Proyecto Cuídate Assistant Manager

Erie Neighborhood House, a community-building agency empowering Chicago’s low-income and immigrant families, and dedicated to promoting a just and inclusive society is seeking an experienced, bilingual professional to serve as a Community Wellness Assistant Manager. Proyecto Cuídate provides individual, group and family services to support, inform and educate the community on topics that strengthen the individual and family unit. It includes:

  • Informative workshops and trainings in areas such as violence prevention, health & wellness, parenting skills, etc., 
  • Supportive counseling and case management,
  • School based and after school youth programming

Position Responsibilities

  • Coordinates DCFS referrals, providing case management and services to families as needed.
  • Responsible for data collection, program evaluation, and timely reporting.
  • Coordinates, develops, and evaluates program groups, providing guidance, facilitation and support to staff as needed.
  • Plans and coordinates community outreach and other recruitment activities through the development and maintenance of partnerships and collaborations in the community.
  • Provides clinical supervision to staff and interns.
  • Supports with managing tasks for graduate or undergraduate interns.
  • Responsible for data collection, program evaluation and timely reporting. 
  • Works with Proyecto Cuidate Manager and development department on new initiatives and renewals of contracts.
  • Conduct psycho-social assessments, therapy and follow-up services as needed.
  • Supports staff with home visits and attends as necessary.
  • Represent Erie Neighborhood House to the public and actively participant in community meetings and events as required.
  • Attends monthly department, all staff, funder and other required meetings.
  • Provide In House training to staff, interns, partnering agencies when needed
  • Performs other duties as required.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Masters in Social Work or Counseling required; at least 3 years’ experience in the social work or counseling field; LCSW or LCPC preferred
  • At least two years of experience in a supervisory role and experience providing direct work.
  • Familiarity with domestic violence, community violence, child abuse, mental health challenges
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of DCFS
  • Strong organizational and effective time management skills
  • Bilingual English/Spanish required
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills with fluency in both English and Spanish
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Flexibility and ability to work evening and weekend hours as necessary.
  • Commitment to social justice and sensitivity to the assets and challenges of a diverse group of participants.

Erie Neighborhood House is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Accredited by NAEYC & National Afterschool Association; recognized by Board of Appeals (BIA)*
United Way Member

 

The Basics

Department:

Adult Programs

Reports to:

 

Proyecto Cuídate Manager

Salary:

$45,000–$47,000

To Apply


Please forward resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references by Friday, November 23, 2018, to:

Gloria Razo, MSW
Staff Development Manager
Human Resources
Erie Neighborhood House
1701 W. Superior St.
Chicago, IL 60622
Email: resumes@eriehouse.org

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