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. We have been helping families achieve their greatest potential since 1970.
Status: Full Time (40 hours per week)
Work Schedule: Mondays through Fridays 8:30 am to 5 pm
- Anderson Elementary School
- Frankford High School
- Paul L. Dunbar High School
- Kensington Health and Science Community School
- Logan Elementary School
- John Webster Elementary School
The Attendance Case Manager will provide a full range of case management and outreach services to children/adolescents and their families referred to APM by the Philadelphia School District Community School. The Attendance Case Manager will work with a School District’s Community School Coordinator to improve attendance and academic achievement through case management services for at-risk children, youth and their families. The Attendance Case Manager is responsible for ongoing support to youth and their families through assessments to identify strengths and weaknesses, referrals and linkages to services, evaluation of service effectiveness and any additional support the will benefit the student and their families. The program's goal is to ensure household stability that can translate into the student attending school regularly and succeeding academically.
Some duties and responsibilities include:
- 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 normal developmental needs – this will include children resources and life skills education.
- Provision of social services (i.e. fact-to-face contact) between case manager and any members of the family/household and other interested parties.
- Provision of family prevention and intervention services to increase regular attendance at the school.
- Maintain consistent communication through home visits with families and provide ongoing support to students 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.
- 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 Case Management Service in Community Schools program and APM mission and vision.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
- Health Insurance or $100 per month with proof of current Health Insurance
- Vision, Dental, and Life Insurances
- Retirement Plan with company contribution
- Flexible Spending Accounts for health, child care, and public transportation expenses
- Short-term and long-term disability
- Employee Assistance Program including free counseling, trainings, webinars, and other resources
- Mileage Reimbursement
- Referral Program
- Loan Forgiveness
- 20 Days of Paid Time Off
- 12 Days of Paid Holidays
- Other voluntary benefits
- EDUCATION: Completed Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Work or a related field (Psychology, Education, Criminal Justice, Sociology, Theology or Public Administration)
- EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 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
- CLEARANCES: FBI, Child Abuse, Criminal Background, and Medical Exam & TB Test
- Valid Driver's License
- Able to work evening and weekends when necessary
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. (PM21)