Why Work at APM?
Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha (APM) is a nonprofit organization in Philadelphia, PA providing human services to the community including early childhood education, foster care & adoption, child welfare, mental & behavioral health, community and economic development, housing, violence intervention, and services to community schools. APM has been servicing the North Philadelphia community since 1970.
This is a Full Time position. Our hours are Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 am to 5 pm. All of our jobs are on-site; we do not work remotely.
SALARY: $42,000 to $44,720 based on experience
BENEFITS: To show appreciation to our employees, we offer the following benefits throughout the year.
- Medical Insurance or $100/month medical insurance waiver reimbursement
- Vision and Dental Insurance
- Life and AD&D Insurance
- 403b Retirement Plan with company contribution
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Short-term and long-term disability
- Employee Assistance Program at no cost
- 20 Days of Paid Time Off
- 12 Days of Paid Holidays
- Other voluntary benefits
This individual will provide a full range of case management and outreach services to persons at risk of perpetuating the cycle of violence and their families referred to APM by our internal and external referral sources. The Violence Intervention Project Case Manager will focus on services that redirect the person and their family from escalating the cycle of violence towards their own stability. These services include but are not limited to providing direct connection to resources for parents and families, engaging in outreach activities to persons referred to the Project, hosting and leading Evidence Based Parent Training activities together with our VIP therapists, and coordinating services with both internal and external partners.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provides services to a caseload of children/youth and family members, including but not limited to specific services contained in the Performance Standards, Licensing Requirements and items as outlined below:
- Provision of case management services documenting all activities directly or indirectly related to the client in case files and database.
- Provision of services to meet needs of the family household – this will include emergency resources and entitlement programs.
- Provision of social services (i.e. fact-to-face contact) between case manager and any members of the family/household and other interested parties.
- Maintain consistent communication through home visits with families and provide ongoing support to participants as needed.
- Provision of direct support as well as referrals to appropriate agencies for additional services to achieve goals. Ensure that all referrals are completed promptly and confirm that linkages between the family and provider are secured.
- Delivery of child abuse reporting procedures and mandated reporter procedures.
- Coordinate support groups with partners and Project Director.
- Build and maintain collaborative relationships with APM VIP Referring Partners.
- Completion of all required documentation of services provided.
- A minimum 1 hour weekly, group and other school staff meetings as required.
- Participate in case conferences, school conferences, all teaming conferences deemed necessary to support movement of the case.
- Perform other duties that support the mission of the Violence Intervention Project and APM mission and vision.
APM is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Work or a related field, plus 1-year experience in Social Work or a related field that includes case management, education, and child welfare experience working with children and youth, juvenile delinquency, and/or families. Human Services (preferably Child Welfare). Some related fields are, social work, sociology, psychology, theology, education, criminal justice and public health administration.
- Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance.
- Criminal Background Clearance.
- Driving Record
- Physical exam with PPD.
- FBI clearance
- Valid Driver’s license
- Able to work evening and weekends when necessary.
- Strong clinical writing skills
- Strong professional communication skills
- May be required to use own vehicle or public transportation when other means of transportation are unavailable.
- Must demonstrate genuine empathy and concern for individuals as indicated in our corporate vision, mission and values statements.
- Knowledge of community resources and ability to work as a team member
- Adhere to applicable city, county, state and federal laws and regulations, internal and DPW licensing standards.
- Familiarity in computers including word processing programs and internet.
- Knowledge of social work values and/or child welfare services preferred.
- Bi-lingual in English and Spanish.
- Planning and organizing
- Critical Prioritizing of urgent matters
- Problem assessment and problem solving
- Information gathering and information monitoring