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Program Coordinator - Pittsburgh, PA

The Veterans Leadership Program of Western PA is one of the largest providers of subsidized housing for Veterans and their families and operates two of the nation’s most effective Veteran employment programs.

We are currently recruiting for a Grants Per Diem (GPD) Program Coordinator. Do you possess a desire to help veterans navigate the transitions of life to reach their fullest potential? 

Then this position may be for you!

Position Overview

Provides comprehensive outreach and case management services to Veterans and their households in the Pittsburgh, PA area. The GPD Program Coordinator collaborates with Program staff, Pittsburgh VA Healthcare for Homeless staff and community partners to provide permanent housing, benefits, employment and supportive services to enrolled Veterans.

Essential Duties   

  • Provide direct and comprehensive case management to 15 Veterans experiencing homelessness
  • Manage the unit transitions of all Veterans moving into GPD then into permanent housing
  • Complete assessment for eligible Veterans and maintains and update program case file with necessary documentation
  • Schedule and facilitate monthly meetings with all clients and complete individual service plans, monthly budgeting plans, and provide appropriate referrals
  • Foster and develop relationships with community organizations and resources such as permanent housing providers, social services providers, employment and training programs and entitlement agencies
  • Attend outreach events and promote program services
  • Manage program metrics criteria in accordance with funder requirements
  • Maintain client confidentiality and adherence to HIPAA requirements at all time

Knowledge/Skills

  • Take initiative and handle a variety of activities concurrently in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines along with attention to details a must
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Progressive skills in crisis intervention and conflict resolution
  • Self-directed, flexible with strong problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Presentation skills along with professional behaviors, attitude and appearance
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Experience/Education

  • Undergraduate degree in Social Work or Social Science or equivalent experience is preferred
  • Minimum of three to five years’ experience working in the human services, case management or housing counseling required
  • Experience working with the homeless or Veteran population and/or working with clients preferred
  • FBI Act 73, criminal history, and Act 33 and Act 34 clearances required
  • Local travel of 40% per month, must have valid driver's license and reliable transportation 
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