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Case Coordinator - Rapid Re-housing Program - Everett/Snohomish Co.

US-WA-Everett
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-2509
# of Openings
2
Category
Housing - Direct Service
Min
USD $16.91/Hr.

Overview

Initial goal of the program is for the individual or family to be quickly re-housed and stabilized with the end result being the individual or family paying rent on their own.  Supportive services in the program may include:  Graduated rental assistance and deposits, assistance with housing search, applying for housing subsidies and assistance overcoming barriers to accessing affordable housing.

 

Incumbent works with homeless families and individuals with priority given to providing permanent housing opportunities and short-term rental assistance and some case coordination. Incumbent works closely with the shelters in Snohomish County to screen families and individuals who are in need of short term rental assistance and to provide referrals to ensure their successful housing.  The goal is to develop and implement a service plan that addresses the program participants’ needs, obstacles and objectives for ultimately achieving permanent unsubsidized housing which may require some evening and weekend availability.

 

This position is F/T, 37.5 hours per week. 

 

Pay is $16.91 - $17.76/hr. DOE/Education, plus excellent holiday/vacation/sick pay and health benefits!

 

Responsibilities

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement a rapid response “referral and intake” system with a focus on families and individuals in need of minimal short term assistance in securing and moving into permanent housing.
  • Provide short term case management services including; assessment, intake, information and referral, and housing procurement with a focus on accessing and maintaining safe and appropriate independent housing; increasing program participants’ abilities to access services to become more self-sufficient.
  • Implement strategies for developing a progressive employment plan to move participants quickly toward financial independence.
  • Establish partnerships with Scattered Site Leasing Agents to create housing opportunities for all participants, including those with negative or no rental history in conjunction with the Housing Resource Specialist.
  • Develop a system for assisting participants to remain successfully housed.
  • Establish and maintain close collaborative working relationships with staff from Interfaith, Everett Gospel Mission and Monroe Gospel Mission shelters.
  • Provide transportation for clients to services or facilities and/or help make transportation arrangements as necessary.
  • Complete all documentation and data collection (tracking for referrals, services, HMIS and outcomes) as required for client files and grant reporting.
  • Participate in community events and/or training that will enhance service delivery and community participation and awareness of the program.
  • Other work related duties as assigned.
  • HMIS – Incumbent is expected to develop proficiency in maintaining accurate client records in HMIS, the client tracking software application used by programs throughout the agency.  Proficiency includes entry of data into the client record, the editing of information as needed, and the printing of reports within HMIS.

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

MINIMUM:

  • BA in social services or related field + direct service experience in case management or related duties OR 4 years direct service experience in case management or related duties.
  • Be flexible in working hours and available for work outside of an 8-5 schedule; be on call as needed.
  • Possess a valid Washington driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation.
  • Proof of acceptable driving record (Driving Abstract-Full driving record through Dept. of Licensing).
  • Possess interviewing and assessment skills.
  • Demonstrate communication skills allowing for open, trusting relationships with the participant served.
  • Possess basic data recording skills and record keeping.
  • Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
  • Support and contribute to a creative, collaborative and respectful environment that promotes teamwork.
  • Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the preservation of a workplace that embraces diversity and inclusivity.
  • Criminal History Background Checks are required prior to employment.

PREFERRED:

  • Bilingual.

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