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Case Manager Posted on October 11, 2018

Central Coast Center for Independent Living (CCCIL)
Santa Cruz County
Position Summary for Case Manager

Hours: Full-time Regular 37.5 hours/week
Salary: $17.00 hour, $33,150 year
Location: Santa Cruz County

Description: Position in the Independent Living Program based at a non-profit Center for Independent Living to provide direct services that promote the independent living philosophy of consumer control, equal access and equal opportunity for people with disabilities.

About Central Coast Center for Independent Living (CCCIL)

CCCIL was established in 1984 for the purposes of to improving the lives of individuals with disabilities of all ages and all disabilities living in the tri-county area (Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito) by providing independent living services and service coordination. Our agency works to engage the disability community in jointly addressing the barriers that keep them from integrating back into community or remaining in community as an active and engaged participant.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

• Conduct intake and assessments of all consumers seeking independent living services.
• Provide case management as requested by consumers and/or as required by funding sources.
• Provide the five core services: information and referral, IL skills training, peer counseling, individual and system advocacy, transition services. As well as other services such youth services, housing, transportation, and state and federal benefits.
• Conduct community training and in-services when appropriate.
• Implementation of outreach activities for the purpose of increasing the awareness of the CIL.
• Consumer data entry

This position is responsible for providing the one to one case management services to people with disabilities, conduct outreach and education, public speaking, and community advocacy services.

Required Education and Experience

• BA/BS or 2 years of experience working with people with disabilities or other related social services field.
• Hands on experience in data entry

Qualification Requirements

• Bilingual: English/Spanish
• Demonstrated knowledge of: Santa Cruz County, including community resources, cultural, and immigrant issues faced by people with disabilities
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Competency in MS Office and Gmail

Preferred Qualifications

• A strong background or interest in working for a social justice/advocacy organization assisting individuals with disabilities.
• Strong "team player" skills and ability to work with other team members
• Strong interpersonal skills in both English and Spanish
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Experience in handling a multi-line phone system.
• Competency in MS Office and databases
• Hands-on experience with spreadsheets
• Aptitude for numbers
• Ability to perform filing and record-keeping tasks
• Data entry and work processing skills
• High School Degree or Associates degree or relevant certification is a plus

Other Information

CCCIL is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We value and seek diversity in our workforce.

How to Apply

Contact Judy Cabrera, Controller to request an application and any further information needed. She can be reached by phone by calling 831.757.2968 ext. 22 or via email at jcabrera@cccil.org.

Due to the number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience and qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Closing Date: November 30, 2018, 5:00 pm

This job posting was added on October 11, 2018