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Personal Development Coordinator-Msla Works

Missoula Interfaith Collaborative

Founded in 2011, MIC is a diverse alliance of 35+ faith institutions and community organizations who come together to pool resources and build collective power to address the most pressing needs of the community. Using broad based community organizing methods, we challenge the community to tackle issues, train leaders from everyday citizens, and work collectively to improve the world we live in. In addition to our community organizing efforts, MIC also responds to Missoula’s direct service needs running a 24-hour emergency housing program- Family Promise, a system of advocates who are everyday people who walk alongside and support people experiencing homelessness in their housing search- Housing Advocate Network, and Missoula’s only supportive staffing agency- Missoula Works.

The Missoula Works Personal Development Coordinator is the lead advocate for crewmembers from intake to exit., the Personal Development Coordinator will facilitate a successful reentry process for MW crewmembers by utilizing facilitation skills to provide individual and group programming and by providing 1-to-1 coaching and case management for each crewmember. The Personal Development Coordinator will be responsible for the following duties.

REPORTS TO: Director of Missoula Works

POSITION DETAILS: Full-time, hourly range $20-22. Non-exempt, non-union position. Benefits include HRA reimbursement and generous PTO and holiday pay.

• Coordinate outreach to and recruitment of new crewmembers.
• Facilitate Orientations, Assessment interviews, and Employability Workshops for new crewmembers.
• Weekly check-ins, job support for GID and TTP employees
• Take notes on crewmember updates check ins
• Develop and monitor Individual Service Strategies for each EMERGE crewmember, in coordination with Program Assistant.
• Develop 1-to-1 coaching relationships with crewmembers, helping to implement Individual goals
• Keep regular case notes (a minimum of 1 case note per month, per crewmember) for each crewmember filed as part of their Embark Passport.
• Facilitate regular staff conversations to ensure MW meets the needs of struggling crewmembers and celebrates the successes of those making strides in their re-entry/recovery and other barriers.
• Make appropriate referrals to partnering agencies, connect crewmembers to supportive service as necessary, and assist crewmembers in identifying employment, education, mental health services, and training opportunities.
• Track retention and recidivism of alumni.
• Represent MW at various meetings and events.
• Keep current in the field of local supportive services through committee work, coalitions, and workshops.
• Keep organized and accurate notes, files, e-files, and work area.
• Ensure the implementation of organization and program/department policies and procedures (e.g. personnel, organizational, client eligibility, Standards of Professional Conduct, etc.).
• Manage timesheets and case reports for Easter Seals and Voc Rehabilitation employees and remit necessary documents to partner agencies.
• Greeting/ check-in with crews in the a.m.
• Assist with employee dispute resolution.
• Conduct intakes and assess readiness.
• Assist with job interviews.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Knowledge of basic computer and communications software (Word, Excel, Zoom, Microsoft 365 and/or google suite).
• Driver’s license/Clean driving record.
• Experience or degree in social work, or related field.
• Must be able to work effectively with populations who have experienced being unhoused, vulnerability, developmental delays, compromised mental wellness, brain injuries, addictions and/or other conditions or situations that have impacted housing stability.
• Must be willing and able to work with people from a variety of racial, cultural, and economic backgrounds with various lifestyles, sexual orientations, and of all ages.
• Solution focused, detailed oriented, and strong organizational skills with the capacity to develop and manage systems that ensure accurate and timely follow-up, as well as documentation.
• Action-oriented, innovative approach to program planning; ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people having passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed.
• Knowledge of community resources and referral networks, and the capacity to identify and develop relationships with new sources and services as they become available.
• Understanding of systemic causes of oppression, community organizing and power building, or a willingness to learn.
Physical Demands, Environmental Work Conditions, Equipment
Physical demands include sitting, keyboarding, and mouse use for extended periods. Equipment use includes driving company vehicle, office equipment including monitor, keyboard, and phone. Use of a company vehicle and driving short distances is sometimes required.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Missoula Interfaith Collaborative is an equal opportunity and fair chance employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, or criminal background.

How to apply: Send resume and cover letter to:
Sue Harrison, Director of Operations,

Sunday, March 19, 2023

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