Almost Home, Inc. is seeking a Bilingual Housing Navigator to work in a collaborative effort with Adams County and partner agencies to implement a Respite Housing and Severe Weather Activation Plan (SWAP) programs for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. The goal of this program is provide temporary emergency shelter to homeless persons during periods of inclement weather and to provide re-housing and case management to households experiencing literal homelessness. The Bilingual Housing Navigator will work in designated locations throughout Adams County to conduct intake assessments on individuals and families experiencing homelessness and directly link to motel/hotel vouchers in Adams County.
This position will act as the primary contact for all efforts related to Respite Housing and SWAP. This position will provide direct service and assistance in the form of intake assessments, and connect individuals and families to motel/hotel vouchers. While each client is engaged in the program, the Bilingual Housing Navigator will be responsible for providing ongoing case management, re-housing support, information and referrals and help each client begin to develop a path towards housing stability and self-sufficiency.
This position is responsible for engaging and maintaining positive working relationships with partners on an ongoing basis and mediate issues as they arise. This could involve some after hours, on call coverage with motel/hotel partners.
This position will be responsible for data management regarding each intake assessment and ensure that documentation back up is available for all services provided. This position is responsible for all data management and data entry throughout the duration of the program. This position is responsible for engaging in program evaluation following the completion of the program and engage in planning efforts for future severe weather seasons.
The Bilingual Housing Navigator is part of a collaborative effort to ensure that individuals and families experiencing homelessness have a safe, secure, short-term place to stay during inclement weather and during re-housing efforts.