Program Coordinator at Supportive Housing

  • Compass Housing Alliance
  • Renton, WA, USA
  • Aug 31, 2020
Full time Health Care Hospitality-Hotel Nonprofit-Social Services Strategy-Planning

Job Description

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Program Coordinator provides oversight for the Renton Veteran’s Center Family Program. Supervisory duties include the direction-setting and development of the Program Assistants and the building and enhancement of The Children’s Program. Additionally, incumbent provides trauma-informed case management and advocacy to families, including parenting support, children’s and youth groups, and individual counseling sessions. The Coordinator maintains the safety and comfort of 59 veteran households and provides cooperative advocacy, planning and coordination of services for veteran families.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM: With permanent housing for veteran individuals and families, our Renton Veteran’s Center (RVC) offers a variety of veteran-specific services. Groups and activities for children in our youth center engage young residents, and case management services help adults find the support they need. The program is open to homeless veterans or homeless veterans with families, earning between zero to 60 percent Area Median Income.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Compass Housing Alliance develops and provides essential services and affordable housing for homeless and low-income people in the greater Puget Sound region. We envision a world in which every person lives in a safe and caring community. We are an organization that recognizes the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to the organization. To learn more about the agency visit

REPORTS TO: Program Manager
SCHEDULE: Weekdays with occasional evenings and weekends as required
SALARY RANGE: DOE and within Compass ranges
BENEFITS INCLUDE: Unlimited Orca Transportation Pass, Medical/Prescription/Vision, Dental, $500 Health Flexible Spending Account 4 Weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) & 11 Paid Holidays, Retirement Plan, Employee Assistance Program.


  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field strongly desired, master’s degree a plus; or equivalent combination of education and related experience.

  • Minimum of one years’ experience in a human services setting dealing with issues of homelessness or supportive housing, mental illness, substance abuse, employment, domestic violence, etc. strongly desired.

  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience in direct supervision/management of people, desired.

  • Familiarity with issues of homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse, sexual assault, and/or domestic violence, required.

  • Experience working with veterans, children and families, required.

  • Awareness and/or training around issues of equity, intersectionality, and belonging, desired.

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