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HMIS Specialist - (Homes For Heroes)

Adult Services | Greater Los Angeles Area, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

 

Responsibilities:

The responsibilities are summarized as:

  • Verifies, corrects and enters participant information into centralized database; conducts regular audits to assure accuracy of data
  • Monitors HMIS reports to assure consistency with other hardcopy records and logs
  • Runs regular progress reports; creates customized reports to support shelter management and to provided other needed information
  • Coordinates with Case Managers to ensure HMIS intake requirements are met
  • Trains staff on HMIS and answers questions relating to the system
  • Oversees the privacy/confidentiality notification processes to meet regulatory guidelines

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 1 - 2 years of experience using HMIS
  • Strong computer skills using Microsoft Office suite as well as Internet proficiency required
  • Ability to develop relationships with families as well as a wide variety of stakeholders (schools, health, and public benefit agencies)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Additional Preferred:

  • 1 - 2 years’ experience working with people in recovery and/or homeless individuals
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • Valid California driver's license, insurance and reliable transportation
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law