Substance Abuse Specialist-Metro Transit Outreach-Weekend

Updated on 6/12/2024

People Assisting The Homeless (PATH)

People Assisting The Homeless (PATH)

501-1,000 employees

Provides affordable housing and supportive services

Social Impact


Los Angeles, CA, USA

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Certification in substance use counseling (e.g., CATC, SUDCC, CADC)
  • Two (2) years required working directly with substance use services
  • Employment eligibility verification
  • CPR/First Aid training
  • Tuberculosis Test
  • Background Screening
  • Drug Test
  • Conduct nightly outreach at Metro stations, bus stops, and aboard trains to assist clients with finding a home
  • Conduct VI-SPDAT assessments for new clients to connect them to proper intervention and services
  • Provide street-based case management services to prepare and connect homeless clients to long-term supportive services
  • Meet with established clients regularly to review and support goal completion
  • Collaborate with community providers for seamless referral services
  • Work with law enforcement and service providers for smooth transition to interim housing
  • Provide ongoing information, referrals, linkages, and advocacy for identified needs
  • Use community resources to link clients to services
  • Participate in staff meetings and training
  • Complete necessary paperwork to track client progress

People Assisting The Homeless (PATH)

People Assisting The Homeless (PATH)


PATH Ventures excels in creating a supportive and dynamic work environment by addressing homelessness with a comprehensive approach, including prevention, street outreach, and individual support services. Its focus on providing affordable housing alongside tailored supportive services contributes to both industry leadership and a meaningful workplace culture. Employees at PATH Ventures enjoy the opportunity to make a significant social impact while developing their personal and professional skills in a vital sector.

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Los Angeles, California



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