The Housing Counselor & Navigator will reach out to the homeless population in Sacramento at parks, rivers, along railroads etc. and refer them to the appropriate services. This position will be responsible for establishing relationships with community service providers and the Homeless Assistance Resource Teams (HART) to assist un-sheltered community members with finding housing. The Housing Counselor & Navigator will collaborate with Sheriff Officers and Park Rangers to build relationships with the homeless population and address their needs. This position will also be responsible for intakes, setting goals, completing reports and attending regular meetings with SSHH staff, staff from the Department of Human Assistance of County of Sacramento, the Sheriff’s Department and the Homeless Assistance Resource Team (HART).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Identifies homeless individuals in unincorporated parts of Sacramento County.
Collaborates with the Sheriff’s Department and HART
Completes intakes, and maintains files.
Gathers and maintains information for reporting purposes.
Develops relationships with local community providers to find services for the homeless population.
Advocates, make appointments and transports clients when needed.
Attends regular meetings with SSHH, the County of Sacramento, Sheriff’s Department, HART groups and other organizations as required
Performs other related duties as required to support the mission of the organization and the program.
Job Type: Full-time and Part-time positions available.
Salary: $15.00 /hour