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Sample Veteran Homelessness Initiative Coordinator Job Description
Other | May 7, 2014
Sample Veteran Homelessness Initiative Coordinator
Communities that are successful at ending homelessness often have a clearly identified leader for ending homelessness. This person acts as a champion, promoter, and coordinator of the various programs and key stakeholders. Ideally this person would report directly to the Mayor and have authority to make decisions and implement changes. Below is a sample a job description for this position.
Veteran Homelessness Initiative Coordinator
General Statement of Duties
The Veteran Homelessness Initiative Coordinator provides leadership and coordination among city agencies, VA medical centers, veteran service organizations, the US Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), the Continuum of Care, homeless service providers, as well as other key stakeholders with the goal of ending homelessness among veterans by 2015.
This position will facilitate regular collaboration between these groups, working with them to measure, track, and report progress on ending veteran homelessness; evaluate policies and procedures in addressing veteran homelessness; assess system gaps and community needs; and provide direction to service provider agencies.
The Veteran Homelessness Initiative Coordinator is expected to assess trends in veteran homelessness and advise the Mayor and senior City administrators on policies around veteran homelessness and solutions.