Data Entry/HMIS Specialist
Volunteers of America Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA

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About Us:
Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans' services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at

Responsibilities:The Data Entry/HMIS Specialist:
Verifies, corrects and enters participant information into centralized database; conducts regular audits to assure accuracy of data
Monitors HMIS reports to assure consistency with other hardcopy records and logs
Runs regular progress reports; creates customized reports to support shelter management and to provided other needed information
Completes compliance monitoring using the HMIS data quality review protocol in accordance with federal, state and agency regulations
Manages archiving of hardcopy records in preparation for annual audits

High school diploma or equivalent
Minimum of 1 - 2 years of experience using HMIS
Strong typing and computer skills using Microsoft Office suite as well as Internet proficiency required
Excellent oral and written communication skills

Additional Requirements :
Bachelor's degree preferred
Proven familiarity with homelessness and related issues a plus
Strong analytical skills
Proven time management skills and abilty to multi-task