CCI Seeks Case Manager in Fernley

Community Chest is seeking a Case Manager based out of our Fernley office.

Position Objective:

To provide holistic and comprehensive case management services to all clients who are eligible for the AdultWorks & G.A.M.E. Program. This process includes intake assessment, goal setting, plan development, progress monitoring, advocacy, referrals, financial management, grant knowledge, reporting, and overall ability to work with people. This position will require driving to Fernley, Silver Springs and Virginia City routinely.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a human services type field OR comparable work experience
  • Knowledge and skills in community based behavioral health care and case management preferred
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Experience working with persons in crisis preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to establish rapport
  • Ability to motivate others towards achieving goals
  • Ability to work independently with strong sense of focus, task-oriented, non- judgmental, open personal qualities, and a clear sense of boundaries
  • A strong sense of and respect for confidentiality involving both clients and fellow employees
  • Ability to work in a variety of settings with culturally-diverse families and communities with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate
  • Ability to legally operate a motor vehicle and provide own transportation
  • Good interpersonal, communication and documentation skills
  • Flexible scheduling required

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Maintain an overall caseload of 15- 25 individuals both independently and/or with another team member
  • Meet with clients weekly or bi-weekly for the duration of their time in the Adultworks & G.A.M.E. Programs and maintaining follow up for up to one year
  • Adhere to the goals of the Adultworks & G.A.M.E. Programs, as well as the vision statement
  • Connect individuals with needed and available community resources
  • Input accurate and complete data for all contacts with clients into online database
  • Maintain a high level of ethical conduct regarding confidentiality, dual-relationships, and professional stature
  • Conduct program outreach when appropriate
  • Continuously work with fellow staff to promote excellence as a program, cohesion of service for clients, and to encourage teamwork
  • Provide all required documentation in a timely manner, which may include client assessment, check requests, follow-up, outcome evaluation, grant reporting, client contact sheets, and evaluations
  • Participate in regular staff meetings, staff training programs, supervisory sessions, and accept the responsibility for aiding the development of positive team relationships as requested
  • Adhere to agency policy, procedures and the professional code of ethics
  • Problem solve and multi task on a daily basis
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person or by telephone. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, bend; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally must sit and/or drive for periods of time exceeding 45 minutes. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

This position will be open and posted from 7/17/17 – 7/28/17. Please reply with your cover letter and resume to kallie@communitychestnevada.net

Help us Win $10,000 in the NVEnergy Foundation Power of Good Giveaway!

Vote EVERY DAY UNTIL JULY 21ST for CCI to win $10,000!

The NV Energy Foundation is awarding two local youth organizations $10,000 each in their official Power of Good Giveaway and we need your help to win! Vote for us daily from Monday, July 10th at 8am until 11:59pm on July 21st.

Community Chest, Inc. (CCI) has been providing services to rural northern Nevada for over 25 years, and has been an advocate for educating the underserved youth population through the Classroom on Wheels (COW) Program for 18 years. The COW Program’s fleet of school buses serve as mobile classrooms, providing free and accessible quality preschool education to families in underserved rural areas. COW Bus uses the same curriculum as our local school district and serves 140 youth annually in the communities of Virginia City, Dayton, Mark Twain, Silver Springs, Fernley, and Tonopah.

Your vote will help support our Classroom on Wheels (COW Bus) Program! This alternative funding is being sought to cover staffing costs, and to keep the program free to youth and families.

Follow this link to Vote: 

  • Power of Good Giveaway
  • Enter your email address (required to vote)
  • Click on your NV resident status
  • Vote for your favorite youth organization
    • Community Chest will be listed as a Northern Nevada organization
  • Optional page to choose your interests
  • Then hit the red arrow to cast your vote! 

 REMEMBER: You can vote one time each day to help us win!
Votes will be tallied daily

Thank you for your time, support, and your vote!

Community Chest Staff, Board, and Volunteers

CCI Now Offers Counseling Services in Fernley!

Community Chest recently expanded its clinical counseling services to Fernley!

We accept Medicaid and Nevada Check Up insurance!

SLIDING FEE DISCOUNT PROGRAM:
We are committed to serving all patients regardless of ability to pay. Please ask about discounts on counseling fees based on your annual income and family size.

We offer the following counseling services in our Fernley office:

INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP THERAPY:
Address a variety of concerns including trauma, grief, substance abuse, domestic violence, depression, anxiety, PTSD and other issues related to mental health.

PLAY THERAPY:
Facilitate growth and change in children by providing a forum in which they can communicate through the “language” of play. Utilize a therapeutic play setting to guide children towards becoming more aware of their emotions and experiences, and offer an environment in which they can work through problems to learn how to effectively deal with life challenges.

Other therapies utilized include, but are not limited to:
Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Existentialism.

Please call us to discuss your needs and to make an appointment at our Fernley counseling clinic. Click the following link for more information about our counseling services, clinic locations, and clinical staff: Community Chest Counseling Page

location and contact:

415 Hwy 95A S
Building D
Fernley, NV 89408
775.980.8180

PPMM’s Teen Success Program in Reno Provides Support for Pregnant and Parenting Teens

PPMM’s Teen Success is a weekly group where pregnant and parenting teens meet to talk and learn about meaningful topics with peers who understand their situation. Snacks, childcare, and a weekly stipend are provided.  Discover a supportive community of others who understand your situation and get support for setting and reaching goals for your future!

Call 775-321-8720 for more information.