Now Hiring: Coordination of Care Specialist

Common Wealth is seeking a motivated individual to implement a comprehensive care model to support our program participants and housing tenants and advance racial justice and health equity. The Coordination of Care Specialist will be responsible for assisting Common Wealth’s Housing and Adult Workforce Development sections by supporting Westside tenants and program participants to stabilize housing, connect individuals to employment, and provide connections to available resources. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits, including a generous paid leave package and health insurance. Salary is $37,000 – $40,000, depending on experience. This is a grant-funded position; unless Common Wealth receives additional funding, the term of the position is linked to the term of the grant. Applicants should have a valid driver’s license and regular access to an insured car.

Major Responsibilities

  • Provide one-on-one case management support to our tenants and program participants in West Madison to stabilize housing situations, develop short and long-term employment goals, refer individuals to local programs and organizations, and provide connections to community health resources.
  • Assist individuals enrolled in STEP and/or FSET in meeting program goals.
  • Work collaboratively with Common Wealth staff and external partners to meet clients’ needs.
  • Develop effective working relationships with partner agencies and community resources, and establish referral processes to available resources.
  • Coordinate program volunteer activities, including scheduling the volunteer job ride service to and from STEP job placements.
  • Develop local transitional job sites and permanent job opportunities for participants.
  • Assist the Director of Health Equity and Violence Prevention with CBCR activities, including community outreach and engagement.
  • Maintain confidential records of client progress.
  • Assist with the creation of reports and evaluation of program outcomes.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with people from low-income homes and/or racially diverse backgrounds in a culturally responsive manner.
  • Familiarity working with individuals experiencing homelessness and/or returning from incarceration.
  • Commitment to racial justice and health equity.
  • 2+ years of case management experience.
  • Experience in employment support and/or affordable housing.
  • High level of motivation and ability to prioritize tasks and handle multiple responsibilities at once.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing.
  • Proficient in word processing and database programs, especially Microsoft Office.

Common Wealth values diverse life experience in its hiring process and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Bilingual, bicultural, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. We value the work of our local schools and educators, and graduates of Madison area high schools are strongly encouraged to apply. Our team is diverse in every sense of the word, but united in our linked fate, shared prosperity, and our commitment to an upstream approach to health equity and violence prevention.

To Apply:

Fill out an employment application and submit a complete application packet to:

Common Wealth Development
1501 Williamson Street
Madison, WI 53703

or by email to

Application packets must contain each of the following:
  1. a completed employment application;
  2. a resume; and
  3. a cover letter describing your experience:
    • in residential property management; and,
    • with people from low income households and racially diverse backgrounds.Applications are considered complete only when all three items are received. Applications are available online at and at the address above.

Preference will be given to complete application packets received by May 6, 2019, at 5:00pm CT.

Applications accepted until position filled. No faxes. No calls, except to confirm receipt of application.