Careers at The REACH Center

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.

Open Job Opportunities

System Navigator

  • Position Title: System Navigator (Housing)
  • Employment Type: Regular, Non-exempt
  • Reports to: Director of Youth & Young Adult Services (REACH)
  • Salary Range: $42,000 to $44,000
Job Summary

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 program provides case management, housing provision, and mental health/life skills support to youth. The System Navigator is responsible for a caseload of participants ages 18-24 who are awaiting and/or have received a housing referral to a Rapid Re-Housing or Permanent Supportive Housing program.

The System Navigator will support various aspects of the Housing Navigation program, including case notes, partnership work, and support of the Data Coordinator in timely submittal of reports. System Navigators are expected to work closely with each other and with partner staff to ensure that the System Navigation program is meeting the needs of participants and meeting required program benchmarks.

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H4S Case Manager

  • Position Title: H4S Case Manager
  • Employment Type: Regular, Non-exempt
  • Reports to: H4S Program Manager
  • Salary Range: $41,000 to $44,000
Job Summary

Each H4S Case Manager is entrusted with supporting 15 participants annually, aged 18 to 24. The Housing 4 Success Case Manager who will play a vital role in the well-being and success of young individuals (ages 18-24) by implementing trauma-informed care practices, with a strong emphasis on the Housing First model. This role will focus on creating a safe and supportive housing environment, which prioritizes providing stable housing as a foundation for personal growth.

This role will also be responsible for meticulous data tracking and reporting, ensuring accurate records of program activities and participant progress, allowing us to measure the impact of trauma-informed care, support, and housing stability in our young participants’ lives. Additionally, you will build individualized support plans while collaborating with community partners to ensure the sustainable housing stability of our participants. If you are dedicated to helping young people thrive, achieve housing success, and contributing to data-driven program improvement, we invite you to join our team in this critical role.

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We are a Welcoming Place

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.

Our Values

  • Always choosing love over fear
  • Healing focused
  • Empowerment based
  • Willing to change
  • Fun & relational
The highest impact we can have is through the transformation of individuals.

Our Programs

Learn about the work that The REACH Center does in the community.