Lead Journey Home Guide – Rapid Rehousing

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Lead Journey Home Guide – Rapid Rehousing

Lead Journey Home Guide – Rapid Rehousing

 

Presbyterian Night Shelter is known for serving the homeless in greatest need: those who have no other places to go.  Those who present the greatest challenge to our community are welcome here.  As the largest homeless shelter in Tarrant County, we serve approximately 1,000 men, women and children each night.

 

Presbyterian Night Shelter staff members strive with mutual respect and compassion to serve with integrity, taking responsibility for our actions to foster hope in the journey from homeless to home.

                             

Job Summary

Responsible for case management activities for residents residing at scattered site properties housed through Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) and City of Fort Worth (CFW) Rapid Rehousing (RRH) grants, with the primary goals of maintaining housing and mainstream benefits along with increasing income and self-sufficiency.  Case management includes providing information and referrals, life skills training, and long term goal planning with residents.  Duties include assessment of needs, identification resources matched to the need, coordination with residents to connect with needs, and documentation of those services.  Services must be coordinated with all relevant departments and must fall within the mission of Presbyterian Night Shelter. 

 

Qualifications

Bachelor degree in social work or related field required. 

Experience working in housing programs that serve formerly homeless individuals strongly preferred.  Experience working with diverse and/or difficult populations desired.

Current knowledge of the local network of services preferred.

Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is required.

Valid driver license and proof of liability insurance is required.

 

This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits.  Email cover letter and resume to jgordy@journeyhome.org , no phone calls please.

 

 

Presbyterian Night Shelter is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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