The Rural Outreach Case Manager provides crisis intervention, Case Management, information and referral, advocacy, and support services for adolescents who are, or are at risk of, experiencing homelessness or exploitation; performs street outreach services to locate youth who are disconnected from traditional services; maintains an atmosphere of trust, respect, and equity with youth and community members in all interactions. This single position serves Franklin and Kennebec counties from offices based in Farmington and Augusta, and may occasionally require additional rural travel.
Primary Duties Include:
- Complete individual assessment of youth’s needs and strengths
- Develop and review plans of care with youth
- Model and teach life skills
- Meet with clients at least once a week, or more as needed
- Act as liaison between youth and external providers
Bachelor’s degree in human services related field or bachelor’s degree in a non-human service field with 2 years of human services experience in order to qualify as a Targeted Case Manager (Section 13 TCM). Must have reliable transportation. Experience with billable case management preferred. This position is well-suited for someone who is comfortable working independently and utilizing technology.