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Housing Navigator - Veteran Services - SSVF (JR 2217)

PATH (People Assisting the Homeless)
Los Angeles, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $22 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Since its foundation in 1984, PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) has pioneered bold and effective approaches to assist people experiencing homelessness. PATH operates services throughout California, connecting our clients to a comprehensive continuum of homelessness prevention, street outreach, employment preparation and placement assistance, individualized case management, supportive services, interim housing, and permanent supportive housing.

JR 2217
Housing Navigator - Veteran Services SSVF
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Salary: Starting at $21.64/hr and increasing with experience
Full Time

PATH is seeking candidates with experience in social services to join our Veteran Services Department as a Housing Navigator.

PATH's Veteran Services Department provides Veterans who are currently experiencing or have experienced homelessness with a full range of supportive services designed to assist them in obtaining, maintaining and stabilizing in housing long-term.

As part of the multidisciplinary SSVF team, the Housing Navigator provides program participants with support in locating and securing permanent housing. Responsibilities of the Housing Navigator include:

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with landlords
  • Participating in the development of individualized service plans for program participants
  • Helping to resolve landlord and tenant disputes in partnership with case management staff, tenants and properties
  • Conducting property inspections
  • Conducting office, home and field visits with participating veterans
  • Networking with other agencies, coalitions and community organizations around housing

We're looking for candidates that:

  • Hold a Bachelor's Degree in a human services related field
  • Experience working in social services, with populations in crisis, including those experiencing homelessness and people with disabilities, and education and/or experience with property management functions
  • Demonstrate knowledge of California's Fair Housing and Reasonable Accommodation laws
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with a wide variety of landlords and property management companies
  • Possess a high level of tolerance and understanding for individuals with urgent and multiple case management and health needs
  • Work just as well independently as they do on a team
  • Exercise mature judgement, and are highly motivated, self-starting and proactive
  • Are excellent at communicating, whether in writing or verbally
  • Have a strong sense of prioritization and can coordinate multiple demands in a high-pressure environment

For this role the Housing Navigator must:

  • Be able and willing to work flexible hours which may include evenings or weekends
  • Have employment eligibility verification
  • Have or be able and willing to obtain CPR/First Aid training
  • Provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination
  • Have reliable transportation and:
    • A valid driver's license
    • Auto Insurance
    • The ability to qualify for PATH insurance coverage
  • Successfully complete the following as a condition of hire:
    • Tuberculosis Test
    • Background Screening
    • Drug Test

Effective 11/01/2021 PATH will require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of full vaccination as part of the pre-employment credentialing process.

PATH is a California employer. Therefore, all regular and customary work must be performed within the state. Approval for work outside of the office, does not establish approval for work to be conducted outside of California.

In addition to a rewarding work environment, we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and a retirement plan.

If this position sounds like a fit, please submit your application today. A resume is required.

PATH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

PATH will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

PATH is dedicated to racial and social justice by centering equity in our service delivery and maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment for the communities we serve. We seek awareness and insight from witnessing the stories of our clients and learning from the experiences of our staff to ensure impactful systems change. If people are empowered, they can bring their authentic, whole selves to work and when people feel like they belong, they can become part of a unified effort of ending homelessness for all.

PATH (People Assisting the Homeless)


Los Angeles, CA



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