Post Date: 03/15/2019
Close Date: 05/30/2019
Central City Concern’s (CCC) Blackburn Center is a new six-floor building in East Portland, Oregon (clinic and housing) that will give vulnerable people access to integrated housing, employment and health services, and provide support they need to stabilize and rebuild their lives.
CCC is hiring employees to help lift this project to national prominence. Known for innovative programming already, CCC now moves toward a first-of-its-kind operating model (including key changes such as centralized intake and integrated care teams) in a more diverse community and a landscape of new potential community partners. About 40 percent of East Portland’s population are immigrants and from communities of color. We strive to be a true reflection of the community and design our services and teams to achieve a culturally responsive place for our clients.
Our innovative, comprehensive services focuses on the whole person and their well-being. Our guiding principles drive this work to be:
• trauma informed
• integrated; in collaboration with community partners
• focused on diversity, equity and inclusion; and
• sustainable for long-term success.
Join us in this innovative and impactful work! CCC values lived experience and multilingual individuals in its hiring practices. Training and advancement opportunities are embedded in our culture and staff members support one another in their professional endeavors.
TITLE: Peer Case Manager (Blackburn)
DEPARTMENT: Housing/Blackburn Center
SALARY: $19.00-$20.90, Hourly
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
SUMMARY: This position supports recovering and formerly homeless individuals living in Alcohol and Drug-Free Community (ADFC) at the Blackburn Center Recovery housing by providing advocacy and recovery supports. The peer case manager acts to ensure the stability of individuals within the program, is familiar with/able to access resources for benefits and entitlements, alcohol and drug treatment, mental health treatment, and housing, and be effective working independently, as a member of a team, and as a part of a larger coalition. The Peer Case Manager may also escort and provide transportation to clients on their case load to initial post Detox treatment episodes, primary care providers, twelve-step meetings, and other outside support meetings.
1. High School Diploma or GED and two (2) years’ experience in chemical dependency recovery process required.
2. If in recovery, must be able to document continuous abstinence under independent living conditions or recovery housing for the immediate past two years.
3. Must be a Certified Recovery Mentor (CRM) or able to receive certificate within six (6) months of employment. 4. If using a vehicle for agency use, must possess a current driver’s license, access to a vehicle, qualify as an Acceptable Driver as designated in Central City Concern’s Fleet Safety policy. Must pass an initial drivers training within 60 days of being an approved driver and continued recertification training. Must maintain vehicle insurance coverage of a minimum of $100,000/$300,000 personal auto liability coverage.
5. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check.
6. Must carry an agency cell phone for work use. Cell phones will be provided by Central City Concern.
7. Physical ability to bend, stoop, kneel, squat, twist, reach, pull and lift heavy objects. Able to climb stairs several times a day.
8. Must adhere to agency’s non-discrimination policies.
9. Ability to effectively interact with co-workers and clients with diverse ethnic backgrounds, religious views, political affiliation, cultural backgrounds, life-styles, and sexual orientations and treat each individual with respect and dignity.
Check out the full job description and apply at:
Central City Concern is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, gender, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation can contact the Human Resources department at 503-294-1681.
Complete details: http://www.ccconcern.org/jobs