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The Navigator will be responsible for overseeing the participant end of HRCSCC’S MAT Access Project that we are launching in partnership with the Homeless Person’s Health Project (HPHP). This project will run from March of 2021 to August of 2022. The primary goal of this project is to increase buprenorphine access to HRCSCC’s participants while maintaining the principles of harm reduction. The Navigator will meet with participants who enter this program and support them in entering and continuing treatment. The Navigator will interface with HPHP and work with them on supporting our mutual participants. They will be responsible, in conjunction with HPHP, for providing case management services such as benefits navigation, housing navigation, employment skills development, education development, etc.  They will be the primary individual responsible for administering grant-required GPRA reporting and programmatic evaluation surveys to our participants, prior experience with administering GPRA surveys is highly desired but not necessary. 


Responsibilities: 

  • Regular meetings with participants receiving MAT treatment through our MAT Access Point project
  • Administering GPRA reporting and programmatic evaluation surveys 
  • Benefits navigation including SSI/SSDI, CalFresh/SNAP, Unemployment  
  • Education, employment, and housing navigation
  • Managing and distributing bus passes/taxi fees and ensuring transportation to appointments for our participants

Qualifications: 

  • Competency in both English and Spanish is required
  • Preferred prior case management experience 
  • Preferred prior reporting experience
  • Competency in using Google Sheets/Docs or Microsoft Excel/Word
  • Preferred but not required lived experience with substance use and Medication Assisted Treatment 
  • Commitment and passion to working within a harm reduction framework
  • Commitment to intersectional feminist and anti-racist practices and values
  • Possess a valid California driver’s license and/or a reliable method of transportation


HRCSCC is committed to employment practices that ensure that all applicants are treated equally without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the position.

The Navigator will be responsible for overseeing the participant end of HRCSCC’S MAT Access Project that we are launching in partnership with the Homeless Person’s Health Project (HPHP). This project will run from March of 2021 to August of…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 23, 2021

Salary

$50,000 - $50,000

Benefits

Paid Time Off

Salaried position in which meeting total hours worked is far less important than completing work responsibilities, but this position will never be asked or required to exceed 40 hours/week.

Uniquely horizontal support and supervision structure for all staff

Paid Time Off

Salaried position in which meeting total hours worked is far less important than completing work responsibilities, but this position will never be asked or…

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficiency in English & Spanish

Proficiency in English & Spanish

Location

On-site
Santa Cruz, CA, USA

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