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31 Aug 2019

Full-Time Program Assistant at Shoreline Veterans Center

Compass Housing Alliance – Posted by CompassHousingAlliance Anywhere

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).

ABOUT THE PROGRAM: Our Shoreline Veterans Program provides permanent housing and case management for 21 men and 4 women who are veterans. The center’s technology lab offers computer classes and helps residents apply for benefits, look for a job and access resources online. Access is through the VA’s Homeless Outreach Clinic.

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

LOCATION: Shoreline, WA
REPORTS TO: Program Manager
SCHEDULE: Sunday-Thursday 4pm-12am with monthly staff meeting on last Wednesday 4-6pm
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 veterans, 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.

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

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Housing, Mental Health, social services, and veterans.

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