Post Date: 03/04/2020
Close Date: 04/04/2020
HUD Case Manager
Full-time Position (40 Hours a Week) Non-exempt
Reports to: Manager of Youth and Family Services
This is a Bi-lingual transitional housing case management position that focuses on providing anti-oppressive, strength based, and culturally specific case management for Latino survivors of domestic/sexual violence. This position works in our housing program funded by Multnomah County (HUD Horizon). Along with rental assistance, the transitional housing program provides on-going case management and advocacy, helping participants navigate the complex social service system on their journey toward self-sufficiency.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide case management and related support services to Latino survivors of domestic/sexual violence.
Maintain an average caseload of between 8-10 clients.
Assess domestic/sexual violence client's personal situation and develop a personal safety plan, case plan and plan of action for resolution.
Serve as DV transitional housing point person for El Programa Hispano Catlico (EPHC) and UNICA teams.
Advocate for Latina women with outside agencies and government systems (i.e. Courts, Social Security, Immigration, DMV, DHS and others as needed).
Participate in community meetings with other social service organizations to promote the agency as an identifiable resource for the Latina survivors of domestic/sexual violence and maintain timely and cooperative contact with outside agencies.
Present SSA's and participates in RCT.
Actively participates in team projects including team meetings as well as coordinating and implementing pertinent activities.
Support the organization and maintenance of updated resource materials for survivors of domestic/sexual violence.
Provide crisis intervention services as needed by clients including coverage of assigned shifts on UNICA's 24 hour Spanish-language crisis line.
Coordinate volunteers to facilitate domestic/sexual violence educational programs and workshops for the community.
Maintain documentation and client assistance budget consistent with EPHC's Social Service Procedures and funding requirements.
Maintain client files according to agency standards.
Adherence to EPHC's policies and procedures.
Participate in trainings and coordination meetings as requested by Supervisor.
Perform other duties as assigned by EPHC supervisor.
Bachelor's degree or at least 2 years of social service experience.
Preferred 40 hour DV/SA Advocacy training.
Must be bilingual (Spanish/English) and bi-culturally competent.
Ability to communicate concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing in Spanish and English.
Experience providing case management and intervention services.
Knowledge of local Latino community issues as they relate to domestic/sexual violence.
Experience working with a broad range of issues affecting Latino's in the community'especially issues related to surviving domestic/sexual violence.
Experience with community networking and organizing.
Commitment to EPHC mission to work in partnership with vulnerable populations to achieve lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.
Demonstrate judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential matters.
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office programs (including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).
Must be able to organize and prioritize work, be proactive, take initiative, resolve problems, follow through, and simultaneously manage multiple priorities to ensure goals are met in a timely manner.
Strong analytical and strategic problem solving skills.
Ability to work well in team setting, as well as independently; be flexible and adapt well to different dynamics.
Ability to take initiative and prioritize tasks; good time management, problem prevention, and problem solving skills.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, which could include some evenings or weekends.
Ability to support organizational and program specific mission and goals.
Ability to lift 40 pounds.
Must have driver's license, ability to obtain automobile insurance at levels required by agency (100/300/100).
Satisfactory results from civil, criminal and motor vehicle background check required.
COMPENSATION: The pay rate for this position is $16-16.75 per hr. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. Competitive benefits package, including: 100% employer paid health insurance (employee portion), disability, life insurance, paid time off, 12 paid holidays, retirement plan, free parking and more.
TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter and resume at: https://ElPrograma.applicantpro.com
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