Okanogan County Community Action Council, an innovative, team-oriented, and progressive rural community-building organization, is seeking a regular full-time, 32–40 hour a week Veterans Advocate to provide services to veterans and their families experiencing crisis or barriers to housing and self reliance. The Veterans Advocate will be responsible for coordinating services based on identified goals and desires of families seeking to increase family stability, expand individual and family functioning, and decrease the reliance on external public support to meet basic needs. This position will function within the Veterans Team to provide specialized expertise in all client service related areas, and will provide clerical and administrative support.
Energy Season Is Among Us
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists low income homeowners or renters with their heating bills and heating system repair costs. Qualifying households receive benefits of $25 – $1000 toward their primary heat source of wood, pellets, propane, oil, or electric heat. The LIHEAP Program typically runs from November through May, or as funds remain available.
How We’re Supporting Your Community
Watch this video to learn about all of the ways that OCCAC is helping the community effort to fight poverty and how you can help! From providing emergency services to programs that help develop individual skills with the goal of self-sufficiency, we’re building futures for low-income people every day.