Family Literacy Case Manager
Carnegie, PA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Allegheny Intermediate Unit

Family Literacy Case Manager, Carnegie

Position Summary:
The Case Manager works respectfully with a minimum of twenty (20) to twenty-five (25) families who are pregnant and/or parenting teens and their children, in a strengths model approach.  The Case Manager will mobilize resources, assist students to graduate or attain a GED, help students reach self-sufficiency, and integrate into the community. It is also the responsibility of the Case Manager to complete and forward all the necessary forms, attendance and grades information, and student data as required by established data protocols and deadlines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Working with a minimum of twenty (20) to twenty-five (25) families and showing dedication to recruitment and retention of eligible families.
  2. Completing a minimum of quarterly home visits with each enrolled family and providing two hours of individualized case management to each student every month.
  3. Developing a plan for each student through the use of Motivational Interviews as required by DPE every six months, with updates every three months.
  4. Completing childhood assessments and updating them as required.
  5. Exhibiting an ability to work with families becoming self-sufficient, along with teen parents, adults, children, community agencies, and diverse groups.
  6. Showing a capability to support the growth of consumers and help them set goals.
  7. Assisting in childcare when needed.
  8. Maintaining case files on all participants with clear documentation as directed.
  9. Nurturing and supporting families and peers.
  10. Providing resources and making all necessary referrals to agencies and professionals.
  11. Encouraging families to enroll and participate in groups and activities.
  12. Implementing and participating in weekly teen groups.
  13. Establishing, advocating, and maintaining relationships with providers, school districts, social service agencies, CYF, DPW, and other systems.
  14. Participating in reciprocal relationships based on respect.
  15. Completing paperwork in a timely fashion.  Computer knowledge preferred.
  16. Assisting in cleaning and maintenance of Center and school areas.
  17. Working collaboratively with Family 
  18. Participating in on-going training

1. Associates Degree in psychology, counseling, child development, social work, family relations, education, human service field, guidance and counseling a plus with two (2) years of experience working with infants/toddlers and families required.
2. Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, counseling, child development, social work, family relations, education, human service field, guidance and counseling a plus with one (1) year experience working with infants/toddlers and families preferred
3. Experience working with the parents, children, and school personnel in both home and school environments.  Community services experience preferred. 
4. Ability to travel
5. Ability to comply with the AIU Conduct policy.


Working Conditions:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1.      Sitting for extended period of time
2.      Lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling 35 pounds
3.      Ability to kneel, crouch, bend and reach to retrieve and handle teaching materials and supplies
4.      Moving fingers and hands in a repetitive manner
5.      Ability to speak clearly and distinctly when communicating with limited English-speaking customers
6.      Hearing clearly
7.      Adequate vision to perform duties

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with American Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
Reports To: Project ELECT Coordinator
Department: FACES
Salary: $30,000.00
Benefits: Individual Benefits


The Allegheny Intermediate Unit is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Salary and Benefits
Individual health benefits, PSERS, paid entitlement days, professional development
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
Required Security Clearance
Other Clearance
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