Resource Advocate Extender

The Resource Advocate serves as the Extender role in Tailored Care Management in North Carolina. The Resource Advocate assists in the coordination necessary to carry out integrated, whole person care for the individuals served, and assists with contacting people receiving care management or eligible for care management, gathering assessment and evaluation information for each person, coordinating appointments and transportation, and providing information, education and needed resource connections. The Resource Advocate must be highly organized and possess excellent communication skills and be an advocate for the person within the service system(s) and the community.
Reports To: This position will be under the direct supervision of the Care Manager.
FLSA Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt
Salary Range: $33k - $38K
Minimum Requirements:
• Is at least 18 years of age and has a high school diploma or GED. And meets one of the below requirements:
• Be a person with lived experience with an I/DD or a TBI with demonstrated knowledge of and direct personal experience navigating the North Carolina Medicaid delivery system.
• Or a person with lived experience with a behavioral health condition who is a Certified Peer Support Specialist.
• Or a parent or guardian of an individual with an I/DD or a TBI or a behavioral health condition and has at least two years of direct experience providing care for and navigating the Medicaid delivery system on behalf of that individual (parent/guardian cannot serve as an extender for their family member).
• Has two years of paid experience performing the types of functions described above, with at least one year of paid experience working directly with the IDD population.
The Resource Advocate serves as the Extender role in Tailored Care Management in North Carolina. The Resource Advocate assists in the coordination necessary to carry out integrated, whole-person care for the individuals served, and assists with contacting people receiving care management or eligible for care management, gathering assessment and evaluation information for each person, coordinating appointments and transportation, and providing information, education and needed resource connections. The Resource Advocate must be highly organized and possess excellent communication skills and be an advocate for the person within the service system(s) and the community. Must have a valid NC driver’s license and be proficient with computers and EHR.

Organization Name: 
The Arc of North Carolina
Career Level: 
Entry-level
Salary range: 
33K - 38K
Job Type: 
Full Time
Location: 
Statewide
Organization Type: 
Nonprofit
Category: 
How to Apply: 

Please send your resume to Dr. Foresa Walker at fwalker@arcnc.org.

Salary and Benefits: 

Full comprehensive benefit package with incentives.