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Housing Specialist- Long Beach

Company: U.s.vets
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelEntryJob LocationU.S.VETS Long Beach - Long Beach, CARemote TypeN/APosition TypeFull TimeEducation Level4 Year DegreeSalary Range$32,000.00 - $39,000.00 Salary/yearTravel PercentageUp to 25%Job ShiftAnyJob CategoryNonprofit - Social ServicesDescriptionLooking for a rewarding position? How would you like to serve those who served?If you are looking for an opportunity to work for a great organization & make a difference, this is the job for you!Come & join our winning team!Benefits include Paid Vacation, Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision and Company matching 401KThe Housing Specialist for the Bridge Crisis program reports directly to the Program Coordinator when applicable or otherwise the Case Manager and provides housing services in order to reintegrate homeless and at-risk persons and their families by connecting them to housing and comprehensive support services that will lead them to reaching their highest level of independence. The main function of these programs is to assist homeless and at-risk persons and their families to obtain and maintain housing.Responsibilities:Conduct thorough and constant housing assessment of clients changing needs by tracking and reporting their progress in accordance with funding requirements.Maintain participant confidentiality at all times.Obtain all mandatory housing supporting documentation for case file.Conduct rent reasonable testing in accordance with requirements and ensure documentation is maintained.Complete accurate and timely data entry into the HMIS system.Coordinate care with case managers, VA personnel and others on behalf of participants holistic wellbeing.Build and maintain effective and professional working relationships with participants and community agencies.Develop and maintain collaborations with landlords and property managers.Recruit property owners to collaborate in the placements of participants with high housing barriers.Transport clients appropriately to resources they require in the community.Other duties and special projects as assigned.QualificationsRequirements:Bachelors degree in social services field or a related field required. A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience may substitute for degree requirements.Experience working with homeless and/or veterans preferred.Strong oral, written and communication skills.Strong organizational skills.Ability to work within a team.Computer proficient in Microsoft Office and Internet.Valid drivers license required. Must meet company insurance requirements and complete a provided driver training course.United States Veterans Initiative is a non-profit organization whose mission is the successful transition of military veterans and their families through the provision of housing, counseling, career development and comprehensive support.by Jobble

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