Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) Screening and Outreach Coordinator-- Burien expansion

Location: REACH
Job Code: 495
# of Openings: 1


**Salary DOE-- starting at $51,000**

**This position is for the expansion of the project to Burien**

**Please include your personal Cover Letter with all application**


Reach Mission and Values:

The REACH Program of Evergreen Treatment Services works with individuals experiencing homelessness and substance use disorders to help them achieve stability and improved quality of life. Through outreach, relationships, advocacy and bridging gaps, REACH focuses on reducing harm and supporting healing. REACH provides outreach and intensive case management to help individuals’ access essential resources such as housing, health care, entitlements and treatment. REACH provides all services from a client-centered and harm reduction model of care, including substance use disorder treatment.


The REACH Team is passionate about creating a hospitable and welcoming environment for all people while providing quality services on an individually tailored basis to our clientele. REACH values diversity, is committed to social justice, and appreciates hard work, creativity and a good sense of humor.


Job Summary:

The Screening & Outreach Coordinator  will provide screening, outreach, and engagement to individuals referred to LEAD. They will provide immediate response to Seattle Police Department, King County Sherriff Office and Department of Corrections officers regarding LEAD participants when LEAD case managers are not available. The Screening & Outreach Coordinator will conduct street outreach as needed to engage referred individuals who have yet to engage with their assigned case manager

Job Functions Include:

  • Active point of contact for all referrals to LEAD. 
  • Complete initial screening with all new referrals.  
  • At time of screening assess and address emergent/immediate client needs including need for medical care, shelter, food, and clothing. 
  • Provide street outreach to engage individuals who have been referred to LEAD with the purpose of facilitating completion of intake process.
  • Complete client intake as needed.
  • Develop relationships and liaison with Seattle Police, King County Sheriff’s, and other outreach programs to coordinate services.
  • Provide immediate response to SPD, KCSO and DOC officers regarding LEAD participants when LEAD case managers are not available.
  • Develop and maintain positive, collaborative relationships with LEAD partners and other service providers including chemical dependency treatment providers, mental health providers, health care providers, shelter providers, landlords, detox centers, DSHS workers.


  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Relevant experience may substitute for degree
  • Understanding of substance use disorders and harm reduction strategies along with a demonstrated passion for serving people experiencing homelessness and co-occurring behavioral health conditions


  • Undergraduate degree
  • Demonstrated ability providing street based outreach and engagement services to individuals suspected of low level drug involvement and persons who have experienced trauma and marginalization
  • Demonstrated experience developing positive, collaborative relationships with law enforcement and social services providers to effectively serve mutual clients

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