is where the heart is." The Clinical Housing Department comprises several
teams committed to supporting individuals, families, and communities with
establishing and maintaining safe, decent, and affordable homes as a part of
their whole health recovery journey. We aim not only to help people secure the
material resource of housing, but also to develop a sense of home and
belonging. Under the supervision of the Clinical Housing Manager, the Clinical
Housing Coordinator provides collaborative, direct supportive services to a
caseload of 25-40 program participants who are seeking stability in housing.
The Coordinator also supports the Manager with providing some crisis response
assistance and support coverage for the team.
Bachelors in a relevant field with a minimum or two years’ experience working
with homeless and/or residential services OR four year’s relevant
employment experience (without BA degree)
Prior experience working with young adults who have experienced vulnerable
situations (e.g. housing insecurity, homelessness, poverty, limited networks of
support, and addiction caused by mental illness and/or complex trauma)
Prior experience working with LGBTQ+ people and/or other individuals from
historically marginalized communities
Duties and Responsibilities:
individuals and families facing homelessness in the District with navigating
the Coordinated Assessment and Housing Placement (CAHP) processes and
various outreach and in-reach strategies to engage assigned program
screenings and assessments consistent with CAHP (e.g., VI-SPDAT, SPDAT).
Provide housing and income navigation assistance to support program
participants with applying for eligible programs and benefits; securing stable,
affordable, and safe housing; and establishing sustainable source of income.
Candidates must pass a criminal background check and have a reliable vehicle and clean driving record, as much of the work is done in the community and with transporting consumers.
To apply please send your resume and letter of interest to Ishan Heru at firstname.lastname@example.org.