Thrive and Change Lives
At Catholic Charities over 70% of our managers were promoted from within!
We believe that quality service begins with a passionate, motivated and hardworking workforce; a positive and caring work environment, and recognition for the challenging work our employees perform in service to others. For these reasons and many more Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is a great place to work!
Flexible Work Schedules
Competitive Pay and Work Life Benefits
Professional Supervision and Coaching
Recognition and Appreciation Programs
Opportunities for Growth and Promotion
The Case Worker will interview clients with problems such as: personal and family adjustments, individuals whose children may be placed in foster care, finances, employment, food, clothing, housing, and physical and mental impairments to determine nature and degree of problem. Secure information such as medical, psychological, and social factors contributing to client’s situation, and evaluate these and client’s capacities. Provide specialized case work to promote harm reduction, treatment and support recovery for up to 20 clients who have the most severe substance abuse issues. Counsel clients individually, in family, or in other small groups regarding plans for meeting needs, and aid clients to mobilize inner capacities and environmental resources to improve social functioning. Meets with clients as required by funding sources. Refer clients to community resources and other organizations. Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities policies and procedures.
Education and/or Experience Required at Entry: Associate Degree in Human Services or related field with three years of experience working with vulnerable individuals or a combination of education and relevant experience. Candidates with lived experience are preferred, and encouraged to apply.
Licenses/Certifications/Clearances: CASAC, Credentialed Prevention Professional, and/or Credentialed Prevention Specialist of LMSW-credentialed. Valid N.Y.S. Drivers License, registered and insured vehicle, N.Y.S. Child Abuse Registry clearance.
Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: Mobility sufficient to drive to and participate in meetings at client’s homes and/or community facilities which may not meet Federal accessibility standards for disabled individuals.
Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice; helping people in need regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. We believe that all people have infinite value and are worthy of our respect and compassion. Above all, we are committed to creating hope and transforming lives.
Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer