The Case Manager/ICWA provides CTCLUSI Tribal members with comprehensive community, social and pro-family services to promote healthy and stable families. Responsible for working on grants and programs related to the provision of Tribal programs and services. Responsible for providing education to Tribal members in a wide variety of subjects, including but not limited to child care, parenting, obtaining employment, and healthy lifestyles.
PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Working with state partners, maintain and monitor Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) cases.
- Receive referrals for at-risk youth and at-risk families.
- Develop, implement and monitor individualized case plans for Tribal families. Such case plans must address the safety, health, educational and emotional needs of the child(ren).
- Ensure that active efforts are provided by state child protective agencies to prevent the break-up of the family.
- Identify and advocate for family or Tribal placements that meet the requirements of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
- Assist Tribal members in accessing local and state services and programs.
- Provide client transportation as needed.
- Participate in multidisciplinary teams and staff meetings.
- Provide support as staff at Tribally-sponsored events such as Youth Camps and educational programs.
- Conduct home visits and assessments.
- Maintain strict client confidentiality.
- Assist with all reporting for funding sources as well as required internal reporting requirements relating to current grants and funding.
- Maintain appearance standards as outlined in CTCLUSI policies.
- Must be able to interact with Tribal members and the general public in a courteous, professional, and efficient manner.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Maintain a good attendance record.
- Other duties as directed by management.
PHYSICAL & MENTAL DEMANDS
- Must be able to walk, talk, hear, use hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms.
- Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
- May be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 40 pounds.
WORKING CONDITIONS & ENVIRONMENT
- Moderate noise level with frequent interruptions and distractions.
- Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and/or weekends.
- Ability and willingness to travel locally and state-wide as needed.
- 40 hours per week.
- Generally Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm with possible occasional evening and weekend work.
Tribal Administrative Office
1245 Fulton Avenue
Coos Bay, Oregon 97420