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Community & Housing Resource Navigator
Washington, DC
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Do you have experience in providing advocacy and support to families?


We are currently in search of a Community & Housing Resource Navigator for the District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH). The position is full-time, hybrid based in Washington, DC. This is a Permanent assignment.


ORGANIZATION: District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH)

LOCATION: Washington, DC- Hybrid

POSITION TITLE: Community & Housing Resource Navigator


SALARY: $62,000/annual


Is This Your Dream Job? The Community & Housing Resource Navigator will serve as the first point of contact for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. In addition to conducting intakes, this position provides short-term advocacy and housing resources through research and referrals for internal and community resources.


Our Ideal Candidate:

  • 2+ years of experience in providing advocacy services
  • Vast knowledge of community providers and resources
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Compassionate, Mission-driven, and Trauma-informed
  • Initiative-taker and able to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Bilingual Spanish-REQUIRED
  • COVID-19 vaccination- REQUIRED


How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Conduct intakes, create initial safety plans, and provide referrals to internal programs and community resources
  • Collaborate with DHS & internal teams to coordinate internal and external program referrals.
  • Participate in weekly Housing Resource Clinic (HRC) to identify and triage potential survivors in the community.
  • Maintain contact with survivors throughout screening and intake processes for DASH’s programs, providing advice and guidance throughout.
  • Complete follow-ups with survivors who receive SRF assistance at three, six, and 12-month periods to measure the impact of SRF funds.
  • Assist management in identifying gaps and potential community resources (housing and other basic needs) and programs to help survivors achieve goals.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation on referrals while complying with federal, state, and local confidentiality and victim services laws and regulations.
  • Educate survivors and the community on information regarding the programs and services provided by DASH.
  • Represent organization at outreach activities and key partner events throughout the community.
  • Consistently apply the DASH model and organizational policies and procedures for effective service delivery
  • Other related duties as assigned.


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Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we regretfully can only respond to those candidates who best meet the requirements of a specific position or whose backgrounds are generally applicable to our client base. Please rest assured that we retain all candidate information for possible future matches, even if you do not hear from us in regard to your application in response to this ad.

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