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Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

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We welcome talented hard working people to apply for any open position or to volunteer.

Please see below for any openings.

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Supportive Services Intern (unpaid)

Responsible for performing daily Front Office activities, including: Greeting visitors, answering the phone, filing, maintaining the client literature, and assisting with daily tasks as needed.

This is an unpaid internship. If you are interested please e-mail Liliana at liliana@townspeople.org

For job postings please send resume and cover letter to Shannon@townspeople.org.

POSITION TITLE Case Manager
POSITION RANK   Direct Service
POSITION DESCRIPTION The Case Manager provides support for successful long term housing stability and provides linkage to community resources.
Reporting Responsibilities Reports to the Associate Director
Decision Authorities Performs all task assigned to the position
Duties 1.       Develop an Individual Service Plan.

2.       Provide individual counseling.

3.       Provide crisis management and interventions.

4.       Conduct intake and assessments for tenants.

5.       Coordinate services for tenants with collaborative case managers and community providers.

6.       Attend house meetings, case conferences, and staff meetings.

7.       Comply with charting requirements as mandated by funding sources.

8.       Maintain linkages with community-based organizations such as shelters and halfway houses for possible referrals.

9.       Serve as Townspeople’s representative on the agency’s Events Committee.

10.   Periodically attend Community Board meetings and other local meetings.

11.   Enter monthly notes to the HMIS program.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities 1.       Working knowledge of HIV/AIDS, homelessness, substance abuse and community resources

2.       Experience providing services to veterans and a knowledge of community resources specific to veterans

3.       Superior written and verbal skills

4.       Computer literate

5.       Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor preferred

Required Education Minimum three years case management experience with a preference for working with a homeless population.

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field Masters Degree is preferred, but will also consider a candidate with comparable training and extensive work experience in the field.

Required Certifications N/A
SALARY Annual:  $51K-$55K    Hourly:  $26-$28 FTE 1.0

 

 

POSITION TITLE Case Manager
POSITION RANK   Direct Service
POSITION DESCRIPTION The Case Manager provides support for successful long term housing stability and provides linkage to community resources.
Reporting Responsibilities Reports to the Associate Director
Decision Authorities Performs all task assigned to the position
Duties 1.       Develop an Individual Service Plan.

2.       Provide individual counseling.

3.       Provide crisis management and interventions.

4.       Conduct intake and assessments for tenants.

5.       Coordinate services for tenants with collaborative case managers and community providers.

6.       Attend house meetings, case conferences, and staff meetings.

7.       Comply with charting requirements as mandated by funding sources.

8.       Maintain linkages with community-based organizations such as shelters and halfway houses for possible referrals.

9.       Serve as Townspeople’s representative on the agency’s Events Committee.

10.   Periodically attend Community Board meetings and other local meetings.

11.   Enter monthly notes to the HMIS program.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities 1.       Working knowledge of HIV/AIDS, homelessness, substance abuse and community resources

2.       Experience providing services to veterans and a knowledge of community resources specific to veterans

3.       Superior written and verbal skills

4.       Computer literate

5.       Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor preferred

Required Education Minimum three years case management experience with a preference for working with a homeless population.

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field Masters Degree is preferred, but will also consider a candidate with comparable training and extensive work experience in the field.

Required Certifications N/A
SALARY Annual:  $25.5K-$27.5K         Hourly:  $26-$28 FTE .5

 

 

 

Position Title:                    Residential Services Coordinator Adults/Children  

 

Position Summary: 

This position is responsible for providing Resident Services Coordinator services for both adults and children living at Townspeople properties.  As such they assist Townspeople residents with daily needs, assist with coordination of service linkage and events, handle coordination of monthly tenant meetings, acts as a support liaison to Townspeople support services staff and develop outreach for donations to benefit our mission.  Additionally, this position develops and oversees daily after school program, assists adults in computer workshops, and organizes community events for families and children. 

Responsibilities:

  • Designs organized social, recreational and enrichment activities at Vista del Puente for school-aged children during afterschool hours.
  • Oversees adult computer workshops and provides basic computer skills education to residents in the Vista del Puente computer lab.
  • Plans, organizes, and implements community events for Vista del Puente residents.
  • Provides outreach to inform Vista del Puente residents of afterschool programs, resident services programs, and community events.
  • Keeps records of resident participation in resident services programs, afterschool programs, and community events.
  • Hold and maintain individual client sessions with residents in multiple programs/properties. Sessions are held according to client’s needs, up to and including daily
  • Develop and facilitate at least 1 group interaction per week at each Examples are weekly social night, coffee talk, walking clubs, art classes, etc.
  • Be on the property at least 2 times per week for open office hours to interact with residents as
  • Assist residents to develop, set and achieve personal objectives as related to HUD’s primary focus on housing and self-
  • Maintain client charts according to agency policy and in compliance with Shelter Plus Care and other reporting Record all interactions with residents that relate to their Service Plan Goals, housing status, and all major life events/changes.
  • Record services delivered for purpose of Annual Progress Reporting to funding
  • Assist residents in issues that arise with property management and help them to advocate on their own
  • Work in conjunction with Townspeople’s case managers, as well as, case managers from our service partners to coordinate care through multiple providers.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field is preferred, but will also consider a candidate with comparable training and extensive work experience in the field
  • Working knowledge of HIV/AIDS, homelessness, substance abuse and community resources
  • Superior written and verbal skills
  • Computer literate
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Salary:

Annual:          $33 K – $37K Hourly:           $17 – $19                   FTE                1.0

Benefits:

Townspeople provides competitive benefits. We offer paid time off, sick time, paid holidays, medical/dental/vision insurance.

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