Now Hiring: Coordination of Care Specialist

Common Wealth Development is seeking a motivated individual to implement a comprehensive care model to support our program participants and housing tenants and advance our racial justice and health equity work. The Coordination of Care Specialist will be responsible for assisting Common Wealth’s Housing and Adult Workforce Development sections by supporting our efforts in West Madison to stabilize housing, connect individuals to employment opportunities, and to provide connections to other available resources. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits, including a generous paid leave package and health insurance. Salary is $35,000 – $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, 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 the Southwest Transitional Employment Program (STEP) and/or Food Share Employment and Training (FSET) program in meeting program goals.
  • Work collaboratively with Common Wealth staff and external partners to support our clients’ needs.
  • 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 in coordinating Common Wealth’s violence prevention 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 in solidarity with people from low-income homes and/or racially diverse backgrounds in a culturally competent 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 partnership & collaboration | transformation | dignity & respect |

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. Common Wealth values 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, submit a complete application packet to: Common Wealth Development, 1501 Williamson Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53703 or 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 employment support and/or affordable housing; and
    • working with racially and economically diverse individuals in a culturally competent manner.

Applications are considered complete only when all three items are received. Applications are available here and at our office at 1501 Williamson Street, Madison. Position is open until filled. Priority given to applications received by 5:00 pm Monday, April 16, 2018.  

No faxes. No calls please, except to confirm receipt of application materials.