Website Compass Housing Alliance
ABOUT THE POSITION: Provide trauma-informed case management services designed to prevent homelessness and stabilize housing for residents. This includes assessment, information and referral, goal setting, direct advocacy, cooperative case planning, and coordination of services. The Case Manager will assist and empower residents to make necessary connections with community providers to stabilize their lives. This is a unionized position, represented by Local 8 of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).
ABOUT THE PROGRAM: Operating on a housing first model, Nyer Urness House provides 80 units of permanent housing to formerly homeless adults. Supportive services include case management, a medical clinic operated by Neighborcare Health on-site, daily meals and other community building resources. The community is named for the Rev. Nyer Urness, whose philosophy of meeting people where they are is a fundamental principle of the work at Nyer Urness House.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Compass Housing Alliance develops and provides essential services and affordable housing for homeless and low-income people 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 www.compasshousingalliance.org.
LOCATION: Ballard neighborhood in Seattle, WA
REPORTS TO: Program Manager
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
SCHEDULE: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 9:30am-6pm and Wednesday & Friday 9am-5:30pm; with weekly staff meetings on Wednesday at 11am
SALARY RANGE: $21.21 per hour (Level 1)
FULL-TIME BENEFITS INCLUDED: 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.
A Bachelor s degree strongly desired, in human services or psychology, a plus. Master s degree preferred in social work or a related field. Or relevant work experience, certificate and/or equivalent continuing professional development or education.
A minimum of 1-year experience in case management experience, desired.
2+ years experience working in a human service setting related to housing and homelessness, desired.
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).
Familiarity with issues of homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse, sexual assault, and/or domestic violence, required.
HOW TO APPLY?
Please visit our website for more details and complete an application at
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT
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-###-#### or via e-mail at …@compasshousingalliance.org.
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