The Homeless Community Specialist performs support services for individuals who are currently experiencing homelessness. The Homeless Community Specialist assists case managers in homeless outreach activities and connects clients to local social service agencies. This position also assists by linking homeless individuals to primary health, mental health, or substance abuse treatment.  Includes involvement with local social service agencies and homeless organizations.
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Knowledge, Skills, and Essential Functions
  • Excellent written communication  and computer keyboarding for inputting documentation
  • Excellent verbal/telephone communication with consumers, staff, and community providers
  • Organizational and filing skills and time management needed for maintaining records
  • Stooping, bending, sitting, standing for prolonged periods and lifting 30 pounds
  • Local Travel 95% Regional Travel 5%
  • Ability to be CPR and SAMA certified
  • Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required
Education and Experience
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience working with clients who have mental illness and/or involvement in legal system Preferred
Hours: 8AM-5PM M-F

Salary: $10.00 hourly/ $20,800 annually

Location: 1200 Clifton St. Waco TX

Benefits:

Heart of Texas Region MHMR strives to offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Employer paid Health Insurance
Employer paid Dental Insurance
Employer paid Life Insurance
Payroll Direct Deposit
10 paid Holidays per year
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

Excellent 401-K Retirement Plan (Center will contribute 12% of employee earnings)
              **Certain Requirements Needed**
 

Department: Clifton Street Clinic
This is a full time position

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