Shelter and Housing Case Manager (Wallingford; Middletown)

June 1, 2018

Columbus House, Inc.
Job Posting: Full Time, FLSA Non-Exempt
Shelter and Housing Case Manager
Position located in Wallingford

VEVRAA Federal Contractor: Priority Referrals of Protected Veterans Requested


Objective
Provide case management services to adult heads of households and single adults (seasonal Overflow November – April) who may have struggled with substance abuse, mental illness and homelessness who are now in shelter or seeking access to housing in Middlesex/Meriden/Wallingford locations. To provide case management services to 4 formerly homeless adults, now living in long term supportive housing apartments in the Greater Middletown area, in order to assist individuals in maintaining housing and improving their quality of life.

Duties and Responsibilities
Creates person-centered service plans and meets with clients regularly to encourage, check and document progress, including assisting with personal budgeting, bill paying, and removing impediments to achieving housing. Assist clients in obtaining basic needs using available community resources. Educate providers and market the program as needed. Employ the RRH Best Practice strategies of: Coordinated intake, screening, and housing-based assessment; Housing search, landlord recruitment, and relocation assistance; Housing stabilization and sustainability supports, including linkages to community services; and financial assistance. Timely and accurately enters all HMIS data to generate requested funder reports. Provide client transportation as appropriate; coordinate and collaborate with other agencies and property managers. Attend required CHI, program and network meetings. Monitor cases and complete all required documentation/charting. Maintain positive communication with landlords. Maintain strict confidentiality. Assist with special projects and complete other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor’s degree with 3 years relevant work experience. Valid driver’s license with a good driving record. Excellent written and verbal communication skills using the English language. Able to effectively use the local network of substance abuse, mental health, and social services providers. Familiar with working with homeless populations in a Trauma Informed manner. Time management skills and computer literate with a deadline oriented mindset. Able to meet all documentation requirements; complete knowledge base of all aspects of the delivery of person-centered case management. Familiar with mental health, substance abuse and dual diagnosis issues and group dynamics; capacity to work within a team and foster teamwork. Flexible, able to seek out opportunities for clients to lead fulfilling lives.

Supervised by: Program Manager of Middlesex Services
Salary: $17.30 to $18.50 per hour plus excellent benefits
Schedule: Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with some flexibility


How to apply (choose only one; indicate where you saw posting):
*Email your resume and a cover letter to hr@columbushouse.org
*Send your resume and a cover letter to Human Resources Generalist, Columbus House Inc., P.O. Box 7093, New Haven CT 06519
*Fax your resume and a cover letter to 203-773-1430
*Apply via this site

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/ Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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