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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Intervention Specialist/Case Manager Oakland

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Intervention Specialist/Case Manager
Caught in the Crossfire (a program of Youth ALIVE!)

Job Description:
This position is responsible for the provision of intensive case management and mentoring services provided by Caught in the Crossfire, a youth violence prevention/intervention program of Youth ALIVE! that provides peer-based bedside visits and intensive follow-up services to youth who have been hospitalized for violent injuries.  Youth ALIVE! is a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing violence and generating youth leaders in California communities.  

Job Responsibilities:
• Provide intensive case management, mentoring and advocacy to youth involved in violence (youth who are hospitalized for gunshot wounds and other forms of violent injuries);
• Provide support to family and friends of youth;
• Provide client referrals to community service providers;
• Maintain intensive follow-up contact with clients, family, friends and service providers  through home visits and telephone contact;
• Document consistently and accurately in records all contacts with clients;
• Attend weekly staff meetings;
• Represent Youth ALIVE! to the media, public officials, community leaders, etc. on strategies to prevent gun violence and improve services to youth;
• Participate in violence prevention efforts with other providers as assigned;
• Other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:
• Demonstrated commitment to working with youth;
• Knowledge of urban youth issues, specifically youth violence;
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team;
• Ability to take constructive criticism and work well with supervision;
• Ability to work well with diverse populations;
• Punctual & extremely reliable;
• Highly organized and detail-oriented;
• Must be able to present self and program in a professional manner;
• Flexibility to work some evenings & weekends;
• Ability to work in stressful situations;
• High School Diploma or GED required; B.A.or B.S. preferred;
• Must have reliable car and DMV clearance;
• Applicants with personal experience in overcoming violence/ violence-related injuries/ the criminal justice system are especially encouraged to apply.

Salary and Benefits: Competitive salary (starting salary dependent upon experience).  Full-time (40 hours per week) non-exempt position.  Benefits include: Medical/Dental/Vision/Vacation/Sick Leave/Retirement/Educational Reimbursement

To Apply:  Send cover letter and resume to:
Kyndra Simmons-Stanley, Program Coordinator, Youth ALIVE!, 3300 Elm Street, Oakland, CA  94609
or email to: ksimmons@youthalive.org  
No phone calls please.

This position is supervised by the Program Coordinator of Caught in the Crossfire.
Position available immediately.

Youth ALIVE! is an at-will employer.
www.youthalive.org
Allyson West, Executive Director California Reentry Program P.O. Box 483 San Quentin, CA 94964 www.ca-reentry.org 415-599-6586