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URBAN QUALITY LIVING INC

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Volunteer Social Worker Posting

Organization:

Urban Quality Living, Inc

Organization Description: (Permanent Affordable Housing Non-profit)

Urban Quality Living is a non-profit organization dedicated to working with our homeless population in LA facing barriers to education, employment, and mental & health care services; due to affordability/lack of the resources to acquire housing in their communities.

Our mission is to impact our homeless clients and empower them for success.

We do this through active engagement and participation of our homeless clients seeking to come indoors, supported by our housing First approach with care and wrap-around supportive services.

Urban Quality Living re-integrates a homeless person/family back as active stakeholders in their community through educational and employment support services. We foster an environment that allows for self-determination, sufficiency, financial discipline, and independence as a practical path out of homelessness.

Urban Quality Living, Inc is now recruiting for a Volunteer Social Worker. (This is an unpaid position):

To join us in replacing hopelessness and isolation with hope and a sense of belonging for our poor and homeless population in and around Los Angeles.

As a Volunteer Social Worker you would:

  • Develop processes and systems that will provide a comprehensive range of case management experiences for case management students
  • Manager case management intern's caseloads to create a successful field education experience
  • Instruct case management student whiles on placement with Urban Quality Living
  • Provide support as needed
  • Evaluate interns based on their limitations and desires

Volunteer Social Worker Posting

Job Title: Volunteer Social Worker (Member of the Executive Team)

Experience

  • Understanding and knowledge of the work of non-profit/for-profit organizations
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written,
  • Ability to interact with a diverse set of people from various businesses and backgrounds
  • Experience working with a variety of people in difficult situations
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Decisive, innovative, and flexible with the ability to compromise and strongly service-oriented.

Requirements

  • MSW (for graduate students) or a BSW degree (for undergraduates) from an accredited School of Social Work; with at least two years of post master’s practice experience
  • Provide case management supervision
  • Commitment to the program
  • Knowledge of homeless client’s case management
  • Provide case management activities and assignment
  • Field Instructor Orientation

Executive Team Function

  • Team worker
  • Custodian of participant’s records
  • Ensuring that accurate and sufficient documentation exists to provide adequate case management
  • Timely distribution of case management materials.
  • Reviewing, updating documents, and ensuring all documents are safely stored and readily accessible
  • Accommodates field education students with required case management tools and systems
  • An active conduit for communication between various Universities and Urban Quality Living, Inc.
  • Oversight of Urban Quality Living, Inc’s maintenance of its Field Education Agency requirements

Executive Team Type:

Team Manager (Student Case Management Program)

Industry:

Nonprofit Organization Management

Social Worker Posting

Job Description:

Urban Quality Living members of the Executive team are to be committed to the mission. Serving on the Urban Quality Living, Inc’s Executive team is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual passionate about strengthening leadership and growth in the nonprofit sector to excel and drive this nonprofit in pro-active and productive ways.

The Volunteer Social Worker works alongside the Case Management Team.

Executive team members are to engage with each other fully, ensuring excellent outcomes for the participants we serve. The team works when we all pull together.

As a team member, you must read all functional materials, resources, and documents before team meetings and come prepared to ask questions and participate in discussions as stated on the meeting agenda.

Team members are encouraged to share and communicate their ideas; no idea is a bad idea. Our focus is to come up with ways, always better to serve our participants. We seek to limit their experience of homelessness and move them quickly into affordable permanent housing.

Team members are encouraged to play an active role in creating an environment where our participants feel and know that they are listened to and supported-an environment where they can express their needs and be valued and respected.

Team members to responsibly represent Urban Quality Living, Inc to their respective communities and to advocate for Urban Quality Living, Inc’s mission, programs, and services as appropriate.

Our team members and volunteers are the keys to our success as an organization. So we look forward to you joining us.

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About URBAN QUALITY LIVING INC

Location:

11105 ROSE AVE APT 106, LOS ANGELES, CA 90034, US

Mission Statement

Our undertaking is to replace hopelessness and isolation with a sense of belonging and involvement with the communities that our homeless brothers and sisters live in; by providing them with affordable housing, health care, education, employment, and supportive trauma-informed wellness services that are tailored, specifically to meet their individual/family needs. Thereby foresting their inclusion, socially, and economically in our neighborhoods and society at large.

Description

We are a community based non-profit organization, providing trauma-informed care and supportive affordable permanent housing for homeless people in and around Los Angeles. Our main objective is to break the cycle of homelessness, one individual and one family at a time. We are committed to building safe and stable communities. Where homeless and poor people have access to holistic programs and services that are trauma-informed to foster their rehabilitation, which will in turn allow them to become economically self-sufficient and active stakeholders and members of their neighborhoods and communities at large. Through partnership with other nonprofit we've been able to greatly impact and change the direction and life's of our client's.

Crisis Support
Homeless & Housing
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

11105 Rose AveLos Angeles, CA 90034

(34.02207,-118.42286)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Program Management
  • Case Work / Management
  • Database Administration
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • As required (Based on numbers of interns)
  • Committed, determined, understanding, self-driven, friendly, and kind.

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