Case Manager – Housing Navigator

Posted on May 12, 2022
OPEIU Local 8
 per hour
Seattle, WA
Health insurance, Paid time off, Paid holidays, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Life and disability insurance
Applications accepted until position filled

POSITION SUMMARY:  Under the supervision of CEA Specialist, the Case Manager – Housing Navigator will be responsible for providing intensive case management services to homeless or unstably housed young people ages 18-24.


  • Maintain an active caseload of approximately 25 CCS clients, engage participants through strengths-based and harm reduction approaches to provide a high quality of care that is flexible and responsive to each person’s unique needs and preferences, prioritizing help with obtaining safe and stable housing.
  • Provide weekly, direct-engagement, case management, including one-on-one counseling and assistance with appropriate resources (such as DSHS, obtaining ID, legal services, healthcare appointments, etc.)
  • Assess each participant’s need for services. Develop and document service plans with participants. Work with client and internal and external staff to track progress and help clients achieve goals related to housing, well-being, community connectedness, and financial stability.
  • Network with resource providers, grow partnerships and foster community to expand opportunities for clients to connect with services. Facilitate wrap-around services with community partners.
  • Provide crisis intervention and crisis counseling as needed.
  • Complete and submit all documentation in a timely manner, including client intake and exit paperwork, case notes, program narratives and service plans.
  • Complete reports and maintain records as assigned. Ensure all client-related data is both current and accurate in client files, required reports, and YouthCare’s client management system- Caseworthy.
  • Attend Centralized Case Management Meetings, Coordinated Entry for ALL (CEA) case conferencing, and any other meeting, event or engagement as required.
About the employer: YouthCare

YouthCare works to end youth homelessness and to ensure that young people are valued for who they are and empowered to achieve their potential. Founded in 1974, YouthCare was one of the first programs to serve runaway and homeless youth on the West Coast. The goal was to help young people find safety today and build a future for tomorrow. Over four decades, we’ve defined best practices and developed programs that are a national standard for excellence. Using a youth-centered approach, we ensure that young people experiencing homelessness ages 12-24 have the hope, skills, and confidence to gain long-term stability.

About your union: OPEIU Local 8

OPEIU Local 8 is a progressive, democratically run union working for social and economic justice since 1945. Local 8 represents more than 6,000 members all over Washington state working in many settings including offices, health and home care, housing, social services, the insurance industry, legal services and the public sector.

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