The member will help formerly homeless clients with their everyday life skills that translate into their ability to remain in their new homes with the same or improved quality of life for as long as possible. Clients may suffer from substance use disorder or may have other concurring medical conditions. The member will provide case management to low risk clients that were previously homeless. These services include providing access to transportation, housing, SNAP benefits, Medicaid and other government benefits. The member will ensure they have access to a healthcare provider and any specialty healthcare services they may need including detox, 12 steps groups, mental health counseling, primary care physicians, obstetrics/gynecologists (OB/GYN), Ear Nose & Throat Specialists (ENT), etc. The member will provide COVID-19 Education and referrals to clients so they can staff safe during these times. The member will provide one on one health counseling to their clients on topics such as nutrition, mental health, addiction, and access to healthcare. The member will provide exercise classes and other opportunities to get these clients up and physically active. The member will create educational materials on wellness topics for the clients. The member will coordinate events for all clients to remain socially connected. The member will manage and train volunteers who come to Northeast Florida to perform community service projects. The member will be responsible for coordinating service projects at soup kitchens, food banks, health centers, and clothing distribution centers throughout the region.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
Member Assistance Program
Transportation reimbursement during the service day
Training and professional development opportunities
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Member needs to be outgoing and good with very diverse personality types. Member also needs to be able to serve in a fast paced environment and be well organized. Member should have good customer service and telephone skills. Member should also have basic computer knowledge such as Word and Excel. Member must be a self-starter, be able to take initiative and put forth effort independently. Member must be sensitive to seniors and underserved populations. Empathy and superior communication skills are a must. Member needs to be able to organize projects and supervise small and large groups of volunteers (10-35 volunteers depending on the group). Member must be able to build professional relationships with external organizations.
Subject to criminal background check