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Community Outreach Coordinator

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Project Place
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Boston, MA
New
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Published 14 days ago

For over 50 years, Project Place has been a resource for individuals who are experiencing homelessness in Boston. Through innovative programming, including social enterprises, we facilitate the successful transition of individuals to economic self-sufficiency. Comprehensive programming consists of classroom instruction, credential training, case management services, housing and job placement, retention and career services. 

We currently seek the following position:

Job Title:             Community Outreach Coordinator

Reports to:        Stabilization Manager

Responsibilities: The Community Outreach Coordinator will build community presence within the homeless provider network, serving as the liaison between off-site and on-site programming within the Stabilization Department. The Community Outreach Coordinator will partner with outreach providers to identify individuals experiencing homelessness who would benefit from Project Place supports around housing and employment.

·        OUTREACH COORDINATION

o  Conduct regular outreach hours at community partner locations to engage with high-barrier clients (those struggling with addiction, mental health, chronic homelessness) who are experiencing street homelessness

o  Develop partnerships to address stabilization needs, including housing, substance use disorders, and mental health services

o  Coordinate cross-departmental training on access to substance use disorders, mental health, and other community resources

o  Attend and represent Project Place at weekly intra-agency meetings, including the City of Boston’s Department of Neighborhood Development working groups

·        STABILIZATION CASE MANAGEMENT

o  Maintain a stabilization caseload with off-site and on-site group participants and community referrals to develop Individual Development Plans (IDP)

o  Advocate with collateral contacts to provide quality case management and integrated care

o  Facilitate needs assessments to engage clients in job, housing, and treatment conversations to align with IDP

o  Assist with the transition of stabilization clients into additional Project Place programming

o  Maintain alumni-tracking caseload for agency retention efforts

·        TEAM RESPONSIBILITIES

o  Participate in programming enrollment process, including supporting orientation and intake efforts

o  Attend case conferencing meetings with Stabilization Department to address individual client stabilization concerns in different levels of programming

·        DATA

o  Report internal data tracking to team for monthly stabilization report

o  Enter client data into online database

·        Other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director or designee.

Qualifications:

·        Over 2 years of experience working with individuals who have a history of street homelessness, chronic homelessness, severe mental illness, and substance use disorders

·        Familiarity with shelter, housing and recovery services in the city of Boston preferred

·        Excellent organization, interpersonal, and communication skills

Project Place is an EEO/AA employer.

For over 50 years, Project Place has been a resource for individuals who are experiencing homelessness in Boston. Through innovative programming, including social enterprises, we facilitate the successful transition of individuals to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Salary

USD 49,000 - USD 49,000

Benefits

Health insurance, dental insurance, life/long-term disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k), and 401(k) match.

Health insurance, dental insurance, life/long-term disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k), and 401(k) match.

Location

On-site
Boston, MA, USA

How to Apply

Submit both a cover letter and resume to Emily Rittenour, Stabilization Manager, at erittenour@projectplace.org. No phone calls or in-person applications, please.

Submit both a cover letter and resume to Emily Rittenour, Stabilization Manager, at erittenour@projectplace.org. No phone calls or in-person applications, please.

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