Position Description

Housing Case Manager
Location REACH
Job Code 579
# of Openings 1
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Housing Case Manager

 

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 the Position

The Housing Case Management position provides outreach and housing case management to help individuals to obtain and sustain permanent housing. The Housing Case Manager will make contact with individuals at various locations to provide information and conduct screenings to determine eligibility for the program. The Housing Case Manager will then collaboratively develop an individualized housing plan. The Housing Case Manager will support each individual’s efforts to complete the necessary steps to obtain and maintain housing.

 

Housing Case Manager Job Summary:

  • Meet clients where they are, either on the streets or at other service facilities (including jail), to explain offered services and establish a working relationship.

  • Provide outreach and housing-focused case management services in a culture-informed and trauma-informed manner.

  • Assist clients in obtaining housing and maintaining housing stability.

  • Assess client’s needs for mental health, primary medical care, and substance use according to their stage of change, focusing on reducing harmful consequences of behavior.

  • Advocate for clients with a variety of other service providers, including but not limited to Coordinated Entry for All (CEA), other housing resource and/or voucher programs, and clients’ landlords.

  • Provide ongoing support to clients once they are housed to maintain housing and improve quality of life.

 

Must-have’s:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in case management related to people experiencing homelessness and co-occurring behavioral health conditions.

  • Experience providing services to individuals with substance use disorders from a harm reduction perspective.

  • Undergraduate degree in a field related to social services – can be substituted by years of relevant case management experience.

 

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 acupuncture and massages offered

  • Annual holiday and summer parties

  • Professional license renewal reimbursement

 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $51,000.00 /year

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