SUPPORTIVE HOUSING ADVOCATE - RED LAKE RESERVATION HOUSING AUTHORITY
July 13, 2021
RE-POSTED EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
RED LAKE RESERVATION HOUSING AUTHORITY
SUPPORTIVE HOUSING ADVOCATE:
Full Time: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday, with occasional evening/weekend hours
Wage: $16.00 per hour
Benefits: Annual leave, sick leave, health insurance
Reports to: Supportive Housing Manager
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Complete required training to become a Housing Stabilization Services (HSS) Provider.
Assist potentially eligible participants to enroll in Medical Assistance and apply for HSS, including connecting with other providers to complete the required assessments.
Support participants who are homeless in finding and securing housing according to their Housing-focused Person-centered Plan.
Support participants who are housed to maintain housing according to their plan.
Most HSS participants will be those residing in Red Lake Supportive Housing units. Additional participants may be engaged as time allows.
Connect participants to health and human services; coordinate services with other providers to ensure access and eligibility.
Address service and other needs of all household members.
Conduct ongoing evaluation with participants of their progress and the effectiveness of services.
Understand and maintain participant confidentially and data privacy standards.
Create participant files including all relevant assessment, plan and evaluation information and update regularly as required for HSS.
Understand and follow all requirement of the HSS program.
Conduct outreach to inform community members of housing and service availability.
Understand status as a mandated reporter of child or vulnerable adult maltreatment.
Keep updated resource information on local and regional human services.
Establish and maintain positive networking relationships with other service providers.
Understanding of mental health conditions, substance use disorder, physical disabilities, chronic illnesses, and services available to assist people experiencing them.
Effective verbal and written communication skills, basic computer skills.
Two years' experience working with people who are homeless.
Must pass a MN Department of Human Services background study.
Must have reliable, insured vehicle and a valid Minnesota driver's license.
High school diploma or GED.
For more information call Carol Priest at 218-679-1284.
To Apply: Complete an application at Red Lake Housing Authority.
Applications must be submitted by 4:00 PM on Friday, July 23, to be considered.