Outreach Care Coordinator

Location: REACH
Job Code: 523
# of Openings: 1

Description

Outreach Care Coordinator

 

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, engagement, and ongoing relationships REACH focuses on reducing harm and supporting healing. REACH bridges gaps and helps individuals access essential resources such as housing, health care, entitlements, and treatment.

The REACH Team is passionate about creating a welcoming environment while providing quality services on an individually tailored basis. REACH values diversity and is committed to racial equity and social justice. Our team appreciates hard work, creativity and a good sense of humor.

 

About REACH’s Outreach Team

REACH Outreach Care Coordinators conduct assessments and provide referrals to services such as case management, housing placement, mental health care, and medical care. REACH services are person-centered, strengths-based, trauma-informed, culturally relevant, and respectfully provided from a harm reduction perspective.

 

Outreach Care Coordinator Job Summary

The purpose of this outreach is to offer information, referral and direct supportive services to help these individuals access needed community resources. Though the outreach may be conducted with a team member, the nature of this position is extremely independent, requiring excellent interpersonal relationship and communication skills, common sense regarding personal safety, creative thinking, multitasking, and conflict resolution skills. This position entails going out into the community to contact, develop rapport, and engage with individuals who are living outside. Outreach Care Coordinators are designated to particular neighborhood areas in order to maximize opportunities to connect with individuals living outside.

 

Outreach Care Coordinator Job Functions:

  • Going to public parks, greenbelts and streets in order to contact individuals living outside and explain offered services

  • Developing relationships with individuals in order to assess their service needs and respond with appropriate referrals and linkages to resources

  • Helping individuals access community resources, such as shelter, housing, entitlements, medical care, etc.

  • Referring eligible individuals to more intensive case management programs when indicated

  • Develop effective relationships with shelters and other programs that provide direct services to homeless persons

  • Identify gaps and barriers in available community resources and advocate for systemic changes to improve quality and coordination of community services

 

Must-have’s:

  • Two years of experience in work related to social work or outreach programs

  • Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time, occasionally lift up to 30 lbs., and work outside in all weather conditions

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record

 

Nice-to-have’s:

  • Undergraduate degree with coursework in a social service or related field

  • Experience with harm reduction approaches and motivational interviewing

 

The Perks:

  • An environment that values your strengths and uniqueness!

  • Mon-Fri work schedule

  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance plus a 403(b) plan

  • Paid Time Off, Sick Time, Mental Health days, AND 10 paid holidays!

  • ORCA card

  • On-site massages offered

  • Annual holiday and summer parties

  • Professional license renewal reimbursement

 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $51,000.00 /year





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