Successful candidates must possess a minimum of a Master’s degree in a Human Services related field and have at least one-year of experience in case management of homeless individuals/families, and client record keeping. Language abilities in Spanish, Farsi, Amharic and Korean is also a plus.
Most importantly, the successful candidate must be able to develop and collaborate strong working relationships with property managers and appropriate municipal, county, City, and State agencies, as well as, other non-profit agencies and the faith based community. Candidate must adhere to the Housing First approach. Must also be able to provide effective training, prepare written reports, and maintain client documentation. Experience in Motivational Interviewing a plus.
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PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical requirements described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
The physical ability to travel to assigned locations and safely operate a motor vehicle to transport oneself, consumers, and program supplies as necessary. The physical to stand, stoop, bend, reach, pull, push, lift, grasp, climb, talk, see, hear and perform basic and light home maintenance activities, and operate office equipment as needed. Move and lift light objects up to 30 pounds such as mail, supplies, files, and equipment. Operating office equipment requiring continuous or repetitive hand/arm movements. The ability to remain in a sitting position for extended periods of time.
EMPLOYEE ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF JOB DESCRIPTION: I have read the job description, understand the responsibility, and accept the terms of employment with Volunteers of America Chesapeake, Inc.:
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