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Caritas of Austin, Veteran Specialist, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 10237

Fri, April 24, 2015

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Caritas of Austin provides a service continuum for those experiencing poverty that begins with a safety net and links them to resources to achieve self-sufficiency. 
We envision a community where there is respect for all individuals, hope for those experiencing poverty and opportunities for self-reliance. 
At Caritas of Austin, our hope for our clients, staff, volunteers and community is demonstrated through Commitment, Equity, Respect and Support. 
Caritas of Austin provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. 

Position Summary 
This full-time position provides eligibility screening and intensive case management services to extremely low income veterans/veteran families in the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program. 
The Veteran Specialist will identify and engage with veterans experiencing homelessness and those at imminent risk of becoming homeless to assist them in obtaining and retaining permanent affordable housing. 
The position is responsible for maintaining timely and accurate financial assistance records, case notes and evaluation and reporting requirements. 
Position reports to the SSVF Program Manager. 

Education and Licensure 
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field required, social work license preferred. Master’s degree preferred. 

Experience 
• 1-2 yrs. professional direct services in social services with case management experience required 
• Experience working with veterans/veteran families or homeless populations preferred 

Skills 
Client services; outreach and engagement; conflict resolution; client data and record keeping; and collaboration 

Computer Skills 
Experience working with various software programs: word processing, spreadsheets and databases. 

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    2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200
    Austin, Texas 78712-1508
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