LCSW Case Manager- YouthSource Center

Los Angeles, CA
YouthSource Center /
Full-time /
The Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1968 to enrich the lives of youth, seniors, homeless populations, economically disadvantaged families, and under-served individuals in South Los Angeles by providing and facilitating a variety of essential educational services, social services, cultural activities, vocational opportunities and economic empowerment opportunities.

Brotherhood Crusade envisions a South Los Angeles devoid of health disparities, disenfranchisement, and poverty- associated adverse public health conditions. We believe that South Los Angeles can be a safe, thriving, culturally relevant, and inclusive community that provides all residents equitable access to human and social services and continually improves their quality of life. Our mission is to remove and/or help individuals overcome the barriers that deter their pursuit of success in life; effectuate academic and vocational success; provide opportunities for personal, social, and economic growth; promote access to artistic excellence and cultural awareness; increase financial literacy; facilitate opportunities for a better quality of life; and promote health and safety.

The LCSW will work with individual YouthSource Center participants to conduct in-depth case management “needs assessments” that identify individual client needs and provide support options that can help them. Creating individualized care plans for each client and referring clients when necessary to community resources to help their specific situations. Collaborating with other YouthSource Center Case Managers and care providers to coordinate services. The LCSW will monitor participants, maintain records of treatment and services. This position also entails responding to crisis situations when necessary.

•             Assess client needs and oversee implementation of services for each client
•             Support clients with everyday problems related to mental health, behavioral issues and emotional problems
•             Complete case plans and other documentation using requisite documentation and  follow established protocol
•             Track client progress and matriculation through YouthSource Center programming and developmental activities
•             Provide and maintain appropriate client data and files
•             Participate in staff meetings, trainings, sessions and other programs as requested
•             Assist in program evaluation
•             Handle crisis and/or emergency situations as needed
•             Provide transportation vouchers and other supportive services
•             Assist in development and coordination of special assignments and programs
•             Work closely with the YouthSource Center staff to include Job Developers and Case Managers in keeping open communication and interaction to meet customer satisfaction and job placement goals for participants
•             Attend to clients as the point of entry to the YouthSource Center
•             Perform other related work as required
•             Licensed Clinical Social Worker degree, MSW
•             Training in Social and Emotional Learning
•             Bilingual/Spanish a plus
•             3 years’ experience providing case management services
•             2 years working in a non-profit organization or similar environment
•             Must have a valid driver license, clean driving record and own personal transportation Related Experience:
•             1-2 years’ leadership experience working with community social service and health organizations strongly preferred
•             2-3 years’ experience working with high-risk youth or out of school youth Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
•             Excellent problem-solving skills
•             Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
•             Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
•             Ability to work seamlessly in a team environment
•             Ability work comfortably with people from diverse ethnic backgrounds, different creative and technical disciplines
•             Ability to maintain a professional attitude, and confidentiality at all times
•             Equipment - requires ability to operate various office equipment 100%
•             Sitting – requires sitting for extended periods of time 100%
•             Speaking – requires expressing ideas by spoken word 100%
•             Driving – requires driving to multiple locations daily 100%
•             Listening – requires perception of speech  100%
•             Walking – requires moving from one location to another  100%
•             Objects – requires lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling objects up to 20 lbs. 20%
•            Language Acuity – ability to read or prepare a variety of correspondence, reports, forms, applications, with proper grammar and punctuation
•             Numerical Aptitude - Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; to add, subtract, multiply, divide
$95,000 - $105,000 a year
Salary will be based on education, experience, skills and the needs of the organization.
If you are not passionate about effectively changing the lives of youth and the community to the fullest, please do not apply.

Must possess a valid California Driver's License.

Due to our in-person and in office work with LAUSD, City of LA, County of LA and other work partners that require our team to be vaccinated we require that all potential candidates must be COVID-19 vaccinated with either, Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson.

The successful candidate will be required to report to and work from the office complex at least five days a week. Offices are traditionally equipped with computers, telephones, desks, chairs, and office machines. Additionally, each office offers an instructional classroom from which orientations and trainings are conducted.

Benefits and salary will be negotiated based on experience, education, and the needs of the program.

This program is unique in that the successful candidate may be working with individuals who, heretofore, have never been exposed to the subject matter and, as such, may not readily adopt the precepts or methodologies. Moreover, these clients may exhibit stress-related emotions such as tension, frustration, and anger. The successful candidate must understand this phenomenon and possess a psychologically stable profile and a demeanor that minimizes the opportunity that these emotions will escalate to conflict.

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to perform in this job.

Excellent full benefits package.

Must be available to work Monday- Friday from 9:00am – 5:30pm.

There may be occurrences when a work or community event occurs on Saturday and/or Sunday. Your work schedule will be flexed to accommodate this change and you will be notified in advance.