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GREAT PLAINS VETERANS SERVICES CENTER Veterans Outreach Case Manager in BOX ELDER, Montana

If you have a passion for serving Veterans, consider becoming a Great Plains Veterans Services Center (GPVSC) Veterans Outreach Case Manager 2 in Fort Belknap and 1 in Browning, Montana.GPVSC is a non-profit organization that provides safe and reliable transportation to Veterans who require assistance traveling to and from VA health care facilities and authorized non-VA health care appointments. These services are for Veterans from all military branches and all age brackets. We currently have five offices serving Veterans across the state of Montana. The GPVSC main office is in North Central Montana, in Box Elder, with four additional offices in Browning, Big Timber, Ft. Belknap and Scobey. These are highly rural areas that can lead to our Veterans having difficulty obtaining VA health care. Additional Veterans Support Services are available at our Main Office located in Box Elder (Rocky Boy?s Indian Reservation). This assistance includes but is not limited to local transportation for overall daily needs, counseling services for such things as PTSD, as well as direct assistance for groceries, utilities, and temporary housing. GPVSC assists in home needs for the elderly, and provides firewood for those in need of heating, funeral, and gravesite assistance for Fallen Warriors. We also have temporary employment opportunities for unemployed Veterans and Veterans just coming out of the service to help them acclimate back to civilian life.JOB OVERVIEWAt the direction of the Veterans Support Services Manager, the Veterans Outreach Case Manager will provide outreach to Veterans living within and around the Rocky Boy?s Indian Reservation. Will support the Veterans Support Services program, including the Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program (SFSPGP). Conduct data collection on services needed by individual Veterans and family members. Work with the Veterans Support Services Manager to provide services and resources to Veterans to ensure their overall well-being is satisfactory and sufficient to build and maintain a quality lifestyle. Work in a manner which supports the mission of GPVSC, to ensure daily operations, procedures and standards are maintained in accordance with federal, tribal, and state laws and regulations. Serve as the main point of contact for Veterans on Rocky Boy?s Indian Reservation.DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIESCase Manager Services:Conduct needs assessments for Veterans within the Rocky Boy area by making home visits and networking with Veterans throughout the community. Needs assessments include interviewing to identify challenges, barriers, and successes to establish a quality life, stable home, employment and/or education enrollment for Veterans.Manage the follow-up of developed work plans to ensure Veterans are receiving necessary services.Work closely with direct supervisor to ensure important information is communicating to develop, monitor and alter work plans.Serve as an advocate for Veterans by helping them obtain all necessary military documentation and records needed for Veteran benefits and claims.Serve as a local liaison and coordinate services between Native Veterans and community service providers.Coordinate with the Warrior Advocate to assist Rocky Boy area Veterans with enrolling in the VA and applying for VA benefits.Serve as the subject matter expert on applications, forms, and guidelines for Veterans.Organize educational and informative workshops or seminars regarding VA benefits and other benefits available to Veterans and families of Veterans.Provide information to tribal and local service providers about VA benefits in order to create a collaborative effort to help Veterans and their families.Represent GPVSC when attending local Veteran meetings, tribal gatherings, powwows, and other community activities by staffing information tables and providing guidance for Veterans services.Maintain office filing and record-keeping systems; enter, edit, and retrieve Veteran mili

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