Title: Housing Navigator
Direct Supervisor: Housing Services Director
Program: Emergency Shelter and Outreach Programs
Job Location: Brighton, Almost Home, Inc. main office.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday - 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Summary of Responsibilities:
The Housing Navigator provides case management and essential services to individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Adams County and Southern Weld County. The Housing Navigator will provide case management and re-housing assistance to households living in Almost Home, Inc.’s Emergency Shelter and will provide outreach support and case management to households experiencing literal homelessness in the community.
The Housing Navigator will provide individualized client support by helping each client develop a Housing Stabilization Plan to address any barriers to obtaining and maintaining permanent housing. The Housing Navigator assists Emergency Shelter clients with re-housing into permanent housing. The Housing Navigator will also perform community outreach to business owners, realtors, landlords, housing developers and other service providers to build strong relationships and identify new and existing opportunities to better assist clients in accessing resources, employment, supportive services, and housing opportunities in the community.
The Housing Navigator will also provide outreach and supportive case management to individuals and families experiencing literal homelessness. The Housing Navigator will provide supportive case management services in coordination with the Severe Weather Activation Plan to ensure that households experiencing literal homelessness can gain access to survival resources and case management services. Case Management will include but is not limited to: comprehensive, continual assessment of strengths, needs, assist clients in navigating resources in other separate public agencies in order to qualify for support services, and will link the households to the many private sector agencies and community organizations that offer specific support services that address Social Determinants of Health.
The Housing Navigator is responsible for developing Housing Stabilization Plans with clients to help meet Almost Home, Inc.’s overall mission to promote self-sufficiency and provide assistance to those experiencing housing instability.