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The mission of AIDS Services of Austin is to enhance the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS. For more than 27 years, ASA has provided a continuum of services to the greater Central Texas area.

As a Housing Case Manager you will help individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS become and remain stable in housing. With a compassionate approach you will implement case management across a broad continuum. Your encouraging demeanor will help clients get on track to meet their housing goals.

Using the Best Single Source Plus (BSS+) Program you will help individuals locate housing, improve their income, access financial assistance and obtain support from partner agencies when it's needed. You will work with a diverse population- the BSS+ Program provides housing stability services to HIV positive individuals with a focus on the Chronically Homeless.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

You're a mover and a shaker: Effortlessly, you move from appointments, to calls, notes, meetings and back again. You thrive on a full schedule with lots of variety.

You're 'Type A' organized: Post-it Notes are your favorite. Nothing falls through the cracks on your watch.

You're patient: Problem solving and mentoring come easily to you.  You enjoy being of service.  When you help someone to a personal break through your mind is instantly erased of all the struggle and you're ready for round 2, 3, & 4! 

You're mission driven - You're looking for a job that makes a difference. At ASA you will be an integral part in our community to help our clients build healthier futures and reduce stigma for people affected by HIV/AIDS.

A successful Housing Case Manager must be willing and able to:

  • Provide clear information to clients and case managers.
  • Advocate on behalf of the client.
  • Help clients develop a housing stability plan that focuses on immediate and long term goals.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date client data and hard files
  • Operate within the budget.
  • Operate according to programmatic standards
  • Function within the Agency's policies and Procedures as outlined in our Personnel Handbook
  • Achieve positive client outcomes.

You Have:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field

Brownie Points for:

  • Two years of experience working with individuals of diverse cultures, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities and/or expressions
  • Experience working with homelessness prevention or the homeless
  • Experience working with substance use or mental health disorders and with other vulnerable populations
  • Training in harm reduction principles and motivational interviewing
  • Bilingual/bicultural (English and Spanish)

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. 

  Metro Area Austin TX
  Job Location City Austin
  Job Location State Texas
  Job Location Zip 78752
  Job Location Country United States
  Compensation Hourly From: $0.00 To: $0.00
  Job Category Clerical and Data-entry
  Prefered Experience 2 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Job Posting Date Oct. 25, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name AIDS Services of Austin
  Organizational Focus AIDS/HIV Services
  Contact Person Hayley Bills
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email
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