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Director of Development (Rockville)

An exciting and dynamic opportunity providing overall leadership to the development and communication activities at Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless (MCCH) to maximize the organization’s philanthropic support and partner engagement.  Based in Rockville, Maryland, MCCH is a 501(c)(3) organization that leads efforts to end homelessness in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Plans and manages all development programs for the organization, ensuring consistency with the organization’s mission and strategic plan.

Works with the Executive Leadership Team and the Board of Directors to create and implement a long-term development plan to guide growth in resource development activities and ensure the organization’s sustainability. 

Creates and implements an annual development plan to meet income needs for each fiscal year. Incorporates a range of fundraising strategies into each annual campaign including direct mail, workplace giving, special events, membership program, and grantseeking,  

Supervises team of development staff who focus on major gifts, strategic partnerships, grants management, volunteer management, in-kind donation solicitation, special events, community outreach and communications.

Works with MCCH staff and Board of Directors to cultivate relationships with current and potential funders and partners.

Oversees the organization’s communications activities including media relations, maintenance and development of the organization’s website, listservs, and social media; and the production of newsletters, annual reports, and other marketing materials.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Graduate degree in nonprofit management, development, marketing, or related field preferred.
At least five years of progressively responsible development experience in a nonprofit organization, including three years in a supervisory role. Will consider combination of qualifications equal to educational and work experience.
Exceptional interpersonal, organizational and multi-tasking skills; highly organized, possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Enjoys contributing as a team player and has a commitment to social justice and poverty solutions.
Functional knowledge of principles and methods of fundraising, grant seeking, marketing, and public relations.
Grant and proposal writing experience.
Ability to manage and maintain fiscal accountability.
Familiarity with using Twitter and Facebook as advocacy and outreach tools.  
Ability to solve problems, negotiate and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
Ability to speak effectively in public settings.

How To Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@mcch.net type "Director of Development" in the subject line. 


Safe Havens Assistant Program Director

The Safe Havens Assistant Program Director works with chronically homeless, mentally ill, and dually diagnosed individuals in a first step emergency shelter program (Safe Havens). Provides an overall support system structure for the clients in Safe Havens and refers them to local agencies in the county for vocational, educational, and health and human services. Supervises Safe Havens Case Managers and provides guidance on the operations and management of the Safe Havens program under the direction of the Program Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assists the Program Director with operations and program services provided at the Safe Havens.
Provides staff trainings as appropriate.


Maintains active caseload of clients who need intensive case management.


Monitors client progress in substance abuse recovery and mental health status; collaborates with treatment providers to address crises, relapse and harm reduction strategies as needed.


Participates in meetings with service providers including physicians/psychiatrists to help resolve conflict and to monitor progress and communicates regularly with staff psychiatrist.


Coordinates prescribed medications for clients including arranging refills with pharmacy, picking up refilled and new medications, addressing pharmacy coverage issues with insurance, and assisting clients in filling medication trays weekly.


Supervises one House Manager including completing ongoing performance plans as needed and administering annual performance evaluations. Assisting House Manager with operational tasks and staff coverage issues as needed.


Provides guidance to House Manager and staff on clinical issues.


Co-facilitates regular staff and house meetings.


Participate in weekly peer supervision with other Safe havens Case Managers and Program Director.


Coordinate and facilitate case management meetings in Program Directors absence.
Facilitate selection of applicants as needed.   


Represent program at service provider meetings and other community meetings as needed.
Responsible for general HMIS data entry and reporting, as well as other data collection and reporting for funders and general MCCH usage.


Fill in for Program Director when needed. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Master's Degree in human services-related field required. Minimum of five years of experience in social and human services or related field. Will consider combination of qualifications equal to educational and work experience.
Supervisory experience.
Knowledge of principles, methods and procedures of case management.
Knowledge of principles, methods and procedures in handling addiction and dually diagnosis populations..

How to Apply: Send resumes to jobs@mcch.net type "Assist Program Director" in the subject line. 


Case Manager Seneca Heights Apartments Permanent Housing Program (Gaithersburg)

The Case Manager is responsible for providing direct services to tenants including assessment, goal setting and evaluation through formal and informal settings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

As an onsite case manager in a permanent supportive housing program,  you are responsible for assisting and supporting tenants in maintaining stable housing.   This entails a variety of duties, including:

Providing referrals and/or support in maintaining connection to community health services, mental health services, vocational programs, chemical dependence treatment, etc.

Working with the residents and property management to ensure that the resident fulfills obligations as a tenant.

Crisis intervention and support

Family meetings with families in on-site playroom

Supporting families to ensure their children's physical, emotional, and educational needs are met and facilitating the children's participation in developmentally-appropriate activities both at Seneca Heights and in the community

Leading groups as assigned.

Participating in social activities including celebrations and other on-site events.

Thorough record-keeping, gathering of information for required reports, and updating of database as well as other administrative duties as requested.

Other duties, as necessary.

Qualifications:
Licensed mental health clinician (LCSW/LCPC, etc. or LGSW/LGPC, etc.)
Experience working with vulnerable, at-risk families and mentally ill adults
Knowledge and commitment to a Trauma-Informed approach
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Knowledge of Montgomery County resources preferred
This position requires a minimum of one evening per week

How to Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@mcch.net (type "case mgr-seneca" in subject space).


Case Manager -  Home Builders Care Assessment Center (HBCAC) men's emergency shelter (Rockville)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assess clients' needs and appropriate services and assists in implementing service plans.


Work closely with Sr Case Manager and Program Director to ensure effective operation of the program and facility.


Serve as primary contact in compiling all data for reporting purposes, including HMIS - Service Point.


Maintain active caseload of clients who need intensive case management.


Review clients' charts and files on a regular basis to monitor progress.


Providing a wide variety of client services such as counseling regarding needed referrals and resources, providing life skills training to clients such as managing a budget, health maintenance, legal issues, and parenting skills, monitoring medication, ensuring they are safe and secure from internal and external elements and provides transportation services for clients to scheduled medical and/or social services appointments.


Participate in meetings with service providers including physicians/psychiatrists to help resolve conflict and to monitor progress.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Master's degree in preferred in Social Work or Human Services field. Bachelor's degree may be accepted with additional experience.
Hands-on experience in social and human services field dealing with diverse populations
Knowledge of principles, methods and procedures in handling addiction, mental illness and co-occurring diagnosed populations
Ability to negotiate and maintain positive relationships with co-workers and clients
Background in collecting and reporting statistical data preferred
Prior supervisory experience preferred
Excellent oral and written communications skills

How to Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@mcch.net type "case mgr-hbcac" in subject line.


Case Aide Supervisors - HBCAC men's emergency shelter (Rockville)

(1 Fulltime position and 1 Parttime position) 

F/T hours Mon- Fri 12-8am ------ P/T hours Sat & Sun 4pm-12am

This position monitors the overall conduct and behavior of the residents in HBCAC, supervises Case Aides, and assists in meeting the basic needs of the residents. Previous supervisory experience and working with the homeless population preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Trains new staff and provides orientation to mission, protocol and HBCAC-specific policies and procedures.


Works closely with the Operations Manager to ensure effective operation of the program and facility.


Identifies potential problems in personnel management, availability of resources, and participates in the management and resolution of these problems.


Ensures that residents are safe and secure from internal and external elements.
Registers new residents into the facility.


Maintains log notes that should document all important and relevant incidences and briefs next staff at shift change.


Monitors the conduct and behavior of residents, reporting any unusual circumstances and records critical incidents to Case Managers and Clinical Director, as well as the Program Director.


Provides emergency intervention in response to hostile situations and crises and follows protocol to address emergencies to include contacting the Program Director and/or calling 911 when applicable.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

High school graduate or GED.
Previous supervisory experience preferred.

How to Apply: Please email your resume to jobs@mcch.net type "Case Aide Supervisor" in the subject line. 


Lead Case Manager - Vulnerablity Initiative Program (VIP) (Rockville, MD)

Leads the coordination of care and activities for 15 medically vulnerable homeless individuals identified through the 100,000 Homes Campaign in a Permanent Supportive Housing Program. This position is part of a multi-disciplinary team comprised of a part-time Nurse and full-time Supportive Housing Case Aide.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provides case management and service coordination for 15 medically vulnerable homeless individuals identified through the 100,000 Homes Campaign.

Coordinates participant selection into program which may include meeting individuals at local homeless shelter, in places not meant for habitation such as woods or street outreach and utilizing the Vulnerability Index to ensure the most vulnerable homeless population is selected.

Serves as an ongoing liaison between property managers and participants as well as between participants and neighbors.

Provides mediation and advocacy with landlords on the client's behalf to develop a workable plan to maintain housing.

Travels and make home visits to scattered sites to meet participants.

Informally engages participants through the provision of emergency supports such as food, clothing, hygiene supplies, and similar supports. As participants are engaged, provide a wide variety of client services such as counseling regarding needed referrals and resources, providing life skills training to clients such as managing a budget; food preparation, diet, health maintenance, legal issues and medication management; ensuring they are safe and secure from internal and external elements; and applying for entitlement benefits.

Participates in meetings with service providers including physicians/psychiatrists to help resolve conflict and to monitor progress and communicates regularly with the interdisciplinary team.

Responsible for completing psychosocial assessment and maintaining all pertinent program paperwork. Also completes client data for reporting purposes which include use of HMIS Service Point system.

Supervises Program Assistant, including completing ongoing performance plans as needed and administering annual performance evaluations.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Master's Degree in human services-related field required. Minimum of two years experience with homeless or at-risk populations.
Strong familiarity with the "Housing First" philosophy and strategies

How to Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@mcch.net type Case Manager-VIP in subject line.


Program Assistant - PT- Creative Housing Initiative Program (CHIPP) (Germantown)

Th Part-time Program Assistant will assist residents with daily living and life skills support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Monitors safety of residents during home visits and communicates any concerns to Case Manager.

Documents interactions with residents via progress notes.

Arranges and provides transportation for residents to physician, social service, outpatient treatment appointments and/or to community resources (i.e. grocery store, pharmacy, clothing bank).

Provides emergency intervention in response to hostile situations and crises and follows protocol to address emergencies to include contacting Case Manager, Program Director or calling 911 when applicable.

Facilitates and prepares for group activities and outings with residents.

Replenishes office supplies and forms as needed.

Qualifications:

High school graduate or GED.
Minimum 6 to 12 months related experience. Will consider combination of qualifications equal to educational and work experience.
Ability to write routine reports and documents.
Ability to solve problems, negotiate and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
Knowledge and experience in administering CPR and minor first aid.
Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships.

How to Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@mcch.net type "Program Assistant" in subject line.


PROGRAM ASSISTANT-PT- Safe Havens Veterans Affairs Program (Darnestown & Silver Spring)  (Frequent travel to Washington D.C. and Baltimore, MD)

General Description: Provide daily living and life skills support to homeless Veterans with severe and persistent mental illness or co-occurring substance disorders to residents residing in low-barrier Safe Havens emergency housing.  The Program Assistant will drive residents (in own vehicle or organization vehicle) to appointments and community locations as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist residents with problem-solving, daily living and life skills tasks. Provides social support and a "listening ear" for resident concerns.

Monitor safety of residents and communicates any concerns to Case Manager and House Manager.

Document interactions with residents via progress notes.

Arrange and provide transportation for residents to VA Medical Center, physician, social service, outpatient treatment appointments and/or to community resources (i.e. grocery store, pharmacy, clothing bank, job fair etc).

Provide emergency intervention in response to hostile situations and crises and follows protocol to address emergencies to include contacting Case Manager, Program Director or calling 911 when applicable.

Facilitate and prepare for group activities and outings with residents.

Assist clients as needed during their move into permanent housing in collaboration with the Case Manager.

Develop and facilitate trainings and workshops for clients that include tenant rights and responsibilities, housing discrimination, communicating with landlords and others.

Transport and educate clients on how to view apartments and communicate with landlords in collaboration with Case Manager.

Participates in regular staff meetings and organization's staff retreat.

Maintain documentation of trainings, budgets, housing contacts, client contacts, and other pertinent information in accordance with agency and best standard practice

May be required to do minor repairs and landscaping to the facility.

Responsible for agency vehicle maintenance and upkeep.

Provide coverage to the houses when needed.

Demonstrate positive role modeling for clients

Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Bachelors Degree.
Minimum of two years related experience. Will consider combination of qualifications equal to educational and work experience.
Experience in facilities management in a similar environment.
Good driving record and current driving license.
Ability to speak and write in a language other than English at a proficient level (Ex. Spanish, French, Arabic)

How to Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@mcch.net type "Program Assist VA" in the subject line. 


House Manager-FT-Maplewood Safe Haven (Takoma Park)

Supports the Case Manager in assessing and providing resources to meet the needs of the residents. Supervises Residential Staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensures that clients are safe and secure from internal and external elements.

Provides transportation services for clients/residents.

Maintains the cleanliness and safety of the house; conducts fire drills.

Maintains inventory and budget for supplies, equipment, appliances, food, etc. and determines purchase/repair needs and sources vendors.

Purchases food and supplies for the house and residents. Ensures that the facility is fully stocked at all times.

Meets with county contractors to oversee structural and non-structural work to the house.

Conducts room checks and assigns tasks to residents. Addresses issues regarding non-compliance with chores among residents.

Monitors medication of clients. Assists with filling/refilling prescriptions and filling weekly medication trays.

Files and upkeeps program forms.

Collects program fees and submits them to headquarters. Keeps petty cash and purchase records for Accounting.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

High school graduate or GED.
Minimum of two years related experience. Will consider combination of qualifications equal to educational and work experience.
Experience in facilities management in a similar environment.

How to Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@mcch.net type "House Manager Maplewood" in the subject line. 


Residential Aide- FT- Safe Haven Veterans Affairs Program (Darnestown)

This new Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless program funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will provide low-barrier Safe Havens emergency housing for homeless Veterans with severe and persistent mental illness or co-occurring substance disorders. The Residential Aide monitors the overall conduct and behavior of the clients in the facilities. 

This is a fulltime position with varying shifts:
Mondays, 4pm-midnight 
Saturdays, 8am-4pm
Sundays, 8am-4pm
Sundays, 4pm-midnight

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensures that clients are safe and secure from internal and external elements and that all their basic supplies and needs such as toiletries, laundry detergent, including replenishing and stocking supplies. 

Monitors and provides feedback of housekeeping chores to residents and assists in maintaining cleanliness and safety of the house.

Maintains log notes that should document all important and relevant incidences and briefs next staff at shift change. 

Monitors the conduct and behavior of clients, reporting any unusual circumstances and creates incident reports for Case Manager or House Manager.

Conducts room checks and assigns/assists residents with minor tasks such as laundry.

Provides emergency intervention in response to hostile situations and crises and follows protocol to address emergencies to include contacting the Case Manager, Program Director and/or calling 911 when applicable. 

Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications:

High school graduate or GED, with a minimum 6 to 12 months related experience. Will consider combination of qualifications equal to educational and work experience. 
Knowledge and experience in administering CPR and minor first aid.

How to Apply: Please email your resume to jobs@mcch.net type "VA-RA" in the subject line. 


Residential Aide-On Call/Relief-Safe Havens Locations: (Kensington) and (Laytonsville)

These locations are small, emergency housing facilities for women.  For this position you will be expected to be available to work evenings, nights and weekends.

Responsibilities: Engaging with clients in the residential setting, monitoring activities of daily living, ensuring safety and security of house and residents, and communicating with other members of the Safe Havens team.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED, and experience in direct service to clients with mental illness and/or substance abuse required.

How to Apply: Please email your resume to jobs@mcch.net type "GR-LAY Relief" in the subject line.



     
     

 

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