Housing Program Coordinator
Outreach Community Ministries

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Post Date: Nov 05, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $42,000 - $49,000
Location: US - Illinois - Wheaton
Job Reference: 296
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Description
Wheaton Youth Outreach (WYO)
Wheaton Youth Outreach is a community-based youth and family resource center serving the greater Wheaton area. Services include counseling for individuals, couples and families, crisis intervention for runaway and homeless teens, casework services for basic needs, and transitional housing for young women.


The Housing Program Coordinator will work closely with volunteer house parents in a transitional housing program, foster families and Outreach staff to provide supportive housing to young adults and help them launch into independent, productive lives. Responsibilities include:
Case management with each resident to assess, plan and implement changes needed for future success and independent living.
Maintain and develop relationships with foster host homes within the community to offer more housing options for homeless young adults.
Work with at-risk homeless youth and young adults in the community to assist with basic needs and steps toward a more secure future.
Ensure compliance with DCFS licensing standards and grant requirements.
Supervision of case management services and financial assistance for adults.
This position reports to the Director of Wheaton Youth Outreach and participates as a member of the broader transitional housing and Wheaton Youth Outreach staff teams.

Full-time. Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. One evening each week for team meetings; occasional other events and weekends to meet client needs.

Skills
MSW or MA in Counseling Psychology (or related field); licensure required; 4+ years of experience working with homeless or at-risk-youth; demonstrated success as a case manager; a passion for guiding young adults to envision a successful future;

Notes
ability to develop effective relationships with participants and outside service providers; attention to detail; strong team orientation with high-level collaboration skills. IL Driver’s license, reliable transportation and good driving required. Proficiency in MS Excel/ Outlook/ Word. A commitment to OCM’s Statement of Mission & Faith. Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus.


Contact Details
Name: Shalina Wozny
Address: 373 S. Schmale Rd, Suite 102
City: Carol Stream
State/Province: Illinois
Zipcode: 60188
Country: United States
Ph: 630-682-1910
URL: https://www.outreachcommunityministries.org/employment/?gnk=job&gni=8a7885ac75953d20017599042352420a&gns=socialservice.com