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#518 - Program Specialist I - Veteran's Housing Coordinator

Company: LUBBOCK REGIONAL MENTAL HEALTH AND
Location: lubbock
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationStar Abilities38th & I-27 - Lubbock, TXPosition TypeFull TimeEducation LevelBachelor's in Human Service FieldSalary Range$32,700.00 - $32,700.00 Salary/yearJob ShiftDayDescriptionThis position services the Amarillo and Canyon region. Under the Supportive Service for Veteran Families (SSVF) program, screen, enroll, and case manage eligible low-income veteran families in housing stability crises. Develop and administer appropriate interventions and referrals, including delivery of program-specific services, that reasonably lower the veteran families' barriers to housing and corollary supportive services. Provide appropriate intermediate community referrals necessary for program participants' long-term stability and community reintegration. Outreach to the community and develop substantive networks among Department of Veteran Affairs, veteran service, homeless prevention, supportive service, and housing agencies that advance the interests of homeless veteran families. Advocate for homeless veteran families and this program with a vision towards ending veteran homelessness in the community. Complete timely and accurate reports and documentation necessary for program compliance. Perform other duties as assigned by the Veterans Service Coordinator. This position ensures all activities support the mission, values and goals of StarCare Specialty Health System.Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm. Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the program.QualificationsBachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major course work in Human Services or a related field is preferred; some college and/or high school diploma and two (2) years' experience in veteran services will be considered. A veteran or member of the U.S. Armed Forces (any branch), experience as a veteran caregiver, or have direct work experience with state or federal military and veteran programs. Skill in operating standard office machines (telephone phone, fax, copier, calculator, etc.) and personal computer with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, email, etc.). Some local travel is required. Selected candidate must have a valid Texas driver's license and be insurable under agency insurance. Preferred: Bachelors from an accredited institution in human services, psychology, public health, or related fields.Posted 3/10/21

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