PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Catholic Community Services has been contracted to provide case management services Women’s Housing, Equality and Enhancement League (WHEEL) and to Seattle Housing and Resource Center. WHEEL operates a low barrier overnight shelter for women. Many of the participants of this program have chronic and acute mental health issues, addiction issues, or have suffered severe trauma. SHARE operates up to 16 democratically operated, self managed indoor shelters throughout King County, providing a warm, save place for people experiencing homelessness to stay. Shelters generally open in the evening and participants are expected to leave in the mornings.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Case Manager is responsible for providing Case Management service to 2 SHARE women only shelters and WHEEL shelter participants who wish to engage in Case Management to assist in their housing search. The Case Manager will be responsible for identifying barriers to clients obtaining permanent housing, and connecting clients to resources to assist in overcoming those barriers. This position will work closely with Catholic Community Services programs such as the Regional Access Points and Rapid Rehousing Teams and other local resources to assist participants to be able to apply for and obtain permanent housing. This position will require working some days and some evenings, typically Monday through Friday, and will require the ability to travel to individual shelters to meet clients on site.
This is a full time, benefited position and includes generous paid time off. Rate of pay is $18.37-$20.44/hour DOQ.
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JOB CONDITIONS: This position requires the employee to work in an environment where there may be exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious material. Other exposures could include cleaning supplies, chemicals involved in pest control, paint and other materials used in building maintenance. Working conditions may include interruptions, working alone, and interactions with mentally ill, intoxicated or angry persons. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ACUITY DEMANDS: The requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.