This position is responsible for working with individuals and/or couples living in the Beacon Place permanent supportive housing program working from the Housing First Approach (and therefore an understanding of this model and/or a willingness to learn is required). The population served will include individuals with mental health issues and co-occurring disorders. This position will provide ongoing (and sometimes daily) support as directed by the needs of the participant including coordinating/facilitating small group skill building opportunities, guidance around activities of daily living as well as facilitate connections to community based activities and resources including, but not limited to shopping, libraries, pharmacies, local transportation systems, etc.
Hours for this position are Saturday/Sunday OR Sunday/Monday for afternoons and evenings until 9 pm.
- Bachelor Degree in Social Work or other human service related field preferred
- Or a minimum of 1 year of direct service experience
- Ability to meet clients “where they are” both literally and figuratively, working with a diverse population of clients with a variety of challenges.
All people share a powerful need for the basic necessities of a good life and a place that understands that good health starts with a caring touch and a kind word. For over 45 years, the Community Health Centers of Burlington (CHCB) has provided access to high quality health care regardless of financial status or life circumstance. We strive to improve the health of all within the communities we serve in an environment that conveys respect, offers support, and encourages people to be actively involved in their own health care.
CHCB is an innovative Federally Qualified Health Center with eight sites throughout Chittenden Country and southern Grand Isle County. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Learn more about this position and other current career opportunities at https://www.chcb.org/careers/positions-available/
- Position Type: Administration
- Location: Chittenden County
- Employment Type/ Status: Part Time