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Outreach Specialist

Social Service Staffing & Recruiting, Inc.
Sacramento, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The program assists low-income Veteran families experiencing homelessness to attain housing placement and housing stability. The program provides street and venue-based outreach, case management, permanent housing placement, temporary financial assistance, employment assistance, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits. The program will work with all participants to develop and carry out action plans that improve their health and wellness.

Position Summary

The Outreach Specialist is responsible to support the team by engaging and building rapport with Veterans experiencing homelessness. The outreach team provides outreach to individuals living on the streets by engaging in conversation and practicing active listening. The goal of the outreach team is to establish trusting relationships with individuals and connect them with the resources and services they may need. The Outreach Specialist will assess and connect participants to housing and case management assistance.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

· High school or GED, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

· Previous experience as an Outreach Worker or Case Manager, preferred.

· Commitment to serving homeless individuals and Veterans. Have a clear understanding of PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, alcohol and drug dependency and other mental health issues.

· This position requires working independently and with the Outreach team in the field and may include some periodic scheduled evening hours.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office, email, internet, and calendaring applications. Experience with HMIS data entry strongly preferred.

Company Description
We are a staffing and recruiting agency that specializes in social services. We hire BA, BSW, MA, MSW, LCSW, MFT, PsyD and PhD candidates for temporary, temp to hire and direct hire opportunities throughout California. We have part time and full time positions available, both direct services and management.

Social Service Staffing & Recruiting, Inc.

We are a staffing and recruiting agency that specializes in social services. We hire BA, BSW, MA, MSW, LCSW, MFT, PsyD and PhD candidates for temporary, temp to hire and direct hire opportunities throughout California. We have part time and full time positions available, both direct services and management.

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