Successful candidates for all AmeriCorps positions will work on-site at Housing Forward or a partner agency, but will not be considered employees of the respective agency.

Housing Forward is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against applicants for employment because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sex, or sexual orientation. 

Housing Coordinator

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

The Housing Coordinator is responsible for assisting individuals and families in their housing search, performing housing inspections, maintaining relationships with private landlords, placement into affordable rental properties, securing and coordinating household furnishings, performing ongoing tenant education, collecting program fees and handling evictions.

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Employment Training Specialist

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Housing Forward is seeking an Employment Training Specialist who is responsible for the oversight of day-to-day operations of the Employment Readiness and Career Passport Programs, as well as helping insure growth and sustainability of the programs. The Employment Training Specialist is responsible for the ongoing coordination of job readiness services working with experienced skills-based, volunteers (HR professionals, computer instructors) along with the Housing Forward Job Developer to enhance clients' employability.

The Career Passport Program focuses on individuals in a group setting. The program is primarily targeted towards individuals in our PADS Shelter Program and is geared towards addressing the specific barriers this targeted population of individuals face in regards to employment. 

It is vital that facilitators motivate clients and identify the barriers and issues that could keep them from succeeding in the program and thus self-sufficiency and begin addressing those barriers and issues with our clients.

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Housing Case Manager

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

The Housing Case Manager is responsible for the coordination and delivery of quality direct case management and stabilization services for clients in the Supportive Housing Program in accordance with standards and practices required by specific funders. The Housing Case Manager is also responsible for providing housing advocacy and linkage services that help to support retention in permanent housing.

Please note: This job description may have an addendum that outlines specific scopes or tasks as outlined by the funding sources or agency needs. If such the responsibilities outlined in the addendum are considered as essential as the ones listed below.

 

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Volunteer Coordinator (AmeriCorps)

Friday, July 14th, 2017

The Volunteer Coordinator actively promotes volunteer opportunities to target congregations, civic groups, and local companies; assists with implementation of the volunteer management database and provides leadership in developing volunteer recognition opportunities.

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Staff Accountant

Friday, July 14th, 2017

The Staff Accountant provides support for the finance department on a wide variety of accounting tasks. The Staff Accountant’s primary responsibility will be grant related accounting operations and general ledger activities. This position involves handling highly confidential and sensitive information and interaction with staff at various levels of the organization. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize a diversified workload.

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Outreach and Engagement Specialist - Inreach (AmeriCorps)

Friday, July 14th, 2017

The shelter outreach and engagement specialist is responsible for 1) intake, assessment, and referral services to clients in the Emergency Shelter; 2) facilitation of clients’ move beyond shelter services by linking clients to Housing Forward’s continuum of care; and 3) providing crisis intervention, advocacy and education to and on behalf of clients.  The outreach and engagement specialist strives to build a trusting relationship with shelter guests in an effort to encourage access to services and housing and reduce the length of stay in the Emergency Shelter.

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Case Aide - Benefits Coordinator (AmeriCorps)

Friday, July 14th, 2017

The case aide assists program clients with basic needs in the day-time Support Center and provides support to the program’s case management staff.

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