The Outreach Specialist-OHCS focus is to locate and engage unhoused individuals and their families who may be eligible for rental housing assistance. This position works collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team in in navigating through complex resources and processes. This position will work collaboratively with community partners to provide resources and referrals to our unhoused population.
Position Duties & Responsibilities
? Identify unsheltered unhoused persons through direct outreach activities and through reports/referrals. from shelters, police, churches, social service providers and others.
? May initiate contact and establish a working interaction with unsheltered unhoused persons for the purpose of providing assistance with attaining adequate shelter and access to needed services.
? Make referrals to appropriate community resources.
? Establish and maintain positive, productive working relationships with mental health providers, shelter providers, police (and other local officials), and other service providers to unhoused population with the goal of providing wrap around services to assist unhoused population towards housing stability.
? Participate in appropriate workshops, trainings, and meetings as directed.
? May conduct presentations giving in-depth descriptions of ACCESS rental assistance programs and provide information on other programs offered by ACCESS as required.
? Maintain complete client records, daily activity logs, mileage logs, and other reports as directed.
? Take appropriate action to deal with any unhoused emergency situation.
? Work with the Program Supervisor & Director in identifying outreach opportunities and materials.
Job RequirementsEducation Required: High School
Experience Required: 1-3 Years
Last updated on 08/06/2021
16.50 - 19.50
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