Veterans Outreach Worker, F/T (#0362)

Aletheia House is looking for individuals that want to make a difference in the lives of individuals recovering from substance abuse.  Areas serviced are Jefferson and Shelby Counties.

 

Location of Position:  2631 Ensley Avenue West (Five Points West), Birmingham, AL  35218

 

Summary:

The Veterans outreach worker will provide outreach in Jefferson and Shelby Counties and is responsible for the recruitment of homeless veterans who are in need of employment and other supportive services.  The Veterans outreach worker works closely with the Veterans Program Manager and Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of the Aletheia House.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

-Actively recruit Veteran participants who are in need of housing and supportive services.
-Provide outreach and engagement services.
-Conduct regular visits to homeless shelters and soup kitchens in the Birmingham VA medical Center, etc., as well as conducting street outreach in the alleys, encampments, and abandoned houses where many homeless veterans live.
-Identify, recruit, and enroll at least 5-6 participants weekly into the program. Enrollment will come from street outreach, referral from other homeless service providers, and referrals from Veterans Affairs.
-Assist in the collection of follow-up data by locating individuals who have received services.
-Coordinate and communicate outreach tracking activities with other staff members and accurately documenting all activities

-Attend all professional development, staff meetings, and in-service trainings as required.

-Perform other duties as assigned by the Jobs for Veterans Program Manager, Director of Behavioral Health, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.

 

Qualifications:

-High School Diploma (former homeless Veteran preferred)
-Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

-Motor Vehicle Report required.

Travel:

-Travel required daily, weekly or monthly
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation

-Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included

 

Job Salary:

$29,000-$33,000

 

Hours: 

F/T, Exempt–Monday – Friday 8:00 am-4:00 pm — 40 Hours per Week

 

 

Benefits:

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

 

To Apply:

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter and resume to 205-203-4843, or send an email with one attachment including cover letter and resume to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line (VOW-0362).

To be considered for the position, you must submit in one attachment the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

* Please include both documents in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.*

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Aletheia House prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

 

 

Closing Date-Time:

Thurs, 12/31/2020 – 5:00pm

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