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Company: Chicanos Por La Causa
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Las Vegas, NVEffective January 3, 2022, all CPLC Employees and all Service Providers, are required to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees, who are not Fully Vaccinated at the time of hire, are expected to begin a vaccination series immediately upon hire. CPLC recognizes medical and religious exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, in accordance with applicable law and upon approval by CPLC. However, any person approved for an exemption, without exception, is subject to masking, weekly COVID-19 testing at their expense, and other requirements established by CPLC from time to time.PRIMARY FUNCTIONSThe Navigator team is Empowering Lives of those who may be experiencing homelessness. The Navigator staff EMPOWERS LIVES by connecting individuals and families to resources within the community. The community resources assist with removing barriers to housing and/or economic stability which may lead to housing instability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSMust have a high school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED), an Associate Degree is preferred. Must be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid driver's license and ability to be insured under an automobile insurance policy. Must be able to work a flexible schedule as needed per program requirements. Experience with basic typing, computer skills and data entry. Must have good verbal and written communication skills. Must have good organization and time management skills. Good customer service skills needed. Other requirements:

  • Preference given to individuals that speak more than one language
  • Valid NV driver's license, reliable transportation, ability to show proof of registration/insurance. Must be 21 years of age to drive on behalf of CPLC, Inc.
  • Must pass background screening and TB test prior to start
  • Level One Fingerprint clearance or ability to obtain fingerprint clearance or ability to have within 60 days of employment; must maintain clearance. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES
  • Engage with and assist guests with navigating to the appropriate services available at the courtyard based on individual needs
  • Maintain an orderly flow through various areas/departments for guests as they navigate through the courtyard
  • Create profiles in HMIS as needed for new unduplicated guests
  • Enroll guests into the courtyard program to allow for services to be provided
  • Create print and issue Clarity Homeless ID cards
  • Provide up to date service provider information and resources
  • Maintain working knowledge of agency programs, services and community resources
  • Provide advocacy, information and referral services to guests
  • Deliver mail to guests who are using the courtyard as a mailing address
  • Check guests in for overnight stay in an orderly fashion
  • Check guests in for access to storage bins, maintain an accurate account (BIN sheet) of guests accessing the bins.
  • Assist with verification of medical, mental health, dental appointments in order to assist guests with transportation
  • Responsible for knowing and following policies and procedures, including program, agency and building specific policies
  • Maintain confidentiality of participants, staff and agency
  • Coordinate with case managers and/or outside service providers and community partners to assist with delivery of appropriate services
  • Report any unsafe dangerous situations or practices to supervisor
  • Assist guests in that may be in crisis with connecting with the appropriate provider(s), which may or may not include medical first responders and/or law enforcement
  • Ensure guests fleeing domestic violence are in a safe area while being assessed and linked with domestic violence service providers
  • Interact effectively with persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds, religious views, cultural backgrounds, and sexual orientations
  • Treat all guests, team members, outside service providers and community partners with respect and dignity
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional boundaries in working with clients
  • Ability and willingness to perform light housekeeping and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds independently
  • Knowledge of community resources in the Las Vegas metro area
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with demanding and competing deadlines, superior organizational skills and the ability to maintain a quality work place in a diverse, fast paced, stressful and changing environment
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude, self-motivation, organization, and resourcefulness while maintaining a reputation through proven action of being team and client oriented and willing to assist where/when needed
  • Ability to assess emergency situations and respond effectively
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in the English language. Bilingual English-Spanish preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and other applications as well as experience using and entering data into HMIS or other client databases
  • Assist with operations of special events in conjunction with outside agencies and community partners
  • Must be prompt and dependable CONTINUOUS EDUCATIONAn employee expectation is to participate in continuous learning, competency building and maintenance of competency skills. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONSWork performed in a typical office setting with moderate noise level, as well as satellite offices out in the community. May be responsible for lifting up to 20 lbs. on occasion. ACCOUNTABILITYCPLC provides person-centered services that promote dignity and self-sufficiency, and empower the communities we serve. All CPLC services increase access to resources, are linguistically and developmentally appropriate, and enhance the safety of our communities. The Employee is accountable for embodying CPLC's mission and vision, and understanding and complying with CPLC policies and procedures. MISSION: We drive economic and political empowerment. VISION: Empowered Lives.VALUES: I deliver on my commitments. I bring innovative solutions and adapt to address challenges. I advance and own my professional and personal growth. I engage passionately and fully in advocating for, and responding to, the needs of our community. I demonstrate respect with honest and transparent communications. I protect CPLC resources as if they are my own.

Keywords: Chicanos Por La Causa, Las Vegas , Navigator, Other , Las Vegas, Nevada

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