Employment Opportunities

To be considered for employment at Klamath & Lake Community Action Services all
applicants must submit the following:

  1. A fully completed KLCAS application in Word or PDF
  2. A resume (Candidates will not be considered without a resume).
  3. Other required information (if any).

Submission Instructions: Submit required materials to Dr. Michael Slinker, Deputy Director, at mslinker@KLCAS.org. You may also postal mail or hand-deliver your application to 2300 Clairmont Drive, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601.  If you have any questions, please call (541) 882-3500.

After a position has closed, it may take 2 to 3 weeks for the interviewing process to begin. Thank you for your interest in employment with Klamath & Lake Community Action Services.


Current Job Postings

Project Manager / Maintenance Worker

Hourly Wage: $15.00
Deadline to Apply: June 15, 2018

Job Duties and Specific Tasks

  • Responsible for oversight and maintenance of properties owned by Klamath & Lake Community Action Services (KLCAS)
  • Maintain all interior and exterior property units in good repair at all times, which includes performing minor repair and maintenance tasks involving heating systems, plumbing, electrical, carpentry and landscaping
  • Perform preventative maintenance
  • Ensure all property units are in rentable condition at all times, including preparing a unit for move in
  • Plan, coordinate services, and oversee services performed by contractors and other vendors
  • Supervise vendor repair and maintenance tasks involving heating systems, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and landscaping
  • Maintain the interior and exterior cleanliness of KLCAS vehicles, as well as ensure basic maintenance and maintenance records are up-to-date
  • Ensure projects are on task and meet deadlines
  • Assist in planning and acquisition of potential new property sites for KLCAS
  • Coordinate volunteer and community partner efforts for projects
  • Assure compliance with all approved KLCAS policies and procedures, federal regulations, and state statues as they relate to transitional and temporary housing

Essential functions of Job/Physical Demands

  • Must have an understanding of heating systems, plumbing, electricity and home repairs
  • Legally operate motor a vehicle and have automotive insurance
  • Ability to work harmoniously with other employees, tenants and clients
  • Ability to maintain a professional attitude and respect the confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of landlord-tenant laws
  • Knowledge of Fair Housing Laws
  • Ability to work, bend, kneel, or stand for an extended period of time
  • Ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull or carry objects
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. on an occasional basis
  • Ability to work, bend, kneel, stand and/or sit for an extended period of time

Other Requirements

  • Protect the value of KLCAS by keeping client, employee, and proprietary information confidential. A signed confidentiality agreement will be required
  • Complies with all KLCAS policies and procedures as stated in the company handbook and department documents, in addition to all local, state, and federal laws.


Housing Advocate Coordinator

Hourly Wage: $16.80
Deadline to Apply: June 26, 2018

 Position Summary: Responsible for performing screening and assessment, referral and advocacy, and individualized in-home case management services to clients accessing KLCAS housing services, through the HTBA-Home Tenant Based Assistance and CoC- Continuum of Care.  This position will also be trained to perform home inspections with HQS certification 

 Reports to: Executive Director

 Job Duties and Specific Tasks

  • Intake clients, establishing case plans and case management services for long-term rental clients.
  • Will learn and become efficient in using the State HMIS data base system for reporting
  • Become the expert in managing HTBA and CoC funding within the agency
  • Provide information and referral to internal and external services and community resources.
  • Establish individualized service plans with program participants using case management assessment tools, managing caseload in a manner that ensures maximum service efficiency.
    • Assist program participants with goal plan development and monitor implementation of goals.
  • Advocate for and arrange for delivery of services; monitor service delivery to see that objectives are being met; ensure appropriate revisions are identified and implemented.
  • Carry out home visits to clients on an established regular basis.
  • Provide information to community agencies and organizations about KLCAS, its services and the needs of low-income persons.
  • Maintain all records pertaining to program activities; track and document all case management and support services provided and participants’ progress towards program goals.
  • Maintain and update program information.
  • Perform home inspections with HQS certification. Attend training upon hire if not currently qualified.
  • Input client data into ServicePoint HMIS database.
  • Provide program activity reports as needed to meet program requirements.
  • Participate in program development and evaluation.
  • Participate in periodic community assessments and studies.
  • Be able to maintain files per state and federal rules to meet audit requirements

Essential functions of Job/Physical Demands

  • Bachelor’s degree plus two years of work experience or 4 years’ work experience and two years’ of academic work in one of the following areas: Social Services, Human Services, Case Management, or related field.
  • Prior to date of hire and throughout employment:
    • Valid driver’s license.
    • Proof of current auto insurance. Must provide current liability insurance.
    • Access to reliable transportation required.
    • Must be able to satisfactory pass criminal background check
  • Ability to speak and write fluently in Spanish is a plus

 Preferred Skills

  • Able to work with variable situations which require analysis and application of company/program policies and procedures.
  • Able to plan and carry out assignment to meet objectives, deadlines and targets.
  • Able to work with sensitive family situations in a non-threatening, non-judgmental, professional manner.
  • Must be available for a flexible schedule to accommodate family needs.
  • Must be willing to meet clients in their homes.
  • Able to communicate and interact effectively verbally and in writing with target group and the general public.
  • Able to maintain accurate records and client files.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with various applications such as word processing, email and ability to enter information in database systems.

 Physical Demands

  • Fine and/or gross motor skills, including the ability to grasp, lift and/or carry or otherwise move packages on a standard wheeled cart with a load capacity of 100 lbs.
  • Ability to work, bend, kneel, stand and/or sit for an extended period of time

 Other Requirements

  • Protects organization’s value by keeping client, employee, and proprietary information confidential. A signed confidentiality agreement will be required.
  • Complies with all KLCAS Policies and Procedures as stated in the company handbook and department documents.

This job description doesn’t imply an employment contract, nor is it intended to include every duty, task or instruction for which the employee is responsible. Other tasks may be assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisor’s request.


KLCAS provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, genetics, or any other classification protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, KLCAS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.