Program Coordinator at Supportive Veterans Housing

Program Coordinator at Supportive Veterans Housing

Hiring Organization Information

Organization Name: 
Compass Housing Alliance

Position Information

Employment Type: 
Full time
Experience Level: 
Salary Range: 
$26.92-$30.77 per hour DOE within Compass range
Job Category: 
Human Services
Program Management
Organizational Overview: 


Why Compass? Working for Compass is a way to make real, positive change in people’s lives.

Compass Housing Alliance believes that everyone deserves stability, growth, and community and that can only be fulfilled when everyone has safe, affordable housing. Whether we work in direct service or in support of the mission in administration and operations, we’re all seeking to better our community. We’re looking to welcome people to our team that are passionate, skilled, and enjoy a little light-heartedness in their work environment. We recognize the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to the organization and consider the diversity of staff, guests, residents, and community partners to be an important asset.

Operating at 15+ locations in Auburn, Renton, Seattle and Shoreline.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM: Compass Veterans Center: Shoreline (SVC) provides permanent supportive housing and case management for 21 male-identifying and 4 female-identifying individuals who are Veterans. Through a Trauma-Informed Care lens, we provide a safe and welcoming space for Veterans to create stability, hope, and community. Staff adopt a supportive, non-judgmental stance, providing residents with opportunities to make better decisions, set goals, and motivate residents along their pathway of change.

Role Responsibilities: 

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Program Coordinator provides oversight and coordinates programming for the assigned supportive housing program. Programing will directly address guest barriers and enable a smooth transition from homelessness into next step housing. They work with the Program Manager to facilitate development and expansion of services and facility management through engaging with the community and building networks. Time is divided between leading shift coverage, supervising direct service staff, administrative tasks, schedule management, HMIS management and case management support. All responsibilities are conducted in a manner consistent with the spirit of the Compass mission and its philosophy of care.


LOCATION: Echo Lake Neighborhood (Shoreline, WA)
REPORTS TO: Program Manager
SCHEDULE: Thursday-Sunday 12-10pm; plus evenings and weekends as needed for emergencies
SALARY RANGE: $26.92-$30.77 per hour DOE within Compass range
FULL TIME BENEFITS INCLUDE: Unlimited Orca Transportation Pass, Medical/Prescription/Vision, Dental, $500 Health Flexible Spending Account 4 Weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) & 11 Paid Holidays, Retirement Plan, Employee Assistance Program

Candidate Qualifications: 
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a human service setting dealing with topics of housing instability or supportive housing, mental health, substance use, employment insecurity, domestic violence, required.
  • A minimum of 1 year’ experience in direct supervision/management of people, desired.
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in case management or a direct service role serving those living unsheltered, desired.
  • Awareness and/or training around issues of equity, intersectionality, and belonging, desired.
  • Experience working in an environment where language may be a barrier, desired.
  • Current WA State Food Handlers Permit, desired (If not current, will be sponsored within 1-month of hire).
  • Valid WA driver’s license, proof of insurance, and a driving record that meets Compass standards, required.
  • Work experience is a key factor for success in this role. In addition, success in this role requires a passion for knowledge and drive for continuing professional development or education. A degree in social work or related field would be a complement to the required experience.

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