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WERA Program Case Manager

Department: Housing & Family Services
Location: Eau Claire, WI
Shift: Days
Starting Wage: $19.20

Job Description:

WDEOC is a non-profit Community Action Agency dedicated to alleviating poverty-related conditions in western Wisconsin. Founded in 1966, we operate more than 20 unique programs for low-income families and individuals.


Job Description:

The WERA Program Case Manager is responsible for case management services in the WDEOC/WERA service area to include conducting needs assessments and formulating individual development plans; identifying and making referrals to other resources; serving as a clearinghouse for referrals to subsidized housing, serving as an advocate for clients; provision of appropriate counseling services and follow-up activities; assistance in identifying and securing permanent housing; coordinating services with agency programs and other organizations; developing and maintaining reports and files, and maintaining a high level of data quality


This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Human Services or a related field or at least four years of experience in social work, counseling, or related field.  Previous experience working with individuals with mental illness and programs in a case management capacity (minimum one year) required. The starting salary is $19.20 per hour based on experience. We offer a complete benefits package, including:


  • Health, dental and life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with up to a 6% match (employee contributes 3%, WDEOC contributes 6% for a 9% total)
  • Vacation
  • Personal leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Flexible work schedule with generous accommodations for family, school, and volunteer commitments
  • Opportunities for continuing education, conferences, and classes
  • WDEOC is a qualified employer under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.


This agency is an equal-opportunity employer. WDEOC provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type: race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We pride ourselves on maintaining an inclusive and family-friendly work environment. Learn more about our organization at


Licenses, Certifications, Authorizations Required

  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have an insured vehicle
  • Must meet Western Dairyland’s insurability requirements


This position will remain open until filled. To apply for this position:


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