CommonBond Communities

AS Coordinator - Family Sites

Location
Des Moines, IA
Posted
Jul 31, 2018
Closes
Aug 30, 2018
Ref
018-0098
Contact
CommonBond Communities
Category
Education
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
CommonBond Communities
Advantage Services Coordinator
Des Moines Street Village, Bloomsbury Village,
Stewart Park Apartments, Stewart Park Townhomes

Des Moines Iowa

CommonBond is excited to announce an opening for an Advantage Services Coordinator for 4 family properties in close proximity. This position is full-time Monday-Friday (40 hours a week), with some evenings and weekends throughout the year for community events. The Advantage Services Coordinator provides culturally appropriate individual services, programs, assessment, referral, and advocacy to promote resident stability.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND ASSOCIATED TASKS
• Provide professional, culturally appropriate individual services coordination to meet the needs of residents at select housing communities
• Responds to referrals for individualized services
• Assesses community and individual needs through resident leadership and assessment
• Maintains ongoing communication with the referral source, the individual, other CommonBond Communities staff and community service resource
• Maintains accurate, timely and detailed documentation on casework and group based programs in accordance with professional ethics and guidelines
• Responds by phone to resident referrals from site manager or others within 24 hours and arranges for an assessment appointment within five working days
• Works with residents to explore options, set goals and obtain services
• Consults with casework consultant and/or supervisor as directed by protocols, procedures and Advantage Services guidelines
• Acts as liaison between community service providers and housing management
• Coordinates the implementation of Wellness Opportunities in housing communities
• Provides medical social work and case management services for residents as authorized by agencies contracting with CommonBond Services
• Provides social work casework, where appropriate, for individuals and families receiving services through preferred home care services.
• Promotes positive relationships within the community and surrounding neighborhood
• Provides empowerment and encouragement that executes resident leadership
• Actively participates in Advantage Services team meetings and promotes collaborative problem solving and professional development

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
• Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in social work, human services or similarly related field
• Two years of experience providing individual services to a diverse population of individuals.
• Knowledge of community resources and service networks.
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated experience working within diverse communities, which include people of various ages, gender, sexual orientations, national origins, income levels, ability levels, religious affiliations, races, and languages.
• Ability to work well in a collaborative team environment with both internal and external partners.
• Ability to network and develop community partnerships.
• Experience utilizing MS Office and web based programs.
• Be Certified in CPR and First Aid or have the ability to become certified within six months of starting position.

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