SOAR Job Postings


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Current Postings

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services team is hiring for 4 positions to provide leadership and support to Michigan’s SOAR Initiative. Apply by December 21, 2018. See the Michigan Prosperity Region Map here. Contact Michelle Woolf with any questions.
  • SOAR Specialist, Lansing -  Program specialist for Michigan’s SOAR Initiative.  Responsible for statewide planning and coordination of SOAR activities, 
  • Regional SOAR Navigator, Upper Peninsula & Northern Michigan - Responsible for SOAR outreach, enrollment, and coordination in Regions 1, 2, 3 and 5 (exact county TBD based on employee selected). 
  • Regional SOAR Navigator, Southwest Michigan -  Responsible for SOAR outreach, enrollment, and coordination in Regions 4, 7, and 8 (exact county TBD based on employee selected).
  • Regional SOAR Navigator, Southeast Michigan - Responsible for SOAR outreach, enrollment, and coordination in Regions 6, 9, and 10 (exact county TBD based on employee selected).

SOAR Outreach Benefits Specialist, Washington, DC
Pathways to Housing DC is hiring a full-time SOAR Outreach Benefits Specialist to provide direct outreach services in a team environment to people experiencing homelessness and provide 
high-quality application assistance to individuals applying for disability benefits, using the essential SOAR components.
 
Benefits Specialist, Pasadena, West Covina, CA
Volunteers of America, Los Angeles, is seeking a full-time Benefits Specialist (Benefits Advocacy - Pasadena, West Covina). The Case Manager/Benefits Specialist is responsible for providing assessment and support to homeless individuals, helping them to create claims for different streams of government benefits, including SDI, SSDI, CAPI and VA benefits.  (Close date: 1/30/19)
 
Benefits Specialist, Los Angeles, CA
Volunteers of America, Los Angeles, is seeking a full-time Benefits Specialist (DHS Benefits Advocacy LA). The Case Manager/Benefits Specialist is responsible for providing assessment and support to homeless individuals, helping them to create claims for different streams of government benefits, including SDI, SSDI, CAPI and VA benefits.  (Close date: 1/30/19)
 
Benefits Specialist, Reseda, CA
Tarzana Treatment Centers, Inc. is hiring a full-time Benefits Specialist to provide assistance to the homeless in creating claims for various streams of government benefits including, but not limited to, disability, CAPI, and VA benefits using the SOAR model. (Close date: 06/11/2019)
 
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: 12/15/18)


Archived

Case Worker/SOAR Benefit Specialist, Bridgeport, CT
New Reach (https://newreach.org/content/careers/) is hiring a full-time SOAR Benefit Specialist. The SOAR case worker is responsible for engaging individuals and families who are homeless in the SOAR process. The SOAR case worker is also responsible for becoming a SOAR Local Lead to assist in the coordination of SOAR services throughout the county through community collaboration and capacity building activities. (Close date: 11/30/18)
 
Case Worker/SOAR Benefit Specialist, New Haven, CT
New Reach (https://newreach.org/content/careers/) is hiring a full-time SOAR Benefit Specialist.  As part of a collaborative five-year project with Yale New Haven Health, New Reach is seeking a Case Worker/SOAR Benefits Specialist who will assist women who are affected by homelessness as well as who present with co-occurring disorders in applying for SSI/SSDI using the SOAR model as well as other needed entitlement mainstream benefits determined on a case-to-case basis. The individual filling this role will have at least a Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience. (Close date: 11/30/18)

SOAR Advocacy Case Manager, Washington, DC
Miriam's Kitchen is hiring a SOAR Advocacy Case Manager to partner with individuals to complete SSI/SSDI applications using the SOAR process. (Close date: 11/30/18)

SOAR Case Manager, Tampa/Brandon, FL
Hillsborough County is hiring a full-time SOAR Case Manager to complete and submit thorough SSI/SSDI application packets using the SOAR model while following all County and Federal policies and guidelines. (Close date: 10/17/18)

Benefits Case Manager, Baltimore, MD
The Maryland Benefits Counseling Network is hiring for a full-time contractual Benefits Case Manager who is SOAR trained and experienced dealing with Social Security entitlements to work within two of Maryland State Psychiatric Hospitals. This position offers flexibility in scheduling and the ability to work remotely between days spent on-site at the hospitals. Interested candidates should be SOAR trained. Preference will be given to candidates who also have experience dealing with Social Security benefit issues post-entitlement. (Close date: 10/15/18)

SOAR Specialist, Lansing, MI
MPHI is hiring a SOAR Specialist who will be responsible for statewide coordination and implementation of Michigan's SOAR Initiative. (Close date: 10/6/18)

 
Medicaid Eligibility Specialist, Chatham/Savannah, GA
Georgia DBHDD is hiring a full-time Medicaid Eligibility Specialist to help people with behavioral health disorders attain healthier and more productive lives by making a successful application for Social Security Administration benefits as a stepping stone. (Close date: 9/7/18)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
Tarzana Treatment 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)