Youth Coordinated Entry Administrator

Community Alliance for the Homeless

SUMMARY: The CoC Youth Coordinated Entry Administrator is responsible for expanding and supporting the Memphis/Shelby County youth coordinated entry system and team of Youth System Navigators. This includes providing year-round support to the youth serving agencies and collaborating on all CoC related committees and activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide staff support and technical assistance to the Memphis/Shelby County Homeless Consortium, its active committees and Governing Council as it relates to the youth coordinated entry system or Youth System Navigation program.
  • Conduct on-going review and analysis of literature on youth and special populations.
  • Recruit and train new youth serving agencies on youth specific coordinated entry policies and procedures.
  • In collaboration with the CoC Coordinated Entry Coordinator, maintain and update Memphis/ Shelby County Coordinated Entry manual.
  • Extract and analyze local data on youth homelessness and other special populations from HMIS and other data sources.
  • Provide support and direction to the Youth System Navigation team.
  • In collaboration with the CoC Youth Housing Navigator, ensure the Youth System Navigation program project goals are achieved and in alignment with the Memphis/Shelby County Coordinated Community Plan.
  • Develop, write, edit, and/or contribute to needs assessments, grant applications, reports to funders, and presentations.
  • Work with Executive Director, CoC Planning Director, and other staff to prepare grant applications.
  • Represent Community Alliance for the Homeless in the community by attending applicable meetings and serving on grant application review committees.
  • Attend recommended training and conferences to ensure the development of the knowledge base.
  • Serve as a main point of contact for the Memphis/Shelby County Homeless Consortium.
  • Lead relevant CoC meetings including youth housing prioritization meeting and Youth System Navigation team meetings.
  • Plan, coordinate, and assist with all special events such as Symposium on Ending Homelessness, Project Homeless Connect and the Annual Point-in-Time.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA) from a four-year college or university preferred in a field of human services, or two years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certificates, Licenses and registrations required:
    • Requires a valid driver’s license with own personal transportation.
  • ¬†Computer skills required: Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Use, and Additional Software, as needed.
  • Other skills required:
    • Knowledge and experience in the use of computer-based systems.
    • Demonstrated research ability identifying, locating, and accessing local, statewide, regional and national statistics, studies, and research publications on homelessness and related issues, both primary and secondary.
    • Demonstrated analysis/interpretation of data, statistics, and information resulting from research.
    • Grant administration experience including familiarity with reading and interpreting Federal regulations and guidelines.
    • Passion for combating homelessness, domestic violence, substance abuse, and mental illness.
    • Ability to maintain a positive approach with community partners.

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To apply for this job please visit www.cafth.org.

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