Housing Resources Coordinator

Location: REACH
Job Code: 525
# of Openings: 1

Description

REACH – Housing Resource Coordinator (Scattered Sites)

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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 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 Housing Resource Coordinator (HRC) will be responsible for supporting REACH staff members in navigating available housing resources on behalf of their clients. The HRC will be a resource to case managers as they work to access, navigate, and support their clients’ transition into housing.

Job Functions Include:

  • Maintain the housing resources available at REACH:
    • Keep up to date with application materials and eligibility requirements to help case managers expedite client access to housing
    • Develop and maintain a collaborative working relationship with program partners
    • Act as point-person for vacancy notifications for housing programs
    • Ensure that housed REACH clients have support and resources necessary to maintain housing
  • Facilitate and monitor the equitable distribution of housing resources
  • Develop programs and policies that allow REACH to expand housing resources available for REACH-connected clients
  • Provide administrative support to case managers as needed:
    • Provide guidance on reducing barriers to housing and to housing retention
    • Communicate application requirements to a variety of housing resources
    • Provide training to all staff on housing and application processes
  • Act as a point person for contract reporting and compliance for housing resources
  • Participate with Coordinated Entry for All as the lead staff person to interface with the system, advocate, communicate, and coordinate housing opportunities
  • Act as point of contact for external housing support agencies – including the Housing Connector Program
  • Local travel on behalf of the agency is a job requirement
  • Additional duties as assigned

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years working experience in social services and homelessness

Preferred:

  • Undergraduate degree with coursework in the social service field
  • Work experience in substance use and mental health conditions




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