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Housing Navigator Team Lead

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Cascade AIDS Project
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Portland, OR
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Published 7 days ago

Cascade AIDS Project (CAP), the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington, is committed to supporting and empowering all people living with or affected by HIV, reduce stigma, and provide the LGBTQ+ community and beyond with compassionate healthcare. Learn more about us at http://www.capnw.org/.


CAP is excited to announce that we are currently hiring an experienced Housing Team Lead to support the Housing & Support Services team. This is a full-time, exempt 1.0 FTE position, which reports to the Director of Housing & Support Services.


Responsibilities include: developing a program philosophy and innovative housing services that are consistent with the agency’s strategic plan, training and supervising housing navigation staff, providing, triaging, and overseeing caseload coverage when Housing Case Managers are out of the office, communicating with JOHS staff around coordinated access referrals, managing the shelter referral process for CAP’s beds at the Clark Center and Jean’s Place shelters, and assisting Department leadership with special projects. As a member of the agency’s management team, the Housing Navigation Team Lead will help determine and implement agency policies and procedures, and provide leadership both within and outside the organization.


The person in this position is stationed in CAP’s Davis St (Portland) office, but will travel throughout the 6-county service area for meetings with participants and community partners as needed. Occasional evening and weekend work are required.


Required Qualifications:

•            Four (4) years equivalent professional experience (i.e. community health, social services, etc.) or Two (2) years’ experience of relevant work experience combined with a Bachelor’s Degree in human/social services field (social work, public or community health, psychology) or related field.

•            A minimum of one year experience providing services to people who have experienced homelessness, mental illness, and/or substance dependency

•            Experience providing housing case management using a strengths-based, client-centered, housing first/harm reduction approach.

•            Ability to engage in equity and inclusion initiatives and discussions in the workplace, including but not limited to: engaging in training workshops, team, and department meetings, and critical discussions for how CAP can better serve our communities

•            Experience working with ethnic, racial, economic and sexually diverse populations and strong understanding of issues relevant to PLWH and the LGBTQ+ community and how those issues affect or influence service delivery

•            Strong understanding of cultural issues and how systemic issues of racism and oppression affect service delivery

•            Knowledge of the principles of Trauma Informed Care and integration of Trauma Informed Care into service delivery

•            Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with community stakeholders

•            Excellent organizational and communication skills

•            Ability to work independently with accountability and to exercise sound judgment and discretion

•            Ability to travel throughout the service area as needed

•            Available to work occasional evenings and weekends

•            Demonstrated computer and keyboard proficiency using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook) and working knowledge of the internet


Preferred Qualifications:

•            Experience monitoring and achieving program deliverables and working with a leadership team to accomplish program objectives

•            Experience managing pad and/or volunteer staff

•            Experience with the Ryan White program

•            Experience working with ServicePoint database or other Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS)

•            Experience working with CAREWare database

•            Working knowledge of Fair Housing Laws, Landlord-Tenant Law, and local subsidized housing programs and other community resources

•            Lived experience of systemic oppression and non-dominant cultures. We encourage applications from Black, Indigenous and other people of color, transgender, non-binary and other LGBTQ+ people, and people with disabilities, including HIV

•            Demonstrated commitment to advancing equity and inclusion in workplace or community settings


Compensation: $51,401 annually; employer-paid health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with generous employer matching contribution, 125C cafeteria savings plan; generous vacation and health leave benefits.


Closing Date: Open until filled.


To apply for this position, mail, email, fax, or deliver the following three documents:

1) a complete cover letter (attached as Word or pdf) that serves as an example of your writing and addresses how you meet all of the required qualifications specific to the position you are applying for,

2) your resume, and

3) a completed CAP Employment application (available at http://www.capnw.org/careers/) to:


jobs@capnw.org


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Cascade AIDS Project

Housing Navigation Team Lead Position

520 NW Davis St., Suite 215

Portland, Oregon 97209


Fax: 503-223-6437

Cascade AIDS Project is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

People of color, women, LGBTQ+ individuals and people living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

Cascade AIDS Project (CAP), the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington, is committed to supporting and empowering all people living with or affected by HIV, reduce stigma, and provide the LGBTQ…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 24, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 18, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

$51,400 - $51,401

Benefits

Compensation: $51,401 annually; employer-paid health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with generous employer matching contribution, 125C cafeteria savings plan; generous vacation and health leave benefits. 

Compensation: $51,401 annually; employer-paid health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with generous employer…

Level of Language Proficiency

Written and Spoken English

Written and Spoken English

Location

On-site
520 Northwest Davis Street, # 215, Portland, OR 97209

How to Apply

To apply for this position, mail, email, fax, or deliver the following three documents:

1) a complete cover letter (attached as Word or pdf) that serves as an example of your writing and addresses how you meet all of the required qualifications specific to the position you are applying for,

2) your resume, and

3) a completed CAP Employment application (available at http://www.capnw.org/careers/) to:


jobs@capnw.org


- or –

 

Cascade AIDS Project

Housing Navigation Team Lead Position

520 NW Davis St., Suite 215

Portland, Oregon 97209


Fax: 503-223-6437

Cascade AIDS Project is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

People of color, women, LGBTQ+ individuals and people living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for this position, mail, email, fax, or deliver the following three documents:

1) a complete cover letter (attached as Word or pdf) that serves as an example of your writing and…

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