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Mental Wellness Program Coordinator

Posted: 06/21/2020

Are you seeking a position with an organization poised to make a significant impact on Kansas City? If you are passionate about ending homelessness in Kansas City for this generation and the next, then Community LINC is the place for you.
Who We Are: For nearly 35 years, Community LINC has been a game-changer in serving and housing the most vulnerable families in our community.  We are innovative in creating new housing programs that increase our capacity to serve more families, strengthen our programming, and transforming our service delivery model to have a broader community focus. With proven success, program recipients receive housing location services, intensive trauma-informed case management, employment services, financial coaching, and children's programming, allowing them to regain stability and secure permanent housing.
We attract talented professionals through competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and generous PTO.  With the aim to recruit candidates who have the confidence and drive to get the job done, we are now accepting applications for a Mental Wellness Program Coordinator.

Our Culture: Community LINC staff share a common framework that guides our approach to services, informs practices, creates values built on a foundation of trust, integrity, transparency, and mutual respect. Our goal is to drive communal change from homelessness to homefullness through innovation, creativity, strategic thinking, and flexibility. We are a team of like-minded fun-loving individuals who genuinely believe that together we can create a home, a place, a community for everyone.
Who We Are Seeking: We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated, results-oriented individual to oversee all aspects of the Mental Wellness Adult and Children's Program Coordinator. Using a holistic, trauma-informed approach, this individual will ensure program clients have the mental health support needed to address the issues that may have led to or perpetuated homelessness, substance use, and other barriers that prohibit personal success.
Primary Responsibilities:
Program Development & Administration:

  • Responsible for managing the mental wellness programs for both adults and children
  • Provide direct supervision and mentorship to the Client Liaison and volunteers
  • Create partnerships and collaborations that expand program capacity
  • Implement evidence-based best practices that facilitate clients growth and success
  • Research other wellness and trauma-informed based program models on an ongoing basis to ensure relevance and best practices
Intake and Assessment:
  • Conduct mental health assessments for all program participants upon entry
  • Conduct and oversee the scheduling of Vulnerability Assessments for those seeking services through the Coordinated Entry System
  • Create a targeted wraparound mental wellness plan for all clients
Program Delivery:
  • Provide individual, child, and family counseling to clients in the program
  • Facilitate children and adult group counseling sessions
  • Provide school-related advocacy for the children, as needed
  • Facilitate classes that provide learning opportunities on a wide range of subjects (i.e., healthy living, life skills, and conflict resolution)
  • Work in conjunction with the Community Engagement Officer to outline and implement weekly program activities
Record Keeping:
  • Complete monthly program reports that reflect the number of counseling sessions, etc.
  • Track all mental health referrals for clients
  • Provide program performance reports for Fund Development Team upon request
  • Ensure that all data is entered into CaseWorthy in a timely manner
Team Support:
  • Participate in weekly program staff team meetings and events designed to celebrate successes, discuss concerns, and facilitate case conferencing
  • Attend bi-weekly agency-wide meetings and scheduled trainings
  • Facilitate learning and wellness opportunities for general staff
  • Minimum MSW
  • A minimum of two years working with the homeless population
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a productive team member
  • Ability to be flexible and work in a continuously changing environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • A high level of integrity to confidentiality
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check and a drug screen
  • Exhibit behavior that supports the mission, vision, and values of LINC and has a strong commitment to working with the homeless population and families in poverty
Interested in joining our team as a leader in ending homelessness in Kansas City for this generation and the next?
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

Job Type: Full Time,Temporary

Salary Range: $30,000 - 49,999

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