Volunteer opportunity description
1. Provides crisis intervention to families, including non-custodial parents and young adults age 18 to 25, who are eligible for benefits under the Federal temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program and who are facing eviction.
2. Addresses emergencies related to housing, food, medical needs, spouse abuse, and any concrete need as presented by client.
3. Conducts, thorough needs assessment and develops, a service plan to address identified concrete needs using a short-term intervention model.
4. Conducts psychosocial assessments of individual and family problems and follow up with referrals to Catholic Charities programs and/or clinics or and outside facility as deemed appropriate.
5. Conducts outreach
6. Develops and maintains good communication with other programs and departments within the organization to facilitate inter-agency referrals.
7. Assists clients in applying for and receiving public and private benefits
8. Maintains current and accurate documentation of services provided to clients.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred or at least two years of experience as a case manager in eviction prevention. Bilingual, preferred
- Excellent interpersonal skills, knowledge of social service delivery systems, knowledge of City resources, good organizational, time-management and communication skills. Individual must possess the ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
Our volunteer needs
We need volunteers who are free at these times