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17 Nov 2022

Full-Time Program Assistant at Auburn Emergency Housing

CompassHousingAlliance – Posted by CompassHousingAlliance Federal Way, Washington, United States

Job Description

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Program Assistant is responsible for milieu management while engaging with participants in a direct social service housing program. Time is divided among direct service, operations, and administrative responsibilities to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the program. Duties include engagement, intake, assessment, advocacy, information and referral, problem solving and crisis intervention, in addition to meal preparation, laundry, and light janitorial assignments. 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: Located in Auburn, WA this is a hybrid housing program combining aspects of both Compass’ enhanced shelter and permanent supportive housing programs. It provides non-time limited emergency housing with 24/7 supportive services for adults and couples. Referrals for program participants will be received from Coordinated Entry for All (CEA) and the local Auburn community. In addition to supportive services, participants have access to daily meals, 24/7 staffing support, laundry, and other resources including referrals to medical and mental health services and other benefits to assist in addressing any barriers to long-term, stable 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: Auburn, WA
REPORTS TO: Shift Supervisor and/or Program Coordinator
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
SCHEDULE 1: Thursday-Monday: 8:00am-4:00pm
SCHEDULE 2: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 4pm-12am & Saturday 2pm-12am
SCHEDULE 3: Sunday 5pm-1am & Monday-Thursday 4pm-12am
SCHEDULE 4: Thursday-Monday 4pm-12am
SCHEDULE 5: Tuesday-Saturday 12am-8am
SCHEDULE 6: Monday-Thursday 12am-8am & Sunday 1am-9am
SCHEDULE 7: Monday, Friday and Sunday 12am-8am & Saturday 12am-10am
SCHEDULE 8: Wednesday-Thursday 12am-8am & Friday-Saturday 4pm-12am
SALARY RANGE: $19.07 per hour (Step 1*) with additional $0.50 per overnight hour
*Step 2 increase of 2.5% after 12 consecutive months of employment
FULL-TIME BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDES: Unlimited Orca Transportation Pass, Medical/Prescription/Vision, Dental, $500 Health Flexible Spending Account 4 Weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) & 11 Paid Holidays, Retirement Plan, Employee Assistance Program.

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. A degree in social work or related field would be a complement to the required experience.
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in customer service, required.
  • At least 1 year of experience in a social/human service setting, 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 housing instability, mental health, substance use, sexual assault, and/or intimate partner violence, desired.
  • Experience working with clients with English as a second language or where there is limited English speaking ability.

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

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT
Compass Housing Alliance is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and treats all employees and applicants equally without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, veteran or marital status, sensory, physical or mental disability 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

https://phe.tbe.taleo.net/phe02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=COMPASSHOUSINGALLIANCE&cws=39&rid=1152

Job Types: Full-Time.

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