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Truancy Case Manager
The Truancy Case Manager will provide assessment of school attendance issues with clients and families, and will arrange referrals/follow-up with appropriate community resources to improve school attendance.

General Responsibilities:

  • Performs intakes with clients
  • Maintains a case file on all clients assigned
  • Maintains appropriate contact with clients for service delivery
  • Maintains regular and timely contact with all involved service providers for monitoring, case-collaboration and follow-up
  • Attends and participates/presents in consultation and staff trainings as scheduled by the supervisor and/or the program director
  • Provides timely written reports, verbal reports, data entry, and documentation as required by referral sources and program manager
  • Conducts family engagement activities including parent/guardian support group

Major Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Degree in Human Services, Criminal Justice, Social Work or work experience in a related field
  • Experience working with children and/or families and group facilitation skills a plus
  • Working knowledge of available community resources
  • Strong counseling, crisis intervention and problem solving skills
  • Effective organizational, communication, and writing skills
  • Respect for and understanding of diversity issues
  • Computer experience, Microsoft Office preferred
  • Must have a valid CT Driver’s License, vehicle and current insurance coverage and have a clean driving record
  • Must pass Department of Children and Families, Criminal background, and CT state police checks, TB Test & medical clearance to work
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred

Reports to: Program Manager
Classification: 30 hours a week - Full Time with benefits
Salary: $14 per hour
If you meet the qualifications, please send your resume and cover letter to: dkrzykowski@waterburyyouthservices.org *Please, no telephone calls.