BSW Housing Specialist Case Manager
If you have a passionate heart for community service and would like to provide skilled and compassionate care for veterans and their families, we would like for you to join our team!
This is a FULL TIME Opportunity!
BSW Housing Specialist Job Summary:
The Emergency Housing Specialist works as part of a multi-disciplinary team serving clients in the community. The Emergency Housing Specialist will work in conducting extensive outreach to low-income Veteran families including group and personal meetings as well as effective use of Internet. The Emergency Housing Specialist will work to engage homeless veterans and their families within the community that he/she serves through completing extensive outreach for veterans as well as engaging landlords. The Emergency Homeless Specialist will assist program participants in locating and securing permanent housing as quickly as possible through outreach to landlords, property managers and housing authorities.
Other duties include utilizing screening tools to assess and identify housing barriers and services required. Use online database (HMIS) to input client information and demographics in real-time. Provide linkage and referrals to community services and agencies. These referrals must be documented in a timely and efficient manner. Attend scheduled workshops, training and meetings as required. Create and lead presentations using PowerPoint for workshops and information sessions for program prospects, partner agencies, clients, and co-workers
BSW Housing Specialist Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Social work or a related field
At least 1-year experience working with affordable housing services
At least 1-year experience working with homeless people who have mental illness and/or substance use issues
Excellent communication skills
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions / Clean driving record
- AFLAC Voluntary insurance
- Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
- Verizon Wireless Discount
- Pay Type Hourly
- Job Start Date Monday, April 26, 2021
- Harbor City, Los Angeles, CA, USA
- Los Angeles, CA, USA
- Watts, Los Angeles, CA, USA