Housing Outreach Coordinator

River Edge    Macon, GA
Job Description

River Edge is currently seeking a Case Manager for our Housing Outreach program.

Housing Outreach Coordinators (HOCs) will facilitate outreach and community engagement across the agency s assigned area, and deliver 80% of daily services outside of the clinic.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Proactively develop and manage relationships across a wide spectrum of community stakeholders to develop improved access for supported housing referrals and access for persons with serious mental ill
  • Facilitate regular outreach via phone and face-to-face interaction with local officials in the jails, prison and hospital ERs supporting local re-entry efforts and develop streamlined process in the usage of the Unified Referral process.
  • Build and nurture strategic relationships with local key stakeholders and partner organizations
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners
  • Conduct DBHDD Housing Need and Choice Surveys
  • Produce monthly outreach reports
  • Provide technical assistance, training and consultation to community stakeholders and staff on DBHDD community based services
  • Attend meetings as assigned by DBHDD on matters related to supported housing
  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor s degree from an accredited college or university plus two years of related social service/human services Or Associates degree plus 4 years of related social service/human services experience
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Adult Community Mental and Addictive Disease services
  • Demonstrated experience providing training/technical assistance
  • Knowledge of community based rental assistance housing options
  • All applicants must pass a satisfactory background clearance and pre-employment drug test.

    Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification. This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

    Fri, 24 May 2019 20:42:36 GMT

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