CORA Services is a Good Shepherd organization located in northeast Philadelphia. CORA’s mission is to assist youth, children, and families experiencing emotional, academic, and social challenges which impede their development and productivity. CORA provides this assistance throughout the greater Philadelphia area, serving over 18,000 children a year. www.coraservices.org
Position 1: CASE MANAGER
This position works in our Truancy department, engaging clients, their families and other significant persons in a collaborative relationship that will enhance the potential for the client’s completion of service with positive outcomes. Staff work collaboratively with the family and court representative in the implementation of a plan with the goal of returning the child to regular school attendance. This role also helps connect clients to available community resources and facilitate client/family access to appropriate resources and services necessary to support and supplement service goals. This role involves providing services where it is most conducive to achieving desired goals, which includes and is not limited to clients’ homes, schools, court, recreation centers and treatment facilities.
Position 2: FAMILY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST
Collaborate with all YouthCOR after school programs to develop high quality family engagement activities and opportunities for families and children. The Family Engagement Specialist is also charged with developing a wide array of community resources and building connections between these resources and the families and children served in our after school programs. Collaborate with Lifeline Parenting Coordinator and Truancy Supervisors to explore cross collaboration opportunities.
Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
Good Shepherd Volunteers offers ongoing support and formation opportunities throughout the time of service. While GSV does offer a broad range of support, it is up to each volunteer to take the initiative to utilize these supports as fully as they wish. GSV provides each volunteer with housing, health insurance, a monthly living stipend, relocation reimbursement upon completion, retreats, workshops, site supervision, community support people, staff support, and spiritual direction (optional).
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check
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