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Case Manager -- Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD)

Catholic Charities Care Coordination seeks a full-time Case Manager to work in its Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program. LEAD is a collaboration with the Albany Police Department, and other community partners, that empowers officers to redirect low-level offenders engaged in criminal activity to community based case management, instead of jail and prosecution. Under the supervision of the Harm Reduction Manager, this position provides case management services to individuals who are diverted into the LEAD program due to substance use related issues. In addition, this position will serve as a liaison to the larger coalition of LEAD partners.
This is a great opportunity to be part of a new initiative and to work for an agency that is on the fron lines working with individuals living with HIV, AIDS, substance use, and/or chronic illnesses.
Minimum qualifications:
• AS in health, education or human services OR LPN or Certification as a CASAC AND two years of CM or case work with persons with: HIV/AIDS or other chronic conditions, a history of mental illness, homelessness, chemical dependence, and/or other populations of persons in need.
OR
• 60 credit hours of college study from a regionally accredited college or university or one recognized by the NYSED as following acceptable educational practices AND two years of CM or case work with persons with HIV/AIDS, a history of mental illness, homelessness, chemical dependence, and/or other populations of persons in need
OR
• Education requirements may be waived by the agency if candidate demonstrates more significant experience (five or more years) in case management, care coordination or case management along with significant continuing education/training hours during previous employment (minimum of 35 hours a year). Plan for continued formal education is preferred, to work towards degree as stated above.
Preferred qualifications:
· BA in health, education or human services OR RN AND one year of CM or case work with persons with: HIV/AIDS or other chronic conditions, a history of mental illness, homelessness, chemical dependence, and/or other populations of persons in need.
Catholic Charities is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Ambulatory Detox Outreach Specialist

Catholic Charities Care Coordination Services seeks a Full-Time Ambulatory Detox Outreach Specialist. Under the supervision of the Director of Prevention Services, this position provides supportive services to individuals who are seeking access to detox services. Staff will provide wrap around services including escort to and from ambulatory detox sites, access to Harm Reduction supplies, assessment, care plan development, as well as linkage and navigation to additional services as identified. In addition, this position will assist with the agencies Buprenorphine “Bridge Clinic”.
Minimum qualifications:
• CASAC and 1-2 years working with the target population. 4-5 years’ experience working directly and primarily with target population
• HS diploma/GED AND two years of outreach, CM or case work with persons with: HIV/AIDS or other chronic conditions, a history of mental illness, homelessness, chemical dependence, and/or other populations of persons in need. OR
• 60 credit hours of college study from a regionally accredited college or university or one recognized by the NYSED as following acceptable educational practices AND two years of CM or case work with persons with HIV/AIDS, a history of mental illness, homelessness, chemical dependence, and/or other populations of persons in need OR
• Education requirements may be waived by the agency if candidate demonstrates more significant experience (five or more years) in outreach, case management, care coordination or case management along with significant continuing education/training hours during previous employment (minimum of 35 hours a year). Plan for continued formal education is preferred, to work towards degree as stated above.
• Employment (minimum of 35 hours a year). Plan for continued formal education is preferred, to work towards degree as stated above.
Send letter of interest and resume to: Joseph Filippone at josephf@ccalbany.org OR Keri Kintner at kerik@ccalbany.org OR mail to: 100 Slingerland Street Albany, NY 12202

ER Peer Navigation: (Project Safe Point- Navigation Program)

Catholic Charities Care Coordination Services seeks a Full-Time evenings ER Peer Navigator for Navigation Program. Under the supervision of the Harm Reduction Manager, this position provides outreach and engagement services to individuals who may otherwise not have access to vital services. The Peer Navigator will utilize expertise associated with addiction recovery experience and become a resource to individuals and families that present in various settings such as emergency
Qualifications
• AS in health, education or human services OR RN, LPN, CASAC AND one year of outreach, CM or case work with persons with: HIV/AIDS or other chronic conditions, a history of mental illness, homelessness, chemical dependence, and/or other populations of persons in need. OR
• HS diploma/GED AND two years of outreach, CM or case work with persons with: HIV/AIDS or other chronic conditions, a history of mental illness, homelessness, chemical dependence, and/or other populations of persons in need. OR
• 60 credit hours of college study from a regionally accredited college or university or one recognized by the NYSED as following acceptable educational practices AND two years of CM or case work with persons with HIV/AIDS, a history of mental illness, homelessness, chemical dependence, and/or other populations of persons in need OR
• Education requirements may be waived by the agency if candidate demonstrates more significant experience (five or more years) in outreach, case management, care coordination or case management along with significant continuing education/training hours during previous employment (minimum of 35 hours a year). Plan for continued formal education is preferred, to work towards degree as stated above.
Experience and Required Skills:
• Computer literacy and demonstrated ability to work within a Windows electronic health record format including competency in using laptops
• Familiarity with and sensitivity to specialized needs of people with chronic illnesses, HIV/AIDS, of people with substance abuse and mental health issues, of people of color and of GLBT individuals
• Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds
• Personal knowledge of substance use/abuse and recovery and the ability to apply this knowledge according to the program’s harm reduction philosophy and peer model.
• Familiarity with the cycle of poverty and working with individuals and families experiencing poverty
• Familiarity with and ability to access community resources and services.
• Attention to detail
• Ability to provide strengths-based, client-centered, proactive care coordination in accordance with a harm reduction philosophy
• Ability to manage stress appropriately, make decisions under pressure, handle multiple priorities, work alone and manage anger/fear/hostility/violence of others appropriately
• Ability to interact well with people and provide an atmosphere of trust, mutual respect and caring
• Strong communication skills – written and oral – and ability to work with inter-disciplinary teams in service delivery
Send letter of interest and resume to: Ed Fox at edf@ccalbany.org OR Keri Kintner at kerik@ccalbany.org OR mail to: 100 Slingerland Street Albany, NY 12202

Program Assistant

Catholic Charities Care Coordination Services seeks a full-time Project Safe Point Program Assistant. Under the supervision of the PSP Coordinator, this position is responsible for assisting and supporting all services related to Project Safe Point. These tasks are conducted in the accordance with operating principles and policies of Catholic Charities Care Coordination Services and the programmatic guidelines of the NYSDOH AIDS Institute and other funders.
Minimum qualifications:
· Familiarity with and sensitivity to specialized needs of people with HIV, of people with substance abuse and mental health issues, of people of color, of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals. Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds within client and staff populations
o Background in/sensitivity to the needs of active substance users
o Ability to operate within framework of Harm Reduction philosophy and practice
o Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis prevention
o Familiarity with the cycle of poverty and working with families experiencing poverty
o Familiarity with and ability to access community resources and services
· Attention to detail and ability to work independently
· Ability to provide strengths-based, individual-centered proactive harm reduction services
· Ability to interact with people form diverse backgrounds and provide an atmosphere of trust, mutual respect, and caring
· Working knowledge of the geography of the communities within the Diocese of Albany
Other Requirements:
· Must have a personal cell phone, valid driver’s license, proof of current car insurance and registration and access to a working vehicle.
Interested applicants please send a resume/cover letter to Catholic Charities Care Coordination, 100 Slingerland Street Albany, NY 12202 or email: kerik@ccalbany.org or josephf@ccalbany.org

Maintenance Technician

Reports to: Office Manager
Position status: Non-Exempt / Hourly
Position location: 100 Slingerland Steet and 31 Walter Street, Albany
GENERAL SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the supervision of the Office Manager, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for the overall cleaning and maintenance of buildings and grounds consistent with the philosophy, objectives, policies, and procedures of Catholic Charities Care Coordination Services.
MISSION STATEMENT:
The mission of Catholic Charities Care Coordination Services is to recognize and respond to the needs of those individuals and communities affected chronic illnesses in the Catholic Diocese of Albany. We do this in the spirit of compassion, advocacy and collaboration while preserving the dignity, respect and sanctity of human life.
By enhancing individual and family capabilities, we strengthen our communities and promote positive change regardless of orientation, lifestyle or belief.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Performs routine daily cleaning of buildings.
2. Conducts daily safety checks and report any concerns to supervisor
3. Corrects building safety issues in a timely manner.
4. Performs routine building maintenance, repairs , and improvements as needed
5. Keeps sidewalks and entryways properly cleared of snow, ice, and debris.
6. Checks fire extinguishers and fire escapes on a weekly basis
7. Performs major floor cleaning on a quarterly basis.
8. Maintains grounds, including mowing, weeding, raking, planting, and mulching.
9. Identifies necessary building repairs (both indoor and outdoor) and report them to the Office Manager.
10. Follows-up on repair/replacement work to be done at both sites.
11. Performs trash removal on a weekly basis.
12. Possesses a valid driver’s license, car insurance coverage, and access to a working registered vehicle.
13. Perform additional duties as assigned by an appropriate supervisor.
COMPENSATION:
Compensation is determined by current agency policy, pending approval by the Chief Executive Officer. This position is non-exempt and overtime eligible.

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