Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio
  • Lancaster, OH, USA
  • 23.50 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Veterans Case Manager

Full Time | Day Shift

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is currently seeking a Veterans Case Manager for Faith Mission of Fairfield County in Lancaster, Ohio. LSS Faith Mission of Fairfield County serves people experiencing homelessness with services such as emergency shelter, employment assistance, housing for veterans and case management.

The ideal candidate will share Our Mission: Creating a better world by serving people in need.

Veterans Case Manager

Shift: Day

Status: Full Time

Department: Faith Mission of Fairfield County

ABOUT Lutheran Social Services:

We put our Mission of Service into action. Every day LSS serves thousands of people in 27 Ohio counties by addressing the four core societal issues of food, shelter, safety, and healing. LSS offers Food Pantries, housing and supportive services through homeless shelters, domestic violence services, senior living and health care, affordable housing communities, and other services that uplift families and strengthen communities.

REQUIREMENTS for a Veterans Case Manager with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in social Work or related field.
  • 2-4 years of case management and/or crisis intervention experience. (preferred)
  • Experience with homeless or other special needs populations preferred.

As one of the largest non-for-profits in Central Ohio, we value our employees. Our excellence is based upon team members dedicated to a fulfilling career and committed to the service of others.

BENEFITS with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Health insurance with 4-plan options!
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer matched savings
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Medical and Childcare Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account
  • PTO and 9 Paid Holidays
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on individuals & the community

RESPONSIBILITIES for a Veterans Case Manager with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Accepts referrals from the VA Homeless Coordinator and manages arrival of new veterans including transportation issues, bed assignment, etc.
  • Conducts intake interviews with vets and completes required paperwork, communicating benefits and limitations of the program.
  • Develops and maintains an on-going plan of action creating individual goals by assessing client strengths and needs. Makes appropriate client referrals to outside agencies as needed and assists clients in securing stable housing and income. Acts as a liaison and link for clients with outside community resources
  • Have active communication with the VA Homeless Coordinator and the VA clinic social worker.
  • Develop relationships with area veteran's organizations, VA Service Commission and area landlords.
  • Keeps monthly contact with veterans who have moved into the community to assure their continued stability.
  • Assists veterans with transportation to move into housing, grocery shopping, etc, by accessing Lancaster Transit and other options when possible.
  • Educates and assists veterans with medication management.
  • Conducts outreach efforts to external partners and educates them about the Veterans programs. Solicit, collect and organize area donations from the community.
  • Assists clients in the development of job and life skills as needed. This includes how to maintain their apartment, pay bills on time, apply for benefits, develop a budget and how to keep a job.
  • Establishes and maintains file, ensures timely, accurate, and complete documentation and statistics as required for the program.
  • Keeps a close eye on direct client assistance to conform to budget. Keeps accurate mileage documentation.
  • Perform all other duties as requested.

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is committed to being an equal opportunity employer.

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