Careers at The REACH Center
The REACH Center works with nearly 3,000 at-risk youth and young adults ages 12-24 each year to provide them with housing services, educational opportunities, career development, peer mentoring, and other supportive services.
REACH has a strong track record of leveraging institutional partnerships to serve young people, and coordinates programs that annually place over 200 people in jobs and provide permanent housing for up to 300 youth experiencing homelessness. REACH is at the forefront of youth development, career readiness, and the fight against youth homelessness in the Greater Puget Sound Region. The work of the REACH Center contributes to positive systems change and has sparked interest in widespread replication of the REACH service delivery model.
Current REACH Center Job Opportunities
- Position Title: Rapid Rehousing Case Manager (H4S)
- Employment Type: Regular, Non-Exempt
- Schedule: Typically M-F, 8 am-5 pm
- Reports to: H4S Program Manager
- Salary Range: $41,580 – $44,000
Housing For Success (H4S) is a highly effective rapid rehousing program designed specifically for youth and young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 who are experiencing homelessness, through a collaborative effort between the REACH Center and three reputable community-based organizations. H4S provides comprehensive support to its participants. This includes crucial services such as case management, housing provision, and mental health/life skills assistance. As the sole youth and young adult-focused housing program in Pierce County, H4S plays a pivotal role in addressing the pressing issue of homelessness in the region.
Each H4S Case Manager is entrusted with managing a caseload of approximately 15 participants annually, aged 18 to 24. They play a vital role in supporting various aspects of the H4S program, including maintaining detailed case notes, fostering partnerships, and assisting the H4S Program Manager in the timely submission of required reporting. Collaboration among H4S Case Managers and partner staff is paramount to ensure that the program consistently meets the needs of its participants and achieves the required program benchmarks.Full Job Details
- Position Title: System Navigator (Housing)
- Employment Type: Regular, Non-exempt
- Reports to: Housing Services Manager
- Salary Range: $41,580-$44,000
- Schedule: 40 Hours/week, eligible for hybrid work after 6 months
The REACH Center is a leading organization dedicated to serving at-risk youth and young adults aged 12-24. Annually, they work with nearly 3,000 individuals, providing them with vital educational opportunities, career development support, peer mentoring, housing, and other necessary services. By leveraging strong institutional partnerships, REACH has consistently demonstrated its ability to make a positive impact on the lives of young people. Their programs have resulted in over 500 job placements, an average of 50 GED graduates per year, and the provision of permanent housing for up to 175 homeless youth. Operating in the Greater Puget Sound Region, REACH is at the forefront of youth development, career readiness, and the fight against youth homelessness. Their exemplary work not only contributes to positive systems change but also sparks interest in replicating their successful service delivery model on a wider scale.
The System Navigation program is a Critical Time Intervention Style approach to serving youth ages 18 to 24 who are experiencing homelessness and are either awaiting a housing referral or have been recently housed through a subsidized housing program. The programFull Job Details
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Inclusion and empowerment are an integral part of who we are – our history, our culture, our identity. These values lead us in our operations as we strive to build and nurture a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and connects to each other in our dedication to equity and social justice.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
The REACH Center is a partnership project of Tacoma Community House. While all work-related duties will be performed at and for The REACH Center, our positions will be filled by Tacoma Community House, one of the longest-serving nonprofits in Tacoma. In our relationships with staff, our participants, and our community, Tacoma Community House does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, marital or military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, the presence or perception of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. Applicants in need of accommodations are encouraged to call (253) 383-3951.
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