Case Manager @ mid-island y jcc

Case Manager

The Mid-Island Y JCC is looking for a Brooklyn based Case Manager to help families with special needs in navigating entitlements and eligibilities.

Job duties and responsibilities:
• Provide intake to Hebrew Educational Society (HES) and the Shorefront Y's clients impacted by developmental disabilities and assess family and individual needs.
• Assist families to gather paperwork for eligibility for IEP (IEP for special education, or Life Plans for OPWDD purposes)
• Help families to gather paperwork for eligibility for IEP, Psychosocial, diagnoses from doctors and psychologist, applying for Medicaid and Social Security, district testing, etc.
• Assist families in updating their psychological and psychosocial evaluations by referring them to at no cost or low-cost evaluations.
• Attend workshops through OPWDD and keep up to date with the state regulations and requirements.
• Submit OPWDD eligibility applications with related documents to the Long Island regional office.
• Introduce Self-direction including linkages to care managers, care coordinators, FI coordinators and family support brokers.
• Plan, implement, and lead support and informational sessions.
• Maintain consistent and personal contact with participants and their families.
• Communicate to school districts regarding placements and related services.

This position is part-time. 30 hours a week. This position is based solely in Brooklyn. (mostly in office work combined with some remote hours)

Required Education and Experience
3+ years’ experience working with participants and families with special needs.

Knowledge and Skills:
Good Customer Service Skills
Demonstrate respect and responsibility to participant’s and families

The Mid-Island Y JCC is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Please send a resume to Sharon Hanover at [email protected] A cover letter is preferred.
[email protected]

Job Summary

  • Duration: part-time
  • Benefits:
  • Preferred Experience: Unspecified
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-05-13
  • Times this job has been viewed: 646 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Advocacy, Case Worker, Community Outreach
  • Organization Type: Community Centers
Job Location
mid-island y jcc
4502 Seaview Ave.
Brooklyn , New York 11236


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