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Use our job application if you do not have a resume along with a cover letter. Please send applications or resumes/cover letters to 600-B East Gude Dr Rockville, MD 20850 ATTN: HR, fax at (301) 217-0824 or email at jobs@mcch.net with the job title in 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. 


Housing Locator Home Builders' Care Assessment Center men's emergency shelter

The Housing Locator is responsible for assisting HBCAC clients in finding affordable housing. As an integral part of the Housing Locator's responsibilities, this person is required to create and maintain relationships with landlords who will work with HBCAC clients.  The Housing Locator works collaboratively with the HBCAC team, and will work as a member of the larger Montgomery County Continuum of Care. The Housing Locator also provides training to clients in regards to different housing opportunities, maintaining a household, and other trainings that are deemed necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Proactively seek new housing opportunities and resources to assist clients with housing.

Maintain a current Housing Directory which should include documentation of all contacts with housing providers.

Conduct initial meeting with each individual entering the shelter within one week of shelter entry to provide counseling and determine the type of housing most appropriate for the individual and follow up as needed.

Negotiate leases on behalf of clients in collaboration with case managers and the client.

Assist clients with obtaining rental assistance money, processing referrals to various housing programs and requesting housing vouchers.

Assist clients as needed during their move into permanent housing in collaboration with the case managers and volunteers.

Develop and facilitate trainings and workshops for clients and MCCH staff including tenant rights and responsibilities, housing discrimination, communicating with landlords and others.

Provide housing availability, including Fair Market Rate rentals as established by HUD, voucher programs, public housing programs, and transitional housing programs, to HBCAC team and clients in an efficient and timely manner.

Follow up with all clients regularly to help support their housing options and ways to overcome barriers to housing.  (Includes transporting and educating clients on how to view apartments and communicate with landlords).

Disseminate relevant housing information to clients and appropriate staff members in a timely fashion.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree

Ability to develop strong working relationships with client population.  Be able to relate to individuals making significant life decisions, and be supportive of individuals' increasing independence.

Must also be able to provide effective training, prepare written reports, and maintain client documentation with minimal errors

Ability to prioritize competing responsibilities and thrive in a challenging situations

Proficient skill level in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)

Valid Driver's License

Willingness to work evenings and weekends when needed

How to Apply: Send resumes to jobs@mcch.net type "Housing Locator" in the subject line. 


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

(1 Full time position and 1 Part time 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. 


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-Veterans Safe Haven (Darnestown)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Delegates tasks to Residential Aides.

Provides a "listening" ear for clients/residents and facilitates conflict resolution, but ensures no clinical advice is given.

Provides transportation services for clients/residents.

Monitors client behavior and reports all pertinent information to the Case Manager and Program Director, if applicable.

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.

Maintains records such as staff time sheets, monthly schedule, shift log book, and filing. Approves staff timesheets in payroll system, making sure overtime hours are monitored and controlled.

Creates incident reports for Case Manager or Residential Aides.

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

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

Primary supervisor for residential staff (Residential Aides). Is responsible for documentation of staff issues, ongoing performance evaluations and annual performance reviews.

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

Responsible for agency vehicle maintenance and upkeep.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

High school graduate or GED.
Good recordkeeping skills.
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.
Ability to write routine reports and documents.
Knowledge and experience in administering CPR and minor first aid.

How to Apply: Send resumes to jobs@mcch.net type "Darnestown House Manager" 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.


Seasonal Case Aides- HBCAC men's emergency shelter (Rockville)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensures that residents have all their basic supplies and needs such as toiletries, laundry detergent, etc.

Supervises housekeeping chores done by residents to ensure cleanliness and safety of the house.

Registers new residents into the facility.

Provides a "listening" ear for residents.

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 Aide Supervisors, Case Managers, and Program Director.

Provides emergency intervention in response to hostile situations and crises.

Monitors medication of residents.

Provides transportation services for residents in situations where the case manager is unavailable.

Attends and participates in the monthly staff meeting.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

High school graduate.

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.

This is a seasonal temporary position that begins November 1, 2014 and that will end March 31, 2015.

The following shifts are available Monday through Friday:

12am-8am

8am-4pm (on call only/no set schedule)

4pm-12am

9pm-7am (until December)

Available Weekend shifts:

12am-8am

8am-4pm (on call only/no set schedule)

4pm-12am

9pm-7am (Until December)

How to Apply: Send resumes to jobs@mcch.net type "Seasonal Case Aide" in the subject line. 


     
     

 

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