ABOUT THE POSITION: Provide trauma-informed case management services designed to prevent homelessness and stabilize housing for tenants who have been homeless. This includes assessment, information and referral, goal setting, and direct advocacy, cooperative case planning and coordination of services. Assist and empower residents to make necessary connections with community and providers in order to stabilize their lives. This is a unionized position, represented by Local 8 of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).
ABOUT THE PROGRAM: Providing supported permanent housing for Veterans who are single, couples, and families, our Compass Veterans Center in Renton offers a variety of services for veterans under one roof. Reading groups and art classes for children in our youth center engage young residents, and case management services help adults find the support they need. The program is open to homeless veterans or homeless veterans with families, earning between zero to 60% Area Median Income.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Compass Housing Alliance develops and provides essential services and affordable housing for homeless and low-income people in the greater Puget Sound region. We envision a world in which every person lives in a safe and caring community. We recognize the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to the organization. To learn more about the agency visit www.compasshousingalliance.org.
LOCATION: Renton Veterans Center
REPORTS TO: Program Manager
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
SCHEDULE: Tuesday-Saturday 8:30am-5pm, staff meetings on Wednesdays 9:30- 11am
SALARY RANGE: $18.22 per hour (higher for certain master’s degrees)
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
· A Bachelor’s degree is strongly desired, Master’s degree preferred in social work or a related field. Or relevant work experience, certificate and/or equivalent continuing professional development or education.
· A minimum of 1-year experience in case management experience, desired.
· 2+ years’ experience working in a human services setting related to housing and homelessness, desired.
· Demonstrated familiarity with issues of homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse, sexual assault, and/or domestic violence, required.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please follow the link provided and complete an online application.