Rapid Rehousing Program Manager

Austin, TX
Full Time
Rapid Rehousing
Manager/Supervisor

Rapid Rehousing Program Manager

SAFE Rapid Rehousing Program seeks a full-time manager. The Rapid Rehousing Program Manager directly supervises three (3) Rapid Rehousing Advocates in conjunction with another Rapid Rehousing Manager who does the same.  This position also coordinates with internal and external partners to ensure integration of Coordinated Entry, outreach, intake, rental assistance and support services; and works to ensure we provide trauma-responsive, client-centered, and culturally-grounded services to homeless survivors of domestic and sexual violence, human trafficking, and child abuse.

About SAFE:

  • SAFE’s mission is our name: Stop Abuse For Everyone. We achieve our mission by acknowledging and responding to the intersection of child abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking, and domestic violence.
  • The SAFE Alliance grew out of the courageous work of the Center for Battered Women, the Austin Rape Crisis Center, and the Austin Children’s Shelter, all respected, women-led human service agencies created by volunteers and informed by survivors who needed support, safety and justice.
  • With over 20 programs and 400 staff, we have been serving the Austin community and beyond for over 30 years.
  • The SAFE Alliance strongly encourages members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including Black, Indigenous, and people of color; LGBTQ+ identified people; gender-nonconforming people; individuals with disabilities; veterans; and people who speak a language in addition to English.

About this position:

  • We need you to fill the role of Rapid Rehousing Program Manager. This is a full time, exempt position at our Grove Campus that works in a hybrid capacity working remotely in the community and in person on the Grove campus. We will pay you an annual salary of $48,000 to $50,000 depending on experience.

​​​​​​​Key Duties:

  • Hire, train, supervise, evaluate and release the Rapid Rehousing Advocate team.
  • Plan, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of RRH advocacy services to ensure accountability, excellent service delivery, and grant compliance.
  • Ensure effective outreach and provision of rental assistance and advocacy services to survivors of domestic or sexual violence, child abuse and/or human trafficking.
  • Manage ambiguity and, as necessary, provide direct services to ensure continuity of services.
  • Coordinate services with diverse teams inside SAFE and with community partners.
  • Provide support and technical assistance to coworkers and community partners to help ensure that services are trauma-responsive, client-focused, and value difference.
  • Adhere to our Guiding Principles, Mission, Core Competencies and Confidentiality Policy.

​​​​​​​Qualifications:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a related field required. Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field preferred. Relevant work experience may be substituted for education.
  • Experience providing direct service advocacy or case management services required.
  • Two years supervisory experience strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of domestic and sexual violence, human trafficking, and child abuse required; familiarity with risk assessment and safety planning required.
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation required. This position will work and supervise staff at different job sites.
  • Knowledge of homelessness, local homeless services, and Rapid Rehousing Program model preferred.
  • Experience with community collaborations and partnerships preferred.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
  • Pass all required criminal history background checks (including an FBI fingerprint check), as well a pre-employment drug screen and TB test.
  • All employees are required to comply with policies regarding COVID-19, which may be subject to change.  COVID vaccines are still highly recommended, and we encourage employees to get vaccinated if they are able.​​​​​​​

About our benefits:

  • Full-time employees receive employer paid health insurance, short-term disability, and life insurance.*
  • Optional dental, vision and pet insurance.*
  • 403(b) retirement plan with an employer match, and 15 days of Paid Time Off (PTO), 4 Personal Holidays, 7 Paid holidays, and more.*
  • We’ll provide you with an amazing work environment where you’ll get to make a difference every day.

​​​​​​​Please note: All new employees regardless of FTE status will be required to start their employment on either the 1st or 16th of the month and will be required to attend a three-day new employee orientation that is held both in-person and virtually.

*Benefits are prorated based on date of hire and hours worked. Eligibility is dependent upon FTE, status, etc.

For the most up-to-date and comprehensive list of our job openings, please visit our career page.

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