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VetsLink Specialist – HelpLink 2-1-1 (hiring for 2 positions)
This position will provide information and referral services to veterans, veterans’ families and caregivers seeking social services. Additionally, this position will conduct data review and analysis of the nature and scope of services provide. This part-time, non-exempt, grant-funded position carries with it the possibility that it may not be renewed if further funding is not obtained.
Expected Hours of Work (19 hrs/week):
Schedule 1 – Mondays & Tuesdays 9 am – 1pm; Fridays 9 am – 3 pm; Saturdays 10 am – 3 pm
Schedule 2 – Mondays & Tuesdays 4 – 8 pm; Thursdays 1 – 7 pm; Sundays 10 am – 3 pm
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of military terminology and culture, veteran population needs and main social service providers.
Ability to respond to client needs and quickly ascertain underlying needs through effective questioning, while maintaining caller confidentiality.
Ability to remain calm while dealing with confused, emotional or hesitant callers.
Ability to listen to a caller’s needs while searching database and asking effective questions.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
Skill in using the Microsoft Office suite of products, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Skill in entering, correcting, and retrieving factual information from an automated system.
Ability to compile reports and produce charts and graphs related to VetsLink.
Ability to see trends in data.
Must be willing and able to become AIRS/CIRS certified.
Bachelor’s Degree, preferred but not required, or some level of post secondary education. Additional equivalent or related experience may be substituted for part of the educational requirement.
Service in US military (copy of DD214 required) is preferred.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
This job operates in a professional office environment. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the requisite essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to use equipment such as the telephone, computer, fax machine and copy machine. The employee is also frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms, and to talk and hear. This position requires sitting for long periods of time but may require to the ability to walk, stand, stoop, squat or drive various periods. Must be able to lift/move objects up to 25 lbs. Visual acuity and manual dexterity required for typing and computer use.
Reliable transportation is essential to this position.
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Community Resource Consultant, HelpLink 2-1-1
Every day, people find themselves in need of human services — from finding quality childcare to finding care for an aging parent. But too many people go without these necessary and readily available services because they simply do not know where to start. By calling HelpLink 2-1-1, people can connect with a live team member 24 hours a day/7 days a week who will help them navigate our local nonprofit network.
We NEED someone like YOU to handle each phone call with personal care. We are LOOKING to hire a skilled worker to listen to the callers’ needs, research all available service options, and connect them to the help, and follow-up as needed. HelpLink 2-1-1 staff is specially trained to help with problem solving and crisis intervention.
An ideal candidate will have a degree in social work or related field (additional equivalent or related experience may be substituted for part of the educational requirements); two years experience in social work, with one year I&R related and/or crisis intervention related experience preferred. Strong knowledge of community resources is essential. Verbal and written communication skills; crisis intervention skills; assessment skills; listening skills; excellent computer skills; database management and problem solving skills. Reliable transportation is essential to this position.
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