Community Healthlink

Program Coordinator-Homeless Outreach Advocacy Project Housing

Location US-MA-Worcester
PCN#
4103
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
5
Category
Management

Overview

HOAP Housing Stabilization Program Coordinator

 HOAP provides an array of services to homeless individuals in the greater Worcester area.  This position with the HOAP housing department will assist in the design and implementation of a transitional housing support system offering time-limited rental assistance and case management support.  The Program Coordinator will implement programming and monitor progress with individuals to achieve independent and sustainable housing within the scope of the program.  This individual will be responsible for the tracking and utilization of program resources.  A background in substance abuse/recovery/mental health, property management, and social services would be the best preparation for this challenging position.

Responsibilities

  • Management of male and female congregant housing.
  • Responsible for coordinating supportive services in the community for housing, primary care, mental health and substance abuse recovery needs.
  • Assist clients with development and monitoring of individual service plans and access to mainstream resources to foster self sufficiency.
  • Prior case management experience preferred.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of client issues related to specific service issues and needs.
  • Expresses working understanding of community based case management and its role in the program’s multi-disciplinary treatment team.
  • Demonstrates well-developed communication skills at a variety of levels. Interacts effectively with consumers, peers and other professionals.
  • Maintains confidential relationships and professional boundaries with consumers and peers at all times.
  • Transporting clients to and from appointments
  • Maintains property and grounds thru coordination and cooperation with CHL facilities department.
  • Supervision of overnight house managers.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; degree in human services field preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge base of homeless population and relevant community resources.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Substance Abuse/Recovery/Mental Health experience.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with consumers, peers, and other professionals.
  • Timely and accurate documentation skills.
  • Bilingual/Bicultural Spanish is helpful.
  • Current valid US-issued driver’s license and registered, inspected and insured automobile for work-related purposes including transporting clients in your own vehicle
  • Computer skills: basic computer use
  • Must be able to pass a CORI background check

 

Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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