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22 Nov 2022

Full-Time Program Coordinator at Auburn Emergency Housing

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

Job Description

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Program Coordinator provides oversight and coordinates programming for the assigned human services program. Programing will directly address guest barriers and enable a smooth transition from homelessness into next step housing. They work with the Program Manager to facilitate development and expansion of services and facility management through engaging with the community and building networks. Time is divided between leading shift coverage, supervising direct service staff, administrative tasks, schedule management, HMIS management and case management support. All responsibilities are conducted in a manner consistent with the spirit of the Compass mission and its philosophy of care.

**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

Compass Housing Alliance is offering a Signing Bonus of *$2,500 for Shift Supervisors, Program Coordinators and Program Managers at our Auburn Emergency Housing Location!

*$2,500 is paid upon completion of 60 days of satisfactory employment with Compass Housing Alliance, in a lump sum and fully taxable.

REPORTS TO: Program Manager
SCHEDULE: Weekdays plus evenings and weekends as needed for emergencies
SALARY RANGE: $26.92-$30.77 per hour DOE within Compass range
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.


  • 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.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a human service setting dealing with issues of housing instability or supportive housing, mental health, substance use, employment insecurity, domestic violence, required.
  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience in direct supervision/management of people, desired.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in case management or a direct service role serving those living unsheltered.
  • 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).
  • Valid WA driver’s license, proof of insurance, and a driving record that meets Compass standards, required.

Please visit our website for more details and complete an application at

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

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Job Types: Full-Time.


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