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We are openly recruiting for the following positions:
|o provide information, resources, and referrals through one-on-one case management and group sessions with clients. The Housing Specialist works as a part of the team in moving client from initial contact through to housing permanency.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Collaborate closely with other case workers in meeting client needs
Assist clients in completing intake, assessments, and program applications
Obtain appropriate and essential documentation
Establish rapport with clients, identify appropriate interventions, and provide advocacy and support
Assess for crisis needs andutilize appropriate crisis intervention techniques for client stabilization
Collaborate with clients to build a strong, structured and professional relationship while utilizing a variety of techniques and processes
Exhibit knowledge of various referral resources within the community to meet client needs
Provide financial and career counseling, life skill seminars, and other relevant training sessions.
Work with clients to develop Individual Goals focused on housing stability and meeting individual and family needs.
Data input and maintenance utilizing the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) database and other spreadsheets as needed
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Attend meetings, functions, and training events as directed
Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor or Executive Director
Require some early morning, evening and weekend work
All agency staff are responsible to engage in special events and fundraising activities
Masters Degree in social work or related field preferred, minimum Bachelor Level degree required
Minimum three-years of experience in social work case management and working with low-income households
Willingness to learn federal housing regulations
The responsibility of The Housing Navigator is responsible for program outreach and education to landlords and housing managers to provide healthy relationships and to build a resource of housing opportunities for those seeking rental opportunities. The Housing Navigator will work collaboratively with other agency staff in building a Housing Hub and maintaining a wealth of housing resources and community education.
Housing Navigator Responsibilities:
Develop and promote landlord engagement.
Provide education to consumers, agencies, landlord, and the community at large around the issues of housing, homelessness, and financial stability.
Community education and outreach.
Coordination of outreach events to support the sharing of resources.
Development of educational material for distribution to potential landlords, housing managers, and clients.
Develop newsletters and other media to communicate resources and needs of housing programs.
Increase awareness to the needs and barriers for the unsheltered population of Northern New Jersey.
Provide information and resources to support the development of a Housing Hub on the agency website and social media pages.
The Housing Navigator will work collaboratively with the event coordinator, marketing coordinator, community educator, and CoC coordinator to bring together stakeholders, integrate information management, and to identify and promote for positive systemic changes across a multi-county region.
Attend meetings, functions, and trainings as directed.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
May require some early morning, evening, and weekend work.
Minimum Bachelor Level Degree Required
Minimum One Year Experience Real Estate, Property Management, or Housing Assistance.