Housing Navigator

City Care Inc
May 21, 2020
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Position Description:

City Care exists to do the work few others are willing to do. We believe in the intrinsic value of every person. It is with love and compassion we advocate for the overlooked in our community.
We provide food for the hungry, relief for the hurting, and hold space for complete restoration of lives that have gotten off course. And with enough endurance, we witness, firsthand, remarkable stories of transformation. We believe in the power of unity. Poverty, homelessness, mental illness and substance use disorders are community issues and deserve a community
response of support for those working to create a better life for themselves and their loved ones. We are better, together.

Still reading? Great! Now more about the position.

City Care is searching for the right person with a knack for seeing great potential in others and
working as part of the team with the shared goal of motivating change toward that potential.
To advocate is to speak in favor of another and we believe that our best advocate role is lived out by being in relationship with those that are working hard to believe in a bright future for
themselves. City Care is searching for a well-resourced and persuasive leader to manage the day-to-day objectives for a dynamic and collaborative partnership at Oklahoma City's new
Diversion Hub. The Housing Navigator will support justice-involved neighbors with life stabilizing housing resources while they work to reduce their encounters with the justice system.

Responsibilities: Carry out the mission, vision and values of City Care, Know the housing resources available in the community and develop and steward a network of contacts, Develop individualized plans with participants by working in collaboration to identify the self-directed goals of participants, and Promote stability in housing for each participant.

Position Qualifications:

Eligibility, knowledge, skills, abilities: Embodiment of City Care culture, Understanding of the complexity of the intersection of poverty, homelessness, mental illness, substance use and recovery in the context of justice-involvement, Ability to reflect recovery principles.
Previous experience in a recovery and justice environment, Skilled verbal and written communication, Ability to multitask and handle stressful and complex situations, Ability to work as a member of a team to accomplish shared goals.

Position Requirements:

Requirements: Bachelor degree or higher required, Behavioral Health Case Manager II, Background check, Reliable transportation

Position Reports to:

Chief Operations Officer

To Apply for this Job:

Please send Cover Letters and Resumes to rachel@citycareokc.org. No phone calls please.

Application Deadline:

Monday, June 1, 2020

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