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Regional Matcher, II (JR 1077)

Los Angeles, California · Volunteering/Non-Profit
JOB ID: 1077
Full Time
Wage: $24.04/hr


The Coordinated Entry System (CES) is the system in which families experiencing homelessness and organizations providing housing resources find each other in a systematic and efficient manner. PATH (People Assisting the Homeless) is the lead agency of the Family CES for Service Planning Area 4 (SPA 4), ensuring families experiencing homelessness are linked to the most appropriate permanent housing resource and working with other CES partners to best serve and house our clients. The CES Regional Matcher will be a part of the CES team, and part of a greater system that moves people off the streets and into homes.


Under the supervision of the Director of Family Services, the CES Regional Matcher is responsible for the following activities:
  • Matching centralized housing resources
  • Database management
  • Data analysis
  • Capacity building, training

Matching centralized housing resources

The Regional Matcher will “match” using the Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS) to prioritize individuals who are most appropriate for the centralized housing resources. This includes working in close contact with other local homeless service providers, the Department of Mental Health, and the Department of Health Services to ensure different housing pathway criteria is met. Matcher will track and manage the matching process both through HMIS and through internal CES tracking systems.

Database management

Matcher will manage existing CES database, create reports as directed, manage outcome tracking and assist in grant and contract reporting. Entering VI-SPDATs into database may be asked of Matcher on an as needed basis.

Data analysis

Matcher will interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports for internal and external entities. Matcher will work with CES providers to ensure high data quality of reports.


  • Supervisory experience in homeless services or related social services field with strong skills in staff supervision, program development and implementation development of policies and procedures.
  • Extensive experience working with program funders.
  • Experience analyzing program procedures and practices to identify barriers and impediments to achieving goals and making recommendations for course-correction
  • Knowledge of program management, experience preparing and monitoring program budgets.
  • Effective time management and communication skills. Includes speaking, listening, and writing in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Strong ability to effectively resolve and cope with immediate crisis situations.
  • Strong organizational, detail orientated, and time management skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently, effectively as an individual and part of a team.
  • Strong ability to represent the interests of the agency, interact effectively with a diverse group, and be comfortable building successful collaborative relationships with program participants, staff, and other stake holders.

Required Qualifications

  • Employment Eligibility Verification.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Updated tuberculosis test.
  • Successful completion of background screening.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings or weekends
  • Driving is an essential function of this position
    • Must have Valid CA Driver's License
    • Must provide proof of insurance coverage
    • Must be able to qualify for PATH insurance coverage
Work Environment
The employee may be in contact with individuals and families in crisis who may be ill, using alcohol and drugs, and who may not be attentive to basic personal hygiene, health and safety practices. The employee may experience a number of unpleasant sensory demands associated with the client’s use of alcohol and drugs, and lack of personal hygiene. The employee must be ready to respond quickly and effectively to many types of situations, including crisis situations and potentially hostile situations. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate in an office setting. Sometimes work may become stressful when working under pressure.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, walk, stoop, talk, hear, reach above and below shoulders; use hand and finger dexterity, keyboarding and making and receiving telephone calls. The employee may be required on occasion to lift and or carry up to 20 lbs.
PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

How to apply: 
Please visit the Path Career Site to apply online. Search for Job #1077 to submit your application. A resume is required.
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