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://www.cascadeaids.org/.
CAP is excited to announce that we are currently hiring an experienced Short Term Housing Case Manager. This is a 1.0 FTE position, which reports to the Manager of Short Term Housing and MAI Services.
Responsibilities include: working with clients to develop housing plans, assisting clients in locating and securing affordable housing, mediation with landlords, completing forms, and entering data into the agency database in a timely and accurate manner. The Short Term Housing Case Manager works collaboratively and communicates effectively with clients, volunteers, CAP staff, and community partners. Other duties as assigned.
The person in this position is stationed in the CAP Davis Street office but will travel throughout the five-county service area for meetings and participant home visits. Evening and weekend work is sometimes required. This is a non-management, union-represented position.
Two years’ professional work experience relevant to the position
Prior experience providing short term case management (or similar) services
Demonstrated computer proficiency using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook) and working knowledge of the internet
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Successful experience working with ethnic, racial, economic and sexually diverse populations and persons who have experienced homelessness, persons with a mental illness and/or substance dependence
Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with community stakeholders
Good organizational and time management skills and very strong attention to detail
Ability to work independently with accountability and exercise sound judgement
Able to travel throughout the service area on a frequent basis
Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
Available to work occasional evenings and weekends