Employment Opportunities

Every day we make homelessness history at Virginia Supportive Housing.  Our shared values include teamwork, compassion, respect and integrity in working with colleagues, residents, volunteers and our many community partners.

VSH is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free workplace.  If you are interested in employment at VSH and meet all minimum requirements, we encourage you to apply as directed in each job description below.


Employment opportunities in Central Virginia

Full Time Desk Clerk - 2nd Shift


Position Description:

Virginia Supportive Housing is seeking a Full Time 2nd shift Desk Clerk in Richmond, VA (Monday-Friday). The Desk Clerk is responsible for monitoring the front desk, performing all receptionist duties, and ensuring the security of the building and safety of the residents in the properties assigned in a specific geographic region.

 

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Walk through inspection of all common areas including the grounds at onset of shift and record findings on shift report.
  • Review prior shift report with departing Desk Clerk.
  • Answer phone, direct calls, and take messages.
  • Be familiar with identity of all residents and respond to resident problems and emergencies as appropriate.
  • Check and monitor guest registration.
  • Collect rents, prepare bank deposits and do all assigned filing as well as other assigned property management tasks.
  • Monitor any unusual activities of residents and so note on the shift report and incident report. Respond appropriately. Refer to copy of Rules and Regulations for guidelines.
  • Complete information on work order, keep track of work orders, and handle emergency maintenance complaints appropriately.
  • On properties with video monitoring, carefully monitor cameras, note any suspicious activity and respond accordingly. Morning shift must examine video recordings from midnight to 8 am and report/document any incidents for the Property Manager.
  • Assist with quarterly inspections of all units in assigned properties.
  • Conduct move-in, including the review of rules and regulations and walk through inspection with new resident.
  • Assist with application process and resident file maintenance; process police reports and/or credit reports.
  • Assist with the preparation of the vacancy and delinquency reports.
  • Attend staff meetings and training as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Required Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and human relation skills that positively benefits interaction with internal and external clientele.
  • A demonstrated ability to deal with residents, site personnel, regional support services staff, corporate office personnel, property managers, property owners, inspectors, volunteers, peers and supervisors.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and self-control.
  • Good comprehension and communication skills, with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through verbal communication.
  • Enthusiasm, good attitude, trustworthiness, personal integrity and honesty.
  • Must be detailed oriented, able plan, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a past paced environment.
  • Appropriate level of administrative experience and skills.
  • Effective communication skills with employees at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate safely in the workplace, with experience in holding peers and direct reports accountable to safety standards.
  • Ability to work autonomously and understand when a superior needs to be involved in decision making.
  • Good decision making skills, with the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and implement the best solution to solve problems or challenges.
  • Self-motivated, with a dedication to keeping up to date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or educational equivalent.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state housing laws preferred.
  • Must own or consistently have a vehicle available for use.
  • Computer skills, with working knowledge of the primary Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge of property management software: OneSite conventional and affordable, WCMS preferred, OR demonstrated or ability and desire to learn these programs.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting (for extended periods of time), standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, and ability to remain calm under pressure. Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instructions:

Application Instructions:Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with “2nd Shift Desk Clerk – Stratford”in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


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Supportive Services Specialist - HomeLink


Position Description:

This position functions as a collaborative team partner among VSH associates, reporting directly to the Team Lead to address client needs of VSH – serving low income and disabled adults who may be experiencing homelessness and repeated incarcerations.

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Effectively self-manages and collaborates with all levels of staff and clients with varying needs ensuring timely and efficient utilization of resources; preventing return to homelessness and incarcerations while ensuring adherence to organization and regulatory requirements; ensuring licensure compliance as well as business process improvement measures for quality assurance and self development as well as development of the organization
  • Provides case management expertise to include but not limited to assessments, treatment planning, supportive counseling, linking to community resources, monitoring progress, collaboration with other providers, and care coordination
  • Advocates for clients in court, may testify on behalf of the client and/or services, collaborates with law enforcement, public defenders, and department of corrections
  • Maintains information in each client’s EHR to include demographics, assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, and discharge summaries
  • Maintains compliance with required reporting, data entry and quality control
  • Assists with necessary outreach and engagement activities to include clients and their families, community providers, landlords and medical personnel
  • Participates in weekly staff meetings, scheduled supervision meetings, and other required meetings and/or trainings
  • Completes daily time sheets accurately to document time spent with clients and ensure that each grant-related activity is recorded correctly
  • Works with landlords, community services providers, and oversight entities to provide good customer service, ensure responsiveness of VSH client supportive services, and achieve high rates of housing stability and other consumer outcomes
  • Adheres to oversight entities’ regulations regarding paperwork and service delivery
  • Identifies individual client services needs through ongoing outreach, engagement, screening and assessment activities
  • Maintains sufficient contact with clients served to ensure engagement with client services; identifies emerging needs and promotes goal attainment
  • Assists clients with securing and maintaining entitlements and benefits through DSS and other income and disability support resources
  • Serves a key role in supporting clients, fundraising and overseeing and/or collaborating with volunteer initiatives as well as other cross-departmental needs in order to achieve overall success of the organization; identifies improvement opportunities and solutions impacting organization success.
  • Serves as key team representative, attending and participating in meetings building relationships for improved client services, fund raising, and supporting volunteerism
  • Serves on team which may encompass interviewing candidates and collaborating with others in determining best fit meeting VSH best practices as well as supporting ongoing team initiatives that focus on associate retention
  • Maintains, prepares and provides efficient reporting; may present and explain data and expertise to any level of staff, board, or community
  • Collaborates with other departments and outside partners effectively ensuring team- oriented client-centered focus as well as creating a safe and secure environment for clients, staff, and visitors; provides on-call coverage as necessary; advises supervisor and others as needed, ensuring adherence to best practices

 

Required Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services and one year of experience in the field of direct services with adults with low-income, physical disabilities, behavioral health and developmental disorders, and/or history of homelessness and incarcerations; establishing supportive trusting relationships with such clients, peers, and key partners, respecting rights and personal preferences OR Bachelor’s degree in an area other than human services and five or more years of case management experience in the field as referenced above
  • Knowledge of homeless and offender population and appropriate community resources, especially entitlement and housing resources
  • SOAR certification and experience strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of mental illness, substance abuse disorders, community resources, medication management, and recovery concepts
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Requires high level of organization skills, including attention to detail, planning, prioritizing, multi-tasking and meeting deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Requires excellent communications skills including verbal, written, presentation and listening
  • Must exhibit high level of accountability and good decision making skills including the ability to analyze information, evaluate results and recommend/implement the best solutions to solve difficult problems or challenges, using good judgment when to include others/supervisors as needed
  • Must exhibit proven success working with change management and culture shifts, exhibiting day-to-day flexibility in handling multiple priorities and organization initiatives, maintaining accountability for achieving improved performance metrics ongoing while exhibiting a positive attitude even when challenging
  • Must demonstrate proven ability to collaborate effectively with volunteers, all levels of staff and key stakeholders throughout the organization, community and partner organizations
  • Must possess excellent computer skills including use of Microsoft Office
  • Must have be comfortable with development of self and others; effectively collaborating among interdisciplinary teams
  • Prior experience in a human services environment supported by grants required; knowledge of electronic health records/data management and Medicaid billing helpful
  • Must possess a high level of professionalism and must have proven experience successfully demonstrating the ability to maintain strict confidentiality as well as maintain a positive, collaborative, and supportive attitude
  • Frequent local travel and some occasional State-wide travel required, approx 10%
  • Valid VA Driver’s license
  • Must have access to a personal vehicle available for use in performing job functions
  • Must successfully pass VSH insurance review, including background check and other pre-employment screenings
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting, standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to drive a vehicle and travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure.  Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.  Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instructions:

Compensation: Compensation commensurate with experience.

Position is Open until filled

Application Instructions:  Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@virginiasupportivehousing.org with “SSS – Richmond” in the subject line.  No phone calls, please.


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Data Specialist - SSVF


Position Description:

VSH is seeking a Data Specialist to support Richmond, VA SSVF.  This is a full time, temporary position ending 9/30/20.

The Data Specialist enters, tracks, manages, and reports client and program specific information required by various funding sources. The Data Specialist provides primary input and accuracy verification of HMIS data entered by program staff to track program utilization and outcomes.  The Data Specialist is responsible for developing, monitoring, analyzing, and reporting data so that VSH can track client outcomes, evaluate programs, document results, and conduct quarterly and annual reports. Data will be utilized to report regularly on programmatic and outcome-driven reports and grant renewal applications.  In addition, the Data Specialist is instrumental in collaborating with subject-matter experts and ensuring the overall highest degree of quality for the organization to include, but not limited to, conducting quality assurance audits and staff development/trainings.

Primary Duties:

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  1. Assist in the creation of spreadsheets and forms to collect data from program staff to fulfill reporting requirements of grantors and other key stakeholders.
  2. Input data into HMIS system to produce accurate reports of agency outcomes and demographics.
  3. Work with program staff to facilitate accurate and timely data reporting.
  4. Prepare demographic and outcome reports as required by grantors and management on an ongoing basis as required.
  5. Develop annual report of outcome measures for VSH service areas and agency as a whole.
  6. Assist in the preparation of historical outcome and demographic information for renewal and new grant applications.
  7. Meet essential deadlines, demonstrating flexibility as to task and work schedule.
  8. Participate in internal and community meetings as needed.
  9. Collect the necessary data for grant applications and quarterly reports.
  10. Provide quality assurance checks and staff training as needed across all regions.
  11. Collaborate with key partners to improve and establish an effective data entry system that results in improved systems for tracking and reporting accurate data.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to scrutinize and evaluate data to build conclusions and validate results.
  • Must be detail-oriented and highly organized; able to plan, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work autonomously and understand when a supervisor needs to be involved in decision making.
  • Good decision making skills, with the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and implement the best solution to solve problems or challenges.
  • Self-motivated, with a dedication to keeping up to date technically, and applying new knowledge to the job.
  • Good comprehension and communication skills, with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through verbal communication.
  • Enthusiasm, good attitude, trustworthiness, personal integrity and honesty.
  • Requires high level of organization skills, including attention to detail, planning, prioritizing, multi-tasking and meeting deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Requires excellent communications skills including verbal, written, presentation and listening
  • Must exhibit high level of accountability and good decision making skills including the ability to analyze information, evaluate results and recommend/implement the best solutions to solve difficult problems or challenges, using good judgment when to include others/supervisors as needed
  • Must exhibit proven success working with change management and culture shifts, exhibiting day-to-day flexibility in handling multiple priorities and organization initiatives, maintaining accountability for achieving improved performance metrics ongoing while exhibiting a positive attitude even when challenging
  • Must demonstrate proven ability to collaborate effectively with all levels of staff and key stakeholders throughout the organization, community and partner organizations
  • Must possess excellent computer skills including use of Microsoft Office
  • Must have be comfortable with development of self and others; effectively collaborating among interdisciplinary teams
  • Must possess a high level of professionalism and must have proven experience successfully demonstrating the ability to maintain strict confidentiality as well as maintain a positive, collaborative, and supportive attitude
  • Frequent local travel and some occasional State-wide travel required
  • Valid VA Driver’s license
  • Must have access to a personal vehicle available for use in performing job functions
  • Must successfully pass VSH insurance review, including background check and other pre-employment screenings

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent computer skills, with advanced Excel skills required. Working knowledge of the primary Microsoft Office Suite programs.
  • High School diploma and at least 2 years of related experience in gathering and manipulating data.
  • Experience in human services, HMIS, and Lauris a plus.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening.

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Able to lift & carry items up to 15 lbs.
  • Able to stand for extended periods.
  • Able to sit at a desk comfortably while working on a computer, for extended periods of time.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instructions:

Application Instructions:  Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@virginiasupportivehousing.org with “Data Specialist-SSVFin the subject line.  No phone calls, please.


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Desk Clerk - Full Time


Position Description:

Virginia Supportive Housing is seeking a Full Time/2nd shift Desk Clerk in Richmond, VA.  The Desk Clerk is responsible for monitoring the front desk, performing all receptionist duties, and ensuring the security of the building and safety of the residents in the properties assigned in a specific geographic region.

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Walk through inspection of all common areas including the grounds at onset of shift and record findings on shift report.
  • Review prior shift report with departing Desk Clerk.
  • Answer phone, direct calls, and take messages.
  • Be familiar with identity of all residents and respond to resident problems and emergencies as appropriate.
  • Check and monitor guest registration.
  • Collect rents, prepare bank deposits and do all assigned filing as well as other assigned property management tasks.
  • Monitor any unusual activities of residents and so note on the shift report and incident report. Respond appropriately. Refer to copy of Rules and Regulations for guidelines.
  • Complete information on work order, keep track of work orders, and handle emergency maintenance complaints appropriately.
  • On properties with video monitoring, carefully monitor cameras, note any suspicious activity and respond accordingly. Morning shift must examine video recordings from midnight to 8 am and report/document any incidents for the Property Manager.
  • Assist with quarterly inspections of all units in assigned properties.
  • Conduct move-in, including the review of rules and regulations and walk through inspection with new resident.
  • Assist with application process and resident file maintenance; process police reports and/or credit reports.
  • Assist with the preparation of the vacancy and delinquency reports.
  • Attend staff meetings and training as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Required Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and human relation skills that positively benefits interaction with internal and external clientele.
  • A demonstrated ability to deal with residents, site personnel, regional support services staff, corporate office personnel, property managers, property owners, inspectors, volunteers, peers and supervisors.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and self-control.
  • Good comprehension and communication skills, with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through verbal communication.
  • Enthusiasm, good attitude, trustworthiness, personal integrity and honesty.
  • Must be detailed oriented, able plan, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a past paced environment.
  • Appropriate level of administrative experience and skills.
  • Effective communication skills with employees at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate safely in the workplace, with experience in holding peers and direct reports accountable to safety standards.
  • Ability to work autonomously and understand when a superior needs to be involved in decision making.
  • Good decision making skills, with the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and implement the best solution to solve problems or challenges.
  • Self-motivated, with a dedication to keeping up to date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or educational equivalent.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state housing laws preferred.
  • Must own or consistently have a vehicle available for use.
  • Computer skills, with working knowledge of the primary Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge of property management software: OneSite conventional and affordable, WCMS preferred, OR demonstrated or ability and desire to learn these programs.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting (for extended periods of time), standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, and ability to remain calm under pressure. Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

 

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instructions:

Application Instructions:Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with “Desk Clerk – Stratford”in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


Full Position Details Download Application

SSVF Team Lead


Position Description:

Virginia Supportive Housing is seeking a Team Lead for our Veteran Services (SSVF) group in Richmond, VA. This position is responsible for providing strengths-based case management, supportive services to Veteran households who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Duties include oversight of the eligibility and screening process of very low-income veteran families, reviewing and accepting applications of eligible families, providing counseling to assist families in establishing a plan to obtain and retain self-sufficiency, and coordinating referrals to other service providers as necessary.

The Team Lead also assists the Programs Manager with reporting and monitoring of SSVF Staff and subcontractors. The Veteran Services Team Lead reports to the Programs Manager and will occasionally provide direct supervision to all SSVF staff in Richmond, Petersburg and Charlottesville.

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

· Conduct intake/assessment and required enrollment documentation: Veteran status, household income, referral needs, housing barriers, health/mental health and safety needs. Provide participant orientation on program requirements and participant rights.

· Maintain a caseload of up to 10 households.

· Assist the Program Manager with staff orientation and training, assist in team meetings, assist in identification of training needs to meet competencies and key performance indicators. Provide coaching and shadowing support to new case managers. Document coaching and provide feedback to the Program Manager and provide technical assistance as needed/requested.

· Assist with preparing, submitting, and monitoring federal and private funding applications for outreach and veteran related activities.

· Work with landlords, community services providers, and oversight entities to provide good customer service, ensure responsiveness of VSH supportive services, and achieve high rates of housing stability and other consumer outcomes. Conduct rental and financial assistance recertifications, habitability inspections, and visual lead assessments.

· Participate in the development, implementation, and monitoring of the outreach component of SSVF outreach plans to include the SSVF Sub-Contractor outreach plan. Produce reports as requested or needed to inform program outreach development.

· Answer incoming calls and schedule appointments with clients needing assistance. Meet with clients and perform counseling functions related to needs including setting goals and creating action plans; providing housing counseling; assisting participants in understanding their leases; securing utilities; making moving arrangements; and coordinating referrals to other agencies for additional supportive services as needed.

· Ensure adherence to approved budget and temporary financial assistance allotments for SSVF.

· Ensure quality and timeliness of data entry. Assist with completing all required reporting in a timely fashion for funders and other interested parties.

· Adhere to funder regulations regarding paperwork and service delivery. Maintain all necessary paperwork as required by funders, monitoring entities, and according to agency policies. Review case files for compliance.

· Participate in the Richmond, Petersburg and Charlottesville Continuums of Care, traveling to locations as needed.

· Identify, build, and maintain community relationships with organizations that provide services to the Veteran community in VSH’s service areas. This includes but is not limited to the Veterans Administration, local VA employment programs, VA benefits workers, and VA homeless service workers.

· Assist the Programs Manager with coordinating and/or conducting bi-weekly SSVF team meetings and monthly partner meetings.

· Participate in weekly and bi-weekly SSVF conference calls and attend regional trainings.

· Assist with coordinating/providing program support to new SSVF grantee programs as requested by the SSVF program office.

· Attend supervision meetings with Programs Manager as scheduled. Update and/or inform Supervisor about outreach development, community relationships, temporary financial assistance utilization, data quality, grantee support and staff training and development needs.

· Assess own learning needs; develop and implement plan for professional growth with input from Supervisor. Attend training and conferences as needed to maintain certifications and keep abreast of housing laws and issues.

· Provide program oversight in the absence of the Programs Manager.

· Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

· Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, or a related field.

· At least two years of SSVF experience or 2-3 years of case management and/or team lead experience required. Prefer experience with homeless or Veteran populations, and social services

· A minimum of two years of experience working with low-income adults and adults experiencing homelessness required.

· At least one year of experience providing rapid rehousing preferred.

· Experience and comfort in providing housing focused outreach services to those experiencing homelessness strongly preferred.

· Knowledge of the Veterans Service System as well as the “military culture” required. Personal experience working with the military preferred.

· Ability to work independently with minimal supervision required.

· Ability to plan, develop, and evaluate programs required.

· Ability to interact in a professional, appropriate manner with clients, peers, and community partners required.

· Good oral and written communication skills.

· Valid VA Driver’s License, willingness to travel to and from partner locations in Richmond, Petersburg, Charlottesville, and surrounding areas.

· Ability to successfully pass VSH insurance review.

· Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Able to lift & carry items up to 15 lbs.
  • Able to stand for extended periods.
  • Able to sit at a desk comfortably while working on a computer, for extended periods of time.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instructions:

Application Instructions: Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with “SSVF Team Lead” in the subject line. No phone calls please.


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Substance Abuse Clinician


Position Description:

Virginia Supportive Housing is seeking a Substance Abuse Clinician for Richmond, VA.  The substance abuse clinician uses clinical skills to assess, plan, develop, coordinate, and provide recovery oriented treatment, recovery, and support services to program participants.  This position functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team and provides treatment, recovery, and supports services in a community-based program.  The substance abuse clinician will also provide preventative and early intervention services as necessary.  The APTS clinical team is licensed as an ICT team and provides services to individuals with a history of chronic homelessness who have been diagnosed with a serious and persistent mental illness.  The substance abuse clinician reports directly to the APTS Team Leader.

 

 

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience  initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provide outreach and case management for program participants including, but not limited to, coordination of care with other providers, monitoring progress and changes, treatment plan development, implementation, and ongoing assessment; provision of supportive counseling and symptom management, medication education and compliance, substance abuse recovery, assistance with activities of daily living to foster independence, maintain housing stability, and improve quality of life.
  2. Conduct annual comprehensive assessments of psychiatric history, mental status and diagnosis, physical health and medical needs, use of drugs or alcohol, education and employment history, social development and functioning, activities of daily, and family structure and relationships.
  3. Provide crisis intervention and prevention services to participants as needed to include participation in a rotating on-call schedule to cover after-hours, weekends, and holidays.
  4. Conduct quarterly reviews of progress for each assigned participant to reflect their progress over the last 90 days and the needs that persist for continued services.
  5. Assist and support program participants to carry out personal hygiene; provide nutrition education, meal planning, grocery shopping, and food preparation; assist and support participants to perform household activities; assist participants with accessing needed entitlements/benefits; teach money management skills; help participants to access reliable transportation; assist and support participants to have and effectively use a personal physician. This may include such activities as side-by-side teaching of cleaning techniques, grocery shopping, and navigation of public transportation.
  6. Provide supportive services to increase interpersonal relationship and leisure skills.
  7. Work with the housing specialist to assist program participants to find and maintain safe and affordable housing which may at times include assisting participants with moving to a new living environment (i.e. packing boxes, transporting boxes, and unpacking boxes).
  8. Collaborate with community partners, other providers, payees, landlords, and family members to ensure effective care coordination, successful treatment interventions, and overall stability in the areas of mental health, substance abuse, social development, and housing.
  9. Initiate and maintain positive working relationships with ICT team members and community resources such as law enforcement, hospitals, other human service agencies, and informal community resources.
  10. Provide ongoing support and guidance for ICT team members in the areas of substance abuse with regard to the recovery planning/process, treatment planning, strategies and interventions, and safety planning.
  11. Maintain accurate, up-to-date, thorough records, both electronic and paper, in accordance with agency, licensure, and Medicaid regulations and policies.
  12. Actively participate in daily staff organizational meetings, treatment planning review meetings, and individual supervision meetings.
  13. Represent VSH to funders, potential donors, key stakeholders, and other organizations where appropriate.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications:

Qualifications 

  • Requires a minimum of a Masters Degree in Social Work or related field and one year of training or clinical experience in substance abuse treatment and working with adults who suffer from persistent and severe mental health symptoms.
  • Knowledge of the mental health system, community resources, program development, psychotropic medications, substance use disorders and treatment, and Intensive/Assertive Community Treatment Model preferred.
  • Skills in assessing, diagnosing, and formulating treatment goals and implementation of recovery oriented services to persons with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse disorders required.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding this population, and experience in Medicaid billing procedures preferred.
  • Good computer skills required.
  • Certifications in CPR, First Aid, Behavior Management and Medication Management or a dedication and commitment to obtaining them within 3 months of hire.
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with program participants, peers, and collateral agencies required.
  • Good oral and written communication skills required.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to meet VSH driving requirements is required as use of personal vehicle is required.
  • Experience with homeless persons and homeless service systems is strongly preferred.

Physical and Sensory Requirements

Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting, standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to drive a vehicle and travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure.  Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.  Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instructions:

Application Instructions:  Please reply via Indeed, or email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with “Substance Abuse Clinician” in the subject line.  No phone calls, please.


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Supportive Services Specialist


Position Description:

Virginia Supportive Housing is seeking a full time Supportive Services Specialist for Richmond, VA.  This position functions as a collaborative team partner among VSH associates, reporting directly to the Team Lead to address client needs of VSH – serving low income and disabled adults who may be experiencing homelessness and repeated incarcerations.

 

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Effectively self-manages and collaborates with all levels of staff and clients with varying needs ensuring timely and efficient utilization of resources; preventing return to homelessness and incarcerations while ensuring adherence to organization and regulatory requirements; ensuring licensure compliance as well as business process improvement measures for quality assurance and self development as well as development of the organization
  • Provides case management expertise to include but not limited to assessments, treatment planning, supportive counseling, linking to community resources, monitoring progress, collaboration with other providers, and care coordination
  • Advocates for clients in court, may testify on behalf of the client and/or services, collaborates with law enforcement, public defenders, and department of corrections
  • Maintains information in each client’s EHR to include demographics, assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, and discharge summaries
  • Maintains compliance with required reporting, data entry and quality control
  • Assists with necessary outreach and engagement activities to include clients and their families, community providers, landlords and medical personnel
  • Participates in weekly staff meetings, scheduled supervision meetings, and other required meetings and/or trainings
  • Completes daily time sheets accurately to document time spent with clients and ensure that each grant-related activity is recorded correctly
  • Works with landlords, community services providers, and oversight entities to provide good customer service, ensure responsiveness of VSH client supportive services, and achieve high rates of housing stability and other consumer outcomes
  • Adheres to oversight entities’ regulations regarding paperwork and service delivery
  • Identifies individual client services needs through ongoing outreach, engagement, screening and assessment activities
  • Maintains sufficient contact with clients served to ensure engagement with client services; identifies emerging needs and promotes goal attainment
  • Assists clients with securing and maintaining entitlements and benefits through DSS and other income and disability support resources
  • Serves a key role in supporting clients, fundraising and overseeing and/or collaborating with volunteer initiatives as well as other cross-departmental needs in order to achieve overall success of the organization; identifies improvement opportunities and solutions impacting organization success.
  • Serves as key team representative, attending and participating in meetings building relationships for improved client services, fund raising, and supporting volunteerism
  • Serves on team which may encompass interviewing candidates and collaborating with others in determining best fit meeting VSH best practices as well as supporting ongoing team initiatives that focus on associate retention
  • Maintains, prepares and provides efficient reporting; may present and explain data and expertise to any level of staff, board, or community
  • Collaborates with other departments and outside partners effectively ensuring team- oriented client-centered focus as well as creating a safe and secure environment for clients, staff, and visitors; provides on-call coverage as necessary; advises supervisor and others as needed, ensuring adherence to best practices

Required Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services and one year of experience in the field of direct services with adults with low-income, physical disabilities, behavioral health and developmental disorders, and/or history of homelessness and incarcerations; establishing supportive trusting relationships with such clients, peers, and key partners, respecting rights and personal preferences OR Bachelor’s degree in an area other than human services and five or more years of case management experience in the field as referenced above
  • Knowledge of homeless and offender population and appropriate community resources, especially entitlement and housing resources
  • SOAR certification and experience strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of mental illness, substance abuse disorders, community resources, medication management, and recovery concepts
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Requires high level of organization skills, including attention to detail, planning, prioritizing, multi-tasking and meeting deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Requires excellent communications skills including verbal, written, presentation and listening
  • Must exhibit high level of accountability and good decision making skills including the ability to analyze information, evaluate results and recommend/implement the best solutions to solve difficult problems or challenges, using good judgment when to include others/supervisors as needed
  • Must exhibit proven success working with change management and culture shifts, exhibiting day-to-day flexibility in handling multiple priorities and organization initiatives, maintaining accountability for achieving improved performance metrics ongoing while exhibiting a positive attitude even when challenging
  • Must demonstrate proven ability to collaborate effectively with volunteers, all levels of staff and key stakeholders throughout the organization, community and partner organizations
  • Must possess excellent computer skills including use of Microsoft Office
  • Must have be comfortable with development of self and others; effectively collaborating among interdisciplinary teams
  • Prior experience in a human services environment supported by grants required; knowledge of electronic health records/data management and Medicaid billing helpful
  • Must possess a high level of professionalism and must have proven experience successfully demonstrating the ability to maintain strict confidentiality as well as maintain a positive, collaborative, and supportive attitude
  • Frequent local travel and some occasional State-wide travel required, approx 10%
  • Valid VA Driver’s license
  • Must have access to a personal vehicle available for use in performing job functions
  • Must successfully pass VSH insurance review, including background check and other pre-employment screenings
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting, standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to drive a vehicle and travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure.  Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.  Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instructions:

Application Instructions:  Please reply via Indeed, or email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with “SSS NCH” in the subject line.  No phone calls, please.


Full Position Details Download Application

Employment opportunities in Hampton Roads

Desk Clerk - 2nd Shift


Position Description:

Virginia Supportive Housing is seeking a Part Time 1st shift Desk Clerk in Chesapeake, VA (Saturday-Sunday). The Desk Clerk is responsible for monitoring the front desk, performing all receptionist duties, and ensuring the security of the building and safety of the residents in the properties assigned in a specific geographic region.

 

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Walk through inspection of all common areas including the grounds at onset of shift and record findings on shift report.
  • Review prior shift report with departing Desk Clerk.
  • Answer phone, direct calls, and take messages.
  • Be familiar with identity of all residents and respond to resident problems and emergencies as appropriate.
  • Check and monitor guest registration.
  • Collect rents, prepare bank deposits and do all assigned filing as well as other assigned property management tasks.
  • Monitor any unusual activities of residents and so note on the shift report and incident report. Respond appropriately. Refer to copy of Rules and Regulations for guidelines.
  • Complete information on work order, keep track of work orders, and handle emergency maintenance complaints appropriately.
  • On properties with video monitoring, carefully monitor cameras, note any suspicious activity and respond accordingly. Morning shift must examine video recordings from midnight to 8 am and report/document any incidents for the Property Manager.
  • Assist with quarterly inspections of all units in assigned properties.
  • Conduct move-in, including the review of rules and regulations and walk through inspection with new resident.
  • Assist with application process and resident file maintenance; process police reports and/or credit reports.
  • Assist with the preparation of the vacancy and delinquency reports.
  • Attend staff meetings and training as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and human relation skills that positively benefits interaction with internal and external clientele.
  • A demonstrated ability to deal with residents, site personnel, regional support services staff, corporate office personnel, property managers, property owners, inspectors, volunteers, peers and supervisors.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and self-control.
  • Good comprehension and communication skills, with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through verbal communication.
  • Enthusiasm, good attitude, trustworthiness, personal integrity and honesty.
  • Must be detailed oriented, able plan, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a past paced environment.
  • Appropriate level of administrative experience and skills.
  • Effective communication skills with employees at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate safely in the workplace, with experience in holding peers and direct reports accountable to safety standards.
  • Ability to work autonomously and understand when a superior needs to be involved in decision making.
  • Good decision making skills, with the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and implement the best solution to solve problems or challenges.
  • Self-motivated, with a dedication to keeping up to date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or educational equivalent.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state housing laws preferred.
  • Must own or consistently have a vehicle available for use.
  • Computer skills, with working knowledge of the primary Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge of property management software: OneSite conventional and affordable, WCMS preferred, OR demonstrated or ability and desire to learn these programs.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting (for extended periods of time), standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, and ability to remain calm under pressure. Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

Compensation:

Commensurate with experience

Position is Open until filled


Application Instuctions:

Position is open until filled.

Application Instructions: Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with “PT Desk Clerk – Herons Landing” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


Full Position Details Download Application (.docx)

Support Services Specialist


Position Description:

Virginia Supportive Housing is seeking a full time Supportive Services Specialist in Hampton Roads, VA. This position functions as a collaborative team partner among VSH associates, reporting directly to the Programs Manager to address Client needs of VSH – serving low income and disabled people who may be experiencing homelessness and repeated incarcerations.

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Effectively self-manages and collaborates with all levels of staff and clients with varying needs ensuring timely and efficient utilization of resources; preventing return to homelessness and incarcerations while ensuring adherence to organization and regulatory requirements; ensuring licensure compliance as well as business process improvement measures for quality assurance and self development as well as development of the organization
  • Provides case management expertise to include but not limited to assessments, treatment planning, supportive counseling, linking to community resources, monitoring progress, collaboration with other providers, and care coordination
  • Advocates for clients in court, may testify on behalf of the client and/or services, collaborates with law enforcement, public defenders, and department of corrections
  • Maintains information in each client’s EHR to include demographics, assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, and discharge summaries
  • Maintains compliance with required reporting, data entry and quality control
  • Assists with necessary outreach and engagement activities to include clients and their families, community providers, landlords and medical personnel
  • Participates in weekly staff meetings, scheduled supervision meetings, and other required meetings and/or trainings
  • Completes daily time sheets accurately to document time spent with clients and ensure that each grant-related activity is recorded correctly
  • Works with landlords, community services providers, and oversight entities to provide good customer service, ensure responsiveness of VSH client supportive services, and achieve high rates of housing stability and other consumer outcomes
  • Adheres to oversight entities’ regulations regarding paperwork and service delivery
  • Identifies individual client services needs through ongoing outreach, engagement, screening and assessment activities
  • Maintains sufficient contact with clients served to ensure engagement with client services; identifies emerging needs and promotes goal attainment
  • Assists clients with securing and maintaining entitlements and benefits through DSS and other income and disability support resources
  • Serves a key role in supporting clients, fundraising and overseeing and/or collaborating with volunteer initiatives as well as other cross-departmental needs in order to achieve overall success of the organization; identifies improvement opportunities and solutions impacting organization success.
  • Serves as key team representative, attending and participating in meetings building relationships for improved client services, fund raising, and supporting volunteerism
  • Serves on team which may encompass interviewing candidates and collaborating with others in determining best fit meeting VSH best practices as well as supporting ongoing team initiatives that focus on associate retention
  • Maintains, prepares and provides efficient reporting; may present and explain data and expertise to any level of staff, board, or community
  • Collaborates with other departments and outside partners effectively ensuring team- oriented client-centered focus as well as creating a safe and secure environment for clients, staff, and visitors; provides on-call coverage as necessary; advises supervisor and others as needed, ensuring adherence to best practices

Required Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Human Services from appropriately accredited institution
  • Must have at least 1 year of demonstrated knowledge and experience in the field of direct services to individuals with low-income, physical disabilities, behavioral health and developmental disorders, and/or history of homelessness and incarcerations; establishing supportive trusting relationships with such clients, peers, and key partners, respecting rights and personal preferences
  • Knowledge of homeless and offender population and appropriate community resources, especially entitlement and housing resources
  • SOAR certification and experience strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of mental illness, substance abuse disorders, community resources, medication management, and recovery concepts
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Requires high level of organization skills, including attention to detail, planning, prioritizing, multi-tasking and meeting deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Requires excellent communications skills including verbal, written, presentation and listening
  • Must exhibit high level of accountability and good decision making skills including the ability to analyze information, evaluate results and recommend/implement the best solutions to solve difficult problems or challenges, using good judgment when to include others/supervisors as needed
  • Must exhibit proven success working with change management and culture shifts, exhibiting day-to-day flexibility in handling multiple priorities and organization initiatives, maintaining accountability for achieving improved performance metrics ongoing while exhibiting a positive attitude even when challenging
  • Must demonstrate proven ability to collaborate effectively with volunteers, all levels of staff and key stakeholders throughout the organization, community and partner organizations
  • Must possess excellent computer skills including use of Microsoft Office
  • Must have be comfortable with development of self and others; effectively collaborating among interdisciplinary teams
  • Prior experience in a human services environment supported by grants required; knowledge of electronic health records/data management and Medicaid billing helpful
  • Must possess a high level of professionalism and must have proven experience successfully demonstrating the ability to maintain strict confidentiality as well as maintain a positive, collaborative, and supportive attitude
  • Frequent local travel and some occasional State-wide travel required, approx 10%
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Must have access to a personal vehicle available for use in performing job functions
  • Must successfully pass VSH insurance review, including background check and other pre-employment screenings
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting, standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to drive a vehicle and travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure. Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instuctions:

Application Instructions: Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with “SSS – Housing First” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


Full Position Details Download Application (.docx)

Desk Clerk - PT 2nd Shift Weekends


Position Description:

The Desk Clerk is responsible for monitoring the front desk, performing all receptionist duties, and ensuring the security of the building and safety of the residents in the properties assigned in a specific geographic region.

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience  initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  1. Walk through inspection of all common areas including the grounds at onset of shift and record findings on shift report.
  2. Review prior shift report with departing Desk Clerk.
  3. Answer phone, direct calls, and take messages.
  4. Be familiar with identity of all clients/residents/visitors and respond to non-emergency issues by addressing with your supervisor first for further direction.  In emergency situations related to health/risk/safety incidents, contact appropriate outside emergency resources (Fire/EMT/Police).  (Follow the Property Management and Supportive Services Coordination guidelines).  Follow employee handbook guidelines which provide that it is not appropriate to engage with clients/residents/visitors on a personal level.  This includes providing or receiving favors of any kind, (i.e., monetary, gifts, transportation, bill paying assistance, taking care of personal items/personal property, etc.) or sharing personal identifying information such as phone numbers and addresses or initiating introduction to friends and family members or engaging in personal activities with clients.
  5. Check and monitor guest registration.
  6. Collect rents, prepare bank deposits and do all assigned filing as well as other assigned property management tasks.
  7. Monitor any unusual activities of residents and so note on the shift report and incident report.  Respond appropriately.  Refer to copy of Rules and Regulations for guidelines.
  8. Complete information on work order, keep track of work orders, and handle emergency maintenance complaints appropriately.
  9. On properties with video monitoring, carefully monitor cameras, note any suspicious activity and respond accordingly.   Morning shift must examine video recordings from midnight to 8 am and report/document any incidents for the Property Manager.
  10. Assist with quarterly inspections of all units in assigned properties.
  11. Conduct move-in, including the review of rules and regulations and walk through inspection with new resident.
  12. Assist with application process and resident file maintenance; process police reports and/or credit reports.
  13. Assist with the preparation of the vacancy and delinquency reports.
  14. Attend staff meetings and training as required
  15. Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and human relation skills that positively benefits interaction with internal and external clientele.
  • A demonstrated ability to deal with residents, site personnel, regional support services staff, corporate office personnel, property managers, property owners, inspectors, volunteers, peers and supervisors.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and self-control.
  • Good comprehension and communication skills, with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through verbal communication.
  • Enthusiasm, good attitude, trustworthiness, personal integrity and honesty.
  • Must be detailed oriented, able plan, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a past paced environment.
  • Appropriate level of administrative experience and skills.
  • Effective communication skills with employees at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate safely in the workplace, with experience in holding peers and direct reports accountable to safety standards.
  • Ability to work autonomously and understand when a superior needs to be involved in decision making.
  • Good decision making skills, with the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and implement the best solution to solve problems or challenges.
  • Self-motivated, with a dedication to keeping up to date technically, and applying new knowledge to your job.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or educational equivalent.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state housing laws preferred.
  • Must own or consistently have a vehicle available for use.
  • Computer skills, with working knowledge of the primary Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge of property management software: OneSite conventional and affordable, WCMS preferred, OR demonstrated or ability and desire to learn these programs.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening.

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting (for extended periods of time), standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, and ability to remain calm under pressure. Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.  Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instuctions:

Application Instructions:  Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@virginiasupportivehousing.org with “Desk Clerk Weekends – Gosnoldin the subject line.  No phone calls, please.


Full Position Details Download Application (.docx)

Desk Clerk - FT 2nd Shift Weekdays


Position Description:

The Desk Clerk is responsible for monitoring the front desk, performing all receptionist duties, and ensuring the security of the building and safety of the residents in the properties assigned in a specific geographic region.

Primary Duties:

  1. Walk through inspection of all common areas including the grounds at onset of shift and record findings on shift report.
  2. Review prior shift report with departing Desk Clerk.
  3. Answer phone, direct calls, and take messages.
  4. Be familiar with identity of all clients/residents/visitors and respond to non-emergency issues by addressing with your supervisor first for further direction.  In emergency situations related to health/risk/safety incidents, contact appropriate outside emergency resources (Fire/EMT/Police).  (Follow the Property Management and Supportive Services Coordination guidelines).  Follow employee handbook guidelines which provide that it is not appropriate to engage with clients/residents/visitors on a personal level.  This includes providing or receiving favors of any kind, (i.e., monetary, gifts, transportation, bill paying assistance, taking care of personal items/personal property, etc.) or sharing personal identifying information such as phone numbers and addresses or initiating introduction to friends and family members or engaging in personal activities with clients.
  5. Check and monitor guest registration.
  6. Collect rents, prepare bank deposits and do all assigned filing as well as other assigned property management tasks.
  7. Monitor any unusual activities of residents and so note on the shift report and incident report.  Respond appropriately.  Refer to copy of Rules and Regulations for guidelines.
  8. Complete information on work order, keep track of work orders, and handle emergency maintenance complaints appropriately.
  9. On properties with video monitoring, carefully monitor cameras, note any suspicious activity and respond accordingly.   Morning shift must examine video recordings from midnight to 8 am and report/document any incidents for the Property Manager.
  10. Assist with quarterly inspections of all units in assigned properties.
  11. Conduct move-in, including the review of rules and regulations and walk through inspection with new resident.
  12. Assist with application process and resident file maintenance; process police reports and/or credit reports.
  13. Assist with the preparation of the vacancy and delinquency reports.
  14. Attend staff meetings and training as required
  15. Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and human relation skills that positively benefits interaction with internal and external clientele.
  • A demonstrated ability to deal with residents, site personnel, regional support services staff, corporate office personnel, property managers, property owners, inspectors, volunteers, peers and supervisors.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and self-control.
  • Good comprehension and communication skills, with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through verbal communication.
  • Enthusiasm, good attitude, trustworthiness, personal integrity and honesty.
  • Must be detailed oriented, able plan, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a past paced environment.
  • Appropriate level of administrative experience and skills.
  • Effective communication skills with employees at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate safely in the workplace, with experience in holding peers and direct reports accountable to safety standards.
  • Ability to work autonomously and understand when a superior needs to be involved in decision making.
  • Good decision making skills, with the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and implement the best solution to solve problems or challenges.
  • Self-motivated, with a dedication to keeping up to date technically, and applying new knowledge to your job.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or educational equivalent.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state housing laws preferred.
  • Must own or consistently have a vehicle available for use.
  • Computer skills, with working knowledge of the primary Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge of property management software: OneSite conventional and affordable, WCMS preferred, OR demonstrated or ability and desire to learn these programs.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening.

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting (for extended periods of time), standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, and ability to remain calm under pressure. Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.  Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instuctions:

Application Instructions:  Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@virginiasupportivehousing.org with “Desk Clerk – FT Gosnoldin the subject line.  No phone calls, please.


Full Position Details Download Application (.docx)

Weekend Desk Clerk


Position Description:

Virginia Supportive Housing is seeking a 2nd shift weekend Desk Clerk in Virginia Beach, VA. The Desk Clerk is responsible for monitoring the front desk, performing all receptionist duties, and ensuring the security of the building and safety of the residents in the properties assigned in a specific geographic region.

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Walk through inspection of all common areas including the grounds at onset of shift and record findings on shift report.
  • Review prior shift report with departing Desk Clerk.
  • Answer phone, direct calls, and take messages.
  • Be familiar with identity of all clients/residents/visitors and respond to non-emergency issues by addressing with your supervisor first for further direction. In emergency situations related to health/risk/safety incidents, contact appropriate outside emergency resources (Fire/EMT/Police). (Follow the Property Management and Supportive Services Coordination guidelines). Follow employee handbook guidelines which provide that it is not appropriate to engage with clients/residents/visitors on a personal level. This includes providing or receiving favors of any kind, (i.e., monetary, gifts, transportation, bill paying assistance, taking care of personal items/personal property, etc.) or sharing personal identifying information such as phone numbers and addresses or initiating introduction to friends and family members or engaging in personal activities with clients.
  • Check and monitor guest registration.
  • Collect rents, prepare bank deposits and do all assigned filing as well as other assigned property management tasks.
  • Monitor any unusual activities of residents and so note on the shift report and incident report. Respond appropriately. Refer to copy of Rules and Regulations for guidelines.
  • Complete information on work order, keep track of work orders, and handle emergency maintenance complaints appropriately.
  • On properties with video monitoring, carefully monitor cameras, note any suspicious activity and respond accordingly. Morning shift must examine video recordings from midnight to 8 am and report/document any incidents for the Property Manager.
  • Assist with quarterly inspections of all units in assigned properties.
  • Conduct move-in, including the review of rules and regulations and walk through inspection with new resident.
  • Assist with application process and resident file maintenance; process police reports and/or credit reports.
  • Assist with the preparation of the vacancy and delinquency reports.
  • Attend staff meetings and training as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and human relation skills that positively benefits interaction with internal and external clientele.
  • A demonstrated ability to deal with residents, site personnel, regional support services staff, corporate office personnel, property managers, property owners, inspectors, volunteers, peers and supervisors.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and self-control.
  • Good comprehension and communication skills, with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through verbal communication.
  • Enthusiasm, good attitude, trustworthiness, personal integrity and honesty.
  • Must be detailed oriented, able plan, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a past paced environment.
  • Appropriate level of administrative experience and skills.
  • Effective communication skills with employees at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate safely in the workplace, with experience in holding peers and direct reports accountable to safety standards.
  • Ability to work autonomously and understand when a superior needs to be involved in decision making.
  • Good decision making skills, with the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and implement the best solution to solve problems or challenges.
  • Self motivated, with a dedication to keeping up to date technically, and applying new knowledge to your job.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or educational equivalent.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state housing laws preferred.
  • Must own or consistently have a vehicle available for use.
  • Computer skills, with working knowledge of the primary Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge of property management software: OneSite conventional and affordable, WCMS preferred, OR demonstrated or ability and desire to learn these programs.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting (for extended periods of time), standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, and ability to remain calm under pressure. Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instuctions:

Competitive pay. Interested and qualified candidates should send resume with cover letter to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org. Please include “Desk Clerk Weekends/Crescent” in subject line. No phone calls, please.


Full Position Details Download Application (.docx)

Supportive Services Specialist - Part Time


Position Description:

Virginia Supportive Housing is seeking a Part Time Supportive Services Specialist for Hampton Roads.  This position functions as a collaborative team partner among VSH associates, reporting directly to the Programs Manager to address Client needs of VSH – serving low income and disabled people who may be experiencing homelessness and repeated incarcerations.

 

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience  initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Effectively self-manages and collaborates with all levels of staff and clients with varying needs ensuring timely and efficient utilization of resources; preventing return to homelessness and incarcerations while ensuring adherence to organization and regulatory requirements; ensuring licensure compliance as well as business process improvement measures for quality assurance and self development as well as development of the organization
  • Provides case management expertise to include but not limited to assessments, treatment planning, supportive counseling, linking to community resources, monitoring progress, collaboration with other providers, and care coordination
  • Advocates for clients in court, may testify on behalf of the client and/or services, collaborates with law enforcement, public defenders, and department of corrections
  • Maintains information in each client’s EHR to include demographics, assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, and discharge summaries
  • Maintains compliance with required reporting, data entry and quality control
  • Assists with necessary outreach and engagement activities to include clients and their families, community providers, landlords and medical personnel
  • Participates in weekly staff meetings, scheduled supervision meetings, and other required meetings and/or trainings
  • Completes daily time sheets accurately to document time spent with clients and ensure that each grant-related activity is recorded correctly
  • Works with landlords, community services providers, and oversight entities to provide good customer service, ensure responsiveness of VSH client supportive services, and achieve high rates of housing stability and other consumer outcomes
  • Adheres to oversight entities’ regulations regarding paperwork and service delivery
  • Identifies individual client services needs through ongoing outreach, engagement, screening and assessment activities
  • Maintains sufficient contact with clients served to ensure engagement with client services; identifies emerging needs and promotes goal attainment
  • Assists clients with securing and maintaining entitlements and benefits through DSS and other income and disability support resources
  • Serves a key role in supporting clients, fundraising and overseeing and/or collaborating with volunteer initiatives as well as other cross-departmental needs in order to achieve overall success of the organization; identifies improvement opportunities and solutions impacting organization success.
  • Serves as key team representative, attending and participating in meetings building relationships for improved client services, fund raising, and supporting volunteerism
  • Serves on team which may encompass interviewing candidates and collaborating with others in determining best fit meeting VSH best practices as well as supporting ongoing team initiatives that focus on associate retention
  • Maintains, prepares and provides efficient reporting; may present and explain data and expertise to any level of staff, board, or community
  • Collaborates with other departments and outside partners effectively ensuring team- oriented client-centered focus as well as creating a safe and secure environment for clients, staff, and visitors; provides on-call coverage as necessary; advises supervisor and others as needed, ensuring adherence to best practices
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelors’ degree in Human Services from appropriately accredited institution
  • Must have at least 1 year of demonstrated knowledge and experience in the field of direct services to individuals with low-income, physical disabilities, behavioral health and developmental disorders, and/or history of homelessness and incarcerations; establishing supportive trusting relationships with such clients, peers, and key partners, respecting rights and personal preferences
  • Knowledge of homeless and offender population and appropriate community resources, especially entitlement and housing resources
  • SOAR certification and experience strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of mental illness, substance abuse disorders, community resources, medication management, and recovery concepts
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Requires high level of organization skills, including attention to detail, planning, prioritizing, multi-tasking and meeting deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Requires excellent communications skills including verbal, written, presentation and listening
  • Must exhibit high level of accountability and good decision making skills including the ability to analyze information, evaluate results and recommend/implement the best solutions to solve difficult problems or challenges, using good judgment when to include others/supervisors as needed
  • Must exhibit proven success working with change management and culture shifts, exhibiting day-to-day flexibility in handling multiple priorities and organization initiatives, maintaining accountability for achieving improved performance metrics ongoing while exhibiting a positive attitude even when challenging
  • Must demonstrate proven ability to collaborate effectively with volunteers, all levels of staff and key stakeholders throughout the organization, community and partner organizations
  • Must possess excellent computer skills including use of Microsoft Office
  • Must have be comfortable with development of self and others; effectively collaborating among interdisciplinary teams
  • Prior experience in a human services environment supported by grants required; knowledge of electronic health records/data management and Medicaid billing helpful
  • Must possess a high level of professionalism and must have proven experience successfully demonstrating the ability to maintain strict confidentiality as well as maintain a positive, collaborative, and supportive attitude
  • Frequent local travel and some occasional State-wide travel required, approx 10%
  • Valid VA Driver’s license
  • Must have access to a personal vehicle available for use in performing job functions
  • Must successfully pass VSH insurance review, including background check and other pre-employment screenings
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting, standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to drive a vehicle and travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure.  Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.  Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

 

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instuctions:

Application Instructions:  Please reply via Indeed, or email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with “SSS HR” in the subject line.  No phone calls, please.


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Employment opportunities in Charlottesville

Desk Clerk


Position Description:

Virginia Supportive Housing is seeking a Full Time Desk Clerk in Charlottesville, VA.  This is a temporary/floater position.  The Desk Clerk is responsible for monitoring the front desk, performing all receptionist duties, and ensuring the security of the building and safety of the residents in the properties assigned in a specific geographic region.

 

 

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience  initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Walk through inspection of all common areas including the grounds at onset of shift and record findings on shift report.

Review prior shift report with departing Desk Clerk.

Answer phone, direct calls, and take messages.

Be familiar with identity of all clients/residents/visitors and respond to non-emergency issues by addressing with your supervisor first for further direction.  In emergency situations related to health/risk/safety incidents, contact appropriate outside emergency resources (Fire/EMT/Police).  (Follow the Property Management and Supportive Services Coordination guidelines).

Follow employee handbook guidelines which provide that it is not appropriate to engage with clients/residents/visitors on a personal level.  This includes providing or receiving favors of any kind, (i.e., monetary, gifts, transportation, bill paying assistance, taking care of personal items/personal property, etc.) or sharing personal identifying information such as phone numbers and addresses or initiating introduction to friends and family members or engaging in personal activities with clients.

Check and monitor guest registration.

Collect rents, prepare bank deposits and do all assigned filing as well as other assigned property management tasks.

Monitor any unusual activities of residents and so note on the shift report and incident report.  Respond appropriately.  Refer to copy of Rules and Regulations for guidelines.

Complete information on work order, keep track of work orders, and handle emergency maintenance complaints appropriately.

On properties with video monitoring, carefully monitor cameras, note any suspicious activity and respond accordingly.   Morning shift must examine video recordings from midnight to 8 am and report/document any incidents for the Property Manager.

Assist with quarterly inspections of all units in assigned properties.

Conduct move-in, including the review of rules and regulations and walk through inspection with new resident.

Assist with application process and resident file maintenance; process police reports and/or credit reports.

Assist with the preparation of the vacancy and delinquency reports.

Attend staff meetings and training as required

Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

·         Exceptional interpersonal skills and human relation skills that positively benefits interaction with internal and external clientele.

·         A demonstrated ability to deal with residents, site personnel, regional support services staff, corporate office personnel, property managers, property owners, inspectors, volunteers, peers and supervisors.

·         Ability to exercise good judgment and self-control.

·         Good comprehension and communication skills, with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through verbal communication.

·         Enthusiasm, good attitude, trustworthiness, personal integrity and honesty.

·         Must be detailed oriented, able plan, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a past paced environment.

  • Appropriate level of administrative experience and skills.
  • Effective communication skills with employees at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate safely in the workplace, with experience in holding peers and direct reports accountable to safety standards.
  • Ability to work autonomously and understand when a superior needs to be involved in decision making.

·         Good decision making skills, with the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and implement the best solution to solve problems or challenges.

·         Self motivated, with a dedication to keeping up to date technically, and applying new knowledge to your job.

QUALIFICATIONS

·         High school diploma or educational equivalent.

·         Knowledge of applicable federal and state housing laws preferred.

·         Must own or consistently have a vehicle available for use.

·         Computer skills, with working knowledge of the primary Microsoft Office programs

·         Knowledge of property management software: OneSite conventional and affordable, WCMS preferred, OR demonstrated or ability and desire to learn these programs.

·         Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

·         Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting (for extended periods of time), standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, and ability to remain calm under pressure.  Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.  Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instuctions:

Application Instructions:  Please reply via Indeed, or email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with “Desk Clerk/Crossings” in the subject line.  No phone calls, please.


Full Position Details Download Application (.docx)
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