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COMPASS HOUSING ALLIANCE Housing Case Manager at Supportive Housing Programs in Seattle, Washington

At Compass, EVERYONE DESERVES A HOME.

Why Compass? Working for Compass is a way to make real, positive change in people's lives.

Compass Housing Alliance believes that everyone deserves stability, growth, and community and that can only be fulfilled when everyone has safe, affordable housing. Whether we work in direct service or in support of the mission in administration and operations, we're all seeking to better our community. We're looking to welcome people to our team that are passionate, skilled, and enjoy a little light-heartedness in their work environment. We recognize the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to the organization and consider the diversity of staff, guests, residents, and community partners to be an important asset.

Operating at 15+ locations in Auburn, Renton, Seattle and Shoreline.

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Housing Case Manager provides trauma-informed services to individual program participants, many of whom have multiple barriers (i.e., mental health, substance use disorder, chronic health conditions, frequent contact with law enforcement, etc.), so that secure, stable, and permanent housing may be achieved and/or maintained. This service includes assessment, documentation, information and referral, goal setting, direct advocacy, cooperative case planning, collaboration with Seattle public schools and coordination of services. The Case Manager assists and empowers participants to make necessary connection with the community and providers to stabilize and improve the quality of their lives. This is a unionized position, represented by Local 8 of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).

ABOUT THE PROGRAM:  Karlstrom Apartments - Named after Compass founders Otto and Alva Karlstrom, the 23 studio apartments serve individuals earning 30 to 50 percent of Area Median Income. All units are currently filled by individuals with former homelessness experience with Section 8 or Shelter Plus Care subsidies. Dekko Place - Developed in partnership with Gethsemane Lutheran Church in downtown Seattle, the 50 apartments serve individuals and families earning between 30 to 60 percent of Area Median Income. Some units are set aside for persons with physical or developmental disabilities.

LOCATION: Downtown & Pioneer Square Neighborhoods (Seattle, WA) REPORTS TO: Program Manager FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 9:30am-6pm; with weekly staff meetings on Thursdays at 11am MEAL PERIOD: Unpaid (30-minutes) SALARY: $26.37 per hour (Level 1)

FULL TIME BENEFITS INCLUDE: Unlimited Orca Transportation Pass, Medical/Prescription/Vision, Dental, $500 Health Flexible Spending Account 4 Weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) & 11 Paid Holidays, Retirement Plan, Employee Assistance Program.

 

**QUALIFICATIONS:

**• A minimum of 2-years' experience in a social/human service setting related to housing and homelessness, required. • Experience and education that demonstrates competency in and awareness of equity, intersectionality and belonging is essential. As well as a familiarity with issues of housing insecurity, mental health, substance use, sexual assault and/or domestic violence, desired. • Experience working in an environment where language may be a barrier, desired. • Current WA State Food Handlers Permit, desired (If not current, will be sponsored within 1-month of hire). • Certain positions will require driving duties. Driving related qualifications include Valid WA driver's license, proof of car insurance, and a driving record that meets Compass standards. • Work experi

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