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Case Manager - Life is Precious

Location:New York, NY
Benefits:Comprehensive benefits, including 90% employer-paid health insurance
Employment Type:Full Time
Department/Program:Life is Precious
Description:LIP is a unique after-school, suicide-prevention program for Latina adolescent girls from age 13 to 18 who are at risk for making suicide attempts. LIP exposes the girls to the broader world outside their low-income communities. LIP provides the girls with tools to bridge the gap between the American culture of their schools and the traditional cultural values of their parents, who are often Spanish-monolingual immigrants. All LIP girls receive professional mental health treatment in a mental health clinic.

Job Locations: Brooklyn, Bronx & Queens
Duties:Responsibilities Include:
Assist with recruitment
-Provide individual, group and family counseling
-Lead/Co-Lead groups and activities including computer lab, art, music, dance groups and wellness activities
-Coordinate trips for the girls and special events for families
-Collaborate with community agencies and public officials on behalf of the program.
Qualifications:REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:
-Compassionate, patient, supportive and creative individual who enjoys engaging and motivating adolescent girls and broadening their horizons
- Ability to work well with others and staff
-Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written and active listening communication skills

REQUIRED EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
-Bachelor's Degree in human services field
-Experience working with children, adolescents and families
-Willingness to work some afternoons, evenings and Saturdays
-Home visits and field work
-Bilingual skills in English/Spanish is preferred

Comunilife provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.



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