Cascade AIDS Project (CAP), the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington, is committed to preventing HIV infections, supporting and empowering people living with or affected by HIV and eliminating HIV-related stigma and health disparities. Learn more about us at http://cascadeaids.org.
CAP is excited to announce that we are seeking an experienced Housing Case Manager to provide home-based housing case management, goal planning, information and referral services, advocacy, and eviction prevention for individuals who are HIV+ and have co-occurring mental health and addiction issues and are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. This position is full time and reports to the Manager of Housing Services. The person in this position will work specifically with up to 30 supportive housing participants that are chronically homeless and/or have a severe and persistent mental illness.
This is a short-term position, with funding available through June 30, 2016.
Responsibilities include: working with clients to conduct Behavioral Health Assessments, providing referrals for shelters, transitional housing, and emergency placements, mediation and direct communication with landlords, assisting clients with completing rental applications, working collaboratively with housing and support service staff at CAP and community partners, and entering data into the agency database in a timely and accurate manner. The Mental Health Housing Case Manager will support CAP’s efforts to increase staff knowledge of mental health issues as related to housing and homelessness. The Mental HealthHousing Case Manager works collaboratively and communicates effectively with clients, volunteers, CAP staff and community partners.
The person in this position is stationed in the CAP main office but will occasionally need to travel throughout the five-county service area for meetings and client home-visits. Evening and weekend work is required for mandatory CAP events. This is a non-management, union-represented position.
Compensation: $41,894 - $47,222 annually depending on education and experience; employer-paid health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with generous employer matching contribution; 125C cafeteria savings plan; generous vacation and health leave benefits.
NOTE: This is a union represented position.
Closing Date: Position open until filled.
To apply for this position, mail, email, fax, or deliver the following three documents:
1) a complete cover letter (attached as Word or pdf) that serves as an example of your writing and addresses how you meet all of the minimum qualifications specific to the position you are applying for, 2) your resume, and 3) a completed CAP Employment application (available at www.cascadeaids.org/employment) to:
Cascade AIDS Project
Mental Health Housing Case Manager position
208 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 800
Portland, Oregon 97204
Or by email to:
Cascade AIDS Project is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer