SOAR Job Postings


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Current Postings

Social Security Advocacy/SOAR Coordinator, St. Paul, MN
Minnesota Dept. of Human Services (DHS) is hiring a full-time Social Security Advocacy/SOAR Coordinator to administer and monitor SOAR programs to ensure federal benefits are accessed to increase income and housing stability to individuals with disabilities throughout Minnesota. This includes leading and managing DHS’ efforts to expand SOAR and Social Security Advocacy programs including training and staff development. (Close date: 6/28/18)

SOAR Development VISTA, Pawtucket, RI
Americorps*VISTA The Kent Center is hiring a full-time SOAR Development VISTA. Join a fun and collaborative team working throughout Rhode Island to improve the quality of life for individuals with a serious persistent mental illness who are experiencing homelessness. The SOAR VISTA project requires members for activities such as grant writing, training, and needs assessments. Successful members will need strong writing skills and confidence working independently and as a team. It is necessary that VISTA members share our commitment to supporting recovery and improving the quality of life for people experiencing homelessness. The ideal candidate should be flexible, inquisitive, compassionate, and possess a sense of humor and passion for social justice. (Close date: 7/1/18)

SOAR Case Manager, Kansas City, KS
Wyandot Center is looking for a full-time, dedicated SOAR Case Manager  (2+ yrs. experience working with the severe & persistent SPMI population). Upon receipt of SOAR referrals from our Homeless Team and other teams at Wyandot Center, the SOAR Case Manager meets with applicants and completes SSI/SSDI applications using the SOAR process. (Close date: 7/15/18)

AmeriCorps VISTA, Libertyville, IL
Lake County Coalition for the Homeless is hiring a full-time VISTA who will have the opportunity to facilitate collaborations with service providers throughout the county on the local SOAR initiative. The VISTA will also support related objectives to end homelessness in Lake County, IL, and lead the 2019 Homelessness Point-In-Time Count. (Close date: 8/25/18)


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Tarzana Treatent Centers is hiring a full-time Benefits Specialist to provide assistance to eligible homeless individuals and those at risk of homelessness, including Veterans, in applying for and obtaining SSI or SSDI benefits, CAPI benefits and VA benefits. BA/BS in health or human/social service related field and/or prior experience a plus. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Experience working with Veterans is a plus. (Close date: 5/1/2018)
 
SOAR Outreach Benefits Specialist, Washington, D.C.
Pathways to Housing DC is hiring a SOAR Outreach Benefits Specialist. The SOAR Outreach Benefits Specialist provides direct outreach services in a team environment to people experiencing homelessness in DC. Approximately 75 percent of the position's time will be spent in the community, providing services, linkages, and SOAR disability application assistance to persons living on the streets. (Close date: 5/31/2018)
 
SOAR Coordinator, Las Vegas, NV
Clark County Social Service is hiring a full-time SOAR Coordinator to provide coordination and training related to the SOAR process for the state of Nevada. Formulate strategies to develop and implement plans to enhance the SOAR project by collaborating with community partners to identify and implement strategies to improve the quality and quantity of SSI/SSDI applications completed using SOAR practices. Acts as the liaison between the state team leader and SOAR trainers. (Close date:  4/6/18)
 
Public Benefits Staff Attorney, Washington, D.C.
Disability Rights DC at University Legal Services is hiring a full-time Public Benefits Staff Attorney for the Jail and Prison Advocacy Project. Disability Rights DC at University Legal Services is a nonprofit protection and advocacy agency that advances the rights of DC residents with disabilities. The Public Benefits Staff Attorney is responsible for securing timely Social Security disability benefits for incarcerated DC residents with mental illness and intellectual disabilities who are preparing to return to the community. Our goal is to promote the successful integration into the community of DC residents with mental illness and intellectual disabilities. (Close date: 3/15/2018)
 
The County of Santa Barbara, CA is hiring a Homeless Assistance Program Manager. This is an important leadership position which will administer Santa Barbara County’s homeless programs by monitoring and evaluating program compliance with policies established by the Board of Supervisors, the County Executive’s Office, and the local Santa Maria/ Santa Barbara County Continuum of Care. (Close date: 3/15/2018)

SOAR Specialist, Austin, TX
Integral Care is hiring a full-time SOAR Specialist to assist identified individuals in Travis County who have experienced chronic homelessness accompanied by significant behavioral health, medical, and/or substance abuse issues with the completion of SSI/SSDI applications using the SOAR model. This individual will also provide specialized training, advocacy, and assistance to consumers who may be eligible and wish to apply for SSI/SSDI benefits. (Close date: 3/1/2018)
 
SOAR Specialist - (ACT Team), Austin, TX
Integral Care is hiring a full-time SOAR Specialist to assist identified individuals in Travis County who have experienced chronic homelessness accompanied by significant behavioral health, medical, and/or substance abuse issues with the completion of SSI/SSDI applications using the SOAR model. This individual will also provide specialized training, advocacy, and assistance to consumers who may be eligible and wish to apply for SSI/SSDI benefits. (Close date: 3/1/2018)
 
IPS Employment Specialist, Golden, CO
Easterseals Colorado is hiring a full-time IPS Employment Specialist who will: engage clients with health related employment barriers and establish collaborative relationships directed toward the goal of competitive employment; develop relationships with employers to learn about their business needs; provide individualized job supports to assist people maintaining employment; and provide education and support to employers including negotiating for job accommodations. (Close date: 1/30/18)
 
Case Manager (Bilingual-Spanish), Hillsborough County, FL
Hillsborough County Healthcare Services Department is hiring a full-time case manager to to complete and submit thorough SSI/SSDI application packets using the SOAR model while following all County and Federal policies and guidelines. (Close date: 12/13/17)
 
SOAR Specialist, Austin, TX
Integral Care is hiring a full-time SOAR Specialist to assist identified individuals in Travis County who have experienced chronic homelessness accompanied by significant behavioral health, medical, and/or substance abuse issues with the completion of SSI/SSDI applications using the SOAR model. This individual will also provide specialized training, advocacy, and assistance to consumers who may be eligible and wish to apply for SSI/SSDI benefits. 
 
Benefit Specialist, Phoenix, AZ
Lifewell Behavioral Wellness is seeking a full-time Benefits Specialist to provide comprehensive direct support services which are structured to meet the needs of an adult population composed of SMI, dual-diagnosed and/or referred persons. Assist members with benefit applications, obtain member financial information, cooperate with and advise staff, members and families regarding benefit issues, provide training to staff regarding benefits; perform related duties as required. 
 
SOAR Coordinator, Ann Arbor, MI
St. Joseph Mercy Health System is seeking a SOAR Coordinator.  This position is responsible for initial outreach in the hospital service area to the client in the community, ongoing outreach services, completion of the application process, and referral for and linkage to needed services for each person served. 
 
RIST SOAR Benefits Specialist, Middletown, CT
Columbus House is seeking a full-time Recovery Intervention Services Team (RIST) SOAR Benefits Specialist to coordinate and complete the SOAR application submission process through a comprehensive review of each application for accuracy and completeness, among other responsibilities.
 
SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) Technical Assistance (TA) Center, Delmar, NY
Policy Research Associates, Inc. is hiring a full-time Project Associate for the SOAR TA Center.  We are looking for someone with a passion for SOAR to join our team! Residence near or relocation to PRA’s Delmar, NY office is preferred. Remote locations will be considered for those with significant experience. 
 
Intake and Eligibility Coordinator, Lakewood, CO
Easter Seals Colorado - Disability Benefits Services is hiring a part-time Intake/Eligibility Coordinator to assist individuals with disabilities to determine eligibility for Social Security disability programs and connect them with resources to ensure access to SSA disability application assistance. (Close Date: 10/1/17)
 
SOAR Specialist, Sykesville, MD
The Howard County Mental Health Authority is hiring a full-time SOAR Specialist to submit SSI/SSDI applications using the SOAR model for individuals experiencing severe mental illness and who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and who are being discharged from state hospital. The SOAR Specialist also liaises with representatives from Social Security Administration, Disability Determination Services and state and local agencies to identify and resolve issues related to federal disability benefits.  (Close Date: 8/31/17)
 
Income Development Specialist, Petaluma, CA
COTS (Committee on the Shelterless) is seeking a motivated and passionate Income Development Specialist (full-time) to serve the participants in our shelter and permanent housing programs. The Income Development Specialist works with program participants in individual and group settings to maintain or increase income by applying for public benefits and/or preparing for and obtaining employment.  (Close Date: 8/27/17)
 
SOAR Benefits Coordinator, Las Vegas, NV
Caridad, Inc. is seeking a full-time SOAR Benefits Coordinator to complete all duties related to the SSI/SSDI application process and related follow up.
 
Intake/Eligibility Coordinator, Lakewood, CO
Easter Seals Colorado is hiring a part-time Intake/Eligibility Coordinator to assist individuals with disabilities with Social Security Disability program, medical record acquisition and assignment SSA services. (Close Date: 08/15/17)
 
Case Manager/Benefits (DHS Benefits Advocacy LA), Los Angeles, CA
Volunteers of America Los Angeles is seeking a full-time Case Manager/Benefits (DHS Benefits Advocacy LA).  Individual will be comfortable and adaptable in using different platforms to capture and store client records and data, managing and tracking claims from the initial filing to determination and appeals. (Close Date: 5/31/17)
 
Case Manager/Benefits (DHS Benefits Advocacy Srv), West Covina, CA
Volunteers of America Los Angeles is seeking a full-time Case Manager/Benefits (DHS Benefits Advocacy Srv).  Individual will be comfortable and adaptable in using different platforms to capture and store client records and data, managing and tracking claims from the initial filing to determination and appeals. (Close Date: 5/31/17)
 
SOAR Benefits Specialist, Columbia, SC
Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc. is seeking a full time benefits specialist to complete SOAR, SSI/SSDI, EBT-Food Stamps, Medicare, Medicaid and VA benefits. Resumes can be sent to dzygmont@mirci.org(Close Date: 5/1/17).
 
CABHI SOAR Specialist, Washington D.C.
MBI is seeking a qualified full-time SOAR Specialist to serve in its Cooperative Agreement to Benefit Homeless Individuals (CABHI Program). This position will require minimal outreach to homeless individuals and coordinating closely with Economic Security Administration (ESA) to ensure those experiencing chronic homelessness receive any Social Security or SNAP benefits they may qualify for. (Close Date: 5/1/17)
 
Benefits Advocate/Homeless Programs, Los Angeles, CA
St. Joseph Center is hiring a SOAR Benefits Advocate to support clients throughout their benefits enrollment process. (Close Date: 5/1/17)