The Youth Policy Institute is currently seeking a Senior Case Manager for its GEAR UP program. GEAR UP stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, and is federal grant through the US Department of Education that follows students with programming from their 6th grade year to their first year in college. The group of GEAR UP schools are a combination of charter, pilot, and traditional LAUSD schools located in the Pacoima Los Angeles Promise Neighborhood, whose mission is to transform the communities of Hollywood and Pacoima with a continuum of cradle-to-college-and-career services, and will be a zone of choice for families with a wide range of high-quality school options. The centerpiece of the Los Angeles Promise Neighborhood (LAPN) is an innovative public-private partnership that blends diverse funding streams around a core set of outcomes and objectives. Working in collaboration with the Assistant Director of Academic Support, the GEAR UP Senior Case Manager will train, coach, and manage staff, while developing and implementing the case management component of the GEAR UP program.
The Senior Case Manager will identify resources and services in the community to address family needs, supervise a case management team, and provide ongoing support for the GEAR UP team. The Senior Case Manager will oversee case file review and implementation of client’s goal plans, and will also track progress towards GEAR UP case management targets and benchmarks.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: