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Veteran Support Counselor

Mary Hall Freedom Village Inc
Atlanta, GA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $47,800 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description


The mission of Mary Hall Freedom Village, Inc. (MHFV) is to empower women, children, veterans, and families to end the cycle of homelessness, addiction, and poverty.

Headquartered in Sandy Springs, GA and with seven facilities across metro Atlanta, Mary Hall Freedom Village has been transforming lives of participants in need for the last 26 years. We strive to break the cycle of homelessness, addiction, mental illness, and poverty. If you believe in the empowerment of women, children, veterans, and their families, please consider the employment opportunity below.

The Veteran Employment Supportive Services Specialist (VESSS) role processes supportive service requests for veteran participants according to their individual employment plan, and in compliance with the grant’s budget narrative, to remove barriers to employment. Provides community resources and referrals to resolve participant’s barriers. Works closely with program manager and fiscal department to ensure grant funds are utilized per grant requirements and to support accurate spending of grant funds.

Performs on-going follow up and case management to maintain contact to ensure retention.


  • Process and distribute supportive service requests relating to transportation, work fees, tools, clothing, training, minor car repair, childcare and work-related needs.
  • Provide referrals to community resources and veteran service organizations for assistance.
  • Maintain budget management with program manager.
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy files, update resource database, and assist with quarterly reporting to Department of Labor.
  • Conduct individual and group presentations, complete research, and outreach to events to obtain resources and training opportunities.
  • Process expenditures for supplies, staff travel, staff training request and maintain equipment.
  • Function as the point of contact when program manager is out of the office.
  • Create and maintain community partnerships for resources, veteran services, and training opportunities.
  • Must have reliable transportation since travel is required.
  • This position renews annually if the grant is renewed.
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of this job classification.


  • Education and/or Experience: A master’s degree, preferably in social services, business administration, vocational rehabilitation, special education, substance equivalent experience. Previous work experience and interest in homeless services or other direct social services.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong organization and time management skills required.
  • The ability to provide counseling and case management to culturally sensitive groups.


  • TB Test
  • Must be able to pass background screening, finger printing and drug test.
  • Must have a good 3-year Motor Vehicle Report.
  • Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 6:00pm, occasional weekend or evening event
  • Face mask worn in workplace when with others.


Mary Hall Freedom Village Inc

Atlanta, GA
30350 USA



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