Current Job Openings

Working Opportunities for Women (WOW) Case Manager

PROJECT PLACE – JOB POSTING

For over 50 years, Project Place has been a resource for individuals who are experiencing homelessness in Boston. Through innovative programming, including social enterprises, we facilitate the successful transition of individuals to economic self-sufficiency. Comprehensive programming consists of classroom instruction, credential training, case management services, housing and job placement, retention and career services.

We currently seek the following position:

Job Title:             Working Opportunities for Women (WOW) Case Manager
Reports to:
        Senior Case Manager

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Working Opportunities for Women (WOW) is a social enterprise for women that offers on-the-job training as well as career services. WOW partners with Coop’s Microcreamery to teach women how to produce, package, and sell artisanal dessert toppings, with the goal of stabilizing the lives of women (with a focus on homeless women with children) through permanent employment.

The WOW Case Manager is responsible for recruiting women for the social enterprise. The WOW Case Manager will conduct extensive outreach, ensure the program meets enrollment goals, provide wrap-around case management, and offer employment specialist services.

Due to COVID-19, the position is currently based remotely with in-person components occurring at Project Place and in the community on a limited basis. The position also requires a part-time engagement with the Suffolk County House of Correction, remotely and in-person, as safety allows.

Specific responsibilities of the WOW Case Manager include:

  • PROGRAM/SERVICE DELIVERY AND CASE MANAGEMENT
    • Identifying and implementing best practices in providing community outreach and case management to support women confronting obstacles to employment
    • Delivering consistent guidance and resources for stabilization efforts, education, and job training
    • Assessing needs of clients through intake interviews and determining appropriate next steps with agency programming and services
    • Coordinating with other agency departments to ensure continuity of care
    • Completing an Individual Development Plan (IDP) with each client; reviewing goals and progress regularly
  • COMMUNITY OUTREACH
    • Developing and maintaining relationships with partner agencies, community centers, shelters, treatment centers, the Suffolk County House of Correction, and other community providers for the purpose of recruitment and referral sources
    • Collaborating with partner organizations, human service programs, and community resources necessary to deliver quality programming and services
  • CLIENT DATA
    • Maintaining client data for WOW services and programming
    • Completing monthly internal WOW Service and Program report
    • Ensuring consistent data entry and report generation
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director or designee.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated capacity in working with women experiencing homelessness with co-occurring mental health concerns, substance use and legal involvement
  • Ability to respond flexibly in a fast-paced, evolving environment.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit both a cover letter and resume to Azeb Girma, Senior Case Manager, at agirma@projectplace.org. No phone calls or in-person applications, please.

Project Place is an EEO/AAA employer.

Reentry Instructor

PROJECT PLACE – JOB POSTING

For over 50 years, Project Place has been a resource for individuals who are experiencing homelessness in Boston. Through innovative programming, including social enterprises, we facilitate the successful transition of individuals to economic self-sufficiency. Comprehensive programming consists of classroom instruction, credential training, case management services, housing and job placement, retention, and career services.

We currently seek the following position:

Job Title:             Reentry Instructor
Reports to:
        Director of Reentry

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the Director of Reentry, the Reentry Instructor will lead classroom-based training for job readiness and industry credentialing for individuals while incarcerated and as they reenter the community. The Reentry Instructor will serve as part of a team initiating contact with participants while inside the House of Correction. She/he will develop a network of support to prevent homelessness and recidivism. The Reentry Instructor will also case manage a caseload, track individuals served, and maintain data on client progress.

Specific responsibilities of the Reentry Instructor include:

  • Recruiting and screening clients for class and program fit
  • Developing curriculum in conjunction with the Director of Reentry to meet employment, training, and program goals
  • Creating lesson plans based on students’ needs and conducting classes inside the House of Correction
  • Assessing skill and education level of clients through self-directed tools and various standardized tests
  • Developing and maintaining resources in the community that will benefit clients
  • Completing an Individual Development Plan (IDP) with each client on caseload and reviewing goals and progress regularly
  • Working effectively as a team member
  • Working in conjunction with staff from other service organizations, parole, probation, and courts (where appropriate) to help clients maintain stability
  • Providing monthly and quarterly reports on client status to meet agency and funder compliance
  • Providing job-placement assistance
  • Entering client data into the computer tracking system
  • Other tasks as assigned by Executive Director or designee.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge of resources in the community
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong teaching and communication skills.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit both a cover letter and resume to Beth Carter, Director of Reentry, at bcarter@projectplace.org. No phone calls or in-person applications, please.

Project Place is an EEO/AAA employer.