Homeless Services Program Director

Tellurian’s Homeless Services department encompasses seven programs.  The Homeless Services Director will be responsible for the management, oversight, direction and development of the following programs:

  • PATH ReachOut is a homeless intervention and street outreach program serving individuals experiencing homelessness with serious mental illness in Madison and Dane County. PATH Outreach Worker provides outreach, assessment, information and referral, short-term case management to program participants.  The end goal is permanent, stable housing with community supports to remain in housing. This project is funded by the State of Wisconsin and requires extensive communication with other local outreach projects as well as The Department of Health Services.
  • Willy St. SRO and Permanent Housing Project: are Permanent Supportive Housing projects that house Chronically Homeless individuals that also have a diagnosed Mental Illness. The goal of these programs is to move individuals off the streets and into housing, while offering supportive services to help them maintain that housing. Both of these programs are HUD funded and require extensive communication with the local CoC as well as the local HUD field office.

Essential Functions of Job:

  • Ensure program staffing as well as team supervision and development
  • Develop, complete and submit all necessary program/grant applications
  • Create and submit reports to appropriate funding agencies
  • Assure that all client care activities are performed according to the company policies and procedures
  • Insure that all programs adhere to all applicable state and federal laws and regulatory agencies
  • Responsible for ensuring that directed programs are delivered within budget.
  • Coordinate treatment activity between disciplines and team members
  • Contribute to development of improved efficiency and productivity of program functions
  • Train staff on how to outreach homeless individuals identified in various community settings: streets, shelter, day resources centers, libraries etc.
  • Review and validate assessments and documentation provided for individuals for program eligibility (homelessness, mental health disorders)
  • Provide information and referral to community resources, including mental health, AODA, medical, educational, financial services, based on assessment. Follow-up to ensure that clients are connected to and utilize the services

Position Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree preferred; Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in social services
  • Supervision experience preferred


  • Paid Time Off starting at 3 weeks (15 days) the first year, plus sick time and holiday time
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending, Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance available the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment
  • 401(k) participation following 6 months of employment; Tellurian offers a match up to 3%

Application Process:  All applicants are required to apply through the jobsinmadison.com website.

Position must pass a drug screen and criminal background check and be free of offenses prohibiting employment under HSF12 at the time of employment, and annually thereafter.

Tellurian is an equal opportunity employer who fully supports equal access for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or testing, family and medical leave, and sexual orientation. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth a complaint in good faith to the employer or government agency, or participate in said investigation of any complain, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

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