Short-Term Housing Case Manager

Cascade AIDS Project | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 3/31/2023

Job Location: Davis St Office - Portland, OR

Position Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $45,088.00

Cascade AIDS Project is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. People of color, women, LGBTQ+ individuals, and people living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply!

Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) is the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington, as well as a Federally Qualified Health Center (Look-A-Like) that provides the LGBTQ+ community and beyond with compassionate healthcare. CAP’s mission is to promote well-being and advance equity by providing inclusive health and wellness services for LGBTQ+ people, people affected by HIV, and all those seeking compassionate care. Learn more about us at, and

CAP is exited to announce we are hiring a Short-Term Housing Case Manager. This position works with the staff and management of Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) to provide high-quality, coordinated, strengths-based social services consistent with the agency’s mission. The individual works in Cascade AIDS Project’s Housing and Support Services Department to provide Short Term Housing Case Management that includes establishing goal plans and providing the support necessary to meet short and long-term financial needs; housing stability and medical engagement; information and referral services; advocacy with and on behalf of clients, and eviction prevention for individuals and families. The duration of this position is long-term. The duration of support provided to clients on this caseload is short-term.

Responsibilities include working with clients to develop housing plans, assisting clients in locating and securing affordable housing, mediation with landlords, completing forms, coordinating medical and transitional housing motel vouchers, and entering data into the agency database in a timely and accurate manner. The Short-Term Housing Case Manager works collaboratively and communicates effectively with clients, volunteers, CAP staff, and community partners. Other duties as assigned. This role is stationed in CAP’s Davis Street office but will travel frequently throughout the five-county service area for meetings and participant home visits. Evening and weekend work is sometimes required.

NOTE: This position is part of a union-represented bargaining unit. The compensation, benefits, and conditions of work for this position are collectively bargained.

COMPENSATION: $45,088.71 annually, exempt

Successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with accountability and exercise sound judgment
  • Good organizational and time management skills and very strong attention to detail


CAP is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package for our employees. These include:

Vacation + Leave

  • Days of paid vacation based on FTE (max of 128 hours) each year for the first two years of employment
  • Days of paid vacation based on FTE (max 168 hours) each year of employment beginning in year three
  • Paid health leave accrued based on FTE (Max 96 hours) leave per year
  • Holiday paid of 1 ½ time hourly for a worked holiday 12.4 days
  • Longevity bonus – 2 weeks paid leave on a 4-year anniversary, must be used within 2 years after date awarded. Additional longevity bonuses are awarded at 8 year and 12-year anniversaries.


  • 401(k) Plan – CAP matches employee contributions (1 to 1) up to 3% of salary

Health Coverage

  • Flexible Spending Account to set aside employee pre-tax dollars for unreimbursed medical and dependent expenses.
  • Medical and vision insurance – premiums fully paid by CAP for employee (Kaiser Permanente)
  • Dental insurance – premiums fully paid by CAP for the employee (Lincoln or Willamette Dental)
  • Voluntary supplemental vision insurance (Lincoln)

Life Insurance + Disability + Family Leave

  • Life Insurance ($50,000) and AD&D insurance – premiums fully paid by CAP for the employee (Mutual of Omaha)
  • Long term disability insurance (Mutual of Omaha)
  • Short term disability insurance (Mutual of Omaha)

Loan Forgiveness Programs – Employees are eligible to apply to the following programs

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Oregon Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program (licensed and unlicensed providers)
  • Scholars for a Healthy Oregon Initiative (SHOI) Program


  • Two years’ professional work experience relevant to the position
  • Prior experience providing short term case management (or similar) services
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook) and working knowledge of the internet
  • Successful experience working with ethnic, racial, economic, and sexually diverse populations and persons who have experienced homelessness, persons with a mental illness and/or substance dependence
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with community stakeholders
  • Able to travel throughout the service area on a frequent basis
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle*
  • Available to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Desire and ability to engage in equity and inclusion initiatives and discussions in the workplace, including but not limited to engaging in training workshops, team, and department meetings, and critical discussions for CAP can better serve the communities that we serve


  • Lived experience of systemic oppression and non-dominant cultures. From Black, Indigenous, and other people of color; transgender, non-binary, and other LGBTQ+ people; and people with disabilities, including HIV
  • Verbal and written fluency in Spanish and English
  • Bachelor’s Degree in human/social services field (social work, public or community health, psychology) or related field
  • Experience working with ServicePoint or other Homeless Management Information Systems
  • Knowledge of housing laws and local housing resources
  • Previous experience working with people with HIV
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing equity and inclusion in workplace or community settings

CAP cares about the safety of our team members and clients. All new employees are required to provide proof of vaccination status to HR at the time of hire (unless a documented medical or religious exemption is requested and approved). Employees not subject to a state or federal vaccine mandate will be required to undergo regular testing for COVID-19 at no cost to the employee.

Listing Type
Management | Nonprofit
Position Type
Full Time
Employer Type
Direct Employer

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