Supportive Housing Specialist

Social Services Spokane, Washington
Salary: USD 21.04 - 26.30 Hourly




If you are looking for employment with a purpose where you can help improve the daily lives of the members of your community, then consider a career with Pioneer Human Services!


We are currently looking for a Supportive Housing Specialist with a passion for human services. program. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved with an organization focused on lowering the barriers to a successful reentry for returning citizens, racial justice, and diversity, equity and inclusion.


Who we are
We empower justice-involved individuals to overcome adversity and reach their full potential.


For over 60 years, we have proudly serviced our clients with professionalism and empathy. We are a nationally recognized non-profit with 50+ locations across Washington state that provides a chance for change to over 3,000 people on any given day.


 What you'll do
As the Supportive Housing Specialist will work with our Co-Occurring and Opiate Use Disorder programs and in surrounding community. The position provides client advocacy, support in obtaining community services including but not limited to healthcare, social services, resources, housing and employment training and recovery education and support. This position supports the Residential Services Division of Pioneer Human Services by ensuring the provision of quality and cost effective behavioral health services under our residential treatment umbrella. You will be able to help those who are individuals experiencing barriers to housing stability with verified risk factors. Supportive Housing services help individuals who are homeless, unstably housed, or face barriers to living independently, live with maximum independence in community-integrated housing. Activities are intended to ensure successful community living, ease transition into the community and support integration through the utilization of skills training, cueing, community supports, modeling, direction and guidance as identified by the person-centered assessment and individualized goal plan.


What you'll bring

(Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience)

  • AA degree or BA/BS Degree
  • 2 years’ experience working with individuals who experience behavioral health challenges
  • Must obtain and maintain an Agency Affiliated Counselor credential (Must apply within 7 days of employment
  • Be a self-identified client of behavioral health services
  • Successfully pass and maintain the state certified peer counselor examination administered by the mental health division or an authorized contractor according to 18.19 RCW.
  • May occasionally need to transport clients to appointments. Must have valid driver’s license, ability to meet the requirements of a Company Approved Driver including minimum personal vehicle insurance if driving a personal vehicle on Company business and acceptable driving record.



Preferably you'll bring

  • BA/BS Degree in any related field (Human services, business administration, social work, public health, criminal justice, etc.)
  • Experience with state substance use residential treatment facility services
  • Experience working with people from diverse cultures



What we offer

Our employees are important. That’s why at Pioneer Human Services we’re committed to competitive industry compensation and a comprehensive employee benefits program that helps our employees stay healthy, feel secure and maintain balance. Employees working a minimum of 30 hours per week on a regular basis are eligible to participate the first of the month following 30 days of full-time employment in:

  • Medical
  • Flexible-spending
  • Dental
  • Vision coverage


After 60 days of full-time employment coverage for

  • Life,
  • AD&D, and disability


Other benefits include:

  • Dependent Daycare flexible spending. 
  • Tuition assistance program: Pioneer pays 100% of a bachelor's degree tuition and 50% for graduate programs. Available for full-time status employees after 3 months of employment.
  • Retirement plan: Pioneer contributes 3.5% of an employee's annual compensation into retirement plans. An additional 3.5% match is offered to those who contribute 6% on their own.
  • Employee recognition programs: gift cards, additional time off, weekend getaways and more.
  • Public transportation discount.
  • Employee assistance program (EAP).



Pioneer human services is an equal opportunity employer of minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans and does not unlawfully discriminate under federal, state, or local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. EEO is the law poster EEO is the law poster supplement 


Pioneer Human Services is a Drug-Free Company

Pioneer Human Services is a drug free company. This position has been deemed safety sensitive under RCW 49.44.240(3) and is subject to both pre-employment drug testing and drug testing during employment, to include testing for marijuana.