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1 Jul 2022

Full-Time Education Liaison Housing Case Manager

CompassHousingAlliance – Posted by CompassHousingAlliance Seattle, Washington, United States

Job Description

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Education Liaison Housing Case Manager provides trauma-informed case management services to individual program participants, many of whom have multiple barriers (i.e., serious mental illness, substance use disorders, chronic health conditions, frequent contact with law enforcement, etc.), so that secure, stable and permanent housing may be achieved and/or maintained. This service includes assessment, documentation, information and referral, goal setting, direct advocacy, cooperative case planning, collaboration with Seattle public schools and coordination of services.   An incumbent in this position assists and empowers participants to make necessary connection with the community and providers to stabilize and improve the quality of their lives. This is a unionized position, represented by Local 8 of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).

**Effective 12/6/2021 all new hires to Compass Housing Alliance are required as a pre-condition of employment to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to their start date.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM: Compass Blaine Center is a 24-hour shelter program, that provides shelter for 43 male-identifying individuals. Guests access on-site housing navigation, hygiene services, daily meals, and a variety of case management resources to help eliminate barriers to stability. This intensive case management program is designed to move guest towards stable, permanent housing.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Compass Housing Alliance develops and provides essential services and affordable housing for individuals and families experiencing housing instability in the greater Puget Sound region. We envision a world in which every person lives in a safe and caring community. Compass offers an open, supportive, and challenging work environment committed to promoting the dignity and well-being of each person that we serve. We consider the diversity of the staff, guests, residents, and community partners to be an important asset. We recognize the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to the organization. To learn more about the agency visit www.compasshousingalliance.org.


LOCATION: South Lake Union Neighborhood (Seattle, WA)

REPORTS TO: Program Manager

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 10am-6:30pm; with weekly staff meetings on Tuesdays  11am-12:30pm

SALARY: $23.69 per hour (Level 1)


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Work experience and education are both evaluated in determining the likelihood of success in this role.
  • A minimum of 2-years’ experience in a social/human service setting related to housing and homelessness, required.
  • Experience and education that demonstrates competency in and awareness of equity, intersectionality and belonging is essential. As well as a familiarity with issues of homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse, sexual assault and/or domestic violence, desired.
  • Current WA State Food Handlers Permit, desired (If not current, will be sponsored within 1-month of hire).
  • Certain positions will require driving related qualifications. Driving related qualifications include: Valid WA driver’s license, proof of car insurance, and a driving record that meets Compass standards.

EQUAL OPPURTUNITY 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.

How to Apply

Please visit our website for more details and complete an application at http://www.compasshousingalliance.org/employment/

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Education Liaison, Health, Housing Case Manager, Medical, Other, Supportive Care, and  customer service. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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