HOMELESS OUTREACH NAVIGATOR
|Date Opened||6/20/2022 6:05:00 PM|
|Close Date||6/26/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|HR Analyst||Denise Kendle|
|Analyst Phone/Email||(520) 282-0343 / email@example.com|
|Salary||$15.60 - $24.44/Hour *HIRING RANGE IS $15.60-$19.55/Hour DOE and in accordance with City AD's|
|Department||Housing and Community Development|
|Job Type||Open to All Applicants (External, Internal)|
|HR Tech||Neil Nickol|
HOMELESS OUTREACH NAVIGATOR
The City of Tucson's Housing & Community Development Department is seeking experienced Homeless Outreach Navigators to engage and assist homeless and near homeless individuals, families and youth in services to end their homelessness, and assist them in accessing housing and resources.
Provide mobile outreach and engagement to unsheltered people within Tucson. Connect and refer both homeless persons and those who are about to become homeless to information, services, provider agencies and organizations that will assist them.
Provide direct navigation services as needed, including but not limited to: survival aid, transportation, securing benefits, mediation with families and property managers, paperwork, assisting with housing search, and connection to mental health services. Identifies appropriate permanent housing options for clients and continuing time limited supports once the person or family is sheltered or housed permanently.
Assist with the development and implementation of the annual Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Point in Time Homeless Street Count.
Assist with special events such as Homeless Connect.
Respond to requests for service from Tucson Fire and Tucson Police departments, Code Enforcement and the public (e.g. Tucson residents, businesses, churches and social service agencies).
Provides data collection through Homeless Management Systems (HMIS). Maintains accurate records including clients served into HMIS.
Maintains inside of assigned and utilized vehicles daily. Maintain supplies (snacks, water, etc.) and resources (brochures, paperwork, etc.) in the vehicle. Maintains stock supplies in the office.
Participates in training, neighborhood meetings, public meetings, and other public forums, workgroup meetings and relevant homeless meetings as assigned. Network with other City of Tucson and local agencies and coalitions. Attends trainings and participates in continuous quality improvement of the program.
Minimum Education Level & Type: High School Diploma or G.E.D
Minimum Experience Qualifications: Under 1 year of experience on assisted housing, human services, community development or property management
Homeless outreach is conducted in parks, washes and deserts and therefore requires traversing through grass, dirt and other uneven surfaces.
Ability to work outside in inclement weather
Exposure to extreme heat, cold, dampness, dust, pollen, odors, fumes, etc. as Homeless outreach is conducted throughout the year and requires the ability to withstand summer heat.
Exposure to blood and airborne pathogens
Successful candidate will have a pre-existing network of other City of Tucson departments and local agencies and coalitions.
Extensive prior experience with Homeless outreach in Tucson and Pima County
Participation in Tucson / Pima County Street Count
Experience administering SPDAT tools
Experience using HMIS locally
Experience working with the mental health system in Tucson
To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.
The City of Tucson hires lawful workers only - US citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization - without discrimination. Federal immigration laws require all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In its efforts to meet the law's requirements, the City of Tucson participates in the E-Verify program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the eligibility of workers.
Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.