SSVF Veterans Services Case Manager

Recovery Resource Council
Published
August 23, 2021
Location
2700 Airport Freeway, Fort Worth, TX
Category
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Description

Recovery Resource Council is seeking the perfect candidate with a passion for ending Veteran homelessness through case management services.  This position uses the Housing First Model approach and provide financial coaching.  Assist veterans who are at imminent risk of losing housing by using the HFM approach.  Connect Veterans with resources to ensure they retain housing and maximize their independence and self-sufficiency.  Advocate for the Veterans with community partners including landlords to obtain and retain housing. Develop working professional relationships both internal and external to ensure the referral process imposes little to no stress for the veteran.

The best candidate should have a clear understand of the eligibility criteria to conduct screenings and intake on new referrals. Engage each Veteran by maintaining regular contact to monitor and track progress in response to services. Develop and implement individualized housing stability plans with each Veteran. Guide Veteran though process of maintaining or obtaining permanent housing. Perform housing counseling based on Veteran needs and ability to maintain permanent housing. Monitor and evaluate Veteran’s progress and adjust service plan and/or delivery as necessary. Complete all necessary documentation to ensure compliance with funding requirements and agency quality assurance standards. Advocate for Veterans within the community. Cultivate positive relationships with internal and external partners. Assist participants in retaining housing and maximize their independence and self-sufficiency by providing linkage and referral to appropriate community services and resources. Provide transportation for self and/or clients to off-site locations, including client residences. Initiate and complete case closure when appropriate. Strong time management to be able to juggle multiple priorities and tasks. Ability to maintain all records of communication and accurately enter data into multiple databases. Maintain and secure comprehensive case files. Works best in a team setting and able to communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively. Able to work with and interact with Veterans from a variety of ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a high school degree. Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred. Experience working with people experiencing homelessness preferred. Must have reliable transportation, a current Texas Driver’s license and evidence of auto liability insurance.

Application Instructions

email resume to Sonny Muniz-Blake  s.blake@recoverycouncil.org

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