ABOUT THE POSITION: The Program Assistant observes, records,
and responds as needed to the comings and goings of guests, staff
and residents, maintains a safe and comfortable environment for
residents, and responds to tenant issues as appropriate. Maintains
security by following procedures and interacting with and
monitoring activity in the lobby area. They serve as a member of
the program services team, they support and work with them to serve
the community by providing trauma-informed assistance. This is a
unionized position, represented by Local 8 of the Office and
Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).
ABOUT THE PROGRAM: With permanent supportive housing for
individuals and families who are Veterans, our Compass Veterans
Center in Renton offers a variety of veteran specific services.
Reading groups and art classes for children in our youth center
engage young residents, and case management services help adults
find the support they need. The program is open to veteran
individuals and families who have experienced homelessness, and
those earning between zero to 60 percent Area Median Income
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Compass Housing Alliance develops and
provides essential services and affordable housing for homeless and
low-income people in the greater Puget Sound region. We envision a
world in which every person lives in a safe and caring community.
Compass offers an open, supportive, and challenging work
environment committed to promoting the dignity and well-being of
each person that we serve. We consider the diversity of the staff,
guests, residents and community partners to be an important asset.
We recognize the value that different perspectives and cultures
bring to the organization. To learn more about the agency visit
LOCATION: Renton, WA REPORTS TO: Program Coordinator FLSA
STATUS: Non-Exempt SCHEDULE: Saturday & Sunday 11pm-7am; with
monthly staff meetings on 4th Thursday 2-4pm SALARY RANGE: $16.89
per hour PART-TIME BENEFITS: Orca transportation card, 403(b)
retirement plan, Employee Assistance Program, and a generous Paid
Time Off (PTO) program
Associate degree is strongly desired in human services, social
work, or related field; or relevant work experience, certificate
and/or equivalent continuing professional development or
A minimum of 1-year experience in customer service, required.
1+ year experience in a social/human service setting (work and/or
Awareness and/or training around issues of equity,
intersectionality, and belonging.
Current WA State Food Handlers Permit, desired (If not current,
will be sponsored within 1-month of hire).
Familiarity with issues of homelessness, mental illness, substance
abuse, sexual assault, and/or domestic violence, desired.
HOW TO APPLY?
Please visit our website for more details and complete an
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT Compass Housing Alliance is
committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and treats
all employees and applicants equally without regard to race, color,
creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age,
national origin, citizenship, veteran or marital status, sensory,
physical or mental disability and all other groups protected by
law, and promotes diversity in its workforce. Compass Housing
Alliance takes affirmative action to implement programs and
maintain practices and policies that eliminate barriers to equal
employment opportunity. Our program is available for review by
employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources
Office during regular office hours. In compliance with the ADA
Amendment Act, should you have a disability that requires
assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application
process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at
206-474-1100 or via e-mail at