is eligible for benefits as it is Full-time. $800 hiring bonus. $400 at hire $400 at 6 months. Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/or disability. We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety, and respect.