Apr 15, 2020 | Lakeshore CAP News
This 40 hours per week temporary Supportive Housing Prevention Case Manager position works directly with those households that are at risk of homelessness as well as other clients who come to the agency with housing-related issues. The purpose of the position is to prevent households from becoming literally homeless by providing financial and other supportive services as needed to allow families to get back on their feet. The case manager determines eligibility for current programming and selects a program that meets the housing needs of each household. The case manager will work closely with partner agencies serving the same constituency.
This position is for approximately 6 months and is dependent upon funding availability. It is being offered as a result of COVID-19 and it’s impact on those that have lost income as a result of the pandemic. The duration of the position will depend on the actual funding amount that we receive as well as the speed with which the allocation is spent. Additional positions may become available.
This position may require travel to counties within our service area that include Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan..
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Represent and advocate for the program with local Community Partners, including attending various local meetings and our local housing coalition.
- Perform intake, confirm eligibility and perform assessment.
- Develop individual plans and monitor progress of participants while providing individual case management.
- Refer participants to relevant programs through LCAP and/or partners.
- Enter data in agency tracking system and maintain state HMIS data entry. Run necessary and applicable reports within data systems. Keep up-to-date with necessary training requirements.
- Participates in an interdisciplinary approach to client problems seeking out practical and innovative solutions to problems presented by working with other agency partners to address issues found in common among clients and programming.
- Represent the program in various professional groups and potential collaborations.
- Utilize strength-based language to motivate clients towards self-sufficiency.
- Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Preference will be given to those with a BA/BS or equivalent degree or have relevant work experience. Knowledge of current and available community resources is essential.
Must possess a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License and have access to a vehicle. Must be able to provide evidence of adequate insurance if asked. Must be willing to undergo additional training as directed by management.
Full Time Temporary; $15/hour; 40 hours per week. (This job may be performed remotely/at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.) Lakeshore CAP offers paid sick time, personal time, holiday pay, and vacation.
- What is the highest level of education you have completed?
- Do you have the following license or certification: valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle?
- Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?
- How is your previous experience relevant to this role?
Nov 24, 2019 | Lakeshore CAP News
Thank you for your interest. This position has been filled.
LAKESHORE CAP – JAK’S PLACE PROGRAM DIRECTOR, STURGEON BAY IN DOOR COUNTY, WI
Full Time: 40 Hours/Week
JAK’s Place, a program of Lakeshore CAP that provides support groups and activities to its members, is seeking a full-time Program Director.
This position requires someone with the skills to work with community partners and funders to ensure that JAK’s programming meets the needs of the community and works to secure the funding necessary to carry out such programming. JAK’s Place is a drop-in social and resource center for anyone whose life has been affected in any way by mental illness.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Represent and advocate for the program and agency as a whole with local community partners.
- Fundraise and establish donor relationships.
- Locate and apply for continuing funding for JAK’s Place and develop a plan for sustainable funding to meet the needs of JAK’s Place participants.
- Work with staff to formulate and schedule activities benefitting the clientele.
- Assemble the resources to support programs and activities with the assistance of Lakeshore CAP administrative staff.
- Responsible for maintenance of the physical assets of the program and keeping the facilities in good order.
- Recruit and chair a local Board of Advisors that have an interest in the programming of JAK’s Place.
- Collaborate with the Board of Advisors to develop a statement of need for the population served by the program.
- Develop collaborative relationships with other community partners and include them in program planning.
- Work with the Board of Advisors and Lakeshore CAP staff to maintain programming and institute new programming to serve the residents of Door County.
- Participate in Agency Management meetings with other team leaders.
- Gather data and develop reports for agency and program reporting purpose and grant writing.
- Supervise JAK’s Place program team members and assist them as necessary.
- Develop work plans with employees and work with them to achieve their goals.
- Seek out and facilitate an interdisciplinary approach to participant issues, seeking out practical and innovative solutions to problems presented.
- Develop and maintain policies and procedures as necessary. Submit to Lakeshore CAP administrative staff for approval and adoption. Monitor and enforce these policies and procedures as necessary.
- Review and authorize department employee expense and travel requests/reports.
- Other duties as assigned.
Education and/or Experience
- Degree from a four-year college or some college coursework and related work experience; preference will be given to those with a BA or equivalent degree and relevant work experience.
- Experience in grant preparation and administration.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
- Must possess a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License and have access to a vehicle and be able to provide evidence of adequate insurance. Must be open to additional training as directed by management.
- Sick Time
- Personal Time
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Short Term Disability Insurance
- Accident Insurance
- Critical Illness Insurance
- Life Insurance
- 403b retirement
This position starts with a range of $17-$18/hr based upon experience.
Please submit cover letter and resume to:
Attn: Colleen, Lakeshore CAP, PO Box 2315, Manitowoc, WI 54221-2315
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin is located in beautiful Door County, a peninsula with over 300 miles of shoreline, five state parks, nineteen county parks, and year round activities. Throughout the changing seasons, each of the towns and villages offers something for everyone. Activities are endless — art galleries, live music and theater, cherry and apple orchards, golfing, boating, fishing, hiking, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and the list goes on. The changing seasons add to the beauty of the peninsula!
We are a non-profit agency serving four counties. Read our Vision & Mission, About Us and browse through our programs aimed at giving people a “hand up” at LakeshoreCAP.org
Read more about this program at: JAK’S Place
Lakeshore CAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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