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Case Manager Project Coordinator – Stay Housed L.A.

Position:

Case Managers –
 Project Coordinator – Stay Housed L.A.

Location:

Ron Olson Justice Center

Salary:

$85,000/ DOE with excellent benefits

Availability:

Immediately

Application Deadline:

Continuous until position is filled.

About the Position:

Are you interested in joining an organization dedicated to increasing access to justice while addressing systemic inequities among the most vulnerable members of the greater Los Angeles area? If yes, LAFLA and our flexible hybrid work environment is the place for you!

The Coalition, Stay Housed L.A.: LAFLA is part of Stay Housed L.A. which is comprised of legal services organizations and tenant organizing community-based organizations. LAFLA is the lead contractor for eviction defense and prevention contracts with the County and City of Los Angeles. Our clients often have other needs that we try to address through case managers. The case manager project coordinator will directly supervise case managers at LAFLA and coordinate case managers at partner organizations.

The Organization: LAFLA is a nonprofit law firm that protects and advances the rights of the most underserved—leveling the playing field and ensuring that everyone can have access to the justice system. With more than 90 years of service, LAFLA is the first and most experienced legal aid organization in greater Los Angeles. LAFLA has more than 170 employees, including more than 80 attorneys, who provide free services and resources on a broad range of civil legal issues that impact health, safety, and self-sufficiency. Every year, LAFLA helps more than 100,000 people find their voice, regain control of their lives, and build a brighter future. Our unique combination of neighborhood offices, self-help centers at courthouses, and domestic violence clinics put LAFLA on the frontlines in communities at the forefront of change. LAFLA also engages in impact litigation to help enact long-term systemic change—actively collaborating with a network of public and private partners to expand access to justice, identify needs in the communities we serve, and change laws and policies that adversely affect the underserved. For more information, please visit www.lafla.org.

LAFLA is currently accepting applications for the position of case manager project coordinator. This position will focus on assisting the attorneys and Eviction Defense Center provide tenants with the assistance needed to fight, defend, and preserve their homes.

NOTE – This position is part of a special program created using designated funds. There is no assurance of ongoing funding or employment beyond 24 months.

Qualifications:

  •  At least 3 years of social services experience
  • Masters Degree in Social Work or Masters in Public Health or Public Administration;
  • Extensive advocacy or academic experience in housing or homeless prevention services;
  • Experience in administration or management of a homeless prevention and legal services program preferred;
  • Excellent organizational, cross-cultural communication skills;
  • Experience working with partner agencies; and
  • Experience supervising or working on multi-disciplinary teams.

Examples of Duties:

  • Ensuring that the project meets its grant deliverables and goals;
  • Developing efficient systems and protocols for the project;
  • Coordinate recruitment and hiring
  • Develop best practices;
  • Coordinating with all project subcontractors to ensure quality and efficiency of services;
  • The Coordinator will directly supervise a small number of case managers and coordinate approximately eight case managers employed by partner legal service providers;
  • Developing and conducting trainings for project staff and subcontractors;
  • Closely working with legal staff to ensure that the project becomes a national model for this type of service deliver.

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume online to edcjobs@lafla.org. Include “Case Manager Project Coordinator – Stay Housed” in the subject line.

INTRODUCTORY PERIOD – A nine-month introductory period will be required.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER – Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, creed, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, age, religion, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, marital or registered domestic partners status, or any other legally protected status.

NOTE: LAFLA requires all staff to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 with the exception of staff who are entitled to a reasonable accommodation due to a medical disability or sincerely held religious belief under the law. You will be required to submit proof that you are fully vaccinated upon hire.

Benefits & Compensation

LAFLA offers a diverse environment with competitive compensation based on comparable public interest salaries. We also offer a generous benefits package for full-time employees including medical, dental, and vision for employees and dependents, life insurance, long-term disability, long-term care insurance, and 403(b) retirement plan. Employees may also qualify for bilingual supplements, law student loan reimbursements, and a cell phone stipend. Please visit https://lafla.org/get-involved/careers for our salary scale for union, non-management staff.