Float Counselor at Various Locations

Job Type

Full Time

Published

07/24/2018

Address

Seattle
WA
United States

Description

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Counselor is responsible for milieu management while engaging clients in a direct social service program. Time is divided among direct service, operations, and administrative responsibilities to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the program. Duties include client engagement, intake, assessment, advocacy, information and referral, problem solving and crisis intervention, in addition to meal preparation, laundry, and light janitorial assignments. This is a unionized position, represented by Local 8 of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU). 


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


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

·        An Associate’s degree is strongly desired, Bachelor’s degree preferred in social work or related field. Or relevant work experience, certificate and/or equivalent continuing professional development or education.

·        A minimum of 1-year experience in customer service, required.

·        At least 1-year experience in human services (work and/or volunteer), desired.

·        Familiarity with issues of homelessness, mental illness, chemical dependency, sexual assault, and/or domestic violence, desired.

·        Experience working with clients with English as a second language or where there is limited English speaking ability.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

http://www.compasshousingalliance.org/who-we-are-top/employment/

Please follow the link provided and complete an online application.


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