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30 Apr 2020

Full-Time Housing Navigator at Women’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 permenant 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: Jan & Peter’s Place Women’s Shelter provides a safe, warm place to sleep each night for 40 female-identifying individuals who are experiencing homelessness. Previously known as Hammond House, Jan & Peter’s Place has expanded its services as a 24/7 Enhanced Shelter program. Our enhanced shelter model removes several barriers for people transitioning off the street by partnering overnight shelter with 24/7 on-site support services and intensive case management including housing navigation services. Access to Jan & Peter’s Place is by referral only through the Women’s Referral Center.

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: North Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle, WA

REPORTS TO: Program Manager

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

SCHEDULE: Tuesday-Thursday 9am-5pm, Friday & Saturday 12-8pm;  biweekly staff meeting Wednesdays 3-5pm

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

How to Apply? Please complete an online application at https://www.compasshousingalliance.org/employment/

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: case management, homelessness, Housing, non-profit, shelters, and social services. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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