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Project Coordinator - (HVC Mobile App Project)

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.

Hollywood Veteran's Center a sober–living residential facility for Veterans of OIF/OEF who suffer from severe levels of difficulty adjusting to civilian life. The goal is to help Veterans obtain permanent housing, financial security, and a personal support system. Transitional housing, Case management, Financial counseling.

Responsibilities:

Under general supervision of the Assistant Director of Veteran Clinical Services the Project Coordinator will:

  • Be responsible for implementing Mobile Technology Recovery App
  • Report to Assistant Director about Project Performance
  • Manage the Budget and provide updates to Assistant Director
  • Assist with community outreach as needed
  • Interface with community partners and stake holders
  • Complete program reviews as required
  • Work with Mobile App creator as needed, to achieve data reporting capability
  • Be responsible for training Battle Buddies/Peer Support Specialist on current technology and Evidenced Based Practice (EBP)
  • Supervise Data Coordinator and Battle Buddy/Peer Support Staff
  • Coordinate recovery groups for program participants
  • Participate with performance assessments as needed 
  • Maintain working relationship with funder

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work (or other related degree) from accredited university
  • At least 2 years of experience working with mental health/substance abuse/ and homeless Veterans
  • At least 1-year experience within a residential treatment setting
  • Must be able to work with individuals from varied backgrounds
  • Proven working knowledge of Microsoft office; ability to learn and use program specific software/technology
  • Effective written and oral communication skills

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid California driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation
  • US Armed Forces Veterans, or experience working with the Veteran population
  • Basic knowledge of psychosocial treatment modalities e.g. CBT, Motivational Interviewing, DBT, etc.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills (English)

VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer