Career Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunity (Non-salaried position)

Date:                   March 11, 2019

Position:             Volunteer Program Coordinator

We are seeking a Volunteer to serve as the organization’s Volunteer Program Coordinator.  This person will be responsible for recruiting and managing volunteers on behalf of the Georgia Avenue Family Support Collaborative (GAFSC). The Volunteer Program Coordinator manages the identification/allocation of volunteer opportunities, volunteer recruitment and retaining the best people.

The Volunteer Program Coordinator should know how to distinguish talent and do everything possible to motivate and inspire. This individual must possess excellent organizational skills and the ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and experience.  The goal is to ensure that GAFSC is always staffed with the best and most reliable volunteers, and that they are correctly utilized for the fulfilment of our mission and in support of their volunteer interest.

Responsibilities:

  • Source and recruit volunteers through various techniques (databases, e-mail, social media etc.).
  • Coordinate and support Volunteer orientation, onboarding and training as needed
  • Work with Leadership Team and Senior Management to identify volunteer opportunities year-round.
  • Maintain the GAFSC volunteer database, including detailed records of volunteer information.
  • Assign responsibilities and produce schedules for volunteer activities.
  • Ensure the mission and programs of the organization and its actions are clearly communicated.
  • Evaluate the program results and recommend adjustments as may be needed.

Qualifications:

BS/BA in human resources, human services or related field.  Proven experience as program manager or similar position. Experience in serving as a volunteer.  Proven experience in recruiting through various channels. Able to communicate effectively with diverse people. Working knowledge of databases and MS Office.  Excellent organizational and team coordination abilities.


POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Date: 01/18/2019
Position: Quality Assurance Specialist
Salary Range: Negotiable
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Brief Description of Duties:
The Quality Assurance Specialist will assist the Data and Quality Assurance team in integrating, streamlining, and enhancing programs to achieve desired agency-wide programmatic outcomes. The Quality Assurance Specialist will also be responsible for collecting and organizing FRSP program data and providing recommendations for continuous program improvement.
The Quality Assurance Specialist will assist in the development and implementation of a Quality Assurance for Family Rehousing and Stabilization Program (FRSP) for the organization’s case management function to include current and new initiatives. The QA Specialist is responsible for monitoring and reviewing client case files compliance, Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) system input, and providing weekly updates to the Supervisor and Clinical Director . He/she will provide administrative and clerical support to include but not be limited to: developing and documenting a QA system; creating all necessary forms; completing required paperwork; filing; maintaining QA program files and the HMIS database; producing monthly reports or as needed; and provision of training and technical assistance.

Qualifications:
BS/BA in Human Services or related field and 2 years of quality assurance experience, Experience with database management • Experience with HMIS software required; Minimum 2 years of community-based and/or child welfare experience and training in solution-focused and strengths-based approaches. Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and organizational skills Oral and written communication skills, including computer literacy.u8 s Ability to work in a diverse environment as part of a team

Note: Must be able to obtain a clear Police Clearance, Child Abuse Registry Clearance and FBI Clearance and must possess a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.


POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Date: 01/04/2019
Position: Family Support Worker
Salary Range: Negotiable
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Brief Description of Duties: The Family Support Worker, under the supervision of the Family Rehousing and Stabilization Program (FRSP) Supervisor, provides comprehensive case management services to formerly homeless families living in the District of Columbia. S/he will work from a strengths-based, trauma informed perspective to help families develop skills, maintain housing, and move toward independence.

 Provides case management services to families including case planning, linkage to employment/education, mental health and other resources; housing assessment and advocacy; budgeting; counseling and family stabilization.

 Completes home visits to assess for risks, safety, strengths, and needs of children and families and to monitor and address housing conditions.

 Assists families in creating and adhering to a monthly budget.

 Provides crisis intervention to individuals and families who have immediate needs.

 Works closely with families, empowering them to identify their goals and opportunities to improve their circumstances.

 Advocates for youth and families to receive services to strengthen their support system(s) through linkage with other service providers and organizations.

 Maintains consistent with families’ landlords to ensure rental payments are being made in a timely manner and to resolve and other landlord/tenant issues.

 Collaborate with the all of the service provider’s involved with the family.

 Compile case file records in a consistently organized manner; maintain on-going documentation of case history/progress, including specific requirements of FRSP.

 Maintain all client notes in the Homeless Information Management System (HMIS) and well as the Customer Assessment Tracking and Case History program (CATCH).

 Maintains consistent with families’ landlords to ensure rental payments are being made in a timely manner and to resolve and other landlord/tenant issues.

 Collaborate with the all of the service provider’s involved with the family.

 Compile case file records in a consistently organized manner; maintain on-going documentation of case history/progress, including specific requirements of FRSP.

 Maintain all client notes in the Homeless Information Management System (HMIS) and well as the Customer Assessment Tracking and Case History program (CATCH).

Qualifications: BSW or BA in a related field and a minimum of three years’ experience or High School Diploma or GED plus five or more years’ experience in a community-based social services setting with a specific focus in working with families experiencing crisis and knowledge of Microsoft Office required. Must be able to obtain a clear Police Clearance, Child Abuse Registry Clearance and FBI Clearance and must possess a valid driver’s license.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should send a cover letter referencing position applying for and resume and to:
Georgia Avenue Family Support Collaborative
Attn: Human Resources
1104 Allison Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20011

Or, cover letter with resume may be faxed to 202-722-1557 to the attention of Human Resources or e-mailed to hr@gafsc-dc.org. Open until filled.