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Housing Navigator - CCHP 2.0

The CCHP 2.0 Housing Navigator will be working on the Community-wide CCHP Housing Plan project in conjunction with the other agencies in The Way Home. They will support and complete the clients’ move in process into housing. This person will engage in efforts to move homeless clients into permanent supportive housing units in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The navigator will match the elements of the housing assessment to an appropriate housing unit. This process will include the time period from the housing assessment and referral in the HMIS system to the end of the lease up process. 

Responsibilities:

•    This person works as a member of the Beacon Navigation team
•    Conduct housing assessments and Pre-navigation efforts when needed
•    Assists homeless individuals in gathering all documents and documentation necessary to complete the housing program enrollment process.
•    Conducts case management with clients to ensure proper supportive services are provided during the navigation process.
•    Maintains relationships with housing management for the benefit of identifying potential housing and during the leasing up process.
•    Travels as needed and accompanies clients to appointments and serves as advocate for the client during the housing search process
•    Ensures that all data needed is entered and all documents needed are uploaded into HMIS accurately and in a timely manner and then transferred to the housing case manager when the client is housed.
•    Attends all Community Navigator meetings, Beacon staff meetings and all appropriate training events.
•    Participates in Case conferences and Transitions team meetings as needed.
•    Completes monthly reporting as needed.
•    Must be able to represent the Beacon team well in the community. 
•    Complete required Beacon trainings and meetings.
•    Assist with other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

•    Associates level degree required or related college degree in social services, social work or human services.
•    Two or more years’ experience in social work or social services preferred
•    Texas driver’s license, good driving record required and working vehicle
•    Start as soon as possible

 

Please send resume and cover letter to hr@beaconhomeless.org . Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

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