Full-Time / Temporary
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Job Description: The Outreach Care Coordinator will provide support and connections to services for individuals and families currently experiencing homelessness in Wake County. The Outreach Care Coordinator will help directly connect clients to the Oak City Cares Basic Needs and Weekend Meal Programs, as well as on-site partners and other community agencies. They will be an expert diversion specialist providing problem-solving conversations to help clients draw on natural resources to resolve their housing crisis and other needs. In addition, the Outreach Care Coordinator will assess and provide ongoing support and case management. This is a grant-funded temporary position through December 31, 2020.
Required Qualifications Bachelors degree with 1 – 3 years’ experience in Case Management/Homeless Services; extensive knowledge of housing and homelessness; ability to work with a wide variety of clientele, with a warm and welcoming attitude; ability be flexible and work collaboratively in a fast-paced, and rapidly changing work environment while maintaining a sense of calm for guests and partners; strong de-escalation and mediation skills; knowledge of HUD guidelines and experience working with subsidized housing and programs such as Emergency Shelter, Section 8, Shelter Plus Care, Rapid Re-Housing, etc.; current knowledge of best practice models, including Housing First, Coordinated Entry and Assessment, Mental Health Recovery, Harm Reduction, and Critical Time Intervention; knowledge of and commitment to Catholic social teachings and practices and the mission of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh and Oak City Cares; valid NC Driver’s License and a vehicle in working order for business use; authorized to work in the U.S.
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To apply, please send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Kathy Johnson at Employment.Opportunities@OakCityCares.Org.
Please no phone calls.