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Program Coordinator II (SSVF LA)

Adult Services | Los Angeles, 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.

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) promotes housing stability to homeless or at–risk–of–becoming homeless Veterans and their families. The goal of the SSVF program is to provide clients with the skills necessary to maintain long term, independent living. SSVF is a short-term crisis intervention program, with services to include case management, housing and financial counseling, and assistance in obtaining benefits and services. For both individual Veterans and those with dependents.

Responsibilities:

  Program Coordinator II:  

Program Coordinator II reports to the Program Manager or their designee, and will lead a team of technical and supportive services staff who will link veterans and their families to services designed to give them the practical and concrete tools to attain or retain permanent housing.  The Program Coordinator II will assure all defined goals and objectives are met according to plan.

  • Develop and monitor the appropriate use of key linkages for veteran households
  • Address intake and assessment, service planning, service delivery, and goal achievement for attainment
  • Provide training, supervision, and problem-solving guidance for difficult cases
  • Evaluate the resources and veteran households needed to achieve project goals
  • Perform case reviews and oversee appropriate use of community advocacy and wrap around services by Case Managers
  • Measure and assess impact of service and supports and participates in CQI efforts which are key elements to the program’s success.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
  • Combination of administrative/office duties and field/outreach work
  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitment if necessary during project cycle
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience creating reports and/or analyzing data.
  • Ability and desire to work with people from various backgrounds and/or limited English capabilities.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and internet usage; database (e.g., HMIS) skills required.
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively adapt/work under deadlines
  • Valid California driver’s license and insured automobile.

Knowledge:

  • Knowledgeable of veteran resources available at the local, state, and national level

Technology Skills:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite/products and internet
  • Experience with HMIS a plus
  • Data entry and spreadsheet management

Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Valid California driver’s license and insured automobile
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively through verbal and written correspondence.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 - 3 years experience working with veterans, people in recovery and/or homeless individuals
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred
  • US Armed Forces Veteran preferred
  • Database experience (HMIS) preferred
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
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
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