Employment Opportunity:

Continuum of Care Coordinator

WORK LOCATION: RALEIGH, NC

ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION & POSITION OVERVIEW

Raleigh-Wake Partnership to End and Prevent Homelessness (The Partnership) is a mission-driven organization dedicated to leveraging the power of community to address the systemic causes of homelessness through coordinated response, education, data, and advocacy. The Partnership achieves this by working in partnership with local non-profit organizations, faith-based organizations, and individuals while coordinating the centralized Coordinated Access System and local HMIS administration to end homelessness in Wake County.

The Continuum of Care Coordinator for the Raleigh Wake Partnership to End and Prevent Homelessness coordinates the day-to-day administration of the Wake County Continuum of Care NC 507. The Continuum of Care Coordinator will collaborate with the CoC Governance Board, Committees, Workgroups, and Membership to achieve measurable outcomes aligned with the CoC’s strategic goals and its mission of making homelessness rare, brief, and one-time. This position reports to the Chief Operations Officer / Executive Director.

Key Job Functions:

Performing a key role in the successful organization and day-to-day operations of the NC 507 Collaborative Applicant, the CoC Coordinator oversees the administrative activities, manages information, communicates information throughout the CoC.  The CoC Coordinator is expected to have strong initiative, the ability to make judgments and decisions independently, and knowledge of all regulations and policies of every department within the organization.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Meeting logistics for CoC Board meetings, full CoC meetings, Committee meetings, workgroup meetings, and trainings. This includes: 
    • Identify and present options for meeting locations to the CoC Board for quarterly CoC meetings and Board meetings, if such meetings are held in-person
    • For in-person meetings, secure selected location, along with technology/equipment needed during meetings/trainings, make arrangements for lunch and any other necessary arrangements.  
    • For virtual or hybrid meetings, coordinate with partners to ensure webinar capabilities for meetings 
  • Ensure the meeting announcement, agenda, PowerPoint slides are provided to CoC members and stakeholders based on the timeline as indicated in the CoC’s Governance Charter
  • Convene planning calls to develop agendas, work with all parties to obtain handouts in advance of the meetings, provide copies of all handouts to those attending the meetings 
  • Take meeting minutes which will be posted on CoC website within one week of meeting dates 
  • Assist with follow-up items identified during meetings 
  • Coordinate with Partnership Team to ensure all materials are posted online 
  • Support/assist assigned CoC Committees through administrative support and with coordinating activities to achieve implementation of the assigned Committee’s agenda of work 
  • Assist with engagement of community organizations in order to identify and engage a broad array of stakeholders, including but not limited to advocates, affordable housing developers, public housing agencies, local funders or United Ways, school districts, mental health agencies, hospitals/ healthcare systems, universities, affordable housing developers, faith-based organizations, businesses, CDBG/ESG/HOME entitlement recipients, and units of local and state government, and identifying ways for them to get involved in/ participate in in efforts to further the goals of the CoC

    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will be a proven leader who empowers colleagues to achieve their potential, celebrate their contributions, and drive toward success on behalf of the Partnership and the CoC, our clients and the community. The Continuum of Care Coordinator will have profound knowledge of homelessness and housing programs and best practices, including a sound understanding of the HEARTH legislation and related implementing regulations and guidelines.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree;
    • A general understanding of board governance and nonprofit operations;
    • Strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and manage committees;
    • Consistently completing tasks on-time, free of errors with the ability to prioritize;
    • 3+ years of work experience Experience supporting executives or working in a senior leader’s office is preferred;
    • Proficient in MS Outlook. 
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills for integral tasks (example: drafting memos to the leadership team and staff on a moment’s notice);
    • Experience supporting executives or working in a senior leader’s office is preferred;
    • Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision;
    • Exceptional interpersonal, customer service, and writing skills;
    • Technologically savvy with the ability/desire to learn new tools and improve efficiencies to keep the office running smoothly;
    • Proficiency in MS PowerPoint and WordPress to create high quality presentations for meetings is a plus;
    • 3-5 years of administrative experience;
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, experience with project management and email marketing web applications;
    • Knowledge of key components for cultural competency and awareness of differences, attitudes, and beliefs to work across cultures effectively and appropriately.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preference will be given to applicants who in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications possess at least one of the following:

    • Experience in the implementation of federal homeless programs under the HEARTH legislation
    • Experience of strategy development towards ending homelessness
    • Experience with data analysis of HMIS or comparable data set
    • Experience in grant writing

      COMPENSATION

      This position is full-time.

      Pay range: $45,000-$52,000

      This position is grant funded and is subject to renewal.

      Raleigh-Wake Partnership to End and Prevent Homelessness is an equal opportunity employer.

      Please submit resume and cover letter to kcrawford@partnershipwake.org