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Company: Childrens Law Center of California
Location: Monterey Park
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

*Resume and cover letter required. Please see below.*TAY CASE MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTIONA TAY Case Manager works with the Transition Age Youth (TAY) Attorneys in the Extended Foster Care (EFC) Court.*Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities include, and are not limited to*:

  • Work with TAY clients on the EFC Court caseload.
  • Visit with TAY clients at their place of residence and elsewhere in order to assist the attorney with establishing and maintaining a trusting and professional relationship with their clients.
  • Follow office policies and procedures as determined by the Law Firm Director.
  • Meet regularly with the Resource & Support Supervisor regarding caseload status and case management.
  • Document physical or electronic files in a thorough and timely manner with case notes and reports.
  • Communicate regularly with the attorney regarding status of cases.
  • Meet regularly with attorneys and assist with hearing preparation.
  • Provide technical and case support for peer advocates and attorneys.
  • Work closely with all members of CLCLA 4, employing a holistic approach to representing the whole child to ensure clients' needs are met including, but not limited to participating in CLCLA 4 internal staffing and case reviews.
  • Communicate regularly with outside service providers, community based organizations and county personnel regarding status of the case and client needs.
  • Assist TAY clients with activities such as applying for financial aid, searching for and applying for jobs, obtaining housing, etc when appropriate.
  • With supervisor authorization, transport TAY clients to important appointments in consultation with and upon the recommendation of the TAY Attorney where another entity cannot assist with the matter.
  • Maintaining accurate and current information and data regarding client demographics, services, needs and other case activity.
  • Work with the CLC Resource & Support Supervisor, CLC Policy Director, and Executive Director, where needed on issues of legislation and policy as it relates to TAY.
  • Work with the CLC Grants Manager and Development and Executive Director, where needed to ensure ongoing and expanded resources.
  • Provide CLC training and consultation to case carrying CLC attorneys, investigators, peer advocates and other staff as needed.
  • Be professional, patient, and understanding when interacting with clients, caregivers, colleagues, and supervisors.
  • Have a team player attitude and willingness to help out fellow co-workers and clients.*Minimum Qualifications: *
    • AA degree (or 60 college units) in Social Work or a related field and/or 2 years direct experience working with children in a related field.
    • Have excellent interviewing and client relationship building skills and a demonstrated commitment to providing client centered advocacy for TAY. Have an ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written reports.
    • The candidate must be able to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status.*To Apply: *Applicants must apply directly on CLC's website - Applications received through any other site or method will not be considered. Please include a detailed cover letter indicating why you are interested in and qualified for this position. Resumes submitted without this letter will not be considered.A valid driver's license and reliable automobile, auto insurance and an operable mobile phone are required at all times while working for Children's Law Center._Children's Law Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, age, or gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Full vaccination status for COVID-19 is a condition of employment._Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Childrens Law Center of California, Monterey Park , TAY CASE MANAGER - DEPENDENCY COURT, Executive , Monterey Park, California

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