Job Opportunities


Miami Valley Housing Opportunities (MVHO) is seeking candidates for a Street Link Outreach Specialist position.

The full-time employee will work in an outreach team and with local law enforcement and emergency housing providers to identify homeless persons, especially those living in places not meant for habitation, in Montgomery County, Ohio;  provide services and link them with behavioral health care, substance abuse, housing and other services provided in the community.  They will also complete reports, logs of activities and document services/contacts on program databases, such as the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS).


Preference is given to formerly homeless applicants recovering from mental illness / substance abuse disabilities. A completed education is preferred but not required in Mental Health Technology, Social Work, or addiction services or another related area; some advanced education in at least one of these areas is required.  Previous experience required in street outreach, addiction/recovery service, social service, housing service, or related area. Familiarity with the local mental health and substance abuse treatment services in community is required.  Candidates must have computer skills including word processing, calendar and email management and data entry accuracy. Employee must have and maintain reliable personal transportation. Must be willing to work odd and irregular hours and be capable of working productively with minimal supervision.  Must also be capable of walking during all or most of an eight-hour shift and/or be capable of remaining outdoors in most weather conditions during all or most of an eight-hour shift.  Must pass a criminal background inquiry and be willing to work closely with law enforcement officials and business owners to address their concerns, as well as assist homeless participants.

Click here for a complete job description of the full time, grant funded position. Interested individuals should send their resume and cover letter or come to MVHO to complete an application at 907 W. Fifth Street, Suite 300, Dayton, Ohio 45402; Attention: Outreach Director.