Community Options, Inc.
  • Montrose, CO, USA
  • 17.50-21.50
  • Full Time

Since 1972, Community Options, Inc has served children and adults with intellectual & developmental disabilities and their families. As a non-profit organization, our mission is to empower these individuals to experience lives full of dignity and purpose. The Case Manager provides mediation and advocacy to individuals with disabilities and assists them in obtaining, as well as coordinating and monitoring, quality services in accordance with Community Options' value statements.

Benefits at Community Options:

  • Medical, vision, & dental insurance (30+ hour per week)

  • Paid sick and vacation time that begin accruing on your first day

  • Paid Holiday and extended illness benefit

  • Set schedules with set days off (two days in a row)

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Reimbursement Account

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Paid in-depth training

  • Collaborative team environment

  • Casual dress

  • Employee assistance program

  • Employee recognition programs

  • COI is a qualified employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in education, human services, social work preferred or other related field required or no less than four years of education/experience in the human service field.
  • Valid Colorado driver's license, reliable transportation and a driving record acceptable to COI's insurance company.
  • Must have acceptable per agency requirements criminal background check.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Prepares, communicates, coordinates, and monitors the process for the Service Plans (SP) for each individual being served.

· Arranges and facilitates meetings to ensure that the needs of an individual are being met and that information is being shared.

· Utilizes conflict resolution, negotiation, and crisis intervention and mediation skills as required.

· Makes home and program visits on a regular basis and maintains contact and rapport with individual/family/guardian, etc

. Serves as liaison between and consultant to, other agencies regarding an individual's needs.

· Demonstrates desire for continuing professional development through participation in in-service training or outside classes/workshops.

· Demonstrates an attitude of concern and respect for needs and interests of person receiving services, parents and other providers involved with the individual receiving services and advocates on behalf of individual when appropriate.

· Demonstrates understanding and respect for the rights of individuals receiving services.

· Empowers and educates individuals and family members to function as their own "case manager."

· Maintains and updates files as requested and/or necessary, including yearly purging and documentation of contacts.

· Locates funding and needed services to meet individual/family needs/desires and ensures that individuals are enrolled in any appropriate entitlements.


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Community Options, Inc.
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