Program Director-Veterans Residential Homeless Facility-Los Angeles

Carlos Lopez & Associates LLC is seeking an experienced Program Director for a Residential Homeless Facility (Bridge Home) for up to 100 male Veterans located on the campus of the VAGLAHS medical center. In collaboration with the City of Los Angeles, The Office of Veteran Affairs, and Carlos Lopez & Associates, the facility will provide on-site intensive case management services that are tailored for each individual Veteran to stabilize their lives and to obtain permanent housing within 180 days.  The facility will be open 365 days a year, 24 hours per day.  Veterans will be referred to the facility by VAGLASH staff and other community agencies who are currently engaged in a collaborative effort to end homelessness in the City of Los Angeles.   The Program Director will provide leadership to this high-profile project, provide administrative oversight for the day-to-day operations of the facility, coordinate services with outside vendors, participate in meetings with the VA and outside partners, staff recruitment and retention, quality assurance, and contract reporting.  The program will be staffed with a Program Director, Clinical Supervisor, Case Managers and on-site support staff.  Food and beverage services, janitorial services, laundry services and Security will be sub-contracted to outside agencies.

(Applicants will not be considered unless they have at least 3 years (hands on) experience providing oversight of a homeless residential facility in order to be considered for the position.)  Real-time experience in a homeless facility.

This position is challenging and requires dedication to the mission of housing veterans who are currently homeless.

Founded in 2012 Carlos Lopez & Associates LLC is a prime contractor with the U.S. Department of Veterans Administration, (VA) providing HUD-VASH services to assist enrolled veterans in securing and maintaining stable housing and preventing a return to homelessness.  In collaboration with the local VA campus, we provide professional, client centered and customer-oriented services.  

CL&A employees enjoy a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefit package including a 401K plan, health, dental, vision and life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • MUST HAVE at least three (3) years’ experience providing oversight of a residential homeless facility.
  • Experience working with Veterans, homeless populations.
  • Commitment to excellence, ethical behavior, and professional standards.
  • Prior experience working in a residential homeless shelter.
  • Desire and dedication to oversee and perform with a professional team.
  • The satisfaction of assisting homeless individuals become self-sufficient.

Selected candidates will require successful completion of criminal background check and pre-employment drug screening.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. (Applicants will not be considered unless they have at least 3 years (real time) experience providing oversight of a homeless residential facility in order to be considered for the position.)

Carlos Lopez & Associates LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.