Wherever there is a need in La Crosse County you'll find The Salvation Army. We not only strive to help our community with shelter and food, but to also empower our youth as well. The Salvation Army strives to meet our residents where they are at and to help them in their journey. With everyone who passes through our doors we welcome with arms. We want to be a place that our residents can call home until they are ready for their next steps in life. If you want to help make a difference by serving your community and helping those in need, apply now!
The Community Health & Housing Navigator will provide social, behavioral, and resource support to clients as they navigate the health care and social service systems. This position will be primarily working with current shelter residents and those recently moved into housing to provide systems navigation services in which an individual’s needs are identified and the medical, psychosocial and rehabilitative services designed to meet those needs are coordinated in collaboration with other professionals.
About the role:
Education: Two years of college required in a related field; bachelor’s degree preferred.
Certifications: Peer Support Specialist or Community Health Worker certifications preferred. Willingness to obtain if not already certified.
Experience: Minimum one-year working or volunteering in human services, healthcare, community outreach, health education, or related direct service.
Skills: Knowledge of local community agencies and resources, intermediate computer and phone skills, ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, valid driver’s license, good driving record, work independently and as a member of a care team, creative problem-solving.