High Rise Social Worker / Social Services

<strong>HELP PEOPLE BUILD WELL-BEING</strong> <br />Share your knowledge, experience, and talent to help older adults and people with disabilities build well-being through in-home supportive services. You will be encouraged to show up authentically and work for the whole client to leverage their strengths with our network of extensive resources.

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Volunteers of America Minnesota and Wisconsin

<p><strong>We provide essential community-based health and human services that impact the lives of 25,000 people across the lifespan every year in 110 neighborhoods in both states. For 125 years, our work has focused on closing gaps between people and possibility, addressing a spectrum of intersecting needs&mdash;from housing to health to education to employment.<br /><br /><a href="https://www.voamnwi.org/covid19-response" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Our Response to COVID-19</a>&nbsp;<br /><a href="https://www.voamnwi.org/our-commitment-to-racial-justice" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Our Commitment to Racial Justice</a> <br /></strong></p> https://www.voamnwi.org/

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Overview: <ul> <li>Somali or Oromo language proficiency is highly desired.&nbsp;</li> <li>Provide social work services, including advocacy, information and assistance, and case&nbsp;management, to secure services and problem resolution for residents and program participants&nbsp;of assigned buildings to assist people to live as independently as possible.</li> <li>Together with supervisor, evaluate and adjust services in the buildings as needed to ensure best&nbsp;outcomes for program participants and residents.</li> <li>Outreach to individuals and groups within assigned buildings to ensure that residents and&nbsp;potential program participants are aware of available services.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Interpret and promote other VOA services and community programs to residents so that they&nbsp;are knowledgeable about resources available to them.</li> <li>Provide group services to residents to meet identified needs.</li> <li>Maintain case file documentation to ensure that professional standards of documentation are&nbsp;followed, and maintain program participant medical information, financial records, and personal<br />information in a confidential manner.</li> <li>Collaborate with other VOA services and community professionals to ensure that a wide network&nbsp;of resources is available for high-rise program participants.</li> <li>Participate in case of review sessions on a regular basis to help guide and strengthen social work&nbsp;skills.</li> <li>Participate in training opportunities to maintain and improve professional social work skills.</li> <li>Assure program participant privacy is maintained by being knowledgeable and following HIPAA&nbsp;privacy and security regulations.</li> <li>Other duties as assigned.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Supervisory Responsibilities:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Works under moderate supervision.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <strong>Preferred</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Bachelors or better in Social Work or related field.</li> </ul> <br /><strong>Experience</strong><br /><strong>Preferred</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Social Worker Preferred Community Heath Worker Certification</li> </ul>