Community Human Services
$33,000 a year
The Community Support Specialist (CSS) works under the direction of the Director of Housing Assistance Programs to provide service coordination and supportive counseling to the participants of the housing programs. The goal of the Housing Assistance Program is to assist participants in transitioning from homelessness to permanent housing, preventing homelessness with diversion strategies (eviction prevention),gaining needed services, such as referrals to programs, assisting in applying for entitlements/income, searching for affordable housing, etc which affords them permanent housing and ends their episode of homelessness. The CSS works independently towards these goals, however, s/he is expected to consult with the program director as needed. Other duties include: community building, daily progress documentation, continued maintenance and improvement of the program, attendance and participation at staff meetings, assistance to the larger housing assistance programs of CHS, and performance of other administrative, financial, and programmatic duties pursuant to program guidelines and regulations.
CHS uses the Housing First and Harm Reduction service delivery models, assisting clients with housing as the immediate need without requirements to abstain from any harmful behavior prior to being housed.
Full time employment benefits include; Health, Dental, Vision, Generous PTO and Holidays. Life Insurance/STD/LTD, and 401(k).
Responsibilities and Duties:
Service Coordination-Participant Involvement
Service Coordination-Administrative Involvement
Service Coordination-Programmatic Involvement
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $33,000.00 /year
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