Veterans Housing Services Navigator - Community Services - #196511

Opportunity Council

Date: 06/08/2022 06:30 AM

City: Bellingham, Washington

Salary: $2,088 - $2,610 / hour

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Acts as a specialist in veteran services and available federal, state and local benefit programs. Assesses for eligibility and links clients to veteran-specific resources, rental assistance, and other community services such as Basic Food, health care, employment and education. Also provides direct case management services to veterans and their families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, focusing on helping them achieve housing stability. Assists with outreach and education efforts both internally and externally and serves as a link to partner agencies. 1. Maintains current knowledge and understanding of major systems that veteran households encounter and resources they utilize.
2. Provides direct case management services to families and/or individuals eligible for veteran housing programs including, but are not limited to, home visits, intakes, assessment, resource and referrals, goal setting, and program development.
3. Assists veteran clients with navigating housing services and systems and enrollment in eligible benefits and resources.
4. Conducts veteran outreach efforts.
5. Maintains confidential case notes on each client in a timely manner.
6. Builds and maintains community relationships with partner agencies.
1. One-year relevant experience
2. Knowledge of veteran programs and resources preferred
3. Valid Washington State Driver’s License at time of hire Work is generally performed in a fast-paced office environment with frequent interruptions and crisis situations. Majority of work centers on direct case management services and procedures that require a high degree of confidentiality, tactfulness and respect for clients from a variety of economic and ethnic backgrounds. Periodically requires travel within the agency’s service areas for community resource networking, meetings, special workshops, and other job-related professional activities.

  • COVID-19 vaccination required prior to start of employment.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.88 - $26.10 per hour

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