Volunteers of America Los Angeles LCSW (LMFT) - (The New Barracks) in Los Angeles, California
About Us: Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.
The Barracks A “Housing First” program, providing transitional housing to single Veterans who suffer from substance abuse, mental disorders, and chronic homelessness. Refer clients to the VA where they receive mental health counseling and access to various benefits. The goal of The Barracks is to establish for clients permanent housing, and to help them attain any benefits they may qualify for through the VA and other organizations. Must have an Honorable Discharge to qualify. Case management, transitional housing, food, life skills counseling.
Responsibilities: Under general supervision, the Program Manager for (The New Barracks) will:
• Direct a full range of professional and para-professional employees in efficient program operations • Evaluate program effectiveness and make recommendations to senior management for program changes and improvements • Advise senior management regarding future program direction • Develop and maintain inter-agency and community relationships • Collaborate with other Adult Services program staff to formulate plans for effective program activities • Coordinate in-service training events for staff • Monitor program compliance to funding sources' regulations as well as internal policies and procedures
Requirements: • Master's Degree • Unrestricted license LMFT or LCSW • 4 - 5 years of experience working in a human services leadership role • Proficiency with Microsoft Office • Effective written and oral communications skills (English)
Additional Requirements: • Valid California driver's license, insurance and reliable transportation • US Armed Forces Veterans strongly preferred
VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer