If you’ve always wanted to work for a Christian organization and to be able to minister to people as a part of your job, Fairbanks Rescue Mission is a wonderful place to be. Our jobs are demanding jobs requiring compassion, good boundaries, and Godly wisdom. You will be a part of a committed, supportive team with training in all aspects of your position with a strong emphasis on leadership.
FRM is a nonprofit, Christian organization that serves homeless and poor men, women, and children of interior Alaska. Qualified applicants may email their application, resume, and cover letter to Administration (please enter the "position title" you are applying for in the subject line) at email@example.com. You may also fax those items to (907) 451-7058, or mail to:
Fairbanks Rescue Mission
723 27th Avenue Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
Our office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
MyPlace Rapid Rehousing (RRH) Case Manager
Hours: M-F, 40 hours a week
Pay: $15.50 to start
The MyPlace RRH Case Manager will work with individuals to create housing stability plans with specific goals to achieve long-term housing & independence. The case manager acts as a part of a team at the Fairbanks Rescue Mission to provide assistance to homeless individuals and families in our community.
A mature Christian with a sincere desire to show Christ’s compassion
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work effectively with people of diverse educational and cultural backgrounds
Associates Degree in social work or related field preferred
2 years experience in delivering case management services preferred
Highly proficient with software applications such as Word and Excel, as well as expertise using online programs, email communications, and data entry
Knowledge of housing related issues and/or the homeless population, local knowledge preferred
Provide individual case management sessions with participants at regularly scheduled intervals.
Develop individual housing plans for qualifying participants.
Document all participant contact and progress, including time and date, type of contact, outcome and plan of action on hard-copy and online databases.
Provide services and acquire information to holistically address participants’ needs in a timely and efficient manner to ensure goal accomplishment and procurement of housing and/or sustainable employment (i.e. assistance obtaining benefits; housing referrals; assistance in applying for income assistance, food assistance, childcare and employment services; budgeting classes; education; and medical and mental health referrals).
Oversee coordination of services with other community service providers, including coordination of appointment times, facilitating activities and resolving issues.
Provide outreach to the community, landlords, agencies, and potential participants on the streets.
Immediate Supervisor: Transitional Programs Manager
Hours: Monday-Friday, 40 hours a week
Under supervision, will be responsible for the accurate maintenance of our client data base and data base reports, using an HMIS (Homeless Management Information System) database.
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science from a 4-year accredited college OR 4 years of applicable experience
A mature Christian with a sincere desire to show Christ’s compassion.
Able to demonstrate proficiency in using Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word and Excel.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Experience in working with people with addictive behaviors, mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders.
Familiarity with office procedures and machines.
Work with FRM Shelter Managers and Alaska’s HMIS support staff to accurately collect and input data into the ServicePoint HMIS system.
Implement system to ensure correct and complete data is being entered into ServicePoint, to include verifying numbers against other records of occupancy.
Be familiar with ServicePoint report functions and able to provide reports as required by state HMIS guidelines and as requested by program managers and administrative staff.
Act as the contact point for ServicePoint regarding licensing, training, and reporting.
Maintain essential client-related information for the organization.
Provide residence verification to clients and agencies as requested.
Secure and maintain client paper and digital records.
Handle accounts receivable in coordination with the Bookkeeper.
Immediate Supervisor: Office Manager