Bilingual Prevention Specialist

Everyone Home DC

About the organization

Housing is our starting point. Seeing people thrive is our finish line.

At Everyone Home DC, we believe that when everyone has access to a safe, affordable, and comfortable home, we can all thrive.

All people transitioning out of homelessness need resources beyond decent, affordable housing to thrive. They need access to nutritious foods, education, employment, parenting supports, children’s services, transportation, physical and behavioral health care services. So, we approach our services as we approach caring for our own families, with a whole person, whole family, and whole community mindset. We exist to provide a range of housing solutions and supportive services to ensure that individuals and families in our community have what they most need to thrive.

Our services include:
-Family Homelessness Prevention
-Family Rapid Re-Housing
-Family Permanent Supportive Housing
-ADA Accessible Shelter Units
-Street Outreach
-Shirley’s Place Day Center
-Systems Change

Duties

● Provide administrative and program support in the following areas: intake, client wellness,
community building, documentation and special projects.
● Work with individuals to set client goals and implement strategies to meet goals. Track and
report on progress of goals regularly.
● Develop comprehensive case management plans for participating families.
● Assist in processing lease agreements with landlords, families and contractors when needed.
● Actively network with the community service providers and other partner agencies to locate
programs and resources to assist families.
● Conduct home visits with families, assess client needs, and make referrals as appropriate.
● Input client data into Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). Produce client
reports and generate checks to clients for financial assistance.
● Establish and maintain weekly meetings, based on client assessments.
● Other relevant duties as assigned.

Qualifications

● Fluent in Spanish
● Bachelor's degree in social work and or 3-5yrs experience working within the homeless
continuum. Crisis management experience is a plus.
● Excellent written/verbal communication skills
● Exceptional ability to multi-task and excellent organizational skills
● Excellent case management skills with a proven track record of success.
● Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
● Ability to work with as well as serve a diverse population. Demonstrated respect and
appreciation for diversity based on race, class, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, and gender presentation, and ability to work with a highly diverse group of
clients, co-workers, and colleagues.

Salary

45,000

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

This position is available immediately. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to
[email protected] Indicate "Prevention Specialist" in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

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