Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 24-Oct-2017 to 23-Nov-2017
  • - Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention (CHIP)
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • $40’s
  • Full Time
  • Complete Benefits Package Available

Programs and Research Department

The Coalition for Homelessness Intervention & Prevention (CHIP) mobilizes, advocates and empowers community collaboration to end homelessness and foster an effective system of homelessness prevention and intervention in the greater Indianapolis area. CHIP board and staff members believe that successful efforts towards ending homelessness require the collective talents, resources, and commitment of the entire Indianapolis community.

Position Summary
The Continuum of Care Manager will spend 100% time in the promotion, coordination, and implementation of Indianapolis Continuum of Care (CoC) planning processes and activities. The CoC Program is designed to provide services to assist individuals and families experiencing homelessness move into transitional and permanent housing, with the goal of long-term stability. The CoC Manager will oversee planning activities for the Continuum of Care, standardization of program measures, and will work to increase capacity for homeless service providers to better complete their missions. The CoC Manager will work closely with other CHIP staff to assure the fulfillment of roles and responsibilities set out in the CoC Program interim rule as published by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Governance Charter of the Indianapolis CoC. The person will be required to actively participate in various community planning meetings, work collaboratively to establish goals and timelines, achieve goals by established deadlines, and support on-going programmatic activities of CHIP and the CoC.    

Position Duties & Responsibilities
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. 
• Organize, coordinate and help facilitate various committee and community planning meetings
• Develop policies and procedures to improve CoC coordination and performance including for CoC performance evaluation, project monitoring, and other needs as identified
• Write or coordinate community planning documents in collaboration with committees and homeless organizations
• Assure regular updates and changes to committee work plans and goals
• Facilitate the implementation and ongoing planning efforts related to a system wide response to ending homelessness
• Promote the coordination, collaboration, and integration of CoC and Emergency Solutions Grant funded programs
• Review system and individual agency performance measures and develop plans to improve performance and evaluation systems
• Conduct research and make recommendations about best practices for managing a CoC
• Develop committee descriptions, promote engagement, and recruit new members for the Indianapolis Continuum of Care and its committee structure
• Actively participate in CoC meetings and assigned sub-committee meetings
• Foster and support effective and impactful development of the CoC infrastructure
• Maintain updated knowledge about the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), its regulations, and best practices within the homeless service delivery systems
• Help identify capacity needs for homeless providers and gaps in services provided in the Indianapolis Continuum of Care
• Develop plans and recommendations for enhancing the full CoC as well as individual homeless providers
• Develop and support community wide collaborations to create better coordination and more effective service delivery across the continuum
• Coordinate meeting logistics for committees and taskforces, including updating rosters, taking minutes as needed, booking meeting rooms and ensuring room set up, and maintaining documents in a neat, organized way
• Provide strong customer service to continuum members, volunteers and others
• Strategically identify problems, causes, and solutions within the CoC

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and be physically present in the office.  The requirements listed are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree required from a four-year college or university. Two years of experience in relevant field required. Knowledge of nonprofits, community planning, and local supportive services and housing programs for homeless and low income individuals desired.

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