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Coordinator-SSVF

St. Patrick Center

Coordinator-SSVF

Saint Louis, MO
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    SUMMARY OF POSITION: The SSVF Coordinator will oversee the County portion of the SSVF program, monitor all progress, and engage both community partners and clients in the SSVF program. RESPONSIBILITIES: Respond to calls and requests from the community to assist homeless persons when possible Make persons in need of assistance aware of community resources, especially from St. Patrick Center’s SSVF program Connect prospective clients with a case manager for an assessment for services Research various social service agencies to understand outside intake procedures and criterion Conduct regular visits to social service agencies to inform them of the SSVF program and criteria for referrals Refer clients to appropriate community agencies, assisting clients when needed Maintain appropriate documentation of all outreach provided to agencies and clients Oversee paperwork and case management services provided to clients within your region Record services provided in ECM and keep all paperwork updated (within 24 hours) Attend local Continuum of Care meetings to inform agencies regarding SSVF program Maintain weekly schedule of CM’s stations and needed service areas to be covered. Assist with case management responsibilities as needed Track & compile paperwork,(necessary forms required by VA) on a monthly basis, from all case managers Detailed knowledge of the grant and SPC Policy & Procedure, to assist case managers with following grant guidelines Network within the community for resources to aid veterans Work to ensure STL ends veteran homelessness Report to Director of SSVF at least weekly, and other times as needed Supervise Case Managers within your region, provide technical, case management, and supervisory assistance to reports Become a “super user” with HMIS system(s) to provide technical assistance for daily reporting Run reports on a monthly basis to track spending and grant compliance Conduct staff meetings when necessary Must possess a Missouri Class E Driver License (MO residents only) Other duties as assigned Direct Reports: Case managers within their SSVF region KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree required; BSW preferred Veteran status preferred Residence within the specified region preferred but not required Previous experience and knowledge from working with the homeless Experience working in a social service agency Familiarity with the fields of mental illness and drug/alcohol abuse; symptoms, terminology, and interventions Familiarity with appropriate and available community resources SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to recognize personal strengths and limitations regarding time, skill, and knowledge Ability to communicate effectively with both clients, social service agencies, and team members Ability to build productive relationships within the community and with prospective clients Ability to set limits with clients Ability to engage new clients Ability to assess persons and situations RELATIONSHIPS REQUIRED: Work as a team member Communicate verbally and in writing to case managers, and SSVF Director on a daily/weekly basis Maintain relationship with related agencies RESOURCES: Distributes supplies in appropriate manner Report vehicle problems to supervisor Use credit card for van gasoline Purchase supplies that are needed for van