Homeward Bound’s Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) program uses the Housing First model to provide permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless people in Buncombe County through its multiple funding streams and housing options. PSH includes 3 focus areas: HUD-funded scattered site housing, public housing through a partnership with the Housing Authority, and The Woodfin, an 18 unit building dedicated to the highest needs individuals in our population.
The PSH Assistant Program Director will be responsible for collaborating with and assisting the PSH Director overseeing all functions of the PSH Program, including the teams and projects outlined above, with a focus on ensuring program effectiveness, positive client outcomes, and lasting solutions to homelessness. This includes supporting Program Managers who provide direct supervision to the PSH Case Managers. The PSH Assistant Director will work closely with the PSH Director to ensure compliance and a high level of service-delivery, in addition to strategic decision-making to drive the program forward.
Staff Supervision & Training
**This job description does not list all job duties; occasionally, the Permanent Supportive Housing Director or Executive Director might request that you perform other reasonable duties to better meet the needs of the PSH population.
Homeward Bound bases its human resource decisions on objective criteria without regard to any characteristic or condition protected by law. We are committed to a workplace that offers equal opportunity without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, genetic information/medical history, military/veteran status, or any characteristic or condition protected by law, but not specifically mentioned here.
For over 30 years, Homeward Bound has been the leading nonprofit in Buncombe County focused on ending homelessness, using the Housing First model since 2006. We have an annual operating budget of approx. $7.1 million, with 90 dedicated staff members, including case managers trained in motivational interviewing and trauma-informed practices. We work collaboratively with community partners and have a proven track record of helping individuals and families achieve long-term successful housing stability.
Since adopting the Housing First model, we have moved more than 2,236 people from homelessness into permanent housing, 89% of whom remain successfully housed. For more information, visit: https://homewardboundwnc.org/
To prevent and end homelessness in our community through permanent housing and support.