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Homeless Services Specialist

Community Alliance Omaha, NE

Job Description

Community Alliance is a leader in the field of psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery in Nebraska.  We believe in the potential of recovery for all individuals with a mental illness.  We are committed to helping individuals with mental illness achieve their unique potential and to live, work, learn and contribute in a community of mutual support. 

Duties include;

  • This position serves as a member of a team providing direct assistance to adults with mental illness who are homeless.
  • Our service philosophy focuses on providing person-centered services within a recovery oriented culture. For those persons with a serious mental illness who are homeless, achievement of full participation within the community is often extremely difficult, if not impossible, without additional, targeted efforts.
  • Position works to identify and engage persons who are homeless and mentally ill, and assists them in obtaining and maintaining housing, habilitation, rehabilitation, and mainstream resources.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human service field or related field, or relevant experience of a professional nature,
  • Experience (paid or volunteer) with community organizations, especially those serving adults who are homeless.
  • Client-focused with basic knowledge of characteristics and needs of persons with a serious mental illness.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and good driving record or ability to arrange for reliable transportation.

Job Details

Date Posted March 30, 2020
Date Closes April 29, 2020
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
Hours 40 hours per week
SOC Category 21-1015.00 Rehabilitation Counselors
Zipcode 68105