Full-Time Counselor at Compass Day Center
|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 light janitorial assignments. This is a unionized position, represented by Local 8 of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).
ABOUT THE PROGRAM: The Compass Day Center is a welcoming space where homeless men and women can find a path out of homelessness. Housed at The Compass Center on Alaskan Way and S Washington Streets, people can seek refuge, meals, and basic services as well as connect with housing navigation support, case management, entitlements and other benefits, mental health counseling, and nursing services. Additional day services such as laundry, showers, mail and banking are also available on-site. Services are available on a drop-in basis, though guests are asked to register and agree to basic behavioral guidelines.
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: Pioneer Square downtown Seattle, WA
REPORTS TO: Program Coordinator
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm with weekly staff meetings Thursdays 4:30-5pm
SALARY RANGE: $16.08 per hour
BENEFITS INCLUDED: Unlimited Orca Transportation Pass, Medical/Prescription/Vision, Dental, $500 Health Flexible Spending Account 4 Weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) & 10 Paid Holidays, Retirement Plan, Employee Assistance Program.
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How to ApplyPlease complete an online application at: https://www.compasshousingalliance.org/employment/
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