Fields: Homelessness, Housing, Affordable
Location: Mount Vernon Washington
Details and Requirements: The VISTA will be improving Community Action of Skagit’s capacity to address the county’s growing challenge of homelessness. The VISTA will work with the Housing Program to develop a Case Manager Orientation & Training Program that will enhance the department’s service delivery to individuals and families who experience homelessness. Through the course of the project, the VISTA will work closely with Housing Case Managers and Leadership to record the current work activities Case Managers partake in and how those influence their capacity to deliver quality service. The VISTA will design this program based on best-practice research and the Housing Department’s unique program needs and clientele. Specific activities will include: Planning, implementing, and evaluating the training program, research-based program development, and conducting interviews and administering assessments. The Orientation & Training Program developed will be utilized to support new and current case managers.
**The stipend provided for this job is enough to cover the costs of living at the location.***