$18.37 to $22.96 HR/DOE
Catholic Community Services, Homeless Adult Services (HAS) is the largest provider of adult homeless services in Tacoma, Washington. Nativity House (NH), a program of HAS, is the central hub to serve homeless adults in the Pierce County region. It operates 24-hours/7-days a week, offering services (emergency shelter, meals, systematic outreach, Rapid rehousing, Mental Health and Co-Occurring Disorder treatment, Employment Services, Spiritual Support, 50 units of permanent supportive housing, etc.) to meet the basic needs of individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.
The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the facility maintenance upkeep of the Nativity House Apartments, a 50 unit low-income housing tax credit program that employs the Housing First model for chronically homeless and disabled single adults in furnished studio apartments. This is new construction and is scheduled to be completed by December 2014. The program will have 24-hour monitoring staff on-site as well as three housing stability case managers that will specifically provide supportive services to the 50 residents. The program utilizes Section 8 Project Based Vouchers from the Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) and Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC). The Maintenance Technician will work with the Business Manager to ensure the facility meets all standards for apartment housing operations, ensure compliance with contracts, safety, a high level of facility maintenance standards and is accountable for sound financial management. In addition to the Nativity House, this position will also be responsible for the maintenance of Bridges Village, a 10 unit duplex that provides 2 bedroom homes for formerly homeless families located in Tacoma.
Nativity House is a unique project that includes commercial space below the apartments combining three existing programs; Tacoma Avenue Shelter, The Hospitality Kitchen and the Nativity House Day Center into one campus location that is now the Nativity House Service Center managed by Catholic Community Services Homeless Adult Services. The commercial space will shelter up to 167 homeless single men and women, as well as provide hot meals and a day center for hundreds of people daily that are homeless and/or in need. The Maintenance Technician for the Nativity House Apartments will not be responsible for the commercial space, however, it is the expectation that the staff from all programs will operate in partnership with each other as one team with the CCS mission as the focus. The entire Nativity House program will be located adjacent to CCS’ Tahoma Family Center building in downtown Tacoma on Yakima Avenue.
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Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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