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Housing Case Manager (4932)  (Regular Full-Time, Hourly)
Program/Location: Mobile Adolescent Team (Linda Vista

Housing Case Manager – Mental Health Services for Children, Youth and Family Program

Hours: 40 hours per week; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday

In order to create a workplace that meets maximum health and safety standards, CRF follows all mandated COVID-19 safety protocols and guidelines as outlined by the State of California, San Diego County, and the CDC.  All new hires are required to show proof of completed vaccination before their first date of work, unless legally exempted.



Community Research Foundation (CRF) inspires and mentors the next generation of mental health professionals!

At CRF, our accredited programs reach various demographics, so you can gain experience with almost any sector of mental health services. We are constantly evolving and developing fresh approaches to meet the needs of San Diego County’s residents who are experiencing mental/behavioral health challenges.  For you, that means that you will have opportunities to learn new ways to provide optimal supports to your clients.  You will work within a collaborative, supportive team structure so that you can have fresh perspective and training.


Need clinical supervision?  We can help you get your hours.  Best of all, you will be involved in helping people change their lives for the better! We have strong internal advancement options, so there are opportunities for you to grow within our company.

Program Overview:

Located in San Diego, CA, the Mobile Adolescent Services Team (MAST) is a mobile, school-based program that services children and families in their school, home, and community. MAST services the Juvenile Court and Community Schools, including children who have been expelled or who are on probation, as well as the Monarch School for homeless youth.  MAST also serves five San Diego Unified schools, including high schools and elementary schools.

We provide a range of services including crisis intervention, individual, family, and group therapy, medication support, rehabilitation, case management and drug and alcohol services while incorporating the family systems and wrap-around approach. We provide mental health services to children and youth with Medi-Cal and Healthy Families Funding as well as those who are uninsured and underinsured.

We also provide case management services to help homeless families maintain their housing in a supportive housing program. Services are provided in English and several threshold languages, using medical care, education, and family resources as appropriate.

Typical Duties for a Housing Case Manager:

  • Promotes healthy development and positive outcomes for families through utilizing case management and rehabilitative strategies with a team of dedicated professionals
  • Assists clients and families to build upon natural support systems and links individuals to other service agencies. Provides additional supportive services to assist with continuity of treatment, linkage to resources, transition from program to program, and transition from program to community resources
  • Connects every client/family to a medical home as well as clinic, school, home, and community-based services
  • Serves as an advocate for the client and family
  • Creates and maintains all required documents in the electronic and paper record systems

Qualifications/Skills Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree with experience in a mental health related field.
  • Knowledge of County Health and Human Services requirements, knowledge of local resources such as MediCal, CalFRESH, Food Banks, Primary Care Doctors, Job Development, etc.
  • Bilingual Spanish: Ability to read, write, speak fluently is strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, specifically Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple concurrent assignments and meet productivity goals
  • Reliable transportation is required to fulfill the essential functions of this position. A valid California driver’s license in good standing and proof of insurance are required for employees driving personal vehicles on company business.
  • Ability to pass criminal/background clearance 



Be a part of our vibrant non-profit organization and make a difference in

the lives of the people we serve!


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer



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CRF is an equal opportunity employer, and we make employment decisions based on merit. Our policy prohibits unlawful discrimination and/or harassment of any individual because of that individual's sex, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physical handicap, disability, sexual orientation, protected military status, or medical condition, as well as other categories protected by federal, state and local law. All such discrimination is unlawful and prohibited and will not be tolerated by CRF.

Diversity at CRF
CRF is committed to cultural competence, and we have established the Cultural Diversity Resource Team (CDRT) whose mission and tasks include ensuring that all our corporate practices are culturally sensitive to both our consumers and employees. The CDRT has developed a company-wide Cultural Diversity Plan and is responsible for creating and offering cultural and ethnic awareness, knowledge, and skills trainings throughout the year.
Cultural Competency training is required of all of our staff, not just those providing clinical services, on an annual basis. It is our pledge to provide behavioral health and psychosocial rehabilitative services that are culturally sensitive to those we serve.