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Assistant Case Manager - Karibu

Company: Central City Concern
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Karibu (pronounced kah-REE-boo) provides individualized, culturally specific stabilization and treatment preparation for Black/African American adults. Services include outreach and engagement, addiction and mental health recovery support, peer services, case management, and transitional housing in the form of dormitory style best for 14-20 unstably housed men.

The Assistant Case Manager oversees and manages the client flow in the Karibu program and is an integral part of the program case management team. The Karibu assistant case manager will support and monitor African American men exiting or diverting from incarceration that will be assessed for their next level of care.The Karibu assistant case manager will be a team member to support clients who may experience severe mental health issues, life-threatening physical health issues, I/DD issues, and dangerous psychopathy. The Karibu assistant case manager will communicate, document, and report client activity.

Central City Concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing comprehensive services to single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty, and addictions. We hire people that are skilled and passionate to meet our mission through outcome-based strategies which support personal and community transformation.

CCC is hiring an Assistant Case Manager for its new pilot program, Karibu!

Split Shift: Thursday and Friday (day shift); Saturday - Monday (night shift)


  • Greet and direct clients, document client interactions, and provide information and updates to day shift staff.
  • Interact with clients over course of the shift as appropriate.
  • Provide support and basic resource information to clients.
  • Monitor building/client common areas.
  • Conduct periodic inspections of common areas in the building to monitor buildings/clients.
  • Generate reports and routine computer input; create correspondence and filing as directed by the team lead.
  • Log events/ incidents using factual -observation-based documentation.
  • As directed by STP/ARC/ DCP case management staff or team lead, Obtain urinalysis from clients.
  • Update the STP area with appropriate resource information as directed by Supervisor.
  • Adhere to all state and federal privacy and security regulations applicable to the program and CCC policies and agreements regarding confidentiality, privacy, and security.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Ability to consider the impacts and outcomes for underserved communities during decision-making.
    • Ability to consider impacts of oppression, structural racism, and individual bias on client outcomes.
    • Basic knowledge of chemical dependency as a disease, mental health, treatment, and intervention methods.
    • Relevant or adequate knowledge of CCC health services and area resources.
    • Ability to work as a team member and to establish priorities.
    • Ability to display a non-judgmental attitude and a willingness to learn new skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Basic knowledge of the community and social agencies and self-help groups.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to manage time and meet deadlines.
    • Detailed-oriented; ability to maintain accurate records and necessary paperwork.
    • Knowledge of de-escalation methods or the ability to be trained in de-escalation methods.
    • Ability to interact respectfully and effectively communicate with clients, co-workers, corrections personnel, police, merchants, the public at large, and supervisors.
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the course of work
    • Ability to work with individuals who experience severe mental health issues, life-threatening physical health issues, intellectual or developmental disabilities, and potentially dangerous psychopathy.
      • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
      • Basic knowledge of chemical dependency, addictions, and mental health issues.
      • Experience or familiarity with using computers for basic functions (data entry, word processing)
      • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB Test, and background check. This includes clearance from the DHS background check unit.
      • Physical ability to bend, stoop, kneel, squat, twist, reach, pull, lift heavy objects, and climb stairs several times a day.
      • Must adhere to the agency's non-discrimination policies.
        Central City Concern is a second-chance employer and complies with applicable laws regarding the consideration of criminal background for employment purposes. Government regulations, contractual requirements, or the duties of this particular job may require CCC to conduct a background check and take appropriate action to address prior criminal convictions.

        Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

        The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Central City Concern, Beaverton , Assistant Case Manager - Karibu, Executive , Beaverton, Oregon

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