10 Oct
Case Manager for Veterans
Washington, Yakima

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Support Services for Veteran Families Case ManagerStatus:Full Time, Non-ExemptBenefits: Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)Leave: Holiday/Sick/VacationSalary: $18.00/hour

Responsible for outreach activities, intakes, program screening, referrals, file management, data entry, reporting and short-term case management services to homeless veterans and veteran families in order to secure or maintain permanent housing. Assist program participants in obtaining VA and other public benefits and building skills for housing sustainability.Job Functions:

- Conduct outreach in the community and with network providers to increase the utilization and outcomes

- Perform initial intakes and program screening and assist clients in qualification for all programs utilizing a Housing First model

- Provides services to help clients in developing skills of daily living and housing stabilization. Ensures that sessions focus on areas relevant to clients goals for employment and housing including Family Development, Hope University coursework, Life Skills Coaching, resource coordination, advocacy, and crisis intervention

- Provides and documents referrals to any applicable resources such as the VA, local Veteran's Programs, Worksource, Washington State Department of Veteran Affairs, or other resources.

- Works with clients to obtain and become stable in permanent housing that is appropriate and adequate to client needs. Provides liaison role between property owners/managers and program participants.

- Ensures that participants have access to available housing, and ensures that participants are able to pay rent, utilities and manage affairs necessary to remain stable in their housing.

- Provides ongoing assessment and provision of service according to individual housing plan. Ensures participants meet criteria for HPRP as designed by the program and ensures timelines are met for rapidly re-housing clients.

- Works with clients to obtain vocational training, basic or advanced education according to their level of functioning, needs and desires.

- Ensures billings and data collection meet & follow agency policies and procedures, and the SSVF data collection guidelines. Maintains records in keeping with agency, county and state and federal guidelines.

- Works with other local agencies in providing services to shared clients

- Responsible for recruiting local housing for participation in the program and keeping the inventory of potential housing ahead of need

- Responsible for recruiting potential clients for the program at levels that satisfy all grant requirements and program strategies

- Maintain accurate case file documentation, client characteristics, and program utilization information for clients in CAP60 database and other required reporting systems

- Coordinate preparation of program reports, as required by funding source and the agency.

- Coordinate preparation of program billings as required by the agency and funding sources.

- Represent the agency in public setting.

- Assists the Program Manager in developing program structures and service delivery mechanisms to enhance, expand, and improve services for veterans and families

- Attends staff trainings, staff meetings, and other professional trainings as requiredRequirements:

- Prefer undergrad degree in related field or equivalent experience

- Minimum of one year experience working with individuals requiring assistance

- Experience working with individuals of diverse backgrounds and disabilities including physical, mental, substance abuse, etc.

- Ability to handle difficult situations and diverse cultural backgrounds in a discreet and professional manner

- Ability to respond appropriately in a crisis situation

- Ability to network effectively and build positive relationships internally and externally to the organization.

- Outstanding organizational, verbal and written communication skills and detail oriented

- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and IT network usage

- Ability to achieve expected outcomes and performance measures with minimal supervision

- Ability to travel daily

- Acceptable criminal history report. Valid WA drivers license and good driving record.

- Understand firmly each grant and the contract requirements

- Responsible to understand coding (GL/Dept/Grant/Expense) for PO's and to properly code and allocate activity reporting

- Responsible to know program budgets and available spends

- Meet organization's documentation requirements for program adherence, finance, and file accuracy

- Responsible for coordinating with service agency's monthly developing working relationships

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