Case Manager/Client Advocate

Client Advocate/Case Manager

Full time: benefits include vacation, health and retirement

Serves as an active participant in a work team to ensure Residential Clients develop sustainable community based support systems promoting individual recovery both during their stay in Residential re-entry program and on-going transition/return to the community of their choice. Individual shows leadership in making community integration process more efficient and effective for residents and implement improvements with other Client Advocates/Case Managers, other staff and volunteers

  • Two team advocates/case managers cover Mon-Fri primarily during business hours/early evenings, with one weekend day per week required as necessary to meet client needs
  • Evaluates applicant, interviews and selects resident candidates
  • Together with Aftercare Specialist conducts intake meeting and develops isp etc.
  • Provide 1:1 case management services to resident including advocacy, information, and referral services etc.
  • Regularly identify new employment, housing, medical resources etc.
  • Provide residents with access to services and community resources for maintaining self-sufficiency (mh, employment, medical)
  • Assists with weekly budgeting, monthly savings, and ongoing financial literacy skills
  • Maintain client clinical file including isp’s and ongoing case documentation
  • Holds exit meeting with resident and after care specialist during last week of residency
  • Inform staff and volunteers when residents enter and leave program in advance of dates
  • Provide ongoing communications with outside agencies (DOC, probation officers etc) regarding potential applicants and gh residents
  • Attends community meetings/staffing pertaining to client’s needs as required

BA required – MSW preferred

How to apply

Please email a cover letter, resume and salary requirement with Case Manager in the subject line to WE WILL BE REVIEWING ONLY THOSE RESUMES WITH SALARY REQUIREMENT INCLUDED. No phone calls please!

Alexandria, Virginia
Friends of Guest House

1 East Lurary Avenue, Alexandria, VA, 22301, US