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Veterans Housing (Master's Level) Case Manager

Company: ColumbiaCare Services
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

APPLY TODAY AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE MENTAL HEALTH FIELD!

This position is contracted with the Veterans Administration and is subject to VHA Directive 1193 , which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation in accordance with the rule.

What We Offer
Enjoy our many benefits and incentives including:

Affordable Medical/Dental/Vision plans
Flexible Spending Account
Generous Vacation and Sick time
Whole Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program
Professional development and training opportunities
100% Vested Retirement Plan w/ up to 6% Match
Holiday Pay (9)
Paid Personal Growth Hours
Paid Time Off for Mental Health
Company Paid Life Insurance
Spontaneous & Longevity Bonuses
Loan Forgiveness Program Eligibility
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) & Tobacco Cessation Program

For more details about our benefits, visit our website !

About the Job
We have a Full-Time opening for a Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Case Manager position in Seattle, Washington. A successful applicant will become a member of a dedicated team whose mission is to work with houseless Veterans and their families to coordinate and monitor successful community living through the HUD-VASH voucher program. Specifically, this position helps connect Veterans with qualified housing and maintain that housing as they stabilize in other areas of their lives. This may include assisting them with obtaining benefits, helping them gain independent living skills, interfacing with landlords, accessing public transit and services, and connecting them to services that help with maintain sobriety and improve their mental health.

The VASH Case Manager position includes work throughout the community and has the ability to complete some work from home. A company vehicle is provided.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm (Full Time Day )

What You'll Make
$5,000 - $6,500 per month DOE/Credentials.
Additional 5% Language Differential offered for Bilingual or Multilingual candidates (Spanish/English desired).

About the Program
VASH works directly with Veterans by assisting them in navigating very complex systems (rental applications and requirements, HUD subsidy applications, benefits systems, public transportation, etc.), providing other supportive assistance, helping them maintain residence, and teaching skills to help them become as stably housed and independent as possible in the community.

ColumbiaCare Services is a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.

What You'll Need
Following criteria is REQUIRED :
Master's degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or similar
Ability to pass an extensive VA background check (chosen candidates will be required to complete the VA's VASH orientation and training)
CPR certified to Basic Life Skills training course
Ability to travel (mostly within the community)

Additional qualifications PREFERRED:
Knowledge in the area of community resources and familiarity with HUD vouchering and rental assistance systems
Experience working with houseless individuals and/or the public housing authority.
Preference will be given to Veterans

Successful applicants MUST have a valid Washington driver's license and maintain a safe driving record and have the ability to pass an extensive background check through the VA.

About Us
ColumbiaCare Services is a non-profit, behavioral health and Veteran's service agency offering a full spectrum of programming to help people get better. We are more than a company. We are a diverse team of individuals who are in the business of changing people's lives. We specialize in providing outpatient services, residential treatment programs, mental health housing, and other supports in beautiful and therapeutic service settings. We promote the whole health and wellbeing of the individuals and communities we serve. We value and honor diversity in all forms, including but not limited to race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, nationality, spirituality, Veterans, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. We welcome persons from historically underrepresented groups to apply. We seek applicants who can demonstrate experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and who will contribute to our mission, vision, and core values.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; therefore, we invite individuals from all walks of life to apply. We strive to deliver equitable employment best practices and opportunities for all, from recruitment, to interviewing and hiring, to our retention activities, promotions, and training and growth opportunities. We give priority to applicants who qualify under protected Veteran status as well as bilingual and/or bicultural applicants.

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Keywords: ColumbiaCare Services, Seattle , Veterans Housing (Master's Level) Case Manager, Executive , Seattle, Washington

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