The Lead Housing Case Manager for the Transition Resource Action Center (TRAC) is responsible for supportive services for the OnTRAC Tarrant TH/RRH Housing program. TRAC operates a transitional housing & rapid re-housing blend as part of the Fort Worth continuum with at least 6 residents (age 18-24). The Lead Housing Case Manager is responsible for the overall functioning of TRAC’s Fort Worth Housing Program. In addition to providing case management and supportive services for the youth enrolled in the program, this position will be responsible for program implementation, daily operations, occupancy, data entry and collaboration within the Continuum of Care.
Education: Must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university required. Bachelor of Social Work preferred; advanced degree and/or MSW a plus.
Experience: Must have at least two years’ paid experience working with at-risk youth, working with children who are in foster care or with children who have been abused/neglected. Preference will be given to those with two years of experience with a residential program. Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to cultural diversity; Experience with community collaboration; Knowledge of local resources; Experience managing and maintaining a successful case tracking system.
Additional Requirements: Program development skills; General knowledge of computers (including word-processing, spreadsheets and database management); Small and large group leadership skills, including the ability to teach and model Independent Living Skills; Assertiveness in making community/recruiting contacts; Ability to work independently, under minimum supervision, with awareness that error may have serious consequences; Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise patience, strong initiative, good judgment and responsibility; Ability to observe and make accurate assessments of situations (e.g. needs of young adults who are referred); Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Tarrant County Homeless Coalition and TRAC staff members, community partners and the public.
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Schedule: Business hours, flexible as needed