JRI Housing Coordinator in Columbia, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 8/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $16.92 hourly

Do you excel in a collaborative team environment? Do you enjoy problem solving to effectively meet the needs of your clients? 

Compass Health Network has an immediate opening for a Housing Coordinator on our JRI Team!

Learn more about the JRI Program: https://doc.mo.gov/initiatives/justice-reinvestment-initiative

POSITION PURPOSE

To coordinate housing services in collaboration with JRI team members, program consumers, community partners and agency programs in order to assess housing needs for program referrals as well as identify, procure and achieve housing stability for vulnerable individuals and families in the Justice Reinvestment Treatment Pilot (JRI TP).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – JOB SPECIFIC

• Outreach and engage consumers in JRI Pilot to assess housing needs and coordinate linkage of appropriate housing resources to program consumers
• Attend all JRI team meetings
• Coordinate with other JRI staff/team members to support consumers in becoming housed and to achieve housing stability to reach successful JRI completion and integration into the community
• Coordinate with NAR accredited housing providers
• Coordinate with other sober living providers as needed
• Comply with all applicable housing and JRI program rules and regulations
• Collaborate with other providers as needed
• Attend all meetings with stakeholders as assigned
• Work closely with DOC and DBH
• Promote and develop tenant engagement through activities and education
• Eviction prevention
• Community engagement
• Developing and maintaining positive relationships with community stakeholders, police, neighbors, local businesses and potential resources
• Participate in the Continuum of Care meetings as assigned
• Participate in Coordinated Entry
• Clinical Services Liaison
• Encourage landlord engagement
• Foster positive relationships with community landlords
• Facilitate communication with landlords
• Identify potential new landlords
• Other duties as assigned

DESIRED DEMONSTRATED KEY COMPETENCIES

• Analytical Thinking
• Collaborative Relationships
• Conflict Resolution
• Communication – Oral
• Communication – Written
• Flexible Thinking
• Problem Solving
• Teamwork

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES – COMPANY WIDE

• Regularly attends work except for approved absences
• Attends all training as required
• Maintain professional, “champion” behavior
• Provides quality customer service
• Provides services with a commitment to service excellence
• Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence
• Team oriented and values diversity

 

 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION

• High School/GED required
• Bachelor’s degree in a human service field preferred

WORK EXPERIENCE

• At least four (4) years experience in human services required if Bachelor’s degree is not obtained
• Ability to articulate and operate within the Housing First Model required
• Working knowledge of available housing subsidy programs and other potential housing resources required
• Strong verbal and written communication, conflict resolution, and organizational skills required
• Significant in-state travel; valid driver’s license and agency-established minimum automobile coverage required

 

Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.