Homeless Veterans Housing Case Manager

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships


organization:The Salvation Army Harbor Light
position summary:

Provide Housing Case Management to Homeless Veterans in a V.A. Per Diem program. The Case Manager will establish and maintain relationships with clients assigned to his/her case load. The Case Manager will perform screening interviews with clients wishing to gain entrance to the program. This position will maintain all client-related documentation, write case plans, meet weekly with each client and act as an advocate for the client with the Veterans Administration and outside agencies. The Case Manager will be responsible for presenting cases to the team for consultation. In addition, this position will be responsible for providing follow-up assistance as requested by the client for up to one year. The duties of this position also include information and referral activities as specified by the individual client’s needs. Must be sympathetic to mission of The Salvation Army. Full-time, 40 hours/week, with full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, vacation, sick time and other benefits. Please email or fax all resumes with cover letter to Rick Stoller, Director at [email protected] or 503-239-1262.

Salary / Pay Rate:$14/hour
Required Skills and Abilities:Desire someone with case management experience and knowledge of housing opportunities in the Portland area. AOD experience, Mental Health experience strongly preferred. Knowledge of Portland Housing Opportunities.
Qualifications:BA/BS in Human Services field plus at least three years case management experience or equivalent work experience. Training and experience in homelessness, alcohol and other drug addiction, mental health, and experience providing intervention in those barrier areas. Ability to work with various socio-economic, ethnic and racial populations a must; good written and oral communication skills; knowledge of social services network; commitment to non-violence in all interactions. The individual hired for this position cannot participate in any form of substance abuse or show evidence of abuse while performing their duties or while present on Salvation Army property. Show respect for the goals and objectives of The Salvation Army.
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer