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Now Hiring HUD Rapid Re-Housing Case Manager

Are you dedicated to making a tangible difference in the lives of those facing homelessness or economic hardship? Consider joining Back Bay Mission as a Case Manager for HUD Rapid Re-Housing (RRH), where you will provide essential support and advocacy for individuals in need. In this vital role, you will develop personalized action plans, connect clients with crucial resources, and offer ongoing support to help them achieve stability and self-sufficiency. Reporting directly to the Director of Client Services, this position offers a meaningful opportunity to contribute to the well-being of our community. Read on to discover more about what this impactful role entails.

Job Description

Education:               A bachelor’s or master’s degree in social work or a related field is desirable. Two years of casework experience with a social service agency (public or non-profit) is preferable.

Experience:            Experience in the field of physical and/or mental health is a plus, however, all training will be provided by the State Health Department for the right candidate.  

Skills & Personal Characteristics:              

  • A genuine concern for homeless, disable, and or/ unsheltered persons.
  • Empathy for and understanding of problems, limitations, and needs of the unsheltered.
  • An ability to effectively communicate and network with other agencies and the public.
  • An ability to analyze socio-economic conditions, and identify unmet needs of those served on both micro- and macro- bases.
  • A willingness and ability to work cooperatively with co-workers and supervisors.
  • An awareness of various assistance programs and entitlements available to the homeless and disabled populations.
  • Flexibility and patience.
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Valid driver’s license with own personal transportation.

Duties & Responsibilities:                                  

  1. Maintain a personal network with other social service providers in the community.
  2. Attend Continuum of Care (CoC) monthly meetings at Open Doors Homeless Coalition (ODHC).
  3. Case management activities may include arrangement, coordination, monitoring, and delivery of services related to meeting the housing needs of the program participants and helping them obtain housing stability.
  4. Assess the needs and resources of other at-risk or homeless clients, identify whom we are unable to serve and assist them in accessing other forms of aid for which they may qualify and linking them to other appropriate resources.
  5. Work in cooperation with other caseworkers at Back Bay Mission, to provide support and direct assistance to all unsheltered individuals through the other emergency assistance resources.
  6. Maintain timely detailed statistics and client case records as required by Back Bay Mission and Mississippi Home Corporation in the Homeless Management Information System
  7. Generate program reports monthly, quarterly, and annually, and any reports needed for program compliance.
  8. Speak with mission groups/campers as needed.
  9. Participate in other activities of Back Bay Mission as directed by supervisor and/or Executive Director.

Back Bay Mission is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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