Middlesex Youth Rapid-Rehousing Case Manager

May 12, 2020

Columbus House, Inc.

Job Posting: Full-Time, Non-Exempt, Non-Essential

Middlesex Youth Rapid-Rehousing Case Manager

VEVRAA Federal Contractor: Priority Referrals of Protected Veterans Requested


To provide on-going support to homeless youth (18-24 years old) referred from within the Meriden/Middlesex County/Wallingford Coordinated Access Network (CAN) with case management and financial assistance that offers a structured move to housing. The Youth RRH Case Manager provides case management services with a Housing First approach to help individuals in finding, securing, and maintaining housing and will provide linkages to educational, employment, vocational, spiritual and recreational opportunities in addition to mental health, substance abuse and medical treatment.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide linkages for clients who are in need of social, mental health, educational, vocational, recreational, spiritual, and or substance abuse services. Ensure that those who need mainstream benefit programs (e.g., SSI/SSDI, TANF, SNAP, etc.) are referred to the SOAR worker for eligibility screening. Continuously prepare the client for transfer of care to permanent housing and recovery support caregivers. Coordinate and collaborate with other agencies and social service providers. Develop mutually reinforcing relationships with landlords and assist residents with finding housing as needed. Attend weekly and monthly agency, program and network meetings. Monitor all cases assigned and complete all documentation/charting as required. Create strength-based person-centered service plans. Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services required with a minimum of two years’ experience working in human services or related fields. Excellent organizational and time management skills with a deadline-oriented mindset. Strong written and oral communication skills employing the English language. Proficient is Microsoft Office and other common desk top applications. Able to effectively use the local network of substance abuse, mental health, and social services providers. Familiar with criminal justice and able to engage, manage, motivate, and support. Familiar with mental health, substance abuse and dual diagnosis issues and group dynamics. Complete knowledge base of all aspects of the delivery of person-centered case management. Able to meet all documentation requirements. Knowledgeable of crisis intervention, boundaries, confidentiality, universal precautions, harm reduction. Knowledge in Housing First, housing law, and tenant rights. Valid drivers’ license with a good driving history.


Supervised By: Program Manager of Middlesex Services

Salary Range: $17.30-$19.23/hr. based on experience plus excellent benefits

Schedule: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; this is a temporary position until November 30, 2020 with the possibility to become permanent.

How to apply (choose only one; indicate where you saw posting):

*Email your resume and a cover letter to hr@columbushouse.org

*Send your resume and a cover letter to Human Resources Specialist, Columbus House Inc., P.O. Box 7093, New Haven CT 06519

*Fax your resume and a cover letter to 203-773-1430

*Apply via our site

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity 

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