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Associate Director of Supportive Housing - Blackburn Center

Central City Concern, Portland, OR.

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 03/30/2019

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:
• person-centered
• 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: Associate Director of Supportive Housing-Blackburn Center
DEPARTMENT: Housing/Blackburn Center
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

The Blackburn Center (BC) is an innovative program that will offer integrated housing, health care, and employment services with the long-term goal of eliminating homelessness. We seek to change the way these services are delivered to all people, especially vulnerable populations, and the Associate Director of Supportive Housing will ensure that high quality housing is an essential part of the model.
This position will provide direct supervision and leadership to Supportive Housing Program staff at the Blackburn Center, while working with other Blackburn Center Leaders to ensure seamless, integrated, and trauma informed care across all services that customers are seeking and/or engaged in. Ensure that key organizational and project principles are applied to all work in the Housing Services line. Hire and Supervise all Blackburn Housing Program Staff, develop programs and policies to support Blackburn Center principles and initiatives, support staff in performance as measured by KPIs, promote culture emphasizing joy in work, staff engagement, front-line quality improvement and problem solving, with careful attention to requirements for staff and resident safety and security. Provide oversight of Housing/ Supportive Housing Department requirements in Partnership with the Portfolio Manager and Director of the Blackburn Center, including contractual management, funding resources, design, implementation, and reporting.

1. Must have a Bachelor's Degree or four (4) years of supervisory experience in the field of Social Services.
2. Recovering chemically dependent person must be involved in an on-going program of recovery with a demonstrated, verifiable, level of sobriety of a minimum of five years.
3. Five (5) years experience working within Supportive Housing Environment
4. Proficient in Microsoft Windows applications, including Word, Excel and basic internet and email proficiency.
5. Physical ability to bend, stoop, kneel, squat, twist, reach, pull and lift heavy objects; climb stairs several times a day.
6. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check.
7. Will be required to carry an agency cell phone for work use. Cell phone will be provided by Central City Concern.
8. Must possess a current driver's license, pass a DMV background check and be designated an "acceptable" driver as outlined in Central City Concern's Fleet Safety Policy. Must pass initial Annual Drivers training and then pass annual Recertification training.
9. Must adhere to agency's non-discrimination policies.
10. Ability to effectively interact with persons with diverse ethnic backgrounds, religious views, political affiliation, cultural backgrounds, life styles, and sexual orientations and treat each individual with respect and dignity.

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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.

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