FLOW Housing Navigator 

Reports to:  Chief Operating Officer
FLSA Status: Exempt
Full or Part-time: Full-time – Contractor

Summary

In partnership with Partners for HOME, Atlanta’s Continuum of Care (CoC, FLOW offers permanent housing for former chronically homeless residents. Once ready to “move on” from intensive support services received through Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) programs, eligible families and individuals transition to independent living. Residents maintain stability and housing with “light-touch” supportive services.

The FLOW Housing Navigator is responsible for navigating clients in Permanent Supportive Housing programs through the Housing Choice Voucher process to obtain permanent housing, become self-sufficient, and sustain independent living. The FLOW Housing Navigator will locate and secure rental properties in the City of Atlanta and surrounding areas for formal chronically homeless families and individuals with regards to affordable, safe and sanitary housing.

Primary Responsibilities

    • Assist clients with housing search and navigation, identification of housing units that accepts Housing Choice Voucher, including unit tours, completing applications and negotiating with landlords when necessary.
    • Assess each client referred from partner agencies to determine eligibility for FLOW program.
    • Complete materials with client to send to Atlanta Housing for voucher processing and briefing.
    • Accompany clients to Atlanta Housing Briefings when needed.
    • Assist clients with removing any barriers to move-in including but not limited to payments for security deposits, applications fees, and utility deposits.
    • Provide move-in support and case management for clients prior to and through the move-in process in the FLOW program.
    • Coordinate with the current PSH service provider for ongoing light touch case management once client move-in occurs.
    • Maintain documentation of work with clients in the Homeless Management Information System, ClientTrack, and shall be in compliance with the Atlanta Continuum of Care’s Data Quality Plan.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Experience working with and/or sensitivity to persons who have experienced homelessness, including people with disabilities.
    • Strong organization, critical thinking, problem solving, communication and creative skills.
    • High aptitude for learning and ability to work with technology and people.
    • Proficient in HMIS, MS Office Suite, and database systems, etc.
    • Highly organized with attention to detail and possesses ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines and maintain accurate records.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills that will allow the employee to maintain productive working relationships with staff, customers, clients, and CoC members and partners.
    • Excellent phone etiquette

    Qualifications/Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    • Two or more years of experience in the field of property management or previous experience as a housing specialist.
    • Knowledge of rental housing and low-income HUD housing regulations
    • Experience providing intake, assessment and case management services to homeless individuals.
    • Possess a valid Georgia driver’s license, with a good driving record and reliable transportation.

    To apply, please send cover letter and resume via e-mail to apply@hopeatlanta.org, please list position applied for as subject of email or
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SSVF Case Manager 

Reports to: SSVF Program Administrator
Status: Permanent

Summary

The SSVF Case Manager will be responsible for providing case management services and eligibility screening to veterans in the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program. Flexible hours, including evenings and weekends and an ability to travel within the service delivery areas are required.

Primary Responsibilities

• Work as directed to support the HOPE Atlanta organization and team members
• Provides eligibility screening and assessment to veterans and collects and maintains accurate and detailed records.
• Coordinates and monitors all aspects of service · delivery including intake, assessment, recommendations on housing stabilization, treatment planning, budgeting, case conferences,
referrals for adjunctive services, family meetings, group work, individual counseling, advocacy, and liaison with other community agencies.
• Ensures all participants are recertified as required by the grant guidelines.
• Documents service delivery and maintains accurate and timely documentation and is responsible for consumer confidentiality. Enters veteran information into Client Track HMIS either
in real time or 48 hours of activity including monitoring and documenting progress of veterans and outcomes.
• Tracks intake contact and temporary financial assistance in the Client Track HMIS tracking system in a timely and accurate manner.
• Create vouchers to third party vendors for temporary financial assistance.
• Conducts comprehensive veteran assessments to collect financial, environmental, psychosocial, employment, educational, housing and health information as appropriate to develop an
Individual Service Plan.
• Ensures accuracy and consistency with the agencies fiscal and billing procedures.
• Participates in all appropriate staff, supervision, and training meetings.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the SSVF Program Administrator and Senior Management.

Additional Responsibilities

• Maintain case files for each veteran enrolled in Client Track HMIS system
• Complete and provide monthly reports to Program Coordinator
• Participate in HOPE Atlanta community events as requested

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Strong organization, critical thinking, problem solving, communication and creative skills
• High aptitude for learning and ability to work with technology and people
• Proficient in MS Office Suite, Client Track, and database systems, etc.
• Flexible and ability to multi-task
• Able to function in a team environment
• Excellent verbal, written and communication skills

Qualifications/Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or in related field of social services
• Mental health/human services experience preferred
• Experience work with veterans preferred
• Experience working with homeless population
• Possess a valid Georgia driver’s license, with a good driving record and reliable transportation

To apply, please send cover letter and resume via e-mail to apply@hopeatlanta.org, please list position applied for as subject of email or
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Outreach Case Manager 

Reports to:  Director of Homeless Outreach
FLSA Status: Exempt
Full or Part-time: Part – time – overnight and weekend hours

Summary

The Outreach Case Manager will be responsible for providing outreach, case management services and referral services to chronically homeless and homeless individuals.

Primary Responsibilities

    • Work as directed to support the HOPE Atlanta organization and team members
    • Perform street outreach by engaging individuals that are chronically homeless and literally homeless
    • Provide intensive case management support to individuals and connect to housing, mental health services and substance abuse intervention
    • Provide initial mental health intake and assessment to individuals who are chronically homeless
    • Refer to a mental health provider for ongoing services
    • Provide linkage to other agencies that will provide supportive services that include: substance abuse intervention, entitlements benefits, health care, child care, budget counseling, identification and housing referral
    • Maintain ongoing communication with partner agencies and those that will partner in client’s care
    • Develop ISP to address needs & goals
    • Connect consumers to First Step to access SSI/SSDI benefits
    • Maintain regular contact with participants through office visits, Gateway shelter visits and via the telephone

    Additional Responsibilities

    • Complete Client Track eligibility screens for each participant
    • Maintain case files for each individual enrolled in Client Track HMIS system
    • Monitor program expenditures for all eligible activities
    • Complete and provide monthly reports to program manager
    • Enter case notes in Client Track HMIS system within 48 hours of contact
    • Attend community resource meeting as directed
    • Maintain ongoing communication with partnering agencies
    • Participate in HOPE Atlanta community events as requested

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Understanding of P.A.T.H. Programs & Services
    • Knowledgeable of mental illness, addiction and PTSD
    • Strong organization, critical thinking, problem solving, communication and creative skills
    • High aptitude for learning and ability to work with technology and people
    • Proficient in MS Office Suite, Client Track and database systems, etc.
    • Flexible and ability to multi-task
    • Able to function in a team environment
    • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills

    Qualifications/Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    e in Social Work, Psychology or in related field of social services and/or (4) four years’ experience working with homeless population or some equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Possess a valid Georgia driver’s license, with a good driving record and reliable transportation

    To apply, please send cover letter and resume via e-mail to apply@hopeatlanta.org, please list position applied for as subject of email or
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