CommonBond Communities

AS Coordinator - Senior Sites (Social Services)

Location
Minneapolis, MN
Posted
Apr 05, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Ref
ASCOO01606-2_2
Contact
CommonBond Communities
Category
Social Services
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
\u003cp\u003eHome is the foundation for everything in life. Since 1971, our model has been about supporting residents in finding stability and achieving their goals. It\u0026rsquo;s why we\u0026rsquo;re more than housing\u0026mdash;we combine quality affordable homes with our on-site Advantage Services\u0026mdash;because we believe that with the right support and opportunities, all people can thrive. Today, over 13,000 people\u0026mdash;families, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities and other barriers\u0026mdash;call a CommonBond community \u0026ldquo;home.\u0026rdquo;\u0026nbsp; Our core values are \u003cem\u003eRespect, Integrity, Partnership, Innovation,\u003c/em\u003e and\u003cem\u003e Excellence\u003c/em\u003e. We live these values and look for people who embody them to represent our organization in the community. If this sounds like you, please consider joining our team.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eCommonBond invites qualified applicants to apply for a Full-Time \u003cstrong\u003eAdvantage Services Coordinator\u003c/strong\u003e position at our Kingsley Commons and Shingle Creek Senior Housing properties.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis position will provide professional mental health support, crisis intervention, assessment, referral, advocacy, and supportive services for residents of identified senior housing communities. \u003cstrong\u003eAdvantage Services Coordinator\u003c/strong\u003e will also plan, coordinate, and evaluate programs provided for residents at selected communities.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u0026nbsp;Schedule: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm with some occasional evenings and weekends.\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhy CommonBond Communities?:\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWork-life balance\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCompetitive salary\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEmployee referral program\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eComprehensive benefits package\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEmployee recognition and rewards program\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eA respectful and growth-oriented workplace\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eA chance to make a difference in the community!\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eOngoing training and professional development\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\u0022text-decoration: underline;\u0022\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND ASSOCIATED TASKS\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCoordinates a network of service providers to meet the needs of the housing community and individuals.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eResponds to referrals for individualized services.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAssesses community and individual needs through resident leadership and assessment.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMaintains ongoing communication with the referral source, the individual, other CommonBond Communities staff, and community service resource.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMaintains accurate, timely, and detailed documentation on casework and group-based programs in accordance with professional ethics and guidelines.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eResponds by phone to resident referrals from the site manager or others within 24 hours and arranges for an assessment appointment within five working days.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWorks with residents to explore options, set goals, and obtain services.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eConsults with casework consultant and/or supervisor as directed by protocols, procedures, and Advantage Services guidelines.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eActs as liaison between community service providers and housing management.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCoordinates the implementation of Wellness Opportunities in housing communities\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMaintains communications with mini-clinic, foot care nurse, and home care agency nurse case manager for each housing community.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePromotes and coordinates the services of wellness speakers, exercise classes, and flu shots and conducts monthly discussion groups for residents by working with appropriate agencies, institutions, residents, and families.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr /\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePromotes positive relationships within the community and surrounding neighborhood\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eProvide empowerment and encouragement that executes resident leadership.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eProvide assistance to residents to plan and execute community-building activities.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIn collaboration with residents, develops, plans, and implements the activities of the senior advantage center (where applicable).\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDevelops a directory of service/resources for each housing community.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCoordinates publication of each housing community\u0026rsquo;s monthly newsletter.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMaintain productive relationships with owner/affiliate boards where appropriate and with community partners.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eParticipate in ongoing interactions with the Resource Development team on volunteer recruitment and in corporate-sponsored site projects and activities.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTeam Participation\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eActively participates in Advantage Services team meetings and promotes collaborative problem solving and professional development.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWorks collaboratively with property management staff and other departments of CommonBond Communities.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eProfessional Development\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDevelops an annual professional growth plan for continuing training.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eContributes to the professional growth efforts of the Advantage Services team.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePerforms other duties as assigned\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\u0022text-decoration: underline;\u0022\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAssociates or Bachelors degree in related field or at least three years experience in a related field\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTwo years of experience providing individual services to a diverse population of individuals and families.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eExperience providing mental health support services\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eKnowledge of community resources and service networks.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eExcellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDemonstrated 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.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAbility to work well in a collaborative team environment with both internal and external partners.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAbility to network and develop community partnerships.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eExperience utilizing MS Office and web-based programs.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBe Certified in CPR and First Aid or have the ability to become certified within six months of starting position.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTraining in the aging process, elder services, disability services, eligibility for and procedures of Federal and applicable State entitlement programs, drug and alcohol use and abuse by the elderly, and mental health issues.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTwo years of experience implementing human service programs.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\u0022text-decoration: underline;\u0022\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePREFERRED REQUIREMENTS\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eLicensed Mental Health professional\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFour or more years of experience providing individual services to a diverse population of individuals and families.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eExperience working with refugees and/or knowledge of immigration procedures and issues\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMasters Degree in social work, human services, or related field.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eExperience with employment assistance, homelessness, mental illness, chemical dependency, and disabilities.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eKnowledge of low-income housing programs.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSupervision experience with volunteers, interns, or paid staff.\u003cbr /\u003eMultilingual\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\u0022text-decoration: underline;\u0022\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAbility to sit for extended periods of time.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAbility to lift, carry, push, and/or pull up to 50 lbs.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAbility to file documents.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAbility to enter data into a computer.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAbility to interact verbally with internal and external audiences.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\u0022text-decoration: underline;\u0022\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOTHER REQUIREMENTS\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMust be willing and able to travel between sites.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMust be willing to work evenings and weekends as scheduled.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e

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