Coordinated Entry Specialist

Coordinated Entry Specialist Coordinated Entry SpecialistThe DV Coordinated Entry Specialist will work directly with victim service programs throughout the Western PA Continuum of Care (CoC) (One by One) to ensure that all survivors of domestic violence who are experiencing a housing crisis are able to access safe, affordable, and permanent housing through the One by One Coordinated Entry System of Western PA. This position will provide technical assistance to victim service providers about Coordinated Entry and work with each agency to address their specific needs and concerns with regard to participating in the coordinated entry system. The Coordinated Entry Specialist will also work to improve relationships among victim service providers and housing/homeless providers across the CoC to better serve the complex needs of survivors.

This position is full-time with primarily daytime and early evening hours. Benefits such as health insurance and generous paid time off is included.  This position requires travel throughout the 20-County Continuum of Care.  This position may work remotely with some required office days at Arise main offices located in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.

Send cover letter and resume to Erin Brand at [email protected] ATTN: Coordinated Entry Specialist.


Coordinated Entry Specialist Job Description

Case Manager

The Case Manager is responsible for the ongoing development and provision of housing services for Transitional Housing and Rapid Rehousing program participants to assure general program compliance and participant success. Responsibilities include: conducting housing assessments for eligible program participants and prioritizing housing offers based on risk; assisting eligible program participants in locating housing in Lawrence County and beyond; building and maintaining strong professional relationships with local landlords; delivering housing counseling and safety planning services for adults, children and families; representing the agency by participating in local, regional and state housing coalitions; and, maintaining client files and data entry systems including, but not limited to, case notes, service plans, and other important program participant documentation as required by funders.

This is a full-time position that includes benefits such as health insurance and generous paid time off.

Send cover letter and resume to Erin Brand at [email protected] ATTN: Case Manager.

Emergency Shelter Advocate

FT; 37.5 hrs/week. Responsible for maintaining 24-hour coverage of the shelter, hotline, and for the upkeep of the Emergency Shelter Facility. General duties include assisting victims of domestic violence and homeless individuals with access to temporary emergency shelter and other emergency resources, helping survivors in creating a safety plan of action, maintain the cleanliness of Emergency Shelter, maintain client files and data entry systems including, but not limited to, case notes, service plans, and other important program participant documentation.

Send cover letter and resume to Erin Brand at [email protected] ATTN: Emergency Shelter Advocate

Bilingual Peer Advocate/Survivor Advisory Panel Member

Bilingual Peer Advocate/Survivor Advisory Panel Member 

PT Contractual; 5-10 hrs/month; Bilingual Peer Advocates/Survivor Advisory Panel Members are Spanish-speaking survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, and other crimes who help clients navigate our services and consult with Arise staff on programs, policies, and products. This is a part-time position, 5-10 hours per month. General duties include assisting Arise staff with program implementation, evaluating current policies and practices, providing outreach and community education, and providing support to new clients as they navigate services and systems.

Arise believes that the input and recommendation of survivors is essential to providing high quality, survivor-centered, and trauma-informed services. We can’t wait to work with you.

Lived Experience Requirements: A series of experiences stemming from, or related to, being a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking. Lived experience also encompasses precursors leading to and the subsequent journey of recovery from domestic and sexual violence. This includes any and all experiences with the crime victim services field. Survivors are valuable agency partners who have skills and experiences that can provide unique insight into the anti-violence field.

Former program participants must be two years removed from receiving services.

Please submit a letter of interest in serving in this role to Stephanie Benincase [email protected] ATTN: Bilingual Peer Advocate

Community Engagement and Outreach Specialist

General Description: FT; 37.5 hours/week – The Community Engagement and Outreach Specialist serves as the first point of contact for the agency and is responsible for the day-to-day management of front desk duties including answering the business line, assisting with hotline coverage, and greeting guests at the front desk. General duties include front desk coverage, phone calls, hotline support, website and social media management, and donation management. The Community Engagement and Outreach Specialist is also responsible for assisting with appointment management, coordination of supports, and awareness month activities and other outreach as needed.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide phone support for agency business line in addition to providing hotline coverage and support as needed
  • Assist with appointment management and the coordination of support for agency participants
  • Assist with donation management including collecting and recording ticket sales, providing all receipts to the bookkeeper, manage the agency donation needs list, and sending email blasts out regarding agency needs
  • Participate in the development, maintenance, and distribution of agency wide media including pamphlets, brochures, social media, emails, and agency website
  • Responsible for the distribution and maintenance of agency surveys as well as assisting participants with agency intake paperwork
  • Assist with inventory and stocking of agency materials including agency brochures, pamphlets, and hospitality items
  • Maintain and update the resource manual for the agency
  • Provide front desk coverage including separating and distributing mail and assisting with running the tape for all monetary donations received

Education and/or Experience:

1-2 years of relevant experience required, Bi-lingual and or Bi-Cultural preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
PA Act 33/34 certifiable

FBI Clearance
Valid driver’s license
Must complete 65 hours of training within the first month of employment

If interested in this position, please email a resume and cover letter to Rachel Pearce at [email protected].

Supportive Housing Coordinator

FT; 37.5 hrs./week: The Supportive Housing Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day coordination of transitional housing, rapid re-housing, and permanent supportive housing programs.   This position is responsible for overseeing the supportive housing case management, housing navigation, landlord engagement, lease signings, and tracking rental payments.  The Supportive Housing Coordinator will provide case management services to a small caseload of supportive housing program participants.  This position must possess strong proficiencies in Excel spreadsheets and database management.  Local and out-of-state travel required.


This is a full-time position that includes benefits such as health insurance and generous paid time off.

Send cover letter and resume to Erin Brand at [email protected] ATTN: Supportive housing Coordinator.