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Disability Advocate/RRH Housing Services Program Coordinator

Company: Aspire Health
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Abode Services,one of the largest and effective nonprofits working to end homelessness in the Bay Area, is seeking a skilledDisability Advocate (SOAR)/RRH Housing Services Program Coordinator. The Disability Advocate (SOAR)/RRH Housing Services Program Coordinator will manage the provision of housing/support services to homeless households assisted through our Housing programs in San Mateo County through referrals to the program. This will be through representation of SOAR advocacy and application assistance for clients applying for Social Security Disability. Benefits and Perks: $22-25 per hour Dynamic, mission-drive culture and supportive leadership. We support you in supporting others. 100% medical, dental, vision benefits coverage for employees 31Paid Time Off /Holidays per year Voluntary benefits: FSA, EAP, Commuter Checks, Life Insurance, Legal, and more 403(b) Retirement Savings Plans with Employer Match & Contribution Programs Supportive Supervision, Leadership Academy Programs, Professional Development Trainings How You Make an Impact: Meet with identied/referred HDAP (Housing Disability Program Holding Vouchers) clients, complete assessments of clients to determine eligibility. Work with community partners (shelters/outreach programs) to assess the needs of individuals who are experiencing homelessness and are eligible for HDAP services. Meet with clients for intakes and complete corresponding documentation for Abode services and SOAR program. Request medical, psychiatric therapeutic, and other providers, medical treatment records that the client has/had received -- collect any evidence that may help the cases. Help participants apply for the benets offered by Social Security Administration (SSA), that is SSI / SSDI and ll out forms in a timely manner according to the SOAR program and remains active in the case until SSA determines the eligibility of the case. Maintain active and collaborative communication with SSA and DDS agencies. Maintain condential data les that adhere to HMIS and OAT. Ensure timely completion of HMIS case notes, participant case plans, HMIS annual updates, and quarterly/yearly income assessments as needed. Provide support to team when dealing with complex participant and/or landlord issues, which may include leading case conferencing meetings, connecting with other community resources for support, and providing direct services to clients/landlords. How You Meet the Qualifications: Professional experience in the human services, social work, psychology or related field and demonstrated experience in rental housing programs for low income, special needs individual and families. Associates Degree. SOAR certification preferred or completion of certification within 4-6 weeks of hire. Minimum two years of experience working social services field, with strong knowledge of community resources in San Mateo County. Microsoft Office Suite skills, including Excel. Salesforce database experience a plus. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Detail oriented with strong organizational and time management skills. Reliable transportation along with a valid and current CA Drivers License and insurance is required. Notice: This description is to be used as a guide only. It does not constitute a contract, commitment or promise of any kind. Abode Services reserves the right to change, add, delete, upgrade or downgrade the position as dictated by business necessity at any time with or without notice. Abode Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace Notice: All job descriptions to be used as guides only. They do not constitute contracts, commitments or promises of any kind. Abode Services reserves the right to change, add, delete, upgrade or downgrade positions as dictated by business necessity at anytime with or without notice. Abode Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free WorkplaceProgram: SMC HDAPThis is a non-management positionThis is a full time position

Keywords: Aspire Health, Redwood City , Disability Advocate/RRH Housing Services Program Coordinator, Other , Redwood City, California

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