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Case Manager – County Services (Iroquois & Ford Counties)

Champaign County Regional Planning Commission

Location

Watseka, Il

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Job description

 

Champaign County Regional Planning Commission is seeking a Case Manager – County Services (Ford and Iroquois Counties) to join our team.  Champaign County RPC is a people-focused agency made up of over 100 programs designed to generate possibilities for all within our community. A great deal of planning goes into creating opportunities where people can succeed on their own, and RPC is doing that work. From analysis to policy guidance to offering services to our communities, RPC’s people plan for people.

The Case Manager – County Services will be the primary Local Workforce Investment Act (LWIA) contact for Ford and Iroquois counties and will be responsible for community outreach, education, and coordinating a variety of Workforce Investment Opportunity Act (WIOA) services, including services to youth, business, and job seekers.

If you are organized, computer savvy, enjoy working with people, practice civility and inclusiveness in all that you do, and able to communicate effectively, we want to talk with you!

This career opportunity is for applicants who enjoy working autonomously and developing creative ideas for effectively delivering extraordinary services to our communities.  We are looking for the next brand ambassador for the RPC who can support our mission and vision!

The job description may be viewed at https://ccrpc.org/jobs/job-descriptions/.

Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00, M-F (Flexibility is required to meet the needs of clients and
Status:  Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)
Pay Grade:  Non-Exempt/2
Starting Wage:  $19.00 – $20.00

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

 

  • A minimum of 1-2 years of experience in the field is required. An Associate Degree
  • in social services, psychology, criminal justice, or education is preferred or equivalent experience in the field is preferred.
  • Strong background in customer services and human services, particularly working with persons age 18-24. Past work with those who have been incarcerated or are under the supervision of the court is preferred.
  • All applicants will be required to participate in an Illinois State Police and Department of Children and Family Services background check.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to transport clients.
  • Ability to follow program procedures while adjusting work style to meet the needs of the person served.
  • Minor understanding and knowledge of continuing education options including high school, trade, and college. (Training will be provided)
  • Understands steps to implement to work toward gainful employment for individuals lacking employment history. (Training will be provided)
  • Minor understanding and knowledge of local economic and employment opportunities. (Training will be provided)
  • Minor understanding and knowledge of public assistance programs, including eligibility and application process. (Training will be required)
  • Ability to attend community meetings, provide program information at community meetings, collect and share relevant meeting information with team.
  • Ability to exercise judgement in interpreting data, applying legislation, and making recommendations and decisions when limited guidance is available.
  • Knowledge of cultural competency and respect for diverse cultures/lifestyles and problems of poverty in the community is a must.
  • Proficient in English (spelling, punctuation, grammar).Computer skills needed to complete case documentation, data entry and timesheets.
  • Ability to obtain program specific certification(s) within twelve months.
  • Ability to attend program meetings and/or training as required.

 

Competitive benefits, health insurance, dental insurance, retirement, tuition reimbursement, high-quality programming, and great work environment!

Applicants may apply at:  www.ccrpc.org/rpcjobs

CCRPC is an EEO/AA/ADA employer.

 

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