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CASE MANAGER - PART TIME & FULL TIME

Our
Changing Together Team has an incredible job opportunity serving isolated, marginalized communities and individuals. We provide direct support to individuals in the form of employment, employment skills, overcoming barriers to sustainable employment. Sometimes those barriers are criminal histories, lack of transportation, lack of valid identification, lack of experience. Our team goes above and beyond to ensure those that want sustainable employment obtain it. We also coordinate the law enforcement initiative Focused Deterrence where we provide the same support to individuals with extensive criminal histories.

We are seeking one Full time and one Part time Case Manager who will provide direct support to clients and collaborate with potential employers.

The ideal candidate will have:
• Strong belief in any individual’s ability to change
• Motivational approach to working with individuals that offers hope and solutions
• Understanding of trauma and coping skills
• Knowledge of barriers to employment for isolated and marginalized communities
• Knowledge of Criminal Justice System
• Understanding that each individual has a unique path to recovery (from substances, from negative behaviors, etc)
• 2 year’s experience providing services to individuals in the community
• Candidates with Peer Support Specialist Certification will be given priority

Specific Duties:
• Assess individuals’ risk for institutionalization (jails, hospitals), develop goals/plans, implement strategies to help clients achieve plans
• Develop relationships with new potential employers willing to give our clients a second chance.
• Develop relationships with county services, court personnel, other agencies in order to best support clients
• Provide outreach services by going to isolated communities to offer services and support
• Document services provided accurately and timely

People in our community deserve the best support and care that we can offer. If this resonates with you, we want to hear from you.

Please submit your cover letter and resume.

At SPARC, we value the many perspectives that arise from a variety of cultures, races, gender, religions, national origins, ages, physical and cognitive capabilities and sexual orientations. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Full Time Staff Perks:
• All Purpose Leave - 10 paid days/year
• 6 paid holidays
• Agency laptop and phone
• Team environment
• AFLAC insurance – targeted policies with reduced rates

As a young non-profit agency, we are not yet able to offer health benefits.
Read more about our programs at www.theSPARCfoundation.org
$16-$18/hr. Hourly wage dependent on experience.

TO APPLY: Please submit cover letter and resume to Corry Hyde, Program Director
chyde@thesparcfoundation.org 




TEMPORARY CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES SOCIAL WORKER

SPARC is hiring a licensed TEMPORARY CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES SOCIAL WORKER to work full-time with Buncombe County DSS. Positions may be in Investigations, In-Home or Foster Care. These positions will maintain their own caseload and support families in achieving case plans.

*Applicants must have completed the State mandated Pre-Service Training to be considered for this position.*

Position: 40 hours a week
Salary: $20 an hour
As a full time SPARC employee, these positions have the following benefits:
• County issued laptop and iphone
• Mileage reimbursement at the federal rate
• 10 days of All Purpose Leave each year
• 6 Paid Holidays

The SPARC Foundation is a nonprofit organization with a mission of keeping residents of Western North Carolina healthy, safe and out of institutional care. Information about our programs can be found throughout this site.

As part of SPARC's goal to support Social Workers in their important work with families and individuals, we contract with the Department of Social Services to hire Social Workers in Buncombe County.  

Families in our community deserve the best treatment, education, support and care that we can offer. If this resonates with you, we want to hear from you. At SPARC, we value the many perspectives that arise from a variety of cultures, races, gender, religions, national origins, ages, physical and cognitive capabilities and sexual orientations. We encourage minority candidates to apply.

TO APPLY: Please send your resume and contact information to pwright@thesparcfoundation.org