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3 May 2022

Full-Time Housing Specialist – South Bay

Alliance for Housing and Healing – Posted by APLA Health Long Beach, California, United States

Job Description

Alliance’s mission is to provide essential housing and supportive services to people living in poverty with HIV/AIDS or other challenging health conditions. Our priority is in strengthening the safety net in Los Angeles County (LAC) for people caught in the downward spiral of chronic disease, hunger and homelessness. Alliance provides a full continuum of care for men, women, children, and families living with HIV/AIDS. Because in Alliance we believe in a world in which hope is restored and lives are saved through homes, help, and healing. For more information, please visit us at alliancehh.org

 We offer great benefits, competitive pay, and great working environment

We offer:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance (no cost for employee)
  • Vision Insurance (no cost for employee)
  • Long Term Disability
  • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 5 Personal Days
  • 10 Vacation Days
  • 12 Sick Days
  • Metro reimbursement or free parking
  • Employer Matched 403b Retirement Plan

This is a great opportunity to make a difference!

JOB SUMMARY
A Housing Specialist is responsible for assisting clients with housing search and placement along with leveraging supportive services that will assist the client to maintain permanent housing, and establishing collaborative relationships with community-based organizations.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Conduct client intake, assessment and formulate housing plans to assess housing barriers and determine housing and service needs
  • Identify, refer and link clients to appropriate resources
  • Provide monthly follow-up, including home visits to provide on-site supportive services to ensure housing retention
  • Assist clients in completing applications for housing and financial assistance programs.
  • Teach basic life skills and educate clients about neighborhood amenities, services and transportation.
  • Apply knowledge and educate clients about tenant rights and responsibilities.
  • Maintain a complete organized working file, case notes and copies of all corresponding paperwork of client participation and progress towards goals and objectives.
  • Maintain statistical client data, including entering client data into organizational database Attend mandatory meetings, trainings, supervisory sessions and stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of assisted public housing programs.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in social work or related field or a minimum of three years of experience in direct service as a Case Manager with HIV/AIDS clients, homeless clients or clients with other chronic illnesses
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Demonstrated ability to learn how to use other databases effectively (i.e., Salesforce)

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess a valid California drivers license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes.

COVID vaccination and Booster are required and Alliance will consider accommodations for medical and religious-based reasons.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.

How to Apply

Visit our website at www.alliancehh.org  to apply or click the link below:  https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=69954&clientkey=E99635ED152FDE810FA3612431855AA6

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: HIV Prevention, homelessness, Housing, lgbtq, and social services. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

Job expires in 24 days.

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