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12 May 2020

Full-Time Housing Navigator at Men’s Shelter

CompassHousingAlliance – Posted by CompassHousingAlliance Seattle, Washington, United States

Job Description

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Housing Navigator is a type of Case Manager who maintains a caseload of homeless participants, many of whom have multiple barriers (i.e. serious mental illness, substance use disorders, chronic health conditions, frequent contact with law enforcement, etc.). The Housing Navigator engages and develops relationships with participants, and provides support services so that secure, stable, and permanent housing may be achieved. This is a unionized position, represented by Local 8 of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).

ABOUT THE PROGRAM: Blaine Center is a 24-hour enhanced program, that provides shelter for 60 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 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: Near Seattle Center in Seattle, WA
REPORTS TO: Program Manager
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
SCHEDULE #1: Sunday-Tuesday 9am-5pm and Wednesday-Thursday 12-8pm; with biweekly staff meeting Tuesday 4-6pm
SCHEDULE #2: Monday-Tuesday 12-8pm and Wednesday-Friday 9am-5pm; with biweekly staff meeting Tuesday 4-6pm
SALARY RANGE: $18.58 (Level 1) or $20.09 (Level 2 MSW) per hour

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelor’s degree required, in human services or psychology, a plus.  Master’s degree preferred in social work or a related field.
  • A minimum of 1-year experience in case management, desired.
  • A minimum of 2-years’ experience working in a human services setting related to housing and homelessness, required.
  • Or any equivalent combination of relevant education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with issues of homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse, sexual assault, and/or domestic violence, required.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
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.
In compliance with the ADA Amendment Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 206-474-1100 or via e-mail at HRInfo@compasshousingalliance.org.

How to Apply

Please complete an online application at www.compasshousingalliance.org/employment

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: case management, homelessness, human services, and social work. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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