ABOUT THE POSITION: Provide trauma-informed case management services designed to prevent homelessness and stabilize housing for residents. This includes assessment, information and referral, goal setting, direct advocacy, cooperative case planning, and coordination of services. The Case Manager will assist and empower residents to make necessary connections with community and providers 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 9:30am-6pm with staff meetings on Wednesdays 10am-12pm
SALARY RANGE: $18.22 (Level 1) or $19.70 (Level 2 MSW) per hour
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
· A Bachelor’s degree required, in human services or psychology, a plus. Master’s degree preferred in social work or a related field.
· 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.
· Or relevant work experience, certificate and/or equivalent continuing professional development or education.
· Demonstrated familiarity with issues of homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse, sexual assault, and/or domestic violence, required.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT
Compass Housing Alliance is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and treats all employees and applicants equally without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, creed, disability, familial status, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, parental status, political ideology, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, use of section 8 certificate, use of service animal, and all other groups protected by law, and promotes diversity in its workforce. Compass Housing Alliance takes affirmative action to implement programs and maintain practices and policies that eliminate barriers to equal employment opportunity. Our program is available for review by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources Office during regular office hours.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please follow the link provided and complete an online application.