Homeless Family Services Coordinated Entry System Specialist


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Cause Areas

When

Mon Mar 05, 2018 - Wed Oct 31, 2018

Where

3710 E 20th AveAnchorage, AK 99508
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About

Coordinated Entry System (CES) Support Specialist Catholic Social Services Purpose: This position supports the Coordinated Entry (CE) Transition Coordinators by offering supportive case management services to homeless individuals and families on the Anchorage Coordinated Entry System (CES) prioritization list. The CE Support Specialist works with clients nearing the top of the CES prioritization list to ensure that proper documentation is collected and that supportive services are in place. Additionally, CE Support Specialists assist CE Transition Coordinators in managing CES prioritization list data/uploads and in informing service providers about the status and needs of current clients. As part of the Catholic Social Services Coordinated Entry Team, the Coordinated Entry Support Specialist will assist families and individuals experiencing homelessness connect with vital support services and housing opportunities.

Member Duties : Work with CE Transition Coordinators to identify prioritized individuals and families for CES support services. Maintain client records in accordance with Alaska Homeless Management Information Systems CES standards. Determine required client documentation and work with client to obtain said documentation. Advocate for clients in housing referrals, specialized counseling, employment, medical and mental health services, transportation and any other needed services. Make follow up contacts to determine participant's status in housing placement, treatment or health related facilities. Maintain current knowledge of and professional working relationships with community resource and service providers. Attend and co-facilitate weekly CE meetings in the community. Thoroughly and accurately, document all meetings with clients in their AKHMIS record. Provide crisis intervention as needed.
This is a full time position (40 hours/week) completed over 7 months.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage , Childcare assistance if eligible, Training , $2,900 Education award upon successful completion of service , $1,300/month Living Allowance .

Skills

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • People Skills
  • Case Work / Management
  • Youth Services
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 40 hours/week for 7 months

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