Case Manager, Stay the Course Program

CSS is an anti-poverty agency whose goal is to empower people in need, regardless of background, with the tools they need to reach their full potential. Our efforts are focused on two specific populations that allow us to have the most significant impact in our community: families and seniors. Our unique approach to helping our clients—most of whom are marginalized or struggling with poverty—is designed to help them overcome barriers to success while respecting their dignity and acknowledging their value to our community. We are focused on improving the quality of life of people of all faiths and backgrounds during some of the most vulnerable times of their lives.
Stay the Course helps students address personal, economic, and social barriers to college success through intensive case management and emergency financial assistance. Preliminary results show that participants in Stay the Course are 25.2% more likely to persist in college and female participants in the program are 31.5% more likely to earn an Associate’s Degree. Catholic Social Services and Columbus State will replicate the program.
Our staff is deeply connected to our mission and values of impact, compassion, courage, and excellence and it is the lens by which we provide our services. The ideal candidate should demonstrate these values in their action and work with clients and peers.
Stay the Course Case Manager / Navigator champions the persistence of community college students enrolled in the program, by equipping them with the necessary resources and support to successfully graduate with a degree. Through intensive case management and emergency financial assistance, the case manager’s coach and mentor program participants to overcome non-academic obstacles to persisting in education.
• Bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field is required.
• Two (2) years of case management service experience with diverse, low-income populations, or a combination of education and experience
• Valid driver’s license
Catholic Social Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce to reflect and provide culturally responsive services to a diverse community.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Terri Hurtt, Director of HR, [email protected]

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