CASE MANAGER, PHOENIX CENTRE FOR YOUTH
START DATE: MARCH 27, 2022
Since 1987, Phoenix has been dedicated to supporting youth and contributing to a vibrant community. Phoenix’s eleven locations in Halifax, N.S. provide a continuum of care for youth aged 11-24 and their families. Our team of caring professionals recognizes that each person who comes to us has individual needs as well as strengths. People are the leaders in their own lives; Phoenix is a leader in supporting them.
A staff group that represents the diversity of the people and communities we serve is of the utmost importance. Phoenix is committed to reducing barriers to employment and career growth that have traditionally impacted members from the following groups, African Nova Scotians, Indigenous People, and Other Racially Visible Persons, Members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ Community, and Persons with Disabilities. If you are a member of one of these equity-seeking groups, you are encouraged to self-identify in your cover letter or your resume. We would also appreciate if you would share your pronouns in your cover letter or your resume.
Job Summary: Case Managers work at our walk-in centre, Phoenix Centre for Youth, a program for youth aged 16-24. This program is often their first point of contact with Phoenix. Reporting to the program Manager, Case Managers are responsible for supporting youth on their case load and others who require assistance throughout the day. The services offered are confidential, non-judgmental and include housing support, advocacy, crisis intervention, counselling, parenting support, referral to community and internal resources, health services, financial support, food, clothing, shower and laundry facilities, computer, and phone access.
Reports to: Manager, Phoenix Centre for Youth
Compensation: $45,000 annual salary, comprehensive group medical insurance plan, Employee and Family Assistance Program, RRSP contribution, 3 weeks of vacation in the first year and 4 weeks of vacation in the second year, generous sick leave, a generous paid holiday schedule, in-house trainings, and professional development opportunities.
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., with some flexibility and occasional evening and weekend work.
Location: Phoenix Centre for Youth, 6035 Coburg Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Screening Requirements: This position is subject to a satisfactory criminal record check including a vulnerable sector search, child abuse register check and proof of education.
Provide a supportive environment and foster a therapeutic milieu that promotes youth empowerment.
As Phoenix continues to provide in-person programs and services during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have an obligation to maintain a safe environment for our staff, volunteers, student placements, and the youth, families, and community members we work with. Phoenix firmly believes a vaccinated population is a vital part of keeping us, our youth, families, and communities protected from COVID-19 and the developing, fast-moving variants. Please be aware that Phoenix Youth Programs requires all employees, volunteers and student placements working at any of our Phoenix locations to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, (subject to specific exemptions regarding health or human rights issues).
TO APPLY: *Note that interviews may take place during the posting period.
Please forward a resume and a cover letter (in Word or as a PDF document) with pertinent information about your qualifications by Sunday, March 26th, 2022, at 11:59 pm (ADT) to:
with the subject line “Case Manager”
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