North Chicago, IL 60064
Full-time
Salary: $24,960.00 /year


About YouthBuild Lake County

YouthBuild Lake County is an education and career training program for youth ages 17-24. Students enter our program to earn a high school diploma through the Penn Foster online diploma program while also learning marketable career skills and certifications so they can enter the workforce.

Case Management & Support Services

  • Keep up-to-date student case notes
  • Help students acquire external services as needed; provide follow-up
  • Develop and maintain partnerships from external service providers & other resources
  • Make daily, monthly, and quarterly follow-up calls
  • Assist in process of compiling and verifying student time sheets for various funding streams and training/service hours
  • Participate in process to submit requests for student monetary compensation (bonuses, payroll, stipends, etc.)
  • Coordinate and assist with student enrollment and intake
  • Coordinate enrollment, evaluations, service logs, and exit of Minimum Time and Quarter Time AmeriCorps members
  • Coordinate or assist Student Services Case Manager in coordination of resources regarding substance use and abuse including but not limited to Substance Education classes, SBIRT grant, and Wellness grant requirements
  • Maintain student binders and files to ensure all documentation is accurate and audit ready at all times

Wellness Services and Life Skills

  • Assist students in achieving goals within the scope of student services duties
  • Assist in developing behavior modification strategies for student overall success
  • Advocate for students by representing their best interests at all times
  • Provide support to the Instructor and Student Services Case Manager to deliver the Life Skills curriculum as needed

Program Responsibilities

  • Provide academic support to the Instructor as needed by substituting class, assisting with tutoring, or referring to academic resources
  • Administer Gain/Wonderlic or TABE tests
  • Serve as an advisor/mentor for students to build relationships and achieve success
  • Assist in designing appropriate student policies and procedures
  • Build and share relationships with community partners and social service agencies around mental health, housing, pregnancy/parenting, financial services, family issues, substance use, etc.
  • Provide referral support as needed for students throughout program, connect to appropriate available resources and help them apply for assistance programs
  • Assist with distribution and collection of documentation and information to students from program

Recruiting

  • Participate and provide support to the recruiting team: community outreach, intake, informational sessions, follow-up, etc.
  • Assist students in obtaining documents needed for eligibility
  • Lead and conduct prospective student informational sessions
  • Proactively help applicants find resources (e.g. healthcare, child care, legal representation)

Alumni Relations

  • Introduce YBLC graduates to opportunities for alumni involvement
  • Coordinate activities for alumni engagement
  • Maintain alumni relations and provide supportive services as necessary
  • Communicate recruitment and referral incentives to alumni

Promote Atmosphere of Support & Success

  • Enhance student meetings with activities and videos to promote success and skills
  • Create and maintain student handbook
  • Create and maintain “Student Success Stories” for promotion and communication to funders, supporters and the public
  • Maintain boards, posters, and announcements related to student achievement
  • Maintain AmeriCorps service boards
  • Assist in the coordination student luncheon events

Other Responsibilities

  • Adhere to the highest standards concerning student confidentiality and individual respect
  • Collaborate with all staff to achieve or exceed program goals and outcomes
  • General administrative tasks including filing, printing, faxing, data entry, etc.
  • Valid state driver’s license and good driving record
  • Transport students for training and events as needed
  • Represent YBLC in a professional manner at all times
  • Serve as a member of the YBLC staff team by sharing ideas and concerns regarding member success and program quality
  • Work in harmony with all YBLC staff, volunteers, contractors, and community partners
  • Attend staff training and meetings
  • Support agency as needed: donor events, mentoring students, Service Events, Mental Toughness, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Previous case management experience preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Desire to work with culturally diverse students from 17-24 years old.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.

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North Chicago, IL 60064
Full-time
Salary: $24,960.00 /year


About YouthBuild Lake County

YouthBuild Lake County is an education and career training program for youth ages 17-24. Students enter our program to earn a high school diploma through the Penn Foster online diploma program while also learning marketable career skills and certifications so they can enter the workforce.

Case Management & Support Services

  • Keep up-to-date student case notes
  • Help students acquire external services as needed; provide follow-up
  • Develop and maintain partnerships from external service providers & other resources
  • Make daily, monthly, and quarterly follow-up calls
  • Assist in process of compiling and verifying student time sheets for various funding streams and training/service hours
  • Participate in process to submit requests for student monetary compensation (bonuses, payroll, stipends, etc.)
  • Coordinate and assist with student enrollment and intake
  • Coordinate enrollment, evaluations, service logs, and exit of Minimum Time and Quarter Time AmeriCorps members
  • Coordinate or assist Student Services Case Manager in coordination of resources regarding substance use and abuse including but not limited to Substance Education classes, SBIRT grant, and Wellness grant requirements
  • Maintain student binders and files to ensure all documentation is accurate and audit ready at all times

Wellness Services and Life Skills

  • Assist students in achieving goals within the scope of student services duties
  • Assist in developing behavior modification strategies for student overall success
  • Advocate for students by representing their best interests at all times
  • Provide support to the Instructor and Student Services Case Manager to deliver the Life Skills curriculum as needed

Program Responsibilities

  • Provide academic support to the Instructor as needed by substituting class, assisting with tutoring, or referring to academic resources
  • Administer Gain/Wonderlic or TABE tests
  • Serve as an advisor/mentor for students to build relationships and achieve success
  • Assist in designing appropriate student policies and procedures
  • Build and share relationships with community partners and social service agencies around mental health, housing, pregnancy/parenting, financial services, family issues, substance use, etc.
  • Provide referral support as needed for students throughout program, connect to appropriate available resources and help them apply for assistance programs
  • Assist with distribution and collection of documentation and information to students from program

Recruiting

  • Participate and provide support to the recruiting team: community outreach, intake, informational sessions, follow-up, etc.
  • Assist students in obtaining documents needed for eligibility
  • Lead and conduct prospective student informational sessions
  • Proactively help applicants find resources (e.g. healthcare, child care, legal representation)

Alumni Relations

  • Introduce YBLC graduates to opportunities for alumni involvement
  • Coordinate activities for alumni engagement
  • Maintain alumni relations and provide supportive services as necessary
  • Communicate recruitment and referral incentives to alumni

Promote Atmosphere of Support & Success

  • Enhance student meetings with activities and videos to promote success and skills
  • Create and maintain student handbook
  • Create and maintain “Student Success Stories” for promotion and communication to funders, supporters and the public
  • Maintain boards, posters, and announcements related to student achievement
  • Maintain AmeriCorps service boards
  • Assist in the coordination student luncheon events

Other Responsibilities

  • Adhere to the highest standards concerning student confidentiality and individual respect
  • Collaborate with all staff to achieve or exceed program goals and outcomes
  • General administrative tasks including filing, printing, faxing, data entry, etc.
  • Valid state driver’s license and good driving record
  • Transport students for training and events as needed
  • Represent YBLC in a professional manner at all times
  • Serve as a member of the YBLC staff team by sharing ideas and concerns regarding member success and program quality
  • Work in harmony with all YBLC staff, volunteers, contractors, and community partners
  • Attend staff training and meetings
  • Support agency as needed: donor events, mentoring students, Service Events, Mental Toughness, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Previous case management experience preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Desire to work with culturally diverse students from 17-24 years old.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.

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