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The Ark is Hiring: Case Manager (Full-Time)


The Ark, an iconic human service agency serving Chicagoland’s Jewish community for more than 50 years, is seeking a dedicated Case Manager. Working with a highly diverse population in our West Rogers Park location, this individual will have exceptional assessment skills, the ability to identify specific needs and to provide intervention as needed. In addition to having a collaborative style, the candidate must have excellent communication skills and provide detailed documentation in Ark’s CMR. This is a full-time position and will report to the Director of Social Services. 


  • Provide case management to broad spectrum of individuals seeking short or long-term assistance 
  • Experienced in crisis intervention as needed 
  • Confident initial assessment skills of clients’ situations to determine needs and goals 
  • Research and advocate for appropriate public assistance resources as needed 
  • Ensure all case files and other records comply with policies and that all data is entered in timely manner
  • Strong knowledge of external resources for a variety of issues 


  • Aptitude for detail, organization and prioritization meeting all deadlines 
  • Experience in Salesforce preferred 
  • Knowledge of external resources for variety of situations 


  • Bachelor’s in social work or MSW preferred 
  • Minimum of 2 years working in a social service sector 
  • Strong clinical assessment and resolution skill
  • Sensitive and respectful approach with all clients 
  • Knowledge of Jewish customs and traditions 


  • Paid Vacation, Federal and Jewish Holidays (no Saturday hours) 
  • Competitive salary 
  • Comprehensive benefits package 
  • Equal opportunity employer dedicated to a safe, supportive, and inclusive workplace 

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to: with Case Manager in the subject.