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Post-Secondary Academic/Employment Case Manager

Location:
San Jose, CA
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Company Overview Pivotal is recruiting! We are looking for a Post-Secondary Academic and Employment Case Manager/Coach to work with foster care youth attending community college in Santa Clara County. Pivotal's mission is to support young people in and from foster care to realize their educational and career goals and ensure their equitable access to opportunity. We envision a community in which every young person gets the education, career, and life they want for themselves. In support of this vision and mission, Pivotal provides highly individualized academic and career-oriented services to current and former foster youth at the secondary and post-secondary levels. Pivotal also works with community stakeholders to effect systemic change in the opportunities offered to youth from the foster care system. Ours is a dynamic, fast growing agency that challenges staff to reflect and grow in order to remain ever more responsive to our youth, providing the highest quality services. Position overview Pivotal is recruiting a Post-Secondary Academic and Employment Case Manager to work with foster care youth attending community college in Santa Clara County. The Case Manager is the person responsible for ensuring the youth has access to all the supports and resources to be successful in school and career. Co-located at the Pivotal offices in San Jose, CA, and on 1 or two community college campuses. Responsibilities and Duties The Academic and Employment Case Manager will: Offer weekly 1:1 check-ins to 25-30 youth to provide highly individualized education planning and career exploration through regular assessment and supported reflection, academic and personal coaching/guidance and case management-like services aimed at removing/addressing barriers to education and employment Work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team, across agencies, institutions and systems Assist youth in reaching educational and employment benchmarks as defined in Pivotal's post-secondary coaching program model Have background in, or a desire to learn how to deliver trauma-informed services Be able to rapidly and sincerely create authentic and powerful relationships with foster youth and leverage those relationships to drive youth to positive outcomes Approach each interaction as a learning opportunity, expertly navigating the personalities of each youth to both subtly and overtly support the growth of non-cognitive skills Have background working with youth in a client-centered manner that acknowledges and respects their right to self-determination Maintain accurate and updated records of all work performed with and on behalf of youth, including but not limited to case notes and other data collection Attend agency meetings as required This is a full time, Monday through Friday non-exempt position, with some evenings and weekends as required by supervisor. For the benefits of the program and our youth, a 2 to three-year commitment is required. Must be available to start ASAP. Requirements and Skills BA/BS degree required One to 3 years of background working with foster youth or 1st-generation college students Background with positive youth development Outstanding communication expertise (written and oral) Must have a dependable car, valid driver's license, and proof of insurance Proficiency in Ms office programs, particularly Outlook, Microsoft word, and Ms excel Fingerprinting and Tb testing required upon acceptance of employment offer Bi-lingual skills a plus Benefits and Perks Full Medical, Dental, and Vision for the employee paid by the Agency 401K plan after completing 1st year Paid Parking in nearby covered lot Gym on site (free to employees) Game Room and Bike Racks open to all employees Located in the middle of Downtown San Jose, walking distance to many restaurants & coffee houses Close to VTA Light Rail (closest stop 1/2 block away) 15 days of paid time off, eleven paid Holidays Compensation for mileage
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Pivotal Now
Posted:
March 23 on The Resumator
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