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3 Jun 2022

Full-Time Night Program Assistant at Supportive Housing

CompassHousingAlliance – Posted by CompassHousingAlliance Seattle, Washington, United States

Job Description

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Program Assistant observes, records, and responds as needed to the comings and goings of guests, staff, and residents, maintains a safe and comfortable environment for residents, and responds to tenant issues as appropriate. Maintains security by following procedures and interacting with and monitoring activity in the lobby area. They serve as a member of the program services team; they support and work with them to serve the community by providing trauma-informed assistance. 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: Operating on a “housing first” model, Nyer Urness House provides 80 units of permanent supportive housing to adults who were formerly unhoused. Supportive services include case management, a medical clinic operated by Neighborcare Health on-site, daily meals and other community building resources. The community is named for the Reverend Nyer Urness, whose philosophy of meeting people where they are is a fundamental principle of the work at Nyer Urness House.

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: Ballard Neighborhood in Seattle, WA

REPORTS TO: Program Coordinator

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

SCHEDULE: Tuesday-Saturday 11pm-7:30am; with monthly staff meeting last Wednesday 9am-11am

SALARY RANGE: $19.07 per hour (Step 1*) or $19.57 per overnight hour
*Step 2 increase of 2.5% after 12 consecutive months of employment


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Work experience is a key factor for success in this role. In addition, success in this role requires a passion for knowledge and drive for continuing professional development or education. Associate/Bachelor/Master’s degree in social work or related field would be a compliment to the required experience.
  • A minimum of 1-year experience in building security and/or customer service, desired.
  • A minimum of 1-year of experience in human services (work and/or volunteer), desired.
  • Awareness and/or training around issues of equity, intersectionality, and belonging.
  • Current WA State Food Handlers Permit, desired (If not current, will be sponsored within 1-month of hire).
  • Familiarity with issues of homelessness, mental illness, chemical dependency, sexual assault, and/or domestic violence, desired.
  • Experience working with clients with English as a second language or where there is limited English speaking ability.

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: Health, Medical, Other, Program Assistant, Supportive Care, and  customer service. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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