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YouthCare Case Manager - Pathways in SEATTLE, Washington

Please apply here: https://phe.tbe.taleo.net/phe03/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=YOUTHCAREandcws=39andrid=1296APPLICATION PROCESS - Please submit a cover letter and resume for this position when applying. AT YOUTHCARE: YouthCare envisions a community where no young person experiences homelessness, all young people have the opportunity to thrive, and the systems that oppress them are dismantled. YouthCare serves young people of many racial and ethnic backgrounds, abilities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and religious beliefs, and we seek a workforce that reflects that diversity. ABOUT YOUTHCARE: YouthCare works to end youth homelessness and to ensure that young people are valued for who they are and empowered to achieve their potential. Founded in 1974, YouthCare was one of the first programs to serve runaway and homeless youth on the West Coast. The goal was to help young people find safety today and build a future for tomorrow. Over four decades, we’ve defined best practices and developed programs that are a national standard for excellence. Using a youth-centered approach, we ensure that young people experiencing homelessness ages 12-24 have the hope, skills, and confidence to gain long-term stability. ABOUT PATHWAYS: This transitional living program serves young people ages 14-17 for up-to 2 years, providing a stable residential environment with supportive staff. Residents pursue educational goals and develop the life skills that will help them transition to stability. POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Case Manager is responsible for the day-to-day case management services for young people placed in the program. The Case Manager position requires a high degree of flexibility in responding to emergent needs of youth in crisis as well as good organizational and documentation skills. ESSENTIAL QUALITIES: *Adaptability, Flexibility and Growth Mindset *Responds positively to change, embracing and using new practices or values to accomplish goals and solve problems. *Copes well and helps others deal with the ongoing demands of change; sees and shows others the benefits of change. *Sees opportunities for creative problem solving while staying within the boundaries of good practice. Generates unique but workable and useful solutions to difficult problems. *Sees the potential in others and takes opportunities to apply and develop that potential. *Cultural intelligence / Anti-oppression / Culturally responsive *Understands that many customs and beliefs are different from theirs, educates themselves in the cultural identity of those they serve. *Supports equitable and fair treatment and opportunity for all. *Coaching and Mentoring *Coaches others regardless of performance level. Shares specialized approaches and skills that will increase capabilities. *Helps others identify key goals and use their talents to achieve those goals. Sees others’ potential and strengths and works to build on them. *Takes time to observe behaviors that contribute to or detract from others’ success. Highlights performance strengths and areas for growth by giving factual, specific, non-judgmental feedback. *Builds relationships with teammates so that coaching efforts are received in a positive, developmental manner. Takes steps to learn the work interests and career goals of teammates. *Actively supports others stretching beyo