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Case Manager – Veterans First SSVF, Shallow Subsidy

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Friendship Place


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Published 19 days ago

March 5, 2020
$49,920 - $55,016

Position Title: Shallow Subsidy Case Manager – Veterans First SSVF

Reports to: Shallow Subsidy Project Coordinator

Location: Veterans Services Division

Classification: Exempt

Who we are:

Friendship Place is nonprofit organization, serving the Washington, DC region, empowering individuals and families experiencing or at risk of homelessness to rebuild their lives with the involvement of the community. Friendship Place offers the most effective model for addressing homelessness, with innovative, customized programs that have positive, demonstrable results and a lasting impact on the community and beyond. Our programs are person-focused - individualized to meet the needs and goals of individuals, families, youth/young adults and Veterans experiencing homelessness. We provide outreach, hospitality, health care, case management, housing, job placement services, and advocacy.

Summary:

This case management position will provide shallow subsidy, homeless prevention and rapid re-housing services to low income Veteran Households through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families grant. The primary focus of this position will be on implementing the Shallow Subsidy initiative and developing best practices related to Shallow Subsidy. The Veterans First program follows a Housing First model and philosophy. The Case Manager will utilize best practices and participant centeredness at all times. The Case Manager will assist Veteran Households in quickly maintaining or obtaining permanent housing, with a goal of achieving housing stability. The Case Manager will work to empower low income Veteran participants in DC, Arlington, Alexandria, Loudoun, Prince William, Fairfax, Montgomery, Frederick, and Prince George's counties to become stably housed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide shallow subsidy case management services to at least 50 low income Veteran participants consistently throughout a 2-year period.
  • Develop, implement and revise 90-day and 2-year housing stability plan with Veteran participants.
  • Case Management as it pertains to housing stability plan.
  • Monitor income changes and assist with budgeting on at least quarterly basis.
  • Deliver face-to-face contacts to participants.
  • Foster wellness and independence.
  • Engage participants and assess individual needs, preferences and strengths.
  • Assist participants in locating or maintaining permanent housing.
  • Make appropriate referrals to identified needed services.
  • Act as a liaison with landlords and other community stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with agencies providing services to participants, including community, government, and VA.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary meetings and regular supervision.
  • Maintain paper files.
  • Maintain participants’ electronic records in the Homeless Management Information System.
  • Demonstrate empathy and flexibility in responding to participants' needs and requests.
  • Complete SOAR training and become certified to submit SOAR applications in order to increase a household’s income.
  • Attend professional trainings and conferences as needed.
  • Up to 90% of time in the field.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience:

Bachelor's degree and at least 1-year experience in a similar setting preferred.

Qualifications:

  • Valid driver's license and ability to operate motor vehicle.
  • Understanding and/or experience working with Veterans.
  • Experience with HMIS data entry preferred.
  • Experience providing services to families preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to work in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work as a team player.

Working conditions:

Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, some evenings, weekends, and holidays may be required. Participation in an emergency on-call rotation.


Physical and Environmental Requirements:

Up to 90% of the time may be spent working in the field with participants, in the car, outdoors, or in shelters. Other time will be spent in the office completing administrative and paper work and meeting with supervisor.


Background checks: The selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check and/or fingerprinting including FBI, MDP.

Specific Requirements:

Must have own transportation to carry out job duties and responsibilities. The vehicle must meet legal requirements (insured, registered, etc.).

Position Title: Shallow Subsidy Case Manager – Veterans First SSVF

Reports to: Shallow Subsidy Project Coordinator

Location: Veterans Services Division

Classification: Exempt

Who we are:

Friendship Place is nonprofit organization…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

Low cost medical benefits (3 tiers), employer paid dental, vision, and disability insurance, 403(b) matching and a generous time off policy.

Low cost medical benefits (3 tiers), employer paid dental, vision, and disability insurance, 403(b) matching and a generous time off policy.

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

How to Apply

Please apply here.

Please no phone calls or agencies.

Please apply here.

Please no phone calls or agencies.

Location

1140 3rd Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20002

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