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Housing Navigator II - San Diego Programs (JR 2053)

San Diego, California · Volunteering/Non-Profit
JR# 2053
Housing Navigator II
Salary: $15.38/hr. - $17.00/hr.
Regular
Full Time
Non-Exempt
 
WHAT WE DO
Since its foundation in 1984, PATH has pioneered bold and effective approaches to assist people experiencing homelessness. PATH operates services throughout California, connecting our clients to a comprehensive continuum of homelessness prevention, street outreach, employment preparation and placement assistance, individualized case management, supportive services, interim housing, and permanent supportive housing. 

WHAT IS A HOUSING NAVIGATOR?
The Housing Navigator is responsible for a caseload of individuals who are residents at the Father Joe’s Village Interim Housing Program. The primary responsibility for the Housing Navigator is to provide support to clients to obtain housing related documentation. Support with collecting housing related documentation will vary depending on the needs of the individual being served. The Housing Navigator will meet with each client on a weekly basis to monitor their progression. The Housing Navigator will document the client’s progression into case notes and is expected to complete data entry and monthly reports. The Housing Navigator will work in collaboration with the Coordinated Entry System to ensure all clients on the workload are matched to a permanent housing solution. The Housing Navigator will also be expected to work in collaboration with community partners and attend required meetings.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE THROUGH ACTION
The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions:
 
Supportive Services
  • Provide supportive services in a non-judgmental manner.
  • Crisis intervention for homeless in the community.  
  • Monitor and evaluate client’s housing progression and develop modifications to the plan as necessary.
  • Provide information, referrals, linkages, and advocacy to assist clients in accessing services and resources.
  • Assist clients with procuring necessary documents and services such as identification card, birth certificate, social security income, disability income.
  • Complete intakes and assess for the client’s needs.
Contract Management
  • Ensure the organization's internal contract documents are accurate and well maintained.
  • Provide advice and guidance relating to contract generation.
  • Maintain and execute confidential information according to HIPAA standards. 
Relationship Management
  • Attend collaborative meetings.
  • Actively participate in staff meetings and trainings.
  • Network with other agencies, coalitions, and local community meetings. 
WHAT YOU BRING
We’re looking for candidates that:
  • Associates’ Degree, Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Experience with property management/real estate functions, knowledge of supportive housing, housing markets, city planning and/or public policy, or related fields highly desired.
  • Knowledge of Fair Housing laws.
  • Able to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously in a high-pressure and time sensitive environment.
  • Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel. Preference for Salesforce experience.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule to include some evenings and/or weekends as needed.
  • Possesses a high level of tolerance and understanding for individuals who present services with urgent multiple case management and health needs.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment and exercise mature judgment.
  • Ability to provide community and in-home based services on a regular basis.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly motivated self- starter with the ability to coordinate multiple projects/ tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment.
  • Other duties as assigned. 
MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS
For this role the ROLE a successful candidate must:
  • Be able and willing to work flexible hours which may include evenings or weekends.
  • Have employment eligibility verification.
  • Have or be able and willing to obtain CPR/First Aid training
  • Have reliable transportation and:
    • A valid driver’s license.
    • Proof of insurance and ownership for personal vehicles used during work duties.
    • The ability to qualify for PATH insurance coverage.
  • Successfully complete the following as a condition of hire:
    • Tuberculosis Test
    • Background Screening
    • Drug Test
READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE THROUGH ACTION?
If this sounds like you, please visit our PATH Careers Site at www.epath.org/careers and search for 
JR# 2053 to submit your application. A resume is required!

PATH 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.
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