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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



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


  • 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 Requirements:

  • 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

VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer