Homeless Services: Engagement Counselor (Masters level)
Company: Eliot Community Human Services
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Eliot's Homeless Services Division is seeking a strengths
based/trauma informed clinician to support homeless individuals
within a multidisciplinary team consisting of engagement
specialists, case managers, and peer/recovery coaches in the
Northeast (Metro North) area of the Commonwealth. The successful
candidate will have unwavering compassion and empathy -along with a
demonstrated commitment to social justice, person centered planning
and practice, and multidisciplinary collaboration across various
service elements. Be an integral of housing and supporting the most
vulnerable among us.
Evidence Based training and practice opportunities include
expressive arts, multi-sensory, mindfulness/yoga, EMDR, ARC,
cognitive restructuring certification, and motivational
Excellent benefits package includes reimbursement for
independent licensure testing and renewal, national and local
conferences, weekly group and individual supervision toward
licensure, and other opportunities for professional and personal
- Perform outreach and engagement activities to identify and
support homeless people living in public places, drop in centers,
meal sites, and shelters.
- Provide tangible supports such as warm clothing, blankets, and
food/supplies to reduce risk.
- Make relevant referrals to address identified treatment needs
and preferences of the person served - follow up as
- Maintain a thorough/current knowledge of local public and
private resources around housing/support services.
- Maintain positive and productive relationships with community
organizations and stakeholders (Department of Mental
Health/Department of Public Health).
- Complete biopsychosocial assessments to assist with DMH
Schedule: Monday- Friday - hours are flexible
Starting salary: $48,000
- Program has adequate personal protective equipment and
policies/procedures in place to minimize risk related to Covid
Keywords: Eliot Community Human Services, Lowell , Homeless Services: Engagement Counselor (Masters level), Other , Lowell, Massachusetts
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