Program Coordinator at Dekko & Karlstrom



Program Coordinator at Dekko & Karlstrom

Employment Type:

Full time


Seattle, WA

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Job Description:

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Program Coordinator provides oversight and coordinates programming for the assigned program. Programing will directly address residents barriers and enable a smooth transition from homelessness or unstable housing into permanent supportive housing. Works with Program Manager to facilitate development and expansion of services and facility through engaging with the community and building networks. Time is divided between Case Management (30%), leading shift coverage and supervising front line staff (30%), administrative tasks (20%), and schedule management (20%). All responsibilities are conducted in a manner consistent with the spirit of the Compass mission and its philosophy of care.
Dekko Place Apartments - was developed in partnership with Gethsemane Lutheran Church in downtown Seattle. The 50 apartments in Dekko Place serve individuals and families earning between 30 to 60 percent of Area Median Income. Some units are set aside for persons with physical or developmental disabilities.
Karlstrom Apartments - is named for Compass Housing Alliance founders Otto and Alva Karlstrom. The 23 studio apartments in the Karlstrom serve individuals earning 30 to 50 percent of Area Median Income. The property is in the old Compass Center building, adjacent to our Pioneer Square headquarters. All units are currently filled by formerly homeless individuals with Section 8 or Shelter Plus Care subsidies.
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. We recognize the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to the organization. To learn more about the agency visit
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field strongly desired, master’s degree a plus; or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Minimum of one years’ experience in a human services setting dealing with issues of homelessness or supportive housing, mental illness, substance abuse, employment, domestic violence, etc. strongly desired.
  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience in direct supervision/management of people, desired.
  • Familiarity with issues of homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse, sexual assault, and/or domestic violence, desired.
LOCATION: Dekko & Karlstrom in Pioneer Square
REPORTS TO: Director of Housing Services
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday Days with occasional evenings and weekends as needed
SALARY RANGE: DOE and within Compass Ranges
FULL-TIME BENEFITS: Complete benefits package with medical/vision/dental insurance, unlimited Orca transportation card, $500 health Flexible Spending Account, retirement plan, Employee Assistance Program, 4 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO), and 10 paid holidays
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
For more information about our current job openings and access to the online application, visit our website at
Compass Housing Alliance
77 S Washington St
Seattle, WA, United States
Phone: 206-474-1103

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