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Senior Housing Services Coordinator

Employer
Abode Services
Location
San Jose, CA
Salary
$80,000 per year
Closing date
Nov 5, 2021

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Focus Areas
Housing / Shelter
Job Function
Direct Service / Social Service
Position Type
Full Time
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Abode Services values safety, wellness, and respect for each other and for those who we serve. Because of this commitment Abode Services is mandating that all employees be vaccinated effective September 30, 2021. 

Abode Services, one of the largest and most effective nonprofits working to end homelessness in the Bay Area, is seeking a skilled Senior Housing Services Coordinator.  

 

Job Summary:  

The Senior Housing Services Coordinator provides clinical case management to participants enrolled in the CHSP program aimed at increasing wellness, increasing housing stability, increasing income, and providing referrals for ongoing family support. The CalWORKs Housing Support program (CHSP) provides housing locations, rental subsidy and housing centered case management to families receiving CalWORKs cash aid in Santa Clara County.     

 

Benefits and Perks:  

  • $80,000 per year  
  • 100% medical, dental, vision benefits coverage for employees  
  • 31 Paid Time Off / Holidays per year  
  • Voluntary benefits: FSA, EAP, Commuter Checks, Life Insurance, Legal, and more  
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plans with Employer Match & Contribution Programs  
  • Dynamic, mission-driven culture and supportive leadership. We support you in supporting others.  
  • Supportive Supervision, Leadership Academy Programs, Professional Development Trainings  

 

The Diverse Culture:   
We believe that we make better decisions and provide quality services when our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. People of color make up nearly 70% of our workforce and we strive to recruit and retain employees from all backgrounds.     

 

How You Make an Impact:  

  • Provide clinical case management services including: 
    • Complete assessments and develop housing stability goals in conjunction with participant and housing service coordinators. 
    • Collaboratively work with participants to develop and work on their housing stability goals.   
    • Provide direct crisis counseling and problem identification.   
    • Assist participants with establishing goals and strategies for increasing self-sufficiency.   
    • Provide referrals to appropriate community agencies and linkage to resources. 
  • Attend administrative, and case conferencing meetings with Abode staff or county partners. 
  • Ensure data is accurate and timely to support program evaluation and outcomes tracking. 
  • Assist the Senior Program Manager, Program Coordinator, and other staff as needed. 

 

How You Meet the Qualifications:  

  • MSW/MS/MA Psychology degree from an accredited university required. 
  • Bilingual in Spanish or other language (Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Hindi) preferred. 
  • Must have1 year of field experience working with individuals or families with mental illness, substance use disorder, and/or histories of homelessness/housing instability.   
  • Must have a working knowledge of Mental Health Disorders as well as knowledge and ability to implement the following evidence-based models: housing first principals, Harm Reduction, Strengths Based Case Management and Motivational Interviewing. 
  • Possess an understanding of and practice cultural sensitivity through open dialogue and self-exploration with diverse groups, while providing direct services.  
  • Reliable transportation and proof of a valid and current California Driver's License and current insurance along with a clean DMV record required. 
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed. 

 

Notice: This description is to be used as a guide only. It does not constitute a contract, commitment or promise of any kind. Abode Services reserves the right to change, add, delete, upgrade or downgrade the position as dictated by business necessity at any time with or without notice.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace.

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