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Homeless Engagement Team (HET) Member - CARE|CARE PLUS

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  • ... Salary: 30.25 per hour
  • Posted on: Apr 24, 2024       Expires on: Jun 08, 2024

Homeless Engagement Team (HET) Member - CARE|CARE PLUS   

JOB TITLE:

Homeless Engagement Team (HET) Member - CARE|CARE PLUS

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Los angeles California United States

REMOTE:

Yes

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full job description

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) seeks motivated professionals who want to use their talents and skills to make a difference.
Our 750+ FTE staff are adaptive problem solvers and passionate about enriching people’s lives.
If you are mission-driven, dedicated to superior service and support, can diligently work independently and in a collaborative environment, join our team.
LAHSA is leading the fight to end homelessness in LA County.
Here, not only would your work have a real impact on the community, but we also offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

Created in 1993, LAHSA is a joint powers authority of the city and county of Los Angeles.
As the lead agency in the HUD-funded Los Angeles Continuum of Care, we coordinate and manage over $800 million annually in federal, state, county, and city funds for programs providing shelter, housing, and services to people experiencing homelessness.

Under the leadership of the Access & Engagement Supervisor, this position is primarily responsible for accessing resources for providing intervention and emergency services for homeless persons residing in non-traditional housing within the 15 Council Districts in Los Angeles.

Team members offer homeless people the opportunity to end their current homeless situation.
As these services and referrals are provided to homeless persons where they are living, team members spend a major portion of their workday in the field using LAHSA’s vans and mobile communications equipment.

Team members will be serving regions within the Service Planning Areas (SPAs):

  • South- Inglewood, La Rambla, Lawndale, Lennox, Lomita, Long Beach, Manchester Square, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Dominguez, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, San Pedro, Santa Catalina Island, Torrance, West Carson, Wilmington, Wiseburn

Essential Job Functions

  • Work with team members to assist homeless people in response to requests received and while performing outreach duties.
  • Work to identify and investigate homeless situations based on requests received.
  • Provide linkages to resources available for the homeless population.
  • Maintain a comprehensive up-to-date resource base for homeless services and referrals.
  • Maintain up to date Clarity (HMIS) Records for services provided to clients directly in the field.
  • Work with Senior staff to plan daily schedule.
  • Maintain professional relationships with offices of local government, and City and County Departments.
  • Represent LAHSA at community meetings and advocate for clients at CES and Case Conferencing meetings.
  • Review Request for Services to identify areas of necessary follow-up.
  • Not limited to duties assigned by management for region or department needs.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    This is a very active position.
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
    The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items over 10 pounds.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Experience performing intakes and assessing social service needs.
  • Working with substance abusers and/or persons with multiple diagnoses.
  • Ability to maintain professional relationships with diverse organizations and community representatives.
  • Good conflict resolution skills.
  • Work and lead teams with professionalism.
  • Applicants should possess a positive attitude, an ability to comfortably interact with diverse populations, be energetic and independent, and have a strong desire to learn.
  • Good communication typing skills and computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office Suite.

Training & Experience

  • Any combination of extensive and applicable work experience and educational credentials to perform the above duties successfully.
  • Candidate must have a valid California Drivers’ License and a good driving record for a minimum of 3 years.


Schedule

  • The Chief Executive Officer or designee may change the schedule of positions between remote, hybrid and onsite, as necessary to accomplish LAHSA's business needs.


A
ppointments are typically made between the minimum and the midpoint of the range, depending on factors such as experience, education, skills relevant to the role, and internal equity.

Applicants may make a reasonable accommodation request for this job by calling the Human Resources Department at (213) 683-3333; or via email at humanresources@lahsa.
org
.


We want to support all staff in reaching their personal and professional goals.
Working for LAHSA has many benefits.
Join our LAHSA team!

Medical Insurance
LAHSA pays a portion of the premiums for medical for all full-time employees and their dependents.
Employees are responsible for the difference in the premiums through automatic bi-monthly payroll deductions.


Medical plans are administered through ADP Total Source.
The following are enrollment options:

Medical
HMO/PPO: Kaiser Permanente, Aetna

Dental Insurance
LAHSA pays a portion of the premiums for selected dental benefits for all full-time employees and their dependents.
Employees are responsible for the difference in the premiums through automatic bi-monthly payroll deductions.

Dental plans are administered through ADP Total Source.
The following are enrollment options:

Dental
HMO/PPO: Guardian Dental

VSP Vision Plan
LAHSA offers this voluntary comprehensive vision plan to all full-time employees through ADP TotalSource.
It includes yearly comprehensive exams, lenses, frames and contact lenses.
All premiums are pre-taxed and paid 100% by the employee through automatic bi-monthly payroll deductions.


AFLAC Supplemental Insurance
LAHSA offers this voluntary supplemental insurance to all full-time employees.
Plan options include personal accident, personal cancer indemnity, personal short-term disability, and personal life insurance plans.
Most premiums are pre taxed and paid 100% by the employee through automatic bi-monthly payroll deductions.


ADP Flexible Spending Accounts
LAHSA offers employees this voluntary flexible spending account plan through ADP TotalSource.
Employees may elect to participate in dependent care or health care expense accounts.
All premiums are pre-taxed and paid 100% by the employee through automatic bimonthly payroll deductions.


Life Insurance
LAHSA pays 100% of the premium for $50,000 basic life insurance coverage through ADP.


Voluntary Group Life Insurance
LAHSA offers employees this voluntary group life insurance through Lincoln Financial.
Employees may elect to participate in dependent care or health care expense accounts.
All premiums are pre-taxed and paid 100% by the employee through automatic bimonthly payroll deductions.


Long Term Disability
LAHSA pays 100% of the premium for long term disability coverage through ADP.


Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program Eligibility
LAHSA is considered a government employer for the PSLF Program.


Pension Plan
LAHSA provides a 401A pension plan through Lincoln Financial.
After 6 months of employment, employees are eligible for contributions of 5% of the employee’s salary with a qualification date of 500 hours or 6 months after the date of hire.


Deferred Compensation Plan
LAHSA provides a 457 Deferred Compensation plan through Lincoln Financial.
Employees may elect to defer up to IRS maximum limit per year of their earned salary for income tax purposes.


Time Off Administrative Leave
Executive Director, chiefs, and directors receive five (5) days of admin leave each calendar year in addition to the time-off below.


Vacation
Vacation is earned according to each month of service commencing with the employee’s initial date of hire.
  • Less than five (5) years of employment, eighty (80) hours per year.
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of employment, one hundred twenty (120) hours per year.
  • More than ten (10) years of employment, the one hundred twenty (120) hour total shall be supplemented by one (1) workday of paid leave for each twelve (12) months greater than one hundred twenty (120) months of employment.
    This vacation accrual is capped at twenty (20) workdays per year
Maximum accrual of vacation leave is 200 hours.


Sick Leave
Full-time employees accrue sick leave at a rate of 12 days per year.
Maximum accrual of sick leave is 160 hours.


Paid Holidays
All employees receive the following observed company holidays off:
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Jr.
Day
President’s Day
Cesar Chavez Day
Memoria Day
Juneteenth
Independence Day
Labor Day
Indigenous People’s Day
Veteran’s Day
Thanksgiving Day
Day After Thanksgiving
Christmas day

In addition to the above holidays, full-time regular employees who have completed their 1-year introductory period are entitled to two (2) “Floating Holidays” during the calendar year.



Updated 06/27/2023

Position Details

POSTED:

Apr 24, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

30.25 per hour

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1714890850-aa0ecdc8eb68490fe87aeb49a0531aa1

LOCATION:

California United States

CITY:

Los angeles

Job Origin:

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Full job description

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) seeks motivated professionals who want to use their talents and skills to make a difference. Our 750+ FTE staff are adaptive problem solvers and passionate about enriching people’s lives. If you are mission-driven, dedicated to superior service and support, can diligently work independently and in a collaborative environment, join our team. LAHSA is leading the fight to end homelessness in LA County. Here, not only would your work have a real impact on the community, but we also offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

Created in 1993, LAHSA is a joint powers authority of the city and county of Los Angeles. As the lead agency in the HUD-funded Los Angeles Continuum of Care, we coordinate and manage over $800 million annually in federal, state, county, and city funds for programs providing shelter, housing, and services to people experiencing homelessness.

Under the leadership of the Access & Engagement Supervisor, this position is primarily responsible for accessing resources for providing intervention and emergency services for homeless persons residing in non-traditional housing within the 15 Council Districts in Los Angeles.

Team members offer homeless people the opportunity to end their current homeless situation. As these services and referrals are provided to homeless persons where they are living, team members spend a major portion of their workday in the field using LAHSA’s vans and mobile communications equipment.

Team members will be serving regions within the Service Planning Areas (SPAs):

  • South- Inglewood, La Rambla, Lawndale, Lennox, Lomita, Long Beach, Manchester Square, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Dominguez, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, San Pedro, Santa Catalina Island, Torrance, West Carson, Wilmington, Wiseburn

Essential Job Functions

  • Work with team members to assist homeless people in response to requests received and while performing outreach duties.
  • Work to identify and investigate homeless situations based on requests received.
  • Provide linkages to resources available for the homeless population.
  • Maintain a comprehensive up-to-date resource base for homeless services and referrals.
  • Maintain up to date Clarity (HMIS) Records for services provided to clients directly in the field.
  • Work with Senior staff to plan daily schedule.
  • Maintain professional relationships with offices of local government, and City and County Departments.
  • Represent LAHSA at community meetings and advocate for clients at CES and Case Conferencing meetings.
  • Review Request for Services to identify areas of necessary follow-up.
  • Not limited to duties assigned by management for region or department needs.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This is a very active position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items over 10 pounds.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Experience performing intakes and assessing social service needs.
  • Working with substance abusers and/or persons with multiple diagnoses.
  • Ability to maintain professional relationships with diverse organizations and community representatives.
  • Good conflict resolution skills.
  • Work and lead teams with professionalism.
  • Applicants should possess a positive attitude, an ability to comfortably interact with diverse populations, be energetic and independent, and have a strong desire to learn.
  • Good communication typing skills and computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office Suite.

Training & Experience

  • Any combination of extensive and applicable work experience and educational credentials to perform the above duties successfully.
  • Candidate must have a valid California Drivers’ License and a good driving record for a minimum of 3 years.


Schedule

  • The Chief Executive Officer or designee may change the schedule of positions between remote, hybrid and onsite, as necessary to accomplish LAHSA's business needs.


A
ppointments are typically made between the minimum and the midpoint of the range, depending on factors such as experience, education, skills relevant to the role, and internal equity.

Applicants may make a reasonable accommodation request for this job by calling the Human Resources Department at (213) 683-3333; or via email at humanresources@lahsa.org.


We want to support all staff in reaching their personal and professional goals. Working for LAHSA has many benefits. Join our LAHSA team!

Medical Insurance
LAHSA pays a portion of the premiums for medical for all full-time employees and their dependents. Employees are responsible for the difference in the premiums through automatic bi-monthly payroll deductions.

Medical plans are administered through ADP Total Source. The following are enrollment options:

Medical
HMO/PPO: Kaiser Permanente, Aetna

Dental Insurance
LAHSA pays a portion of the premiums for selected dental benefits for all full-time employees and their dependents. Employees are responsible for the difference in the premiums through automatic bi-monthly payroll deductions.
Dental plans are administered through ADP Total Source. The following are enrollment options:

Dental
HMO/PPO: Guardian Dental

VSP Vision Plan
LAHSA offers this voluntary comprehensive vision plan to all full-time employees through ADP TotalSource. It includes yearly comprehensive exams, lenses, frames and contact lenses. All premiums are pre-taxed and paid 100% by the employee through automatic bi-monthly payroll deductions.

AFLAC Supplemental Insurance
LAHSA offers this voluntary supplemental insurance to all full-time employees. Plan options include personal accident, personal cancer indemnity, personal short-term disability, and personal life insurance plans. Most premiums are pre taxed and paid 100% by the employee through automatic bi-monthly payroll deductions.

ADP Flexible Spending Accounts
LAHSA offers employees this voluntary flexible spending account plan through ADP TotalSource. Employees may elect to participate in dependent care or health care expense accounts. All premiums are pre-taxed and paid 100% by the employee through automatic bimonthly payroll deductions.

Life Insurance
LAHSA pays 100% of the premium for $50,000 basic life insurance coverage through ADP.

Voluntary Group Life Insurance
LAHSA offers employees this voluntary group life insurance through Lincoln Financial. Employees may elect to participate in dependent care or health care expense accounts. All premiums are pre-taxed and paid 100% by the employee through automatic bimonthly payroll deductions.

Long Term Disability
LAHSA pays 100% of the premium for long term disability coverage through ADP.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program Eligibility
LAHSA is considered a government employer for the PSLF Program.

Pension Plan
LAHSA provides a 401A pension plan through Lincoln Financial. After 6 months of employment, employees are eligible for contributions of 5% of the employee’s salary with a qualification date of 500 hours or 6 months after the date of hire.

Deferred Compensation Plan
LAHSA provides a 457 Deferred Compensation plan through Lincoln Financial. Employees may elect to defer up to IRS maximum limit per year of their earned salary for income tax purposes.

Time Off Administrative Leave
Executive Director, chiefs, and directors receive five (5) days of admin leave each calendar year in addition to the time-off below.

Vacation
Vacation is earned according to each month of service commencing with the employee’s initial date of hire.
  • Less than five (5) years of employment, eighty (80) hours per year.
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of employment, one hundred twenty (120) hours per year.
  • More than ten (10) years of employment, the one hundred twenty (120) hour total shall be supplemented by one (1) workday of paid leave for each twelve (12) months greater than one hundred twenty (120) months of employment. This vacation accrual is capped at twenty (20) workdays per year
Maximum accrual of vacation leave is 200 hours.

Sick Leave
Full-time employees accrue sick leave at a rate of 12 days per year. Maximum accrual of sick leave is 160 hours.

Paid Holidays
All employees receive the following observed company holidays off:
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
President’s Day
Cesar Chavez Day
Memoria Day
Juneteenth
Independence Day
Labor Day
Indigenous People’s Day
Veteran’s Day
Thanksgiving Day
Day After Thanksgiving
Christmas day

In addition to the above holidays, full-time regular employees who have completed their 1-year introductory period are entitled to two (2) “Floating Holidays” during the calendar year.


Updated 06/27/2023

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