Showing posts from September 11, 2014

Volunteers Needed: Project Homeless Connect 2014

Volunteers Needed for Project Homeless Connect 2014! Project Homeless Connect is a national model for helping the homeless community by bringing together services to meet every need into one place at one time. This model has been recognized by the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) and has been replicated in nearly 300 cities throughout the United States. Its success depends on the participation of hundreds of community members who volunteer to assist on the day of the event. The event provides on-site services for the local homeless community, such as medical exams and screenings, haircuts, legal advice, identification, access to healthy food, and more. Participating homeless and at-risk individuals and families are paired with a volunteer guide, who helps participants navigate the various services and share the experience of the event. As a guide, you may sign up for one or more 3-hour shifts. This is a great way to be part of the solution by assi

SSVF and 2014 HMIS Data Standards Webinar

SSVF Webinar Series: SSVF and the 2014 HMIS Data Standards Join us for a Webinar on September 24 Space is limited.  Reserve your Webinar seat now at: This presentation will provide information about process and policy changes for SSVF grantees under the 2014 HMIS Data Standards, including new HMIS data collection requirements.  Topics will include a summary of key changes and the transition process as it relates to SSVF, as well as an overview of Repository updates based on the new standards and data exchange formats.  SSVF program managers and staff who use HMIS are encouraged to attend; grantees are also welcome to invite interested HMIS administrators and/or software providers.  Title: SSVF Webinar Series: SSVF and the 2014 HMIS Data Standards Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT  After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webin

EMPLOYMENT OPP: ​Director, Homeless Services Program (Baltimore City)

​​ Director, Homeless Services Program Operations Manager I $78,900 - $130,000 (salary commensurate with experience) The Baltimore City Mayor's Office of Human Services is seeking a dynamic individual to plan and direct the ongoing development and implementation of its Homeless Services Program (HSP).  The incumbent will report to the Director of the Mayor's Office of Human Services (MOHS). Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: ■ Oversee the development and implementation of long range program goals of the City's Homeless Services    Program (HSP), including supervision of the HSP staff. Collaborate with the Journey Home Executive Director to    make policy recommendations to the Director of the Mayor's Office of Human Services on strategies for making    homelessness rare and brief. ■ Prepare grant proposals by writing grant narratives and preparing grant budgets; assembling grant materials and