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PATH is a family of agencies working together to end homelessness for individuals, families, and communities throughout Southern California. We strive to do this by prioritizing housing while providing customized supportive services for people in need. Our agencies each address the homelessness issue in a different waysupportive services, permanent housing development, support for homeless families, and community engagementall of which ultimately help the people we serve make it home.

PATH is looking for

dedicated, experienced,
and passionate
individuals to help
end homelessness
in Southern California.

Career Opportunities

We are looking for dedicated individuals who are passionate about transforming lives. Join the PATH team, and help us end homelessness for individuals, families, and communities in Southern California.

To be considered for a position: 

Reference the Job Title and JR# in the subject line of your email. Submit your cover letter and resume as an attachment in a Word Document or PDF format only. Email to:HR@epath.org 

Due to the volume of resumes received, no calls or faxes regarding submission will be returned. Your resume will be routed correctly and considered, if all instructions above are met.


Open Positions

1. Accounting Associate JR#248 - PATH

The Accounting Associate is responsible for processing accounts payable, accounts receivable, and all other financial transaction data into MIP (accounting software), this includes journal entries and bank deposits. This position also assists the Senior Accounting Associate in keeping the books accurate and up to date, timely, the HR department regarding employee health benefits analysis, the Director of Accounting and the CFO with finance and accounting projects as necessary. 

 

2. Assistant Cook JR#237 - PATH

The Cook will prepare and cook family-style meals for residents of a homeless service facility and maintain the sanitation and cleanliness of the kitchen. The cook must abide by all health and safety regulations and have a current food handler’s certificate. 

 

3. Case Manager JR#239 - PATH San Diego

The Navigator will work in an interim housing setting to provide case management for high barrier clients with a variety of complex health, functional and social needs who are entering our shelter system from homelessness. The interim housing experience for clients will focus on building skills, reducing mental health and functional barriers, and strengthening community social service linkages necessary for the client to fully integrate into the community once they leave interim housing. The Navigator works as part of a larger interim team and collaborates with other departments internal and external to PATH as new clients are admitted into Interim Housing. The Navigator role will assist these individuals in breaking the cycle of homelessness by establishing and pursuing a permanent housing plan, and accessing and maintaining necessary services among health care and social services through a coordinated system. The Navigator will provide individualized support by helping to develop a plan to address barriers, increase income, and secure and maintain permanent housing at exit. As part of the plan, the Navigator will identify each area in which clients will need assistance to accomplish the outlined goals and objectives (i.e. scheduling appointments, applying for public benefits, linking to health and mental health care and substance abuse services, etc.) and work collaboratively to make gains and achieve the outlined goals.  

 

4. Case Manager JR#240 - PATH San Diego

The Interim Housing Case Manager will work in an interim housing setting to provide case management for high barrier clients with a variety of complex health, functional and social needs who are entering our shelter system from homelessness. The interim housing experience for clients will focus on building skills, reducing mental health and functional barriers, and strengthening community social service linkages necessary for the client to fully integrate into the community once they leave interim housing. The Case Manager works as part of a larger interim team and collaborates with other departments internal and external to PATH as new clients are admitted into Interim Housing. This role will assist these individuals in breaking the cycle of homelessness by establishing and pursuing a permanent housing plan, and accessing and maintaining necessary services among health care and social services through a coordinated system. The case manager will be responsible for using evidence based practices in both individual and group settings to help clients reach their maximum success in interim housing.  

 

5. Case Manager JR#243 - PATH Beyond Shelter

The Housing First Program is designed to provide case management and housing location assistance to families that are literally homeless. Referrals come directly from individuals, shelters and Family Solutions Centers for individualized assessment and triage of needs, followed by provision of targeted services focused on returning families to permanent housing as quickly as possible. Beyond Shelter’s Housing First program is central to the city’s and county’s efforts to provide coordinated, regionally-based services to homeless families. The Case Manager will conduct assessments, determine eligibility, develop individualized case plans, link families with community resources, conduct home visits and provide case management services in conjunction with community partners. The case manager will work closely with housing specialist staff to determine the best affordable housing.  

 

6. Case Manager, Navigator III PATH Santa Barbara - PATH

The Case Manager, Navigator III will be working in the HUD-VASH program. The program is contracted with the Greater Los Angeles and/or Long Beach Healthcare Center. The Case Manager, Navigator III performs duties as part of an interdisciplinary team providing case management to Veterans living in the community. The HUD/VASH program is a collaborative effort, supported through HUD Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers and VA's provision of intensive case management services. The primary goal of the program is to move Veterans and their families out of homelessness. The primary component of the program is case management services focused on improving Veterans' health and mental health, enhancing their ability to remain stable, housed and integrated into the community. The Case Manager, Navigator III serves as the primary contact with the local Public Housing Authorities (PHA) and provides case management-based services to ensure that the Veterans’ care is coordinated with the VA medical center, community health, mental health providers, and agencies that serve the homeless population. The Case Manager, Navigator III, under the direction of their supervisor, provides client advocacy, case management, benefit establishment, linkage to Mental Health/Substance Abuse services, linkage to stable housing and all other supportive services as needed. Case Manager, Navigator III will provide individualized interventions by helping each client develop a treatment plan to address individual barriers, increase income, and maintain and sustain permanent housing. Utilizes evidenced based modalities such as ACT (Assertive Community Treatment), Trauma Informed Models and Motivational Interviewing for Substance Abuse treatment. Note: This position closes on 10/19/14 

 

7. Case Manager, Navigator III-JR#220 - PATH

The Case Manager, Navigator III will be working in the HUD-VASH program. The program is contracted with the Greater Los Angeles and/or Long Beach Healthcare Center. The Case Manager, Navigator III performs duties as part of an interdisciplinary team providing case management to Veterans living in the community. The HUD/VASH program is a collaborative effort, supported through HUD Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers and VA's provision of intensive case management services. The primary goal of the program is to move Veterans and their families out of homelessness. The primary component of the program is case management services focused on improving Veterans' health and mental health, enhancing their ability to remain stable, housed and integrated into the community. The Case Manager, Navigator III serves as the primary contact with the local Public Housing Authorities (PHA) and provides case management-based services to ensure that the Veterans’ care is coordinated with the VA medical center, community health, mental health providers, and agencies that serve the homeless population. The Case Manager, Navigator III, under the direction of their supervisor, provides client advocacy, case management, benefit establishment, linkage to Mental Health/Substance Abuse services, linkage to stable housing and all other supportive services as needed. Case Manager, Navigator III will provide individualized interventions by helping each client develop a treatment plan to address individual barriers, increase income, and maintain and sustain permanent housing. Utilizes evidenced based modalities such as ACT (Assertive Community Treatment), Trauma Informed Models and Motivational Interviewing for Substance Abuse treatment. 

 

8. Case Manager, Navigator II-JR#218 - PATH

This position will work as part of a newly funded program providing Intensive Case Management Services (ICMS) to homeless individuals with chronic medical conditions and co-occurring disorders, who are high utilizers of the Department of Health Services (DHS) hospital and outpatient system. This position is responsible for providing field based, direct client services alongside a team of case managers, housing locators, community providers, including DHS as the referring entity. Intensive case management services include, but are not limited to, outreach/ engagement, case management assessment and service planning, mainstream entitlement application, PHA subsidy and other county subsidy application, housing location, coordinating needed health services, and addressing all psychosocial service needs to stabilize clients in housing, reduce functional, health and mental health barriers, and promote recovery and community integration. This program provides 24/7/365 in-person and telephone response. This position will rotate through an after-hours response schedule as part of the services offered by the team. This position will work out of the PATH Regional Homeless Center office, as well as work in the field providing services in clients’ homes, shelters, on the streets, in DHS facilities or wherever clients are residing throughout LA County.  

 

9. Case Manager, Navigator I-JR#217 - PATH

This position will work as part of a newly funded program providing Intensive Case Management Services (ICMS) to homeless individuals with chronic medical conditions and co-occurring disorders, who are high utilizers of the Department of Health Services (DHS) hospital and outpatient system. This position is responsible for providing field-based, direct client services alongside a team of case managers, housing locators, community providers, including DHS as the referring entity. Intensive case management services for clients include, but are not limited to, outreach/engagement, case management assessment and service planning, mainstream entitlement application, PHA subsidy and other county subsidy application, housing location, coordinating needed health services, and addressing all psychosocial service needs to stabilize clients in housing, reduce functional, health and mental health barriers, and promote recovery and community integration. This position will additionally focus on recovery-oriented community integration activities and interventions promoting housing stability, self- sufficiency and overall wellness for all clients in the program. This program provides 24/7/365 in-person and telephone response. This position will rotate through an after-hours response schedule as part of the services offered by the team. This position will work out of the PATH Regional Homeless Center office, as well as in the field providing services in clients’ homes, shelters, on the streets, in DHS facilities or wherever clients are residing throughout LA County. 

 

10. Clinical and Administrative Supervisor (LCSW)-JR#204 - PATH

PATH is the largest contracted provider, outside of the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), for VASH case management services and vouchers for the Greater Los Angeles VAMC. The PATH VASH program administers over 1,100 vouchers across the Greater Los Angeles region. PATH is looking for an experienced, innovative and passionate leader to function as both a regional administrator and clinical supervisor. The Clinical and Administrative Supervisor will oversee a team of MSW and BA level case managers across multiple geographic regions. This position is directly responsible for clinical oversight and program administration of the VASH team, including but not limited to, collaborating and working with the appointed VA Liaison, interfacing with the public housing authorities assigned to the region/s, ensuring compliance with chart and clinical documentation, providing clinical oversight/supervision of case management staff and services, conducting individual and group supervision of ACSW’s and overall providing strategic guidance and leadership of the VASH program services.  

 

11. Employment Coordinator JR#244 - PATH San Diego

PATH’s overall approach and strategy to providing comprehensive employment and training services is two-fold. We provide participants with concrete job skills so that they are qualified to obtain living wage employment, while simultaneously helping participants increase their life skills so that they can thrive in both work and home environments. Connections Housing’s HVRP program will use a client-centered case management (“Navigation”) approach that prepares participants for employment through assessments, life skills training, career counseling, vocational training, job placement assistance, and retention services. We focus our services on preparing participants for employment in industries that pay living wages and show high potential for individual growth. Outcomes to be achieved: In the upcoming year, we will enroll 108 veterans into our HVRP program, 84 of whom will be placed into employment with an average wage of $12.70/hour. 36 (65%) of those who enter employment will retain employment for at least six months. Connections Housing Downtown San Diego’s HVRP program will operate in downtown San Diego, CA (Congressional District 53). 

 

12. Finance Associate JR#245 - PATH

The Finance Associate is a member the PATH Finance team. The Finance team is responsible for all financial activities at PATH, which include but are not limited to accounting, financial compliance and grant management, budgeting, cash management, and payroll and benefits. All Finance Associates will have an Emphasis as their primary job focus, but may be called upon to perform any other Finance Associate function as needed. 

 

13. FSC Intake Specialist JR#233 - PATH

The Family Solutions Center Program serves families with children who are literally homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness. The program is designed to provide a centralized point of access for families in need of crisis services/shelter placement, rapid re-housing/ permanent housing placement, and linkages with schools, employment and physical and mental health care; along with other supportive services. All families in Service Planning Area 4/ Metro L.A. who are homeless are being referred to the Center by 211 and community based organizations (e.g. family shelters) for individualized assessment and triage of needs, followed by the provision of targeted services focused on returning families to permanent housing as quickly as possible. PATH’s Family Solution’s Center provides coordinated, regionally-based services to homeless families.  

 

14. Healthy Connections Case Manager JR#246 - PATH

This position will work as part of a team, providing intensive case management services to homeless individuals with Housing Choice (Section 8) vouchers. Program participants may experience chronic medical conditions and co-occurring disorders. This position is responsible for providing field based, direct client services alongside a team of case managers, housing locators, and community providers. Intensive case management services include, but are not limited to, outreach/ engagement, case management assessment and service planning, mainstream entitlement application, PHA subsidy and other county subsidy application, housing location, coordinating needed health services, and addressing all psychosocial service needs to stabilize clients in housing, reduce functional, health and mental health barriers, and promote recovery and community integration. This position will work out of the PATH Regional Homeless Center office, as well as work in the field providing services in clients’ homes, shelters, on the streets, in community facilities or wherever clients are residing throughout LA County.  

 

15. Manager, Outreach-JR#209 - PATH

The Navigator III will oversee the daily operation of their assigned staff as well as provide clinical supports and services directly to clients. Responsible for promoting the programs while providing the leadership, staffing, contract compliance, reporting, networking, and the day-to-day operations; and will be the key representative of the programs to the collaborative agencies and the community. The Navigator III will attend community meetings, outreach to local businesses and organizations, provide progress reports, and ensure that the programs run smoothly and effectively. 

 

16. Managing Director JR#241 - PATH San Diego

The Managing Director of San Diego will lead and oversee all administrative, programming and community relation functions. The Managing Director will ensure interim housing, social services, rapid re-housing and existing permanent supportive housing programs are in-line with best and evidencedbased practices effective with a vulnerable, homeless population. As part of the PATH leadership team, the Managing Director will lead and make recommendations to senior management regarding potential program development and funding opportunities. This position will also oversee all management functions of the program including, but not limited to, program and facility budgets, contract reporting, monitoring daily operations of services, supervision and training of staff. As the main point of community contact, the Managing Director is responsible for community development, internal and external strategic partnerships, community mobilization, regional planning and public relations. 

 

17. Navigator, Street Outreach- San Diego-JR#210 - PATH San Diego

The Street Outreach Navigator will identify and build rapport with homeless individuals and families living on the street or in vehicles. Navigators will assist clients in breaking the cycle of homelessness by moving from the street to interim housing, accessing necessary social services, and rapidly obtaining permanent housing. Navigators will provide individualized client support throughout this entire journey by helping each client develop a plan to address their barriers, increase their income, and maintain and sustain permanent housing. As part of the plan, the Navigator will identify each area in which clients will need assistance to accomplish the outlined goals and objectives (i.e. scheduling appointments, applying for public benefits, identifying subsidized housing, etc.) and the Street Outreach Navigator will take full responsibility for their clients’ success. 

 

18. Project Based Internship-JR#215 - PATH

PATH has an opportunity for a project based internship focused on Veteran policy initiatives. The project based intern will work closely with our Senior Leadership Team to develop a need based survey for homeless services providers throughout California. This opportunity includes evaluating survey results and making recommendations to the team on next steps based on the evaluation. The other main component of the project is researching sustainability models to identify best practices throughout the State.  

 

19. Shelter Case Manager #228 - PATH

The Family Solutions Center Program serves families with children who are literally homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness. The program is designed to provide a centralized point of access for families in need of crisis services/shelter placement, rapid re-housing/permanent housing placement, and linkages with schools, employment and physical and mental health care; along with other supportive services. The Shelter/Case Manager will conduct assessments, determine eligibility, develop individualized case plans, link families with community-based housing and service resources, manage financial assistance funds (security deposit, rental assistance) along with case management services in conjunction with community partners. The Shelter Case Manager position is located in one of two family shelters within Los Angeles, Zahn Family Shelter and Comunidad César Chavez Family Shelter. 

 


All positions require the following: Good communication skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office. Salaries commensurate with experience. Full-time positions include benefits package covering medical, dental, vision, and pension. Fingerprint clearance and background check required.
PATH values the following staff qualities: strong interpersonal skills, computer skills (Windows & Microsoft a must), self-starter, and a strong desire to work in a fast paced, professional team atmosphere.
Please identify for which Job Title and JR# you are interested in applying, and email cover letter and resume to hr@epath.org. No phone call inquiries or faxed resumes.
PATH is an equal opposition employer. PATH makes site employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, mental or physical disability, religious creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition or any other legally protected status.
 

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