"Leave No One Behind"

Veterans Village of San Diego Job Openings

Former VVSD residents must have been out of all VVSD programs for a minimum of 2 years prior to applying for employment at VVSD.

ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED WHOSE EXPERIENCE INCLUDES THE REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS LISTED FOR EACH POSITION.

Application Procedure for all positions: Fax cover letter and resume to: Jeanie Levinson, 619-393-2060 or email to: jeanie.levinson@vvsd.net

Veterans Village of San Diego is a drug free workplace, this includes medical marijuana which is prohibited by company policy. As a condition of employment a criminal background check and drug screening is performed prior to any possible offer of employment.

Veterans Village of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable state and/or federal civil rights laws.

VVSD has 12 paid holidays a year, paid time off in between Xmas and New Year’s.  VVSD will pay 70% of the regular/full time employees’ health insurance premium if the employee signs up under our Kaiser Group Plan.

VVSD Job Openings As of  Friday, February 24th 2017

PRESIDENT/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

ALCOHOL AND DRUG CASE MANAGERS FOR VRC PROGRAM

SOCIAL WORK CASE MANAGER

 

 

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Employment Case Manager for Veterans Employment Program

1 Full Time, Hourly position available

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Knowledge of veteran benefits and issues
• Knowledge of employment programs
• Familiar with Windows XP and Microsoft Office 2010
• Ability to work with diverse client base
• Must be able to adhere to confidentiality regulations
• Must be able to adhere to staff/client boundaries
• Able to comfortably sit for long periods of time
• Must be able to fluently read, write and communicate in English
• Must be able to comfortably perform, both mentally and physically, all aspects of job description and other duties as assigned by supervisor
• Must be able to treat clients and fellow co-workers with respect
• Must be able to pass criminal background check and drug screen
***Veteran Preferred***

***MUST HAVE EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS***

JOB SUMMARY
• Completes program application, specialized employment intake procedures and notes of client progress.
• Provides intake support for all programs.
• Conduct pre-suitability interview. This interview will determine if client’s request, needs and employment plan is suitable for any of our employment grants.
•Conduct assessment testing (normally scheduled on Friday morning) then grade of test
• Review assessment test results with client this will give the client an understanding of areas of proficiency “clusters” that the client will be most successful.
• Discuss the Employment program service options.
• Completing all support documentations at time of enrollment.
• Enrolls client, as appropriate, into employment programs
• Assists clients in pre-employment training and job preparation.
• Record keeping and data entry
• Enrolls clients in pre-employment workshop.
• Teaches pre-employment workshop segments as assigned.
• Assists clients in preparing generic job applications, resumes and cover letters.
• Conducts mock interviews with clients in a group setting.
• Assists clients in developing and implementing an employability plan.
• Provides individual assistance to clients in developing a job search strategy.
• Facilitates and/or serves as resource consultant for client directed “Job Club”.
• Attends VRC’S Wednesday night’s meeting to present Certificates of completion to Job Club participants.
• Assists clients to establish employer contacts.
• Following established policies & procedures, assisting clients with both immediate and long term goal setting
• Monitors and checks client’s progress with respect to employment objectives.
• Tracks and prepares report of all assigned employment program clients for 30 and 90 day (“First Quarter”), 120 day (“Second Quarter”), “Third Quarter” and “Fourth Quarter” follow ups.
• Coordinates employment efforts with overall program goals of client.
• Attends weekly supervisory meetings, discusses client progress or problems, and incorporates supervisor’s recommendations into client’s employability plan.
• Meets with counselors and case managers, as needed, to communicate employment progress of client in the context of overall program goals.
• Develops and maintains community outreach at various locations.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Rapid Re-Housing, Housing Specialist for Veterans Program

3 Full Time Positions Available

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Ability to develop appropriate strong working relationships with client population; be able to relate to individuals making significant life decisions, and be supportive of individuals’ increasing independence.
•Must also be able to prepare written reports and maintain client documentation
• Knowledge of housing resources in San Diego is a plus
• Must be able to hold to high standards of confidentiality
• Knowledge of HMIS a plus
• Prior experience working with homeless population
• Ability to prioritize competing responsibilities and thrive in a challenging situations
• Able to change priorities at a moment’s notice
• Proficient skill level in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
• Privately owned vehicle, valid Driver’s License with proof of current vehicle insurance
• Must be able to fluently read, write and communicate in English
• Must be able to sit for long periods of time
• Must be able to comfortably perform, both physically and mentally, all aspects of job description and other duties as assigned by supervisor
• Experience supporting programs serving homeless individuals/families and those diagnosed with physical or mental disabilities
• Must be able to pass criminal background check and drug screen

JOB SUMMARY
• Responsible for assisting SSVF clients in identifying and obtaining affordable housing.
• Required to create and maintain relationships with landlords who will work with SSVF
• Works collaboratively with the SSVF team and other VVSD Staff as is warranted.
• Provides training to clients as it applies to obtaining and maintaining housing.
• Proactively seeks new housing opportunities and resources to assist individuals/families in obtaining permanent housing
• Maintain an up-to-date Housing Directory which should include documentation of all contacts with housing providers and landlords.
• Conduct initial meeting with each individual/family who participate in the SSVF program.
• In collaboration with case managers, negotiate leases on behalf of clients
• Conduct unit inspection to ensure unit compliance
• Develop and facilitate trainings and workshops for clients and SSVF staff to include tenant rights, responsibilities, housing discrimination, and how to effectively communicate with landlords and others
• Provide housing availability, including Fair Market Rate rentals and other affordable, permanent housing opportunities, to SSVF team and clients in an efficient and timely manner.
• Regularly follow up with clients seeking housing to help support their housing options.
• Identify ways for clients to overcome housing barriers.
• Disseminate relevant housing information to clients and Case Manager in a timely fashion
• Regularly coordinate and communicate with SSVF Case Managers
• Maintain case documentation, using HMIS in accordance with agency and best standard practices.
• Maintain documentation of trainings, budgets, housing contacts, client contacts and other pertinent information in accordance with agency and best standard practices.
• Attend SSVF team and agency meetings as required
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor

 Veterans On Point Apartment

***YOU MUST LIVE ON THE PROPERTY FOR THIS POSITION*** RENT IS ONLY $165.00 A MONTH.

Full Time Position: 40 hours a week, 3:30pm to midnight (12:00am)

This position is for a single adult, no children or pets.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be able to work with diverse population
• Must be over 21 years of age
• Must be able to fluently read, write and communicate in English
• Must have worked in recovery environment
• Must be willing and able to perform random urinalysis tests
• Must have good people skills
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include weekends and nights
• Must have valid driver’s license
• Must be able to stand, stoop, crouch, kneel, climb, squat and go up and down stairs in order to inspect offices and residence for Health and Safety violations.
• Reports all violations to the Program Director.
• Must be able to comfortably perform all tasks listed in job description and other duties as assigned by supervisor/program director
• Must have been out of all VVSD programs for a minimum of two (2) years prior to hiring

***Must be able to pass criminal background check and drug screen***

JOB SUMMARY
Remains on-call for emergencies
• Responds to emergencies at any time
• Assesses the situation and calls an appropriate individual or agency
• Immediately notifies the Program Director
• Fills out an incident report and gives it to the Program Director
• Attends and assists in the weekly community meeting
• Must be present for the weekly community meeting
• Answers any questions or concerns of residents
• Attends resident council meeting.
• Meets with the resident council and Program Director 45 minutes prior to the community meeting
• Discusses any problems within the communityAssists residents as needed.
• Performs random bed checks
• Welcomes new residents and issues them linen and keys for their assigned apartment
• Gives guidance to residents when needed
• Assigns and supervises weekly chores
• Supervises all chores assigned by the chore coordinator
• Performs weekly inspection of the compound
• Ensures resident compliance with lease agreement and community standards.
• Reports any violation of the lease agreement
• Reports any violation of the Resident Handbook
• Reports any serious violations to the Program Director ASAP
• Supervises urinalysis testing.
• Conducts random urinalysis testing of residents and fills out proper documentation
• Makes Health and Safety Inspections.
• Must be able to reach stand, stoop, crouch, kneel, climb and squat in order to inspect offices and residence for Health and Safety violations.
• Reports all violations to the Program Director.
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor

VVSD believes intensive rehabilitation leads to self-sustaining independence,
the maximizing of human potential and a meaningful, fulfilling life.
Our veterans are worthy of nothing less.