Cascade AIDS Project (CAP), the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington, is committed to preventing HIV infections, supporting and empowering people living with or affected by HIV and eliminating HIV-related stigma and health disparities. Learn more about us at http://www.cascadeaids.org/.
We’re exciting to announce we’re hiring a 1.0 FTE Wellness Case Manager to provide high-quality, coordinated, strengths-based social services consistent with the agency’s mission. The individual helps guide low-barrier individuals living with HIV through the continuum of HIV-related and other relevant systems of care. This requires maintaining an awareness of cultural issues and developing effective relationships with a diverse client population.
Responsibilities include: screening clients for psychosocial needs, developing goal plans, implementing effective interventions and monitoring client progress; assisting clients with applications for insurance, public assistance benefits, etc., and monitoring the process from initiation through formal decision; providing information and referral to a wide range of community services; providing advocacy within multiple settings including educating clients to self-advocate when appropriate; providing problem solving interventions as needed to assist client’s completion of their goals; working closely with providers and inter-disciplinary team to facilitate client care and resolve short-term needs.
The person in this position is stationed in CAP’s Vancouver office and will travel throughout the Clark, Skamania and Multnomah County service area for meetings and client home-visits. Occasional evening and weekend work, a state-issued driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle are required. This is a non-management, union-represented position.