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Housing and Employment Project Coordinator 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
About the Organization The mission of Fenway Health is to enhance the wellbeing of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQIA+) community and all people in our neighborhoods and beyond through access to the highest quality health care, education, research, and advocacy. Fenway Health was founded in 1971 and has grown from a less than 10 person operation in the basement of a building near the Boston Fens to one of the largest LGBT-focused organizations in the world. It consists of three main centers:



• Fenway Community Health Center, our clinical arm, which is a federally qualified health center that operates three clinic sites (Fenway:1340, Fenway:South End, and the Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center) in the Boston area and provides over 30,000 patients with primary and specialty medical care, behavioral health care, optometry care, and dental care;



• The Fenway Institute, our research/training/education/policy development arm, which houses numerous research initiatives as well as the National LGBT Education Project, the LGBT Aging Project, the National Center for Innovation in HIV Care, and the Center for Population Research in LGBT Health; and



• AIDS Action, our HIV/AIDS service organization, which provides nonclinical services (case management, housing and legal assistance, outreach, peer support) to people living with HIV/AIDS and operates numerous programs focusing on HIV/STD prevention/testing/treatment, including the Access (drug user health program), TransCEND (transgender peer support and risk reduction program), and Youth on Fire (drop-in center for homeless and street-involved youth) programs.

 
Position Housing and Employment Project Coordinator  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Description

Function:
The Project Coordinator serves in a key staff role on the Fenway Health team for the HRSA/SPNS Initiative Improving Health Outcomes through the Coordination of Supportive Employment and Housing Service. The goal of this project is to develop innovative practices for providing integrated, quality HIV care while simultaneously addressing the unmet needs in the realm of Social Determinants of Health, particularly housing and employment. Under the direction of the Director of Housing Services, the Project Coordinator works with internal staff and external colleagues to coordinate referrals, employment services partnership development, ongoing case coordination, and development of service delivery systems.

Please note that this is a temporary position ending September 29, 2020.

Representative Duties:

1. Facilitates ongoing Case Coordination

  • Serves as the liaison between MCM, Housing Services, and JVS employment services providers.
  • Completes referrals to employment services partner, JVS.
  • Completes intake with clients who are new to employment services.
  • Coordinates with Medical Case Managers to ensure appropriate housing services referrals are made.
  • Ensures completion of and follow-up on all referrals related to this project.
  • Assists with retention of study participants by working with Program Evaluation, Medical Case Management and Housing staff locate and engage study participants who are due for follow-up.

2. Facilitates partnership development with JVS/MassHire

  • Coordinates weekly on-site drop-in employment services
  • Participates in weekly case coordination calls or meetings with career navigator
  • Arranges periodic meetings with key staff at JVS/MassHire
  • Arranges tours and orientation to JVS/MassHire for new Fenway staff

3. Coordinates data entry for intervention work

  • Enters client-level data provided by JVS into ETO.
  • Enters all client-level data through encounter forms in tracking system.
  • Coordinates encounter forms for intervention work performed by Housing staff.

4. Facilitate the development of service delivery system through integration of Housing and Medical Case Management

  • Coordinates introductory meetings for new staff.
  • Coordinates case coordination meetings to discuss client challenges, strategies and resources.
  • Coordinates monthly data sharing between Housing and MCM by pulling and preparing reports and collaborating with program supervisors to share data with staff

5. Facilitates relationship with project team and ETAP

  • Participates in bi-weekly project team meetings.
  • Participates in compilation of monthly and quarterly reports to the Evaluation Technical Assistance Provider.
  • Participates in monthly all-grantee ETAP calls.
  • Participates in monthly site calls with ETAP and project officer.
  • Participates in compilation of annual reports to the funder (HRSA).
  • Manages and completes other tasks related to the projects as needed.

6. Participates in project dissemination activities

  • Leads development of project intervention manual.
  • Participates in preparation of posters, abstracts, and conference materials.
  • Attends Ryan White 2020 conference in Washington, DC and participates in presentations related to this project.

7. Meets Agency Participatory Expectation

We offer competitive salaries, and for those who qualify, an excellent benefits package; including comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans, and a retirement plan with employer match. We also provide 11 paid holidays, paid vacation, and more.
LGBTQ-identified persons, people of color, and others from historically underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

 
Number of Openings 1  
Position Requirements

Requirements:

  • BA or BS in related field required.
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of HIV, homelessness, and/or employment services highly desirable
  • Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, Outlook and ability to learn new database systems quickly
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to function autonomously in a collaborative interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Capacity for detail-oriented multitasking
  • Experience working in an ethnically, culturally, and racially diverse environment preferred
  • Ability to work harmoniously with diverse groups of individuals required

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to meet the following physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodations:
    • Sit at a computer station for extended periods of time
    • Ability to keyboard for extended periods of time
 
Category Housing Services  
Number Filled 0  
Location AAC - Housing Services (Boston)  
Shift -not applicable-  
Req Number HOU-19-00020  

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