Jefferson Center for Mental Health

Housing Outreach Coordinator

Job Locations US-CO-Wheat Ridge
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/8/2022 5:20 PM)
Job ID
Jefferson Center






COVID-19 Vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption is required for employment with Jefferson Center for Mental Health. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated (Received final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen) and provide proof, or have an approved medical or religious exemption, prior to their first day of employment. Information on how to request an exemption will be provided at the time of offer.


At Jefferson Center, it is our policy and our mission to be inclusive and mindful of the diversity of everyone who comes through our doors. We are passionate about building a community where mental health matters and equitable care is accessible to all races, ethnicities, abilities, socioeconomic statuses, ages, sexual orientations, gender expressions, religions, cultures, and languages.


The Housing Outreach Coordinator works closely with community partners to support County-wide collaborative homeless outreach.  This role is tasked with organizing, convening, and facilitating outreach coverage across the county, ensuring at least a basic level of coordination and communication among all outreach partners.


Convene collaborative group “Jeffco Street Outreach Collaborative” on a regularly scheduled basis to encourage coordination and communication among partners to the greatest extent possible.


Collect data on persons engaged in street outreach in the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) and lead encampment mapping efforts.


Essential Duties:
  • Provides clinical supervision to team members as appropriate, and as designated by Manager of Housing services.
  • Provides leadership in developing collaborative street outreach team in JeffCo, and in building/sustaining strong positive relationships with housing (and homeless) resources and service providers.
  • Provides outreach, assessment, engagement, therapy, and other services to unhoused/unstably housed individuals.
  • Actively coordinates care with Jefferson Center, and other community agencies and health providers.  Maintains appropriate professional standards and provides appropriate follow-up for consumers.
  • Reports problems and issues to Manager of Housing Services.  Assists in creating, coordinating, and implementing new workflows and processes across Clinical Housing team.
  • Responsible for the coordination and/or completion of needed paperwork including treatment plans, releases of information, CCARs and other needed documentation.
  • Maintains a positive focus and excellent customer service skills towards consumers, Jefferson Center staff, and the community. Works from a strength based, recovery based perspective and takes cultural considerations into account when appropriate. Effectively responds to client/consumer needs and problems, initiates and maintains positive interactions, timely response to phone calls, pages, email and other requests.
  • Documents all contacts according to Jefferson Center and Navigation/Housing Program standards while meeting productivity standards as identified by the Program Director.

Other Duties:

  • Submit 90% of all SFRs/Progress-to-Date forms within 3 working days.
  • Exhibit enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability flexibility, and spirit of cooperation in the work environment.
  • Maintain effective interpersonal relations and customer service with consumers, peers, upper management, visitors and the general public.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize concerns, and effectively manage time independently.
  • Effectively respond to client/consumer needs and problems, initiate and maintain positive recovery based interactions, timely response to phone calls, pages, email and other requests.
  • Attend mandatory in-services, compliance with individualized training plan if required.
  • Participate in team meetings, clinical staff meetings, and clinical consolations as scheduled.
  • Participate in supervision by coming prepared with an agenda. Report high
  • risk/problem cases, and utilized a problem solving approach as well as feedback. Attend supervision at times and intervals agreed upon with supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Navigation and Housing Services.
Note:  Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.


Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Master’s Degree (from accredited University/College) in Mental Health or related field required.

  • Clincial License (LCSW, LMFT, LPC or LP) in the State of Colorado preferred, but not required.

  • One or more years of experience in a mental health setting preferred.

  • Experience with Housing First and/or Harm Reduction models preferred. Knowledge of Fair Housing a plus.

  • Good communication, organizational, and computer skills.

  • Consistent evidence of timely and accurate work products required to be considered for hiring.  

  • Motor Vehicle Insurance Coverage requires applicant must be 25 years or older. Must have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Driving record as determine by our insurance carrier. An MVR will be pulled along with a background check.

Salary & Benefits

Salary Grade 14

  • $56,300-$74,300**
  • *Salary is determined based on years of total relevant experience
  • *Salary is based on 1.0 FTE (full time equivalent) or 40 hours per week. Less than 40 hours/week will be prorated and adjusted to the appropriate FTE.

**BONUS OPPORTUNITY!! $1,000 bonus paid out on one month anniversary. ** Based on full time (40 hours/week). Prorate if less than 40 hours/week. Must work a minimum of 20 hours/week to be eligible for bonus.


Benefits Include:

  • Flexible work schedule and remote work options (Jefferson Center will offer relocation assistance, up to $1,500, to out of state candidates willing to relocate to Colorado. Please contact Recruiting for more information)
  • Medical (Kaiser or Cigna), Delta Dental, and EyeMed Vision insurance plans
  • Life, LTD/STD, and malpractice insurance paid by Jefferson Center
  • 401(k) plan with matching employer contribution and 403(b) option
  • 15% Wellness Discount on medical insurance plans for participating employees
  • 1 Paid Wellness Hour per week (based on FTE)
  • Health Insurance Reimbursement up to $125 per month
  • Generous Paid Time Off plus 13 paid holidays per year
  • Employees with 1 year of service are eligible for Supplemental Parental Leave up to 60 hours (based on FTE)
  • Extended Paid Bereavement Leave up to 20 days
  • Trauma Informed Care Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement after one year of employment
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness and Colorado Health Services Corps loan repayment plan options for participating employees.


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