Post Date: 07/17/2019
Close Date: 08/30/2019
Cascade AIDS Project (CAP), the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington. We support and empower all people living with or affected by HIV, reduce stigma, and provide the LGBTQ+ community with compassionate healthcare. Learn more about us at http://www.cascadeaids.org/.
CAP is excited to announce that we are expanding our services in SW Washington! We are currently hiring an experienced Housing Case Manager to provide high-quality, coordinated, strengths-based social services consistent with the agency’s mission. The individual works in Cascade AIDS Project’s two SW Washington locations to provide services that include home-based housing case management, goal planning, information and referral services, advocacy with and on behalf of participants, and eviction prevention for individuals and families. This is a full-time, 1.0 FTE position, which reports to the SW Washington Housing Team Lead.
Responsibilities include: working with clients to develop housing plans, assisting participants in locating and securing affordable housing, mediation with landlords, completing forms, and entering data into the agency database in a timely and accurate manner. The Housing Case Manager works collaboratively and communicates effectively with participants, volunteers, CAP staff, and community partners. Other duties as assigned.
The person in this position is stationed primarily at CAP’S Vancouver office with regular weekly office hours in the Longview office, and will travel throughout the Clark, Cowlitz, Wahkiakum, Skamania, and Multnomah County service area for meetings and client home-visits. Some evening and weekend work is required for mandatory CAP events. This is a non-management, union-represented position.
Bachelor’s Degree in human/social services field (social work, public or community health, psychology) or related field or two years’ experience relevant to the position
Prior experience providing case management (or similar) services
Prior experience working with people experiencing homelessness, mental illness, and/ or substance addiction
Demonstrated computer proficiency using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook) and working knowledge of the internet
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Successful experience working with ethnic, racial, economic and sexually diverse populations and persons who have experienced homelessness, persons with a mental illness and/or substance addiction
Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with community stakeholders
Good organizational and time management skills
Ability to work independently with accountability and exercise sound judgment, discretion, and professionalism at all times
Able to travel throughout the service area on a frequent basis
Valid driver’s license and access to reliable vehicle
Available to work occasional evenings and weekends
Master’s degree in human/social services field (social work, public or community health, psychology) or related field
Verbal and written fluency in English and Spanish
Knowledge of housing laws and local housing resources for people who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness
Experience working with persons exiting County, State or Federal Corrections
Previous experience working with people with HIV
Compensation: $39,848 annually, plus employer-paid health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with generous employer matching contribution, 125C cafeteria savings plan; generous vacation and health leave benefits.
NOTE: This is a union represented position.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
To apply for this position, mail, email, fax, or deliver the following three documents:
1) a complete cover letter (attached as Word or pdf) that serves as an example of your writing and addresses how you meet all of the required qualifications specific to the position you are applying for, 2) your resume, and 3) a completed CAP Employment application (available at http://www.cascadeaids.org/about/careers/) to:
Cascade AIDS Project
SW WA Housing Case Manager Position
520 NW Davis St., Suite 215
Portland, Oregon 97209
Or by email to:
Cascade AIDS Project is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
People of color, women, LGBTQ+ individuals and people living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.
Complete details: http://www.cascadeaids.org/about/careers/