Are you passionate about helping foster children and families?
Join an ethnically and culturally diverse team of multidisciplinary professionals. Unity Care has a wide-range of rewarding positions serving underserved foster youth and families in Santa Clara, San Mateo, and Placer Counties. As a member of the Unity Care team you will receive competitive benefits, training, and professional development opportunities.
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About Unity Care
Our mission is to provide quality youth and family programs for the purpose of creating healthier communities through lifelong partnerships. Headquartered in San Jose, with incredible weather, culture and sports, and the SF Bay and ocean just minutes away. Unity Care offers a wide range of services benefiting at-risk and foster youth and their families throughout Northern California. Its signature program, established in 1993, focuses on serving the housing needs of youth in foster care and beyond. The organization provides more than two dozen community-based, education and behavioral health programs, transforming the lives of over 6,000 youth and families annually. We are proud to have one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse workforce in the Bay Area. We have a friendly, servant-leader culture with significant growth opportunities.
The Coordinator will serve ILP eligible youth/young adults as a teacher/mentor/guide in order to assist them with their Independent Living Skills needs.
Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral or Social Sciences required.
Minimum of 1-3 years working with youth/young adults.
Knowledge/skills/abilities in transition age youth unique needs and services.
Must meet Community Care Licensing Requirements for employment.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but not limited to):
Field internal and external referrals for youth to be engaged with the ILP program.
Complete necessary documentation to include: assessment, intake, generating reports (monthly, quarterly, and annual), meeting write-ups, tracking outcomes, data entry into computerized charting system, keeping paper-based charts,
Provide service activities to both in-care and emancipated youth, consistent with their TILP in a 1:1 setting, group setting, or both.
Provide ancillary individual case management for the youth focusing on their life skill needs to include: education, employment, life skills. This case management is not meant to take the place of any other case management they are/should be receiving (such as: from group home agency, or THP provider), but as a supplement.
Be available and attend youths’ child family team meetings and emancipation conferences in order to provide feedback, support and resources related to the youth’s upcoming transition into adulthood.
Attend ILP meetings and conferences.
Provide needed transportation to enable a youth to participate in ILP related events if it fits within their TILP.
Assist and guide youth in locating/navigating educational opportunities, vocational training, and employment opportunities.
Distribute financial incentives/assistance to the youth in the form of incentives and/or emancipated youth stipend. Maintain records of all distributions.
Collaborate and coordinate with other agencies and community resources in order to better service the youth.
Other duties as assigned.
We maintain a collaborative learning environment where people are challenged, grow, and have fun. We offer highly competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package, including generous time off, health and dental benefits, and 403b contribution. Unity Care is an Equal Employee Opportunity employer.
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