Position Title: Team Lead
Classification: Full-Time, Salaried, Exempt
Location: Guild St. Paul, 130 Wabasha St S Ste 100, St. Paul, MN 55107
Salary Range: $47,476 – $50,500 Annually
Guild believes that dignity is a basic human right- which is why we work hard to connect individuals to proper mental health treatment, competitive employment, and stable housing. We serve individuals 16 and older who are experiencing serve and persistent mental illness, mental illness concerns, and chronic homelessness. On any given day, Guild staff serves nearly 900 individuals in the Twin Cities metro area. Services are mobile, provided in the community when and where needed. By looking at the holistic wellness of each client we serve, we are able to facilitate healing, growth, and new quality of life.
Both the Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) and Coordinated Entry Navigation Systems (CENS) team provides direct support to homeless households in the metro area. Staff assist households with obtaining documentation and making connections with mainstream services and/or benefits while they are waiting for a housing referral. In partnership and collaborations with social service and housing providers, homeless households will decrease the time between referral and being housed, make connections with other services as needed and remain engaged.
The Team Lead Outreach position is responsible for providing PATH outreach services in Anoka County. In addition, the position will provide supervision for the staff members on the PATH and CENS teams, while overseeing reporting that demonstrates the outcomes of the projects and recording into the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS).
• Prepare, coordinate, and oversee the completion of designated tasks relating to obtaining documentation for housing and referrals for ongoing needed services.
• Engage referred households and maintain contact with them until housed or established with other providers.
• Develop and maintain positive relationships with coordinated entry staff and assessors, social service providers, housing providers, staff members and community service providers.
• Develop and maintain reporting that demonstrates the outcomes of the project.
• Promote an inclusive, diverse, culturally competent and respectful work environment.
• Provide coaching and supervision to multiple team members
Education and Experiences:
• Holds a bachelor’s degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university and has 2,000 hours (1 year) of experience in the delivery of service to persons with mental illness;
• Case managers without a bachelor’s degree must meet one of the requirements:
• Have three- or four-years’ experience as a case manager associate
• Be a registered nurse without a bachelor’s degree and have a combination of specialized training in psychiatry and work experience consisting of community interaction and involvement or community discharge planning in a mental health setting totaling three years
• Minimum of one-year working in the Minnesota Homelessness Management Information System (HMIS)
• Master’s degree in behavioral sciences is desirable.
• Experience in either a housing related field or social services, working with households with multiple barriers, such as mental illness, substance use, and histories of trauma is preferred.