The Street Outreach Director is responsible for the Street Outreach Team and its day to day performance and reports directly to the CEO and the COO.
- A MSW is required.
- Experience in children’s behavioral health services is a plus.
- Preference will be given to qualified Certified Peer Specialist, CPS, Certified Peers Specialist –Parent, CPS-P, and Certified Peer Specialist – Y, CPS-Y.
To function as the Director of Street Outreach Project. Maintain a thorough and current understanding of the literature related to homeless youth, along with a working knowledge of available resources in the metro Atlanta area. Develop and maintain contact with the agencies that provide services to homeless youth. Hire and train teams of CPS-P & Y to find, survey and determine what the youth need to obtain a better quality of life, appropriate services, and stable housing. Develop and maintain a program to connect the homeless youth with these services.
- Research the approaches to supporting homeless youth and addressing their needs;
- Develop a data base of all services that support homeless youth in the Atlanta metro region;
- Develop relationships with the agencies that provide the existing resources;
- Develop street outreach teams comprised of CPS-P and CPS-Y;
- Hire and train teams of CPS-P & CPS-Y to locate, survey and work with youth;
- Develop and maintain a data tracking program to capture all of the data gained from the homeless youth.
- Training and data collection via HMIS system (e.g., survival trends, needs/wants to make positive life changes, demographics);
- Collaborate and work with the Path Specialist program;
- Training on housing eligibility;
- Develop and/or locate continuing education opportunities for staff in the program;
- Create template for monthly reporting and provide monthly reports to CEO and COO.;
- Assure receipt of all reports;
- Compile all invoices and forward for payment in a timely manner;
- Serve as consultant to organizations as needed;
- Attend weekly/monthly staff meeting as needed;
- Attend national, state and local meetings as needed;
- Respond to all inquiries for information and assistance;
- Other duties as assigned.
Job Title: Street Outreach Director
Program: Street Outreach
Report To: CEO and COO
Management Responsibility: Director
Work Environment: Office and Field
Special Demands: Occasionally
Work Hours: 40 hours a week
Weekend Work: Possibly
If you qualify and are interested in this position please contact: Blue.firstname.lastname@example.org
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