Full-Time Program Assistant at Renton Veterans Center
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).
ABOUT THE PROGRAM: With permanent housing for veteran individuals and families, our Compass Veterans Center: Renton (RVC) offers a variety of veteran-specific services. Reading groups and art classes for children in our youth center engage young residents, and case management services help adults find the support they need. The program is open to homeless veterans or homeless veterans with families, earning between zero to 60 percent Area Median Income.
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: Compass Veterans Center in Renton, WA
REPORTS TO: Program Coordinator
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
SCHEDULE: Sunday 4-11pm; Monday 5-11pm; Tuesday, Friday & Saturday 3-11pm with monthly staff meetings on 4th Thursday 2-4pm
SALARY RANGE: $15.00 per hour
Associate degree is strongly desired, Bachelor’s degree preferred in social services or social work or related field.
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.
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.
Or relevant work experience, certificate and/or equivalent continuing professional development or education.
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 HR****@co********************.org.
How to ApplyTo apply, please visit and complete the application online at https://www.compasshousingalliance.org/employment/
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