Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives and serve those experiencing homelessness in Douglas County? The Lawrence Community Shelter currently seeks qualified applicants to fill the following positions.

The Village Community Case Manager plays a pivotal role in providing comprehensive support to individuals experiencing homelessness in the Lawrence community. Reporting to the Deputy Director, this position focuses on providing general case management services to clients, including assistance with housing, employment, healthcare access, and overall well-being.

Classification: Full-time, salaried, exempt

Salary: $47,800 annually

Benefits include: Referral program, Paid time off, Holiday pay, Health, dental, and vision insurance, Basic life/AD&D insurance, Employee Assistance Program


  • Monday-Friday 8a-4p
  • Participation in on-call duties outside of standard working hours to address urgent issues, emergencies, and to provide necessary support is required
  • Attendance of mandatory staff meetings and training


Case Management and Supportive Services:

  • Provide ongoing case management and support services to clients, including assistance with housing applications, employment resources, and accessing healthcare
  • Develop individualized service plans in collaboration with clients, focusing on goals related to housing stability, income support, and overall well-being
  • Connect clients to community resources and supportive services, including mental health treatment, substance abuse counseling, and vocational training programs
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date client records, progress notes, and documentation in accordance with program requirements and confidentiality standards

Advocacy and Collaboration:

  • Advocate for the rights and needs of individuals experiencing homelessness within the community and with relevant agencies and service providers
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams, including case managers, outreach workers, healthcare professionals, and housing advocates, to coordinate services and ensure continuity of care
  • Participate in community meetings, task forces, and advocacy efforts aimed at addressing homelessness and improving access to services for vulnerable populations

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