Organization: LA Family Housing
Category: Assistant Director
Location: North Hollywood, CA
Date Job Posted: December 3, 2021
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Assistant Director of Homeless Shelter Services (MSW/LCSW)
Job Category: Interim Housing
Requisition Number: ASSIS001443
Posted: December 2, 2021
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North Hollywood, CA 91605, USA
Travel Required: Yes
POSITION: Assistant Director of Interim Housing
DIVISION: Programs – Interim Housing
LOCATION: Scattered Sites (SPA 2)
HIRING RATE: $78,516/annually
SUMMARY OF THE ORGANIZATION
LA Family Housing is a leader in homeless services and affordable housing development in Los Angeles. We believe that everyone deserves the dignity of a home and we are invested in innovative solutions to ensure their long-term stability. With over 35 years of experience, we know what works to end homelessness in people’s lives: an individualized approach that combines housing options with supportive services. Our commitment to best practice impacts 11,000+ people each year, and our community-based approach allows us to influence how homelessness is addressed in Los Angeles and nationwide. Our growing portfolio of 26+ properties enables vulnerable groups access to permanent homes, and our services help them overcome their barriers to overall well-being.
We take tremendous pride in the emergence of our staff as national leaders in innovation, best practices, and policy within housing production and homeless services. From presenting at national conferences to facilitating service collaboration among providers in other regions, we equip our industry to effectively respond to homelessness and ultimately move more people home, together. Join the fight to end homelessness and make a difference in people’s lives at LA Family Housing!
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
The Assistant Director of Interim Housing is responsible for the program oversight of LA Family Housing (LAFH) Interim Housing programs (A Bridge Home, Project HomeKey, Crisis Housing and Bridge Housing for Individuals and related contracts) and for direct supervision, development, and support of program managers. Duties include but are not limited to staffing oversight and executing the Director’s vision for staff development, increased staff morale and retention. The Assistant Director will conduct program assessments, analyze program gaps, and implement clinical service models in partnership with the Director to ensure service delivery is effective, efficient and utilizes best practice models. This role will ensure operational standards of care across multiple sites and will be charged with contract oversight including ensuring compliance and all reporting and billing responsibilities. This position will focus on internal program and staff capacity building and implementation of best practices and models to meet the standard of care set forth by the Director, Sr. Director and Chief Programs Officer (CPO).
ACCOUNTABILITY AND REVIEW
Position reports to: Director of Interim Housing
Performance review: Annual
Number of employees receiving work direction: 6-9
Position titles potentially reporting to position:
Interim Housing Managers
Total department personnel oversight:
70+ staff (direct services and management)
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
PAYROLL STATUS: Salary
WORK SCHEDULE: Full-Time
PHYSICAL DEMANDS, ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS, EQUIPMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Employee may be in contact with individuals and families in crisis who may be ill, using substances, and/or not be attentive to personal health and safety for themselves. The employee may experience a number of unpleasant sensory demands associated with the client’s use of alcohol and drugs, and the lack of personal care.
The employee must be ready to respond quickly and effectively to many types of situations, including crisis situations and potentially hostile situations Employee is required to: Walk and climb stairs; Handle, finger, grasp, and feel objects and equipment; Reach with hands and arms; Communicate, receive, and exchange ideas and information by means of the spoken and written word; Be mobile by moving oneself from place to place quickly and easily; Repeat various motions with the wrists, hands and fingers; Be able to have visual activity for (including, but not limited to) administrative and clerical tasks; Drive personal vehicle in and around Los Angeles County and periodically transport clients; Be able to enter various buildings that may require climbing stairs; Be subjected to outside environmental conditions; Use a personal and/or laptop computer, and copy, postage, and fax machines; Complete all required forms in personal writing.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you require an accommodation, please make sure to inform the Human Resources Department by the first week of employment. If an accommodation is not required at the time of employment, but is later required, you must inform the Human Resources Department of the need for accommodation at the time it is needed.
WHAT WE OFFER:
Health & Insurance
Vacation & Time Off
Leave of Absences
TOTAL REWARDS COMPENSATION PHILOSOPHY
LA Family Housing provides a Total Rewards Compensation Philosophy that includes Comprehensive benefits, Industry leading cash compensation opportunities, Recognition of employee performance, Staff development resources, and Commitment to employee wellness. The salary listed on this job description is reflective of our compensation structure and is a firm amount. Future increases are performance-based.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
LAFH is committed and proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.
FAIR CHANCE ACT
LA Family Housing will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history pursuant to the California Fair Chance Act. You do not need to disclose your criminal history or participate in a background check until a conditional job offer is made to you. After making a conditional offer and running a background check, if LA Family Housing is concerned about conviction that is directly related to the job, you will be given the chance to explain the circumstances surrounding the conviction, provide mitigating evidence, or challenge the accuracy of the background report. Find out more about the Fair Chance Act by visiting the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing’s Fair Chance Act webpage.