Outreach and Engagement Specialist

Job Number: 19-353-11163

Education: Graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree with a major specialization in Human/Behavioral/Social Services or related field is required.  Master's degree is preferred.

Description: AT Home is a Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) program that serves people who have experienced chronic homelessness. The program is an intensive supportive community-based housing program and uses a modified Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) model. The program is operated under the Housing First Model with a Harm Reduction approach. The AT Home Program is expected to serve 125 participants, progressively, over the next 2-3 years. The Program is part of Austin's Pay for Success initiative, a unique opportunity and new funding model to expand housing services in Austin.

Outreach and Engagement Specialists provide targeted outreach, housing navigation, and service coordination to individuals experiencing homelessness. This position operates in a dynamic environment, developing extensive knowledge of community resources, collaborating with interdisciplinary teams, and cultivates a clinical skill set by forging therapeutic relationships with diverse community members. Interventions and services can be both office and community based and may require the use of a personal automobile.

License(s): Current and valid Texas driver's license and a clean driving record required. 

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

Salary: Starting Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) salary is at $38,479-$40,739 based on education, but internal applicants are subject to Integral Care's QMHP career ladder. 

Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.

For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages:  Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)

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