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Company: Cocoon House
Location: Everett
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

At Cocoon House we empower young people, families, and communities in Snohomish County to break the cycle of homelessness through outreach, housing, and prevention. Currently, our Youth Housing program is looking for people to fill the important role of the Navigator who work directly with youth ages from 18-24 residing in Snohomish County who are at risk or experiencing homelessness to appropriate services and housing programs in the county. Our Navigator....Will Receive referrals from multiple sources and coordinate with navigator staff, ensuring a response in 48 hours.Meet with youth and young adults experiencing homelessness throughout Snohomish County to enroll in Coordinated Entry. Collaborate and partner with other Cocoon House Programs, law enforcement, resource centers, schools, churches, and detention centers to identify young adults who need applicable services. Support young adults in navigating rental assistance programs, rapid resolution, and other creative solutions. What does a shift look like? Full-timeCollecting and entering data to meet all timelines and deadline. Must maintain organized and complete files. Attend internal and community meetings and trainings as required.Case Manage all young adults in order to connect them to resources for emergent needs, community resources, and housing.Maintain a cooperative and effective environment free of discrimination, retaliation, and harassment. Benefits:Medical, Dental, and Vision health options with employer contribution403(b) retirement planPTO accrual for part-time roles10 agency-recognized holidaysPaid training & testing: CPR/first aid, food handler's permit, blood borne pathogens, abuse awareness, TB testing, and additional in-depth practical trainings Pay Scale: $19-20/hr

RequirementsGeneral:Must be 21 years of age or older1 year minimum of experience working with youthDSHS background clearanceAcceptable driver's abstract with no more than 2 violations within last 3 yearsPossess a valid driver's license, insurance, and reliable transportationProof of COVID-19 vaccination(s)Proficient in crisis intervention/de-escalation in order to provide proper care to youth and young adults in crisis.Highly Preferred:Spanish-speaking/Bi-lingual Associate's Degree or Higher in social science or equivalent field. Physical: Ability to effectively communicate with all internal and external clientsBe able to hear voices and alarms.Ability to read and comprehend a variety of materialsAbility to operate phone, computer, and record information for files and logsAbility to travel for various distances through urban or rural environments in various weather conditionsMust have ability to run up and down indoor and outdoor stairwells in case of youth emergency.Go up and down stairsMust be able to lift 20-40 lbs.Cocoon House will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified persons with disabilities upon request. Candidates with lived experience, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ are strongly encouraged to apply! PI189618008

Keywords: Cocoon House, Everett , Navigator, Other , Everett, Washington

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