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Housing Outreach Specialist

Location: New York
Posted on: April 10, 2021

Job Description:

DISCLAIMER: regarding COVID-19:The Goddard Riverside Downtown Outreach Team is an essential program during this COVID-19 public health crisis. Goddard continues to provide 24/7 outreach to our street homeless community. As such, the program follows CDC guidelines to ensure the safety of our clients and our staff members. At this time, our programs follow a reduced staffing schedule in the field with some days working remotely. We look forward to reviewing resumes from individuals that understand our most vulnerable need to be engaged and checked for safety at all times, including during this public health crisis!Intro/Program Description: The Manhattan Outreach Consortium provides outreach and housing placement services to adults who are street homeless. The Downtown team serves lower Manhattan and collaborates with various community partners and healthcare agencies throughout Manhattan. The catchment area includes 23rd St and below, river to river.Purpose of Position: The Housing Outreach Specialist works to creatively and effectively engage individuals living on the street through outreach in the community. The position serves as a case manager for adults experiencing street homelessness, with the goal of placing them into transitional and permanent housing. The position works collaboratively across teams and organizations to achieve this goal.Schedule: Monday through Friday - 9:00am to 5:00pmServe as case manager for homeless adults, with a goal of placing them in transitional and permanent housingPerform intake, assessment, service planning, advocacy, referral and escort servicesMaintain client case records and enter data in computer database using handheld and desktop computersProvide follow-up case management for clients placed in housing, to promote retention and document outcomesAttend staff meetings, case conferences, training programs and supervision meetings; participate in program evaluation and improvementCommunicate with evening/weekend staff and with staff of other agencies to coordinate client serviceParticipate in outreach trips to identify and communicate with homeless clientsDrive outreach vanParticipate in the annual HOPE count and quarterly counts of homeless individuals living on the street, 4 overnight counts completed annuallyOther duties as requiredQualifications/Educational RequirementsBachelor's Degree preferredPrior experience with the homeless and/or mentally ill population preferredValid driver's license and a driving record that meets the agency's auto insurance guidelines (including at least one year as a licensed driver and no suspensions within the last 3 years)Flexibility in work hours; available to work evening, overnight and weekend shifts when requiredSkills, Knowledge and AbilitiesUnderstanding of housing first and other harm reduction modelsAbility to multitaskStrong interpersonal skillsStrong written and verbal skillsTeam playerComputer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should be:Proficient in Microsoft OutlookExperience with, or ability to learn, computer databases such as Streetsmart, MOCapp, and CARESPhysical RequirementsFrequent walking and standingAbility to lift up to 30 lbsWork EnvironmentIndoors and outdoors; all weathersIND123

Keywords: GODDARD RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY CENTER, New York , Housing Outreach Specialist, Other , New York, New York

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