Careers

ALLIANCE For Living is always looking for people to join our team.

Please send us your resume and details to info@allianceforliving.org and we'll be in touch if anything comes up that matches your skill set.

Current Vacancies

Job description

Peer Navigator  
40 hours/week - Day & Evening shifts available
Salary Range - $40,000 to $43,000
We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. This is an at will employment status position.

PURPOSE:

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide outreach, education, and connections to care for individuals experiencing mental health and substance use. This is a grant-funded program and position, subject to periodic renewal.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: (Examples – not an all-inclusive listing)

 

· Conduct community outreach about mental health, substance use disorder and treatment options, rooted in Harm Reduction.

· Engage in conversations with people concerning their mental health and substance use.

· Explore treatment options with participants.

· Facilitate timely referrals and placements with treatment and support providers.

· Connect participants to the larger community of care.

· Educate and assist community members regarding mental health, trauma and substance use disorder.

· Provide case management for participants to support evolving individual needs.

· Participate in ongoing training and education.

· Report writing and record keeping.

· Other duties as are assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

· Experience with mental health diagnoses, treatment and support.

· Understanding of substance use and substance use disorder, medication, and support.

· Familiarity with local support services and resources.

· Computer skills, including knowledge and proficiency of Microsoft Office.

· Ability to relate effectively with all segments of the public.

· Lived experience with substance use disorder and/or mental health diagnoses, incarceration and interaction with police encouraged.

· Ability to be outside and mobile to conduct outreach and participate in community events.

· Ability to develop trust and rapport with participants, project staff and community partners.

· Demonstrated skill in active listening, conflict management and issue reporting to management.

· Understanding of ability and expectation to maintain appropriate professional boundaries.

· Cross-cultural skills and experience with culturally diverse populations.

· Strong client service skills.

· Effective communication and time management skills.

· Ability to honor confidentiality requirements during both employment and post-employment periods.

· Valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance is required. Must have own vehicle to conduct outreach in the Southeastern CT area.

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to kthompson@allianceforliving.org

Job description

Medical Case Manager/Housing Case Manager 
37.5 hours/week - Non-Exempt

 

General Information:

 

The Medical Case Manager/Housing Case Manager works in collaboration with clients and providers to coordinate care, navigate through complex governmental systems, access medical, social, housing, legal and emergency services. The role coordinates and facilitates case conferences with all health care and social service providers. The Medical Case Manager/Housing Case Manager provides HIV/AIDS education and access to ongoing client workshops and seminars. Coordinates the 340 pharmacy program for eligible clients.

General Description of Activities:

  • Maintains a caseload and provides case management on a daily basis for both Ryan White and Housing clients.

  • Facilitates client care and services with all service providers.

  • Executes Dept. of Public Health service delivery protocol.

  • Maintains a current knowledge of HIV/AIDS medical treatment disease trends and housing standards and trends.

  • Works with Director of Medical Case Management on administrative reporting (DPH and United Way Outcomes, CareWare, Medication Adherence, etc.).

  • Works collaboratively with other agency staff in developing and ensuring comprehensive services for clients.

  • Works in conjunction with the Housing Coordinator to assist clients in participating in the AFL Housing Program or finding safe affordable housing for members.

  • Attends all mandated Dept. of Public Health trainings and Housing trainings.

  • Works as a team member in providing agency coverage for evening and weekend activities.

  • Conducts client data collection and entry into e2CT; ensures all data and files are audit-ready.

  • Maintains both a valid driver’s license and car insurance.

  • Preforms other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • A strong commitment and passion for people living with HIV/AIDS and those who are homeless or at-risk for homelessness.

  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS including testing, diagnosis and treatment; knowledge of landlord-tenant matters and housing services;

  • A bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field or four years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience;

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;

  • Both a team-oriented person and the ability to work independently, with minimum supervision;

  • Computer proficient (MS Office) and the efficient use of relevant software programs;

  • Must be able to multi-task and cross-train for other assignments/programs;

  • The ability to work in a culturally intelligent organization to ensure effective delivery of client care and assignment of resources.

  • Must operate within a Harm Reduction and Housing First model

  • Must have own transportation, both valid driver’s license and insurance; and

  • Bi-lingual ability preferred. Spanish or French or Haitian creole

  • Individuals with diverse cultures, background, life experiences, and identities are encouraged to apply

 

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to fsilva@allianceforliving.org