Catholic Charities of Madison
  • Madison, WI, USA
  • Contract

Our Housing Navigation program will be expanding adding 1Full Time (Limited Term) employee. We need of some extra hands to help those experiencing homelessness secure housing rather than return to shelter after the pandemic. This team will be supported by three existing staff who understand the needs, challenges, and urgency of the homeless community in Madison. These positions will be based within the community, working primarily with homeless individuals currently being housed in local hotels. Our ideal candidates will be passionate about the work they are doing and have a positive spirit to help this program be successful.

 

Catholic Charities is dedicated to our core values of Hunger, Unity, and Grit. We define these values as follows:

We are undeterred, calculated risk takers prepared to take on community challenges with intention, compassion, and innovation. We celebrate each other's unique perspective and treat each other with grace, humility, and unconditional support. We are tenacious and resilient in our pursuit to get stuff done. If you have the hunger to be involved in an organization full of do-gooders who are blessed to work in a supportive environment as we work tirelessly to support our clients please apply today.

Responsibilities:

        Assists individuals and families with navigating the housing application process in Dane County.

        Provides guidance for both individuals and families who need assistance with the subsidized housing application process.

        Develops relationships with transitional housing programs as needed.

        Works with existing landlords to develop plans to work with tenants to prevent eviction.

Qualifications:

1+ year experience working in social services specifically with the homeless population is ideal.

Experience/knowledge of the challenges, barriers, and daily struggles facing the homeless population.

Compassionate, understanding, and have a desire to help those in need.

Efficient, organized, able to meet tight deadlines, and have a strong sense of urgency to complete tasks.

Enjoys being a strong team player who thrives in a cohesive but everchanging environment where every day presents new challenges.

Effective communicator who can interact with diverse populations coming from unique and challenging backgrounds.

Proficient in the MS office suite

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