The Housing Development Assistant works collaboratively with the Housing Director to outreach and assist homeless individuals within Western Rockingham County gain access to housing and treatment for mental illness and/or substance misuse. This position also will involve assisting in the writing and renewal of HUD and SAMHSA grants. This is a full time 35 hour/week position Monday through Friday during normal business hours.
Major Functional Areas and Description of Duties:
Perform outreach to the homeless within Western Rockingham County in an effort to assist and engage those who are homeless towards finding permanent housing, as well as treatment for mental illness and/or substance misuse;
Refer individuals for clinical screening and diagnostics as well as case management services;
Participate within the local LSDA and foster cooperation and collaboration between various service providers, as well as follow through on referrals made to CLM in regards to possible homeless individuals;
Adhere to CLM professional standards as well as state and federal regulations regarding use of funds and services for the homeless and mentally ill;
Adhere to CLM and State of NH regulations regarding documentation and HMIS data collection;
Attend and participate in HMIS Data Committee and Advisory Meetings, Housing Action NH Workgroup meetings, the Balance of State Continuum of Care meetings and various BOSCOC subcommittee meetings as required;
Assist in the development of NOFA documentation and HMIS Annual Performance Reports;
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Must be able to walk in any terrain within Western Rockingham County. Must have weather appropriate attire for being outside, especially in inclement weather. Must be able to sit for 60 minute intervals and be able to sit at a computer for data entry. Must have reliable transportation, a clean driving record and be able to transport clients as needed.